Droptine Binocular 8x42

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Hunters have trusted Burris optics for over 50 years and the new Droptine binoculars continue the tradition of reliability, affordability and performance. Versatile enough for any style of hunting, they are big on performance but won’t slow you down.

8x magnification provides detail and a wide field-of-view

In-depth third party review of the Droptines, from TargetTamers.com

MSRP: $299


Item Number
Objective Diameter
FOV ft @ 1000 yds
Focus System
Optics System
Close Focus
Exit Pupil
Eye Relief
IP Distance Range
Case Coating
Nitrogen Filled
Waterproof Depth
Neck Strap
Objective Lens Cover
Carry Case
8 times zoom
42 mm
340 ft
Fast Focus
Roof Prism
7 ft
adjustable aluminum
1 meter
26.5 oz
New for 2022 | Burris Optics
May 23, 2022
Droptine Binocular 8x42 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best customer service out there Sent my older Burris full field Bono’s in because of broken eye ups. They were close to 10 years old. Let me add here I’m rough on outdoor gear! I expected mine to be repaired and returned but instead I opened a new pair today! Took just over a week, so turn around time wasn’t that bad. The older set of Bono’s were great except for the plastic eye ups. The new ones seem the same except for metal were it was plastic before. The glass and function of the Bono’s are second to none. The glass is exceptionally clear, on the lines of Ziess, Steiner or Leupold
Date published: 2020-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Forever Warranty" Burris absolutely does what it says it will do with their, "Forever Warranty". I sent them a pair of 10x42 binoculars that became hazy, optically. Keep in mind these glasses had served me well for almost 20 years. I returned them to their warranty department requesting repair or replacement, and received an excellent, brand new pair of 10x42 Burris Droptine binoculars, no questions asked. I have purchased a number of Burris optics over the years, and will continue to do so in the future. their products and service are excellent.
Date published: 2021-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic binoculars My Droptine 10X40 are great , recently received a new pair as I damaged my old pair (12 years old) . The droptines are very clear and comfortable to use and carry . Rugged construction, sleek design . I will definitely be buying more of them for gifts for my family
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rock Solid Bino's These are very clear and have a great feel to them. It's easy to use them with gloves and the texture helps hold them when wet. The twist up eye relief cups work so easy...especially in the cold. These binoculars will be a great addition to my outdoor adventures!
Date published: 2019-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Binocularsl, perfect size This is my second pair of 8X42, a perfect size for here in Ga, I would never go to the woods now with out these. Allows you to check every movement. Clear, quick zoom in power, water prof.
Date published: 2019-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very clear Couldn't believe how clear the image is. I specifically went in to buy another brand, but just the way they feel in your hands is a good reason to buy these.
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clear picture and easy adjustment I have a set of vortex binoculars, but wasn't really impressed with the picture. I saw the warranty and read other reviews on these binoculars and wanted to give them a try. This past weekend was youth hunt and the perfect opportunity for me to use these. I was very impressed with how clear the picture was and how easy it was to focus on deer that were over 200+ yards away. I showed family that I was hunting with that had their own binoculars and they were highly impressed as well. Recommend these to anyone looking for a nice clear set of binoculars. I didn't have any issues of them fogging up either.
Date published: 2022-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Bino's I recently sent my 40 plus years old 10 x 42 binoculars in for probably very simple repair of the focus knob, would hardly turn any longer. Within two weeks I recieved a brand new pair of Burris Droptine 10x42 bino's in the mail. Kudos to the Burris Co for their repair or replace no questios asked guarantee is no joke. Best pair of Bino's I've ever owned. Thank You Burris Co.
Date published: 2020-11-05
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Can you tell me the weight of these? As well as the weight of the 10x42?

Asked by: EJC Farm
Hello, 8x42 20.1oz 10x42 26.5oz
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2022-03-23

I have a pair of droptine 10x42 binoculars and I lost the rubber cap that goes over the eye piece. How do I get a new one?

Asked by: Billy7138
Please go here to get a parts request started and we'll get you all set up. https://burris.supportsync.com/
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2022-03-22

What does the word "Droptine" mean and how does it apply to these binos?

Asked by: GySgtFTL
Droptines are a part of an antler on a deer, elk, etc. We figured it would be a neat name for a hunting binocular.
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2022-08-23

what kind of tripod holder can be used for these?

Asked by: donmorgan66
These use a 1/4-20 thread pitch
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2021-11-23

Are these good for bird watching? We sometimes see something in the far distance.

Asked by: NMM Birdwatcher
Hello, Absolutely! The Droptines are quite popular for bird watching.
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2019-10-11

I have a wide I.P.D. of 78mm. With most binoculars I only see well with one eye. What is the I.P.D. of your binoculars?

Asked by: Schwieb
Hello, Here is the IPD range: 57-74mm
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2019-04-23


Asked by: BRAND4U
They are made in the Philippines.
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2020-08-17

The right adjustment ring on my pair of Burris 10 X 42 binoculars has broken. Where or how do I get them fixed or repaired?

Asked by: Dale Williams
Rest assured, all Burris optics are covered under a lifetime “Forever” warranty! Our RMA process has changed. Please visit https://burris.supportsync.com/ and select “Submit a Request” to begin the RMA process. The support portal is not an instant messaging service, so pleaes allow 24-48 Business hours for a response. Please include a complete description of your optic along with the serial number. A serial number is required in order to process an RMA. If you are outside of the USA or Canada, please visit http://www.burrisoptics.com/international-burris-dealers and contact your local dealer for warranty assistance.
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2018-05-15
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