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Forum: Zeiss Saturday 10th February 2018, 02:09
Replies: 39
Views: 1,557
Posted By sbb
My logo also fell off. Looks like they used cheap...

My logo also fell off. Looks like they used cheap double sided tape.
An email to Germany had them send me one which was super glued on.
Forum: Leica Thursday 8th February 2018, 02:26
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By sbb
Sounds like the gave it a once over.. Great to...

Sounds like the gave it a once over.. Great to hear you got them back as new :)
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 04:22
Replies: 35
Views: 1,710
Posted By sbb
My initial thoughts would be your main uses, ie...

My initial thoughts would be your main uses, ie to view wide expanses, hence FOV would be up there on the requirement list. Bushnell M or the GPO would fit that bill..

But then again with everyday...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 24th January 2018, 09:56
Replies: 331
Views: 35,296
Posted By sbb
Would have been awesome to have met her in real...

Would have been awesome to have met her in real life. Stalwart in the industry..... :)
Dr. Caroline Emilie Bleeker (1897-1985)
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 24th January 2018, 05:43
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By sbb
Another consideration is the Badlands bino cases....

Another consideration is the Badlands bino cases. They utilise a magnetic close.
http://www.badlandspacks.com/gear/optics
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 07:30
Replies: 331
Views: 35,296
Posted By sbb
Google translate is amazing!

Google translate is amazing!
Forum: Binoculars Friday 19th January 2018, 11:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By sbb
Another one you may want to consider is Styrka, a...

Another one you may want to consider is Styrka, a new competitor to Vortex I...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 17th January 2018, 06:07
Replies: 47
Views: 2,785
Posted By sbb
The new CL bag selection is a step in the right...

The new CL bag selection is a step in the right direction, especially the urban jungle bag where with one hand u can unclip the bag and pull out the binos. However, the neck strap looks average... If...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 16th January 2018, 08:56
Replies: 47
Views: 2,785
Posted By sbb
Agree with the objective covers. My first Terra...

Agree with the objective covers. My first Terra 8x42 were terrible as they were too loose and any knocks would release them from the objective lens... However, the second batch of Terra had a tighter...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 16th January 2018, 08:47
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By sbb
Lucky man!

Lucky man!
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 10th January 2018, 04:09
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By sbb
Medinfoto, I keep mine on as I have them on a...

Medinfoto,
I keep mine on as I have them on a tripod stand on my balcony. However, when I am out hiking infield, I will take them off. As you mentioned, it is too much trouble to be constantly taking...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th December 2017, 03:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By sbb
- Purchases: Swaro Pocket 8x25 to replace the...

- Purchases: Swaro Pocket 8x25 to replace the stolen Zeiss Victory 8x20mm when parked at Safeway Fisherman's Wharf San Fran. Swaro SV8x32 after falling in love with that "immersive" experience wiht...
Forum: Leica Thursday 14th December 2017, 03:11
Replies: 112
Views: 7,302
Posted By sbb
Really quite unacceptable for equipment that is...

Really quite unacceptable for equipment that is expected to be used outdoors! Though, maybe it is a Leica marketing ploy to get people to buy the Ultravids.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 03:44
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,026,439
Posted By sbb
UK Zeiss Black friday, 10% off...

UK Zeiss Black friday, 10% off !
https://shop.zeiss.co.uk/Black-Friday-2017-cms-20170926_165324
Forum: Zeiss Friday 17th November 2017, 17:32
Replies: 93
Views: 6,256
Posted By sbb
Thumbs up Lee, And that is the one thing I love with...

Lee,
And that is the one thing I love with people like Jerry who have heaps of experience vs us young ones. They stuff the political “niceties”. They just get straight to the point. So that...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 17th November 2017, 08:52
Replies: 93
Views: 6,256
Posted By sbb
Lee, suspect Jerry / NDhunter just likes to be...

Lee,
suspect Jerry / NDhunter just likes to be extremely succinct with his words. Though the sometimes the tone of the message may feel like an attack...
eg...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th November 2017, 07:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By sbb
For a bit more, 1800/-2000USD, Swaros 10x42 SLC...

For a bit more, 1800/-2000USD, Swaros 10x42 SLC (FOV 330yards) or if you don't mind 10x32mm the Leica Ultravids HD+ (FOV 351yards) are both defiantly a class above Steiner. For the price you are...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 14th November 2017, 10:32
Replies: 65
Views: 7,878
Posted By sbb
Gunner, originally doesn't sound right, but glad...

Gunner, originally doesn't sound right, but glad you got it fixed!
Forum: Swarovski Monday 13th November 2017, 09:53
Replies: 331
Views: 35,296
Posted By sbb
I know that with the bigger objective will be...

I know that with the bigger objective will be easier to view! Try them both Faizel, you will be surprised. As for the glass quality, based on what Jan suggest (post #102), sounds like it is kick ass!...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 13th November 2017, 05:08
Replies: 331
Views: 35,296
Posted By sbb
My Meopta 8x42 (non-HD) smells of citrus. I...

My Meopta 8x42 (non-HD) smells of citrus. I emailed Meoptaa about them, and they said no, it is not meant to be part of the specs. Was worried that the scent will be bad news if out stalking. This...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th November 2017, 02:35
Replies: 23
Views: 2,334
Posted By sbb
Hi mate, have you twisted out the eye cups? SOund...

Hi mate,
have you twisted out the eye cups? SOund like that may be your problems as when you mention you pull away the binos, the circles go away.

You can gently hold the rubber eye cup and twist in...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th November 2017, 07:38
Replies: 61
Views: 4,657
Posted By sbb
Hi Rathaus, how the Habicht compare to the...

Hi Rathaus,
how the Habicht compare to the Noctivids?
Cheers,
Alex
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th November 2017, 04:38
Replies: 61
Views: 4,657
Posted By sbb
Dave, the SV depicts EL's that came with the...

Dave,
the SV depicts EL's that came with the Swarovision coatings. The first EL's came out with out Swarovision and was added in subsequent updates.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 31st October 2017, 02:40
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By sbb
http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/oculus-70-ed-monocu...

http://www.basspro.com/shop/en/oculus-70-ed-monocular
Looks good, nice and portable and ED len's too! But don't the eye cups fall off if you have the monocular and keys in your pocket?
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 31st October 2017, 02:28
Replies: 76
Views: 5,905
Posted By sbb
But they do sell thousands of the Sony RX...

But they do sell thousands of the Sony RX cameras, vs god knows how many of high end Swaro/Zeiss/Leica binos. Unfortunately we live in a niche world of optic lovers :( vs mass market semipro...
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