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Forum: Binoculars Thursday 29th June 2017, 23:06
Replies: 3,399
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Posted By Subzero888
Swarovski EL Swarovision Gen 2 Field Pro...

Swarovski EL Swarovision Gen 2 Field Pro Binocular 10x32mm Roof Prism Armored Green Demo...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 29th June 2017, 18:22
Replies: 17
Views: 3,489
Posted By Subzero888
I used the Vortex 32mm neoprene case for the SV...

I used the Vortex 32mm neoprene case for the SV 8x32...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 29th June 2017, 05:24
Replies: 44
Views: 5,480
Posted By Subzero888
If you are going to replace the Leica 8x32 BA...

If you are going to replace the Leica 8x32 BA with field flattened bins, the only two options among the alphas are Swaro SV 8x32 and Nikon EDG 8x32 . There is no 8x32 in Zeiss SF and Leica thinks...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 2nd June 2017, 22:27
Replies: 102
Views: 16,346
Posted By Subzero888
Fight Friday!

Ladies and Gentlemen. Welcome to Fight Friday!

In the red,green and blue corner representing optics, real science and common sense is the tag team of Holger Merlitz and Henry Link. Holger is a...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th December 2016, 15:02
Replies: 1,111
Views: 110,290
Posted By Subzero888
Let's not

Let's not
Forum: Leica Tuesday 20th December 2016, 14:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,545
Posted By Subzero888
Lee, I am trying to imagine the view through the...

Lee, I am trying to imagine the view through the bins in pouring rain. Do you still see CA if you try hard? ;)
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th December 2016, 14:40
Replies: 14
Views: 2,640
Posted By Subzero888
If the Swarovski SLC gets a score of 3.70 below...

If the Swarovski SLC gets a score of 3.70 below Nikon Monarch 7 you can safely assume these guys don't know what they are doing. The SLC was even scored lower than Celestron Nature DX 8x42:brains: ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 9th December 2016, 16:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By Subzero888
cropershawk, I'd also recommend the EII 8x30. It...

cropershawk, I'd also recommend the EII 8x30. It is so close to the SV 8x32 and for the under $500 price that is amazing. Trying to read distant signs at 500m with elbows braced on a bench I could...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 1st December 2016, 18:54
Replies: 38
Views: 4,926
Posted By Subzero888
GG, I have an UVHD 10x42 that I chose after...

GG, I have an UVHD 10x42 that I chose after trying the SV and SF 10x42's due to the compactness and brilliant image it provides. Even after getting the stunning SV 8x32 I am still wowed by the UV...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 9th November 2016, 21:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Subzero888
The EII 8x30 is short and wide due to the Porro...

The EII 8x30 is short and wide due to the Porro design as seen in the attached photo. If I tilt the EII vertically 90 deg in the picture the width of the bin equals the height of the SV 8x32 next to...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th November 2016, 17:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Subzero888
IMO there is no 8x32 binocular in the $500 range...

IMO there is no 8x32 binocular in the $500 range that can match the Nikon EII 8x30 http://nikon.com/products/sportoptics/lineup/binoculars/nature/x32x35/spec.htm. I have compared it to the Swarovski...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 1st November 2016, 22:49
Replies: 102
Views: 16,346
Posted By Subzero888
I didn't realize Henry had already provided a...

I didn't realize Henry had already provided a link to his review. Sorry I missed it.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 1st November 2016, 22:47
Replies: 102
Views: 16,346
Posted By Subzero888
This Habicht Porro was recently reviewed by Henry...

This Habicht Porro was recently reviewed by Henry who is one of the best long time optics enthusiasts and reviewers in Bird Forum - http://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3446960&postcount=8
Forum: Binoculars Monday 24th October 2016, 17:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By Subzero888
Good one Lee. I took out my UV 8x20 BL after a...

Good one Lee. I took out my UV 8x20 BL after a few months and found the view fuzzy. I knew collimation was the issue, but wasn't sure. I followed your advice and tested looking at a window with...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st October 2016, 23:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By Subzero888
I have a B&L Discoverer that was accidentally...

I have a B&L Discoverer that was accidentally left out in the deck and survived a thunderstorm. Not sure if it will take a full dunking. I wouldn't mind taking it out in a kayak along with a floating...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 12th October 2016, 22:30
Replies: 26
Views: 7,089
Posted By Subzero888
The only time I see glare in the SV 8x32 Fieldpro...

The only time I see glare in the SV 8x32 Fieldpro is when viewing landscape slightly to the left or right, below the afternoon sun. This past Monday I was at a marsh at 5 PM with the sun over an...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 7th October 2016, 16:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By Subzero888
I have noticed that when my eyes are tired I try...

I have noticed that when my eyes are tired I try to accommodate by adjusting the diopter. Overall I have found the correct position on all my bins and it doesn't change. Looking at a pattern on a...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd October 2016, 17:56
Replies: 3,399
Views: 903,946
Posted By Subzero888
For some reason Allbinos measured the...

For some reason Allbinos measured the transmission rate low for Swarovski SLC 10x42 WB HD
http://www.allbinos.com/230-binoculars_review-Swarovski_SLC_10x42_WB_HD.html
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th September 2016, 20:37
Replies: 419
Views: 30,096
Posted By Subzero888
Question Couldn't agree more with Gigs on this great post...

Couldn't agree more with Gigs on this great post by Stanbo. Your comment makes the most sense. Porro binoculars show a 3D view due of their wide inter objective distance and not the inter pupillary...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th September 2016, 00:22
Replies: 275
Views: 68,144
Posted By Subzero888
True that SD. Getting the 10x right seems like a...

True that SD. Getting the 10x right seems like a tough act even for the European and the Japanese Alpha bins. The 10x Alpha clones will take some time to catch up even though they are very close in...
Forum: Canon Friday 23rd September 2016, 04:49
Replies: 51
Views: 10,708
Posted By Subzero888
I am hesitant to buy the Canon 10x42 IS because...

I am hesitant to buy the Canon 10x42 IS because along with "lumpish appearance" you mentioned there is the 1.1kg weight, awkward eye pieces, unprotected objective lenses, and horror stories about...
Forum: Canon Thursday 22nd September 2016, 13:17
Replies: 51
Views: 10,708
Posted By Subzero888
Thanks etudiant and kabsetz. I am amazed that a...

Thanks etudiant and kabsetz. I am amazed that a 12 year old design is being favorably compared to the upgraded alphas of 2016 for handheld resolution. As Canon upgraded the 10x30 and 12x36 last year...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 22nd September 2016, 04:04
Replies: 75
Views: 3,850
Posted By Subzero888
GG, If you googled "bird forum 8x vs 10x" you'll...

GG, If you googled "bird forum 8x vs 10x" you'll find that this has been a recurring and popular discussion over many years. Chosun probably had reams to write in everyone of them :gh:

I also found...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 21st September 2016, 16:12
Replies: 51
Views: 10,708
Posted By Subzero888
Has Canon improved any aspect of the 10X42 IS WP...

Has Canon improved any aspect of the 10X42 IS WP since their first release in 2005? That's the earliest I see reviews for the bin from Amazon.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th September 2016, 19:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Subzero888
Good observation Lee. If that was a hunting fair...

Good observation Lee. If that was a hunting fair wide bodied jets will be landing in the parking lot behind ;)
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