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Forum: Nikon Today, 14:24
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By chill6x6
Enjoyed reading your thoughts on your binoculars....

Enjoyed reading your thoughts on your binoculars. I have a few porros but I really can't use them as much as I'd like to due to eye relief. I use them some without glasses. I appreciate the...
Forum: Leica Today, 14:02
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By chill6x6
I don't have a Trinovid HD 10X42....but do have a...

I don't have a Trinovid HD 10X42....but do have a 8X42 HD....nice binocular. Saying that....if I were to go buy a $800-$1000 10X42 it would be a Zeiss Conquest HD all day long. It's hard to beat in...
Forum: Leica Yesterday, 00:35
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By chill6x6
Hmmm.....I don't see that with the NV....it may...

Hmmm.....I don't see that with the NV....it may very well be true that the SF handled that particular light condition better... What do you think?



You're welcome and yeah it is hard to keep...
Forum: Leica Friday 8th December 2017, 17:19
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By chill6x6
No... I suppose I wasn't clear on this. I...

No... I suppose I wasn't clear on this. I intended to use only Leica binoculars on this trip...Sooooo I had kinda packed up the others. So instead of digging out one of the Leica's I just reached...
Forum: Leica Friday 8th December 2017, 03:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By chill6x6
Zeiss Conquest HD 8X32 This is the binocular I...

Zeiss Conquest HD 8X32
This is the binocular I keep in the glovebox in my vehicle. It has gotten a lot of use and got an unexpected good bit of use on this trip. It's a great binocular when all...
Forum: Leica Friday 8th December 2017, 03:08
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By chill6x6
Nothing Leica nice week of birding....

Hi Folks!

I got back from a great week of birding down around Mobile Bay, Dauphin Island, and Gulf Shores area. No migration to speak of. A few going both south and north I suppose but overall...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th December 2017, 14:15
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By chill6x6
Enjoyed reading your review/comments.... Looks...

Enjoyed reading your review/comments....

Looks to be a nice binocular in the $300 range...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 5th December 2017, 13:40
Replies: 35
Views: 3,658
Posted By chill6x6
Sorry so long to get back to you Bill... No I...

Sorry so long to get back to you Bill...

No I don't own it...briefly tried it at Magee Marsh tho... IMO...in the $800-$900 32mm market it's hard to beat the Conquest HD of which I DO have.. ;)
Forum: Leica Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 14:34
Replies: 35
Views: 3,658
Posted By chill6x6
I don't know WHICH I'd RATHER have....

I don't know WHICH I'd RATHER have. :brains:

Optically.....I just can't tell a lot of difference either way.

1. I DO appreciate that the Trinovid HD is a little lighter and a little smaller...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 14:05
Replies: 93
Views: 4,468
Posted By chill6x6
Thanks Jack!

Thanks Jack!
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th November 2017, 22:03
Replies: 35
Views: 2,007
Posted By chill6x6
Nice review Steve! Enjoyed it! Maven is a class...

Nice review Steve! Enjoyed it!

Maven is a class act IMO.
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th November 2017, 22:00
Replies: 93
Views: 4,468
Posted By chill6x6
Back in the day, I wanted that Night Owl so badly...

Back in the day, I wanted that Night Owl so badly I couldn't see straight. At the time there was no way I could afford it. I could go on a "trip" out west for the same price as these binoculars. ...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th November 2017, 14:17
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By chill6x6
Hi! The Vortex Viper HD 8X42 IS a nice...

Hi!

The Vortex Viper HD 8X42 IS a nice binocular....you probably can't do a lot better if any for an 8X42 for the money....

So you are looking for a smaller profile glass....I can understand that.....
Forum: Swarovski Friday 17th November 2017, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By chill6x6
I have no experience whatsoever. I will say I...

I have no experience whatsoever. I will say I gave some thought to several different models in the 12-15X range... Based on FOV/eye relief/size/weight I went with a 12X50 SV which you are more than...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 17th November 2017, 20:20
Replies: 93
Views: 4,468
Posted By chill6x6
Improved/smoother focus, extra click in eyecup...

Improved/smoother focus, extra click in eyecup adjustment, who knows what else?
Forum: Zeiss Friday 17th November 2017, 17:57
Replies: 93
Views: 4,468
Posted By chill6x6
Here's my take.... I don't think the build...

Here's my take....
I don't think the build quality of the SF is the best when compared to some of its peers. I'm not really sure it MATTERS though. It's certainly built well ENOUGH. I don't think...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th November 2017, 00:21
Replies: 84
Views: 7,081
Posted By chill6x6
Bill and others.... I'm down at the Gulf Coast...

Bill and others....
I'm down at the Gulf Coast doing a little birding and relaxing.... I've glanced thru Bill's book before now...but TODAY....I READ it.. LOVED IT! It is such a wonderful blend of...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th November 2017, 14:03
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By chill6x6
I agree with Torview. I will add that if eye...

I agree with Torview. I will add that if eye placement/eye relief concerns aren't one of your issues you are just not gonna see much difference in a quality 32mm and a 42mm as far as bird id...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th November 2017, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By chill6x6
I bought truck/car binoculars to keep there so...

I bought truck/car binoculars to keep there so they stay. It's north Alabama and not Wisconsin I'll give you that.....but stay in the vehicle they do.

Currently the truck binoculars are Vanguard...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th November 2017, 02:52
Replies: 3,400
Views: 905,470
Posted By chill6x6
Well Bruce I bit on it! I supposed it arrived...

Well Bruce I bit on it! I supposed it arrived safe and sound. Doing a little birding on the Gulf coast so I haven't even seen it. Sounds like nice binocular by all accounts.



I got mine but...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 13:20
Replies: 3,400
Views: 905,470
Posted By chill6x6
Well that rules me out of purchasing that...

Well that rules me out of purchasing that binocular FOREVER.

That "auction site" has it for like $169.95, still from Rogers.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 8th November 2017, 13:18
Replies: 75
Views: 8,055
Posted By chill6x6
Well thought out post. I agree with what you are...

Well thought out post. I agree with what you are saying.. When it comes to issues in general Swarovski is the least talked about. I never even heard about the focus adjustment issue until I heard...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 06:03
Replies: 66
Views: 4,510
Posted By chill6x6
Steve.... I just wanted to add a photo of the two...

Steve....
I just wanted to add a photo of the two I still have that are in your comparison and two likely competitors. I hope you don't mind! I just felt like it might be of help to someone... We...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 05:55
Replies: 66
Views: 4,510
Posted By chill6x6
When I first started with binoculars and such it...

When I first started with binoculars and such it was Jason, Bushnell, Bausch and Lomb, Steiner, and of course Swift.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 05:32
Replies: 3,400
Views: 905,470
Posted By chill6x6
If y'all think THAT'S a good price... go to...

If y'all think THAT'S a good price... go to "that auction site" and search for
bushnell 8x42 legend m-series. Same binocular?

I've been "watching" it for months. I've thought about it for quite...
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