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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th February 2018, 15:46
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By cycleguy
I think each of us will have our own personal...

I think each of us will have our own personal sweet spot for this.

For me it has been the 8x32 and recently it seems to be becoming the 8x30.

You go with what works for you... simple enough!

CG
Forum: Binoculars Monday 19th February 2018, 02:15
Replies: 81
Views: 2,583
Posted By cycleguy
I own two! I do go back and forth on liking 7x...

I own two!

I do go back and forth on liking 7x or 8x better.

Think it comes down to: if general viewing I prefer the 7x, if trying to see more detail I prefer the slight more magnification of the...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 18th February 2018, 20:13
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Binocular People, UUUhhhhggggg!!! Said I...

Binocular People,

UUUhhhhggggg!!! Said I wouldn't be doing this anymore but did. Purchased a bino sight unseen based on what others are reporting....

Had over $100 credit that had to be used by...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 17th February 2018, 13:25
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Wow... that really is a big diff in size!!! I...

Wow... that really is a big diff in size!!! I figured the two to be close enough to be negligible. Have these started arriving in stores in the US? Last I saw on B&H was "more on the way".

CG
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 17th February 2018, 03:42
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By cycleguy
Thank you Bob and WJC... now I don't have to ask...

Thank you Bob and WJC... now I don't have to ask the stupid question!!! (scratching my head emoji/emoticon goes here)

CG
Forum: Binoculars Friday 16th February 2018, 05:01
Replies: 51
Views: 1,874
Posted By cycleguy
I'll cast my vote for the Zeiss Conquest HD...

I'll cast my vote for the Zeiss Conquest HD 8x32.

I did get a refurbished Nikon EDG for under $1k which is probably even better.

CG
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 11th February 2018, 23:46
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By cycleguy
Certainly.... Your comment - "And, there's...

Certainly....

Your comment - "And, there's significant play in the focus wheel, runs smoothly though, should I avoid this sample?"

My experience with my unit - " My 8x32 conquest hd focus mechanism...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 4th February 2018, 00:11
Replies: 69
Views: 3,218
Posted By cycleguy
Lee, Only with Seagram's ... 7 :t: CG

Lee,

Only with Seagram's ... 7 :t:

CG
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 3rd February 2018, 17:15
Replies: 69
Views: 3,218
Posted By cycleguy
Hi to all you binocular people! My first...

Hi to all you binocular people!

My first binocular was gifted to me by my parents... at my request o:). That was about 35 years ago. It was one of the Nikon Travelite reverse porro.

If you were to...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 30th January 2018, 13:45
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, I'll chime in with the others here. Probably...

Hi,

I'll chime in with the others here. Probably stray light issues around the oculars. Try putting a towel over your head and let it drape down on the sides and pull it in tight to block out any...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 27th January 2018, 16:03
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, Can someone tell me the width of the urban...

Hi,

Can someone tell me the width of the urban jungle strap and the width of the wild nature strap? I don't find information regarding this with my on-line searching and I really don't want to...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th January 2018, 13:17
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,025,587
Posted By cycleguy
Cabelas has the old Swarovski CL 8x30 and 10x30...

Cabelas has the old Swarovski CL 8x30 and 10x30 on sale - $779.88 & $849.88. Nothing I'm interested in but figure someone else might be....

I have no affiliation with Cabelas other than being a...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 26th January 2018, 11:26
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Sounds like integrity issues on both sides.... ...

Sounds like integrity issues on both sides.... sellers looking to take advantage of buyers; & buyers looking to take advantage of sellers. :eek!:

Ditto the comment above!!!

My .o2,

CG
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 24th January 2018, 02:24
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, Can someone describe the northern lights...

Hi,

Can someone describe the northern lights case and strap for me? Looking at the photo of it, it appears to be almost wool/felt like... fuzzy maybe. Or, is that just an illusion I'm having with...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 21st January 2018, 15:12
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Thanks Lee! Don't fence me in, being outside the...

Thanks Lee!

Don't fence me in, being outside the lines, and off the canvas are all aok with me...

One of these days I'm going to get my hands on (eeehhmm around) the Kowa!

Till then I subsist on...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 18th January 2018, 03:28
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Lee, A little off topic but have always been...

Lee,

A little off topic but have always been wondering if you have found one more ergonomic (in the hand & to the face & focus adjustment (but not speed)) than the other between the 8x33 Genesis and...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 01:51
Replies: 52
Views: 3,401
Posted By cycleguy
I'm going to start out 2018 by waiting for the...

I'm going to start out 2018 by waiting for the new Swaro CL 8x30 to arrive in stores (all the outdoorsman stores here carry Swaro so I fully suspect I'll get to see this one soon). If I end out...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 1st January 2018, 01:50
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
Dennis, Interesting read. From the...

Dennis,

Interesting read. From the article:

"Researching all the marketing material, it is obvious that Swarovski Optik had a clear objective with the CL Companion series: The aim was to produce a...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 19th December 2017, 03:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By cycleguy
I gave my used but well cared for 7x36 Swift...

I gave my used but well cared for 7x36 Swift Eaglet as a Christmas gift but only after acquiring my Opticron 7x36 bga Classic. I also gifted a new Maven B3, but that was for a birthday. I've also...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th December 2017, 19:27
Replies: 44
Views: 1,962
Posted By cycleguy
Merry Christmas and best wishes for the new...

Merry Christmas and best wishes for the new year!!! B (:

CG

P.S. I'm hoping for a new binocular under the tree this year... hoping it will be the one that makes me want to get rid of two or more...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 1st December 2017, 03:24
Replies: 331
Views: 35,204
Posted By cycleguy
YIKES!!! Bet this rep felt he was under some...

YIKES!!! Bet this rep felt he was under some intense lights and a relentless and thorough investigation!!!

Good work Bruce!

CG
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 03:13
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,025,587
Posted By cycleguy
I am seeing 10% off Leica at B&H. CG

I am seeing 10% off Leica at B&H.

CG
Forum: Meopta Tuesday 21st November 2017, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 6,371
Posted By cycleguy
I have been told by floor salespeople that the...

I have been told by floor salespeople that the glass is the same and the armoring and focus wheel is all that has changed.

CG
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st November 2017, 02:39
Replies: 35
Views: 3,748
Posted By cycleguy
I wish Nikon would have had a by mail demo unit...

I wish Nikon would have had a by mail demo unit to try so I didn't have to purchase my EDG sight unseen AND I wish Leica would have had a by mail demo unit to try so I didn't have to purchase my...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st November 2017, 02:22
Replies: 65
Views: 7,856
Posted By cycleguy
I think it was a "look in the mirror moment" as I...

I think it was a "look in the mirror moment" as I had my little girl at my side... or so I like to think!!! o:D

CG
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