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Old 06-14-2022, 07:07 PM   #1
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Looking for a Bino harness for 10x42 binos. Any recommendations?
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Old 06-14-2022, 07:17 PM   #2
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Kuiu Pro if you want to buy one and never look back
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Old 06-14-2022, 07:19 PM   #3
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Or Marsupial Gear, canít go wrong with either
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Old 06-14-2022, 07:20 PM   #4
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Decide if you want front to back or back to front opening first and go from there. Severa quality ones out there once you have a preference.
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Old 06-14-2022, 07:25 PM   #5
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I wear a badlands one that pretty comfy. Has magnetic openings for binos and a spot below for range finder
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Old 06-14-2022, 07:49 PM   #6
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Alaska guide creations has treated me well from Colorado elk to sand hills muleys and pronghorn to hill country deer to thermal pig hunting to holding extra beer
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Old 06-14-2022, 09:57 PM   #7
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I have had badlands for years that has done very well. I just bought an Alaska Guide Creations that is great as well. It has more options to expand which is what I like about it.
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Old 06-14-2022, 10:00 PM   #8
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The vortex glasspak at academy work well and will probably last a long time for only $30
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Old 06-14-2022, 10:04 PM   #9
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I hate the bulky setups on the market today, especially for bowhunting. I have one that is simple and very slim and not bulky on the front of your chest. I will look tomorrow and let you know the maker as I do not remember the maker. Not sure if it is still made but if it is still made, I will buy another one!
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Old 06-14-2022, 10:43 PM   #10
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I like Alaska guides creation. That’s what I have been running for a while. Only down side is that I wish the fabric was quiter. But, I have used it bowhunting all over the world. I also like the marsupial gear, kuiu and Sitka harness.
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Old 06-15-2022, 06:48 AM   #11
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Kuiu Pro if you want to buy one and never look back

This!

I have 2 of them. Iíve tried several others including and Vortex, AGC, but in the end I keep coming back to the Kuiu.


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Old 06-15-2022, 07:03 AM   #12
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It's personal preference & fit. You may go through a few before you find what you like. The first one I bought was a badlands D mag. I didnt like it. Felt like I was wearing a backpack on my chest. Gave it to my brother. I tried on a friends AGC, and that was it for me. I bought one for myself, and really like it. It one of the smaller ones (cub i think) and it fits 10x42 fine.

Now, my wife likes her Kuiu. She tried both of mine, and they didn't fit her. I tried hers, and didn't like it. She also has 2 Kuiu packs that match though.......so maybe thats why she likes hers so much....LOL.
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Old 06-15-2022, 07:48 AM   #13
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Heck we just use a Crooked Horn Outfitters harness. Replace it when it gets stretched out.
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Old 06-15-2022, 07:55 AM   #14
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Outdoor Vision Ridgetop......low profile, forward opening, uses magnets instead of buttons or velcro. pockets for wind checker, phone, etc. It also has a built in rain cover that unzips out of the bottom in case you get into bad weather. I used the Crooked Horn last year on my Elk hunt but with the terrain we were hunting they would bounce around and snag on everything. Switched to the OV and have been extremely pleased. My brother used the OV on our hunt last year with zero issues so that is what sold me on it.

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Old 06-15-2022, 08:10 AM   #15
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Heck we just use a Crooked Horn Outfitters harness. Replace it when it gets stretched out.
Those are good for sure
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:14 AM   #16
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:21 AM   #17
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I have tried many, and have been using the Marsupial Gear for the last 2 years and really like it.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:49 AM   #18
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Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:55 AM   #19
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Heck we just use a Crooked Horn Outfitters harness. Replace it when it gets stretched out.
Same here. I use my bino's a LOT. All year long. Had these same bino's for 20+ years and I think I'm only on my 2nd (maybe 3rd) harness.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:57 AM   #20
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AGC if you pack a bunch of random stuff.
Marsupial if you want more stream line.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:58 AM   #21
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Same here. I use my bino's a LOT. All year long. Had these same bino's for 20+ years and I think I'm only on my 2nd (maybe 3rd) harness.
Be careful crossing over a fence, my dumb arse about knocked out my front teeth when it sling shooted back at me.
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Old 06-15-2022, 09:36 AM   #22
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I have a Crooked Horn that I bought on this site with the TBH logo on it. It has served me well for several years now.
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Old 06-15-2022, 09:38 AM   #23
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this is what i want, just so you can attach the pack/hydration bladder
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Old 06-15-2022, 09:46 AM   #24
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I have used the same Crooked Horn harness for ate least 15 years and it works well for me.
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Old 06-15-2022, 09:56 AM   #25
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Be careful crossing over a fence, my dumb arse about knocked out my front teeth when it sling shooted back at me.
Been there done that, lol.
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Old 06-15-2022, 10:11 AM   #26
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I've been using Alaska Guide Creations for a few years and like it.
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Old 06-15-2022, 10:13 AM   #27
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I picked up a Marsupial a couple of years ago, marvelous productÖÖzero complaints.


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Old 06-15-2022, 10:13 AM   #28
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I have marsupial gear and like it. Especially like that it doesn't have the big padding on the back like a lot of them do. For early season in texas I want as little covering me as possible.
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Old 06-15-2022, 10:55 AM   #29
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Same two I use. I use the Marsupial a lot more. I never thought I would use that style, but my son talked me into trying it... so glad he did.
He has a Marsupial and and KUIU Pro... he gave the KUIU to his younger brother if that tells you anything.
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Old 06-15-2022, 10:55 AM   #30
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I have used the Badlands with magnetic front closure for many years and I really like them. That being said, if I were to purchase again, I would probably get the Alaska Guide due to the side pockets with a little more storage for others small items.

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Old 06-15-2022, 10:56 AM   #31
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I have had most of the ones mentioned here and a few that have not been mentioned. For me the Marsupial Gear original in small size (8x42 & 10x42) is my favorite. Fits high and tight on my chest. Top flap opens to the front, out of the way. Magnetic flap closure in closed and open positions.

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Old 06-15-2022, 11:42 AM   #32
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I have had most of the ones mentioned here and a few that have not been mentioned. For me the Marsupial Gear original in small size (8x42 & 10x42) is my favorite. Fits high and tight on my chest. Top flap opens to the front, out of the way. Magnetic flap closure in closed and open positions.

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Really leaning this way. Would medium fit Swarovski El 10x42?
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Old 06-15-2022, 11:51 AM   #33
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Really liking the marsupial but seeing that it’s open on sides. Lots of dust when riding atv at our lease. Which ones that open like marsupial that would protect from dust?
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Old 06-15-2022, 11:53 AM   #34
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Really leaning this way. Would medium fit Swarovski El 10x42?
My current setup. Be sure you get the buckle delete too.

Mine has the rangefinder pouch, bow hangers and a pistol pouch
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Old 06-15-2022, 12:15 PM   #35
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Rick Young ultralight is what I went with last year at hunter extravaganza. Basic no non sense minimal harness with rangefinder attachment. Lots of configurations to customize to style. Does all I need and around $20
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Old 06-15-2022, 12:35 PM   #36
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Really liking the marsupial but seeing that itís open on sides. Lots of dust when riding atv at our lease. Which ones that open like marsupial that would protect from dust?
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They have a full enclosure one. I use it on oil field roads, in Laredo, in a UTV and no problems with dust getting in.
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Old 06-15-2022, 02:35 PM   #37
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Have used a crooked horn for over a decade. Simple, easy access, no noise.
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Old 06-15-2022, 02:40 PM   #38
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I use a T&K bino harness. If I didnt use it, I would use a marsupial gear harness.



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Old 06-15-2022, 06:14 PM   #39
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They have a full enclosure one. I use it on oil field roads, in Laredo, in a UTV and no problems with dust getting in.

Thanks!! Looks like thatís the one for me!


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Old 06-15-2022, 06:22 PM   #40
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Badlands here. I like the magnetic closing pouch and ultra quiet material. It get dusty where I hunt and it does a great job at keeping my binos dust free.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:06 PM   #41
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TandK here. Have had mine for a year and a half and love it so far! I added the rangefinder pouch on one side and cell phone on the other.
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Old 06-15-2022, 08:16 PM   #42
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Rick Young ultralight is what I went with last year at hunter extravaganza. Basic no non sense minimal harness with rangefinder attachment. Lots of configurations to customize to style. Does all I need and around $20

I bought Snoop one of those for his binos, and I think Iím going to get myself one for bow season. For rifle, antelope, and nilgai hunting, I really like my Sitka harness, and the dust free protection.

I have an Adak I bought too, but havenít used it yet.


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Old 06-15-2022, 08:41 PM   #43
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Be careful crossing over a fence, my dumb arse about knocked out my front teeth when it sling shooted back at me.
Thought I was the only one.... thankfully no one was there to video!
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Old 06-15-2022, 09:35 PM   #44
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Alaska guide creations has treated me well from Colorado elk to sand hills muleys and pronghorn to hill country deer to thermal pig hunting to holding extra beer
They are like toting a lunchbox on your chest, I quit them and went to T&K. Couldnít be happier.....
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Old 06-15-2022, 11:03 PM   #45
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Iíve tried a bunch. Alaska Guide Creations, marsupial, etc. didnít like them


Have a Kuiu Pro now and itís awesome. Have worn it for 5+ years with no complaints
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Old 06-16-2022, 08:41 AM   #46
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I purchased the Alps version off of Camofire and it has worked very well for me.
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Old 06-16-2022, 08:44 AM   #47
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Pnuma. I like it a lot, it has the Binos pouch as well as the rangefinder pouch. Very comfortable


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Old 06-16-2022, 08:45 AM   #48
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Old 06-16-2022, 08:53 AM   #49
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Old 06-16-2022, 09:02 AM   #50
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