binoculars for spotting scope.....anyone have any experience with this?

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i recently saw this binocular on sale at a couple of places and was wondered if it might be suitable as a spotting scope for 6.5 caliber up to 300 yards? it would seem to me to be easier to see with a binocular rather than a monooccular? They seem to go for around $200

Celestron SkyMaster Pro 20x80 Binocular

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WOW! A really good price for the capability and an "Amazon's Choice."

These are what military and naval shooters call "Big Eyes." Varmint shooters have used these for years, joining two spotting scopes together.

Not really a good option for the shooter (as you have to change position from shooter to looker), but good if you're a separate spotter.

Military shooting teams use a much more expensive option on the same theme (Kowa Prominar Highlanders). They give you the ability to not only spot mirage, but at varying levels over the ground.

The only problem these have is if they ever go out of collimation. You can get wicked headaches, nausea, and vertigo.

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thanks for responding, I had hoped it would work well for the shooter.
Our range only goes up to 300 yards and i never have the pleasure of a spotter.
It sounded like a good idea and the price seemed very favorable.