Just how much abuse can a pair of Zeiss binoculars take? In this film we drop them, drag them, crush them, drown and finally we shoot them.

They are (they were) a mint pair of Victory HT binoculars. The guys at German optics company Zeiss wanted to replicate what a good quality set of optics should be able to cope with in the field – We expose them to a lifetime of hurt in a day.

Just how much abuse can a pair of Zeiss binoculars take? In this film we drop them, drag them, crush them, drown and finally we shoot them.

They are (they were) a mint pair of Victory HT binoculars. The guys at German optics company Zeiss wanted to replicate what a good quality set of optics should be able to cope with in the field – We expose them to a lifetime of hurt in a day.

If you are thinking of buying (new!) binos like these, we found these prices for the Zeiss Victory HT range:

Victory HT 10×42
Zeiss Shop: £1815
Amazon: £1539.90

Victory HT 10×54
Zeiss Shop: £1990

Victory HT 8×42
Zeiss Shop: £1770
Amazon: £1449.99

Victory HT 8×54
Zeiss Shop: £1950

This item appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 195 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain195

Binos destruction test – a lifetime of hurt in a day