Leupold 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray)

Leupold 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray)

Leupold 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray)

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Leupold 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray)

Leupold 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray)

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Product Highlights

  • Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Objectives
  • Phase-Corrected BAK4 Roof Prisms
  • Index-Matched Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Lead-Free Calcium Fluoride Lenses
  • Open Bridge Configuration
  • Nitrogen-Filled, Water and Fogproof
  • Center Focus & Diopter Wheel
  • Tripod Mountable With Optional Adapter
  • Twist-Up Click-Stop Eyecups
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Leupold BX-3 overview

  • 1Description

Featuring extra-low dispersion glass, their proprietary Xtended Twilight (XT) Lens System, and phase corrected BAK4 prisms, Leupold's gray 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular delivers images with breath-taking color, clarity, and contrast. The lenses are made of lead-free high-transmittance calcium fluoride glass, which by their nature, limit reflection and increase color fidelity and contrast. The XT system complements the glass through the use of index-matched lens coatings that were specifically engineered for the calcium-fluoride lenses to raise the already high transmittance across the entire visible spectrum — with special emphasis on the blue and violet wavelengths that are most prevalent in low-light, such as at dawn and dusk and under heavily-canopied forests.

Designed for a life lived outdoors the optical tubes are nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed to make them water and fogproof, even when moving through extreme temperature variations. The chassis is made from an aluminum alloy to make it lightweight and corrosion-resistant. To further cut weight, and to give users more gripping area, Leupold employs an open bridge configuration with a dual-hinge. Its oversized and knurled center focusing wheel allows for sharp focusing even while wearing gloves.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 42mm objectives
  • BAK4 roof prism optical path
  • Extra-low dispersion High Definition (HD) lenses improve image clarity, contrast, and color
  • Phase-corrected prisms reduce internal light loss
  • Lead-free broad-band high-transmittance calcium-fluoride glass lens elements produce bright and clear images with accurate color rendition and improved contrast
  • Fully multi-coated optics further improve light transmission, image brightness, color, clarity, and contrast
  • Xtended Twilight Lens System employs index-matched multi-coatings that complement the optical glass to ensure maximum light transmission across the entire visual spectrum - especially the upper blue/violet range to enhance low-light vision
  • 368' field of view at 1000 yards
  • 56° apparent angle of view
Use and Handling
  • Open bridge configuration reduces weight and provides more surface area for your hand
  • Large, knurled center focusing wheel
  • Right-eye diopter adjustment
  • Twist-up eyecups
  • Long 19mm eye relief
  • Comfortable 5.3mm exit pupil
  • Tripod mountable with optional adapter
Construction Details
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum alloy housing
  • Nitrogen-filled & O-ring sealed for waterproof and fogproof performance
  • Slip-resistant rubber armoring
  • Weight: 23.4 ounces
In the Box
Leupold 8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray)
  • Carrying Case
  • Neck Strap
  • Golden Ring Full Lifetime Transferrable Warranty
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    Leupold BX-3 specs

    Prism Type Roof
    Magnification 8x
    Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
    Angle of View 7° (Actual)
    Field of View 367.5' @ 1000 yd / 122.5 m @ 1000 m
    Minimum Focus Distance 8' / 2.4 m
    Exit Pupil Diameter 5.3 mm
    Eye Relief 19 mm
    Interpupillary Adjustment 58.0 to 74.0 mm / 2.3 to 2.9"
    Focus Type Center
    Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
    Dimensions Length: 5.6" / 14.2 cm
    Weight 23.4 oz / 663.4 g
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    Package Weight 2.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 6.7 x 3.6"

    Leupold BX-3 reviews

    8x42 BX-3 Mojave Pro Guide HD Binocular (Shadow Gray) is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Close! Very Close, but not an HD GOLD RING The BX 3 HD Mohave is very good, in fact it is second best pair I own! The very best pair I own and love is the now discontinued Gold Ring HD 10x42. The gold rings are heavier, have a center hinge and the diopter adjustment is not as user friendly as the Mojave. BUT, the clarity of the gold rings is slightly sharper and slightly superior to the Mojave. I do have to admit that the lighter weight, open bridge, and the very user friendly diopter adjustment on the Mojave is a real advantage. But what do you buy binoculars for?? TO LOOK THROUGH!! Not to admire. C'mon LEUPOLD, slap a golden ring on the Mojave, assemble it in Oregon and upgrade the lenses to the quality of the gold ring HDs. Remember, Winchester screwed up royally when they dropped the pre 64 line of firearms, COLT screwed up when they dropped the Python, don't follow their lead LEUPOLD, bring back the gold ring HD BINOCULARS.
    Date published: 2017-04-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't be Happier This is my first pair of quality binoculars and I couldn't be happier. I looked at many different models and manufacturers when deciding on what binocular I wanted to buy. In the end I kept coming back to the Mojave Pro guides because of the optical quality as well as the reliability of the Leupold name. I have used these quite a bit and the clarity of the optics is amazing. The details you are able to see with these is absolutely incredible. They are absolutely crystal clear with no blurriness to the image and the colors are deep and vivid. The open bridge body makes the binoculars very lightweight and they are balanced very well. I love how small and compact they are for being a full size 8 by 42 binocular. Overall I am extremely happy with these binoculars and would definately recommend them.
    Date published: 2016-12-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from perfect. I am satisfied with what I see in him the image . good
    Date published: 2016-09-13
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