Why do I have to focus binoculars but not scopes?

bigfutz

Active Member
Nov 5, 2011
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I-385 South of I-85
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Why do I have to focus most binoculars but not scopes? I see a few fixed focus binoculars out there; does anyone have experience with any of them? Seems like with every pair of binoculars I have used, I spend way too much time focusing.