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Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 00:05
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By ceasar
Allbinos agrees. The 10x42 B1 HD Meoptas are...

Allbinos agrees. The 10x42 B1 HD Meoptas are ranked 28th overall by Albinos and they aren't as bright as the 15th ranked 10x42 HD Conquests.

The Conquests also have 18mm ER to Meopta's 15mm ER and...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st November 2017, 14:19
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By ceasar
It might have something to do with the fact that...

It might have something to do with the fact that Nikon's EDGs show the brightest portion of their light spectrum at the "darker" Red end of the light spectrum unlike Swarovski which has the brightest...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 18th November 2017, 15:54
Replies: 131
Views: 9,858
Posted By ceasar
[QUOTE=Kees Boer;3644932]The 8 x 30 version came...

[QUOTE=Kees Boer;3644932]The 8 x 30 version came inside today, got it as a present. My first impressions are very positive. I have tested many binoculars, but this little monster is a winner!

I have...
Forum: Others Friday 17th November 2017, 23:28
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By ceasar
Pentax makes some of their binoculars in the...

Pentax makes some of their binoculars in the Philippines. Their 9x32, which is made there, looks like it is a clone of the Sightron Blue Sky 8x32.

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th November 2017, 16:22
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By ceasar
Hi justabirdwatcher and Bruce, Regarding the...

Hi justabirdwatcher and Bruce,

Regarding the Tripod Adapter: Every website I go to that sells Monarch HG binoculars says there is an optional Tripod Adapter for it.

The problem I have with this...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th November 2017, 05:25
Replies: 68
Views: 2,392
Posted By ceasar
Dennis, I would not say that Zeiss changed back...

Dennis,

I would not say that Zeiss changed back to magnesium. I would say that Zeiss was simply changing to magnesium which is a lighter weight but more expensive metal to use in binocular frames. ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th November 2017, 05:05
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By ceasar
Bruce, I have a Monarch 8x42 HG and I can't get...

Bruce,

I have a Monarch 8x42 HG and I can't get the blind cap on the front of its hinge to budge!

I can't see any concentric holes around the top of the hinge in your picture that could be used...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th November 2017, 04:21
Replies: 68
Views: 2,392
Posted By ceasar
It is proving, price wise, to be an expensive...

It is proving, price wise, to be an expensive change over for Zeiss; and FYI, as CJ has pointed out to you, the Victory FLs weren't plastic. Additionally they were successful sellers going back to...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th November 2017, 23:19
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By ceasar
Just a Bird Watcher, Why change brands if you...

Just a Bird Watcher,

Why change brands if you liked your LX L so much?

Get a Nikon 10x42 EDG which is a 10x42 LX L upgraded. The EDG is visibly brighter with its Dielectric prisms. It has ED...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th November 2017, 15:33
Replies: 3,375
Views: 872,332
Posted By ceasar
I received an e-mail from Maven ON 11-14-2017...

I received an e-mail from Maven ON 11-14-2017 offering: "15% OFF C-SERIES."

"Use code C-SERIES-SPECIAL-17"

It is good through 12-31-2017. There are also free custom options on all custom B and...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th November 2017, 08:50
Replies: 62
Views: 4,539
Posted By ceasar
We have Elk Herds in North West Pennsylvania. In...

We have Elk Herds in North West Pennsylvania. In Elk County (where else?) and Cameron County. They were native to the State until about 1860. They were re-introduced into the state in 1913 and are...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 15th November 2017, 23:22
Replies: 131
Views: 9,858
Posted By ceasar
Unfortunately his reviews of older binoculars in...

Unfortunately his reviews of older binoculars in "Alula" are gone now.

Bob
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 15th November 2017, 16:15
Replies: 131
Views: 9,858
Posted By ceasar
Bruce, It is a "Puff Piece" video. What we know...

Bruce,

It is a "Puff Piece" video. What we know is that the Real FOV of the 10x is about 1/2 larger than the old 10x30. I suppose that the same goes for the 8x30.

What we would like to know is...
Forum: Minox Wednesday 15th November 2017, 15:22
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By ceasar
Nix, This problem with the numerous and very...

Nix,

This problem with the numerous and very confusing changes in the names and/or designations of Minox's binoculars goes back many years and it is probably not resolvable now considering the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th November 2017, 13:56
Replies: 22
Views: 911
Posted By ceasar
Binocular Song! (apologies to "Yip" Harburg) Oh...

Binocular Song! (apologies to "Yip" Harburg)

Oh my heart is beating wildly and it's all because its here.
When I'm not near the bin I love, I love the bin I'm near.
Every bin that flutters by me is...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th November 2017, 17:03
Replies: 61
Views: 2,707
Posted By ceasar
Here is what Nikon's transmission on their best...

Here is what Nikon's transmission on their best binoculars is like now. They are doing pretty good. I don't know how far back it goes and the transmissions of Nikon's numerous binoculars will be...
Forum: Leica Sunday 12th November 2017, 20:52
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By ceasar
They were very solid and well designed...

They were very solid and well designed binoculars.

I have an old Leitz 7x42 Trinovid BA (Green Armored) from 1983 that is still in perfect working order. I did have to get replacement eye cups for...
Forum: Leica Sunday 12th November 2017, 20:46
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By ceasar
Yes, I know. What I meant is that wide field...

Yes, I know.

What I meant is that wide field eyepieces cost more than regular eyepieces did at that time and they still do.

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th November 2017, 04:56
Replies: 3,375
Views: 872,332
Posted By ceasar
:-O3:-)

:-O3:-)
Forum: Leica Sunday 12th November 2017, 04:51
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By ceasar
Adhoc, I think that the Retro Trinovids should...

Adhoc,

I think that the Retro Trinovids should be better than the Trinovid HDs but I was questioning whether they would be better "in some ways" than the Ultravids.

Having two completely different...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 12th November 2017, 04:22
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By ceasar
Dries1, You can find a comparison of the Nikon...

Dries1,

You can find a comparison of the Nikon 8x32 EDG and the Nikon 8x32 HG L (LX L in North America) in Allbinos rankings of 8x32 binoculars. The 8x32 EDG is ranked first by Allbinos while the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th November 2017, 21:47
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By ceasar
Hi vpr, It isn't as hard as you think telling...

Hi vpr,

It isn't as hard as you think telling them apart when you see them alive. It is more difficult telling them apart in photos. Cooper's Hawks are really quite a bit larger all around than...
Forum: Leica Saturday 11th November 2017, 14:05
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By ceasar
I will "offer a guess" that Leica must have...

I will "offer a guess" that Leica must have incurred new costs involved in setting up and re-manufacturing the Uppendahl prisms and bodies for their new "retro" Trinovid binoculars.

Leica would...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th November 2017, 18:16
Replies: 32
Views: 1,698
Posted By ceasar
AP Your post 32. It probably can be used by...

AP

Your post 32.

It probably can be used by some but I wouldn't have the patience for it I'm afraid. I have enough trouble using it on my 7x42 SLC B freehand now because the field is so narrow. I...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th November 2017, 18:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,698
Posted By ceasar
Binastro Your post #29. I have my doubts that...

Binastro

Your post #29.

I have my doubts that the Swarovski 2x booster could be used on any other binoculars than the ones it is made for.

The Zeiss 3X12 Boosters might be a better choice but...
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