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Product Reviews

Minelab Go-Find 60 Review - Hands on review by Mike Jones

Posted by Mike Jones on

When I first started working at Jacob's I decided to try my hand at metal detecting. Jacob's sell a wide range of detectors, but by and large, our most popular seller is the Minelab Go-Find 60 for entry-level users.  I had heard of Minelab previously but as a beginner was not fussed about the brand and was mainly looking at how easy it was to use.  As I have very little experience in metal detecting compared to the other employees, I ended up going for a Go-Find 60. Jacob's sell it as a perfect model for beginners and I was up...

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Leica's Noctivid 8x42 Impressions & Review

Posted by Alex Holloway on

We received a Leica Noctivid a few months ago to try out and review. Being the current best binocular Leica manufacturers, and coming with a very hefty price tag, we expected it to be good.   What we found was a binocular that provides mind blowing brightness and low-light performance, but a few issues with coma that may not make it the idea binocular for everyone.  We tested the binocular next to a Swarovski 8.5x42 EL as the closest competitor side by side.  The Good The Noctovid is a fantastic binocular to hold. Having each barrel connected in 2 places, a first for Leica it gives you...

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Astromaster 130-EQ MD Telescope - Customer Review

Posted by Mike Jones on

Overview Recommended by Sky at Night Magazine as BEST beginner's equatorial scope. Quick and easy no-tool setup Permanently mounted StarPointer Erect image optics - suitable for terrestrial and astronomical use Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup German Equatorial mount Pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images First Use This is a big and sturdy telescope which will give you a great view of the Moon and some better glimpses of planets. I...

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Nikon P900 The Superking Superzoom review

Posted by Austin Carl Mason on

Comparing this to a spotting scope, it seems kind of silly to not go for this camera as you get the benefits of video recording and an auto focus system, of course there is the battery life to consider but above that this would out-perform any spotting scope in its price range just with the capabilities to record HD video as well take photos of objects you'd need something that requires a telescope or spotting scope to see.

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Steiner Wildlife XP 8x44 Review

Posted by Alex Holloway on

We are lucky enough to have used and have in-store a demo of the NEW Steiner Wildlife XP 8x44 before anyone else.

Let me tell you this, they are Insane!

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