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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th April 2010, 15:36
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Posted By orbitaljump
I have some Nikon ProStar 7x50's up for auction,...

I have some Nikon ProStar 7x50's up for auction, starting bid $10, no reserve on eBay, if anybody is interested.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 10th January 2010, 04:19
Replies: 24
Views: 5,694
Posted By orbitaljump
Yeah, that 8x32 Ultima was pretty impressive, if...

Yeah, that 8x32 Ultima was pretty impressive, if a bit of rolling ball effect.

The Yosemites and these others are fantastic handling characteristics. And if the prisms are chopped down a bit, so...
Forum: Others Wednesday 6th January 2010, 21:29
Replies: 118
Views: 15,230
Posted By orbitaljump
I was contemplating purchasing them, but I...

I was contemplating purchasing them, but I contacted the seller and something seems very fishy.
Forum: Others Wednesday 6th January 2010, 02:02
Replies: 18
Views: 11,577
Posted By orbitaljump
I have a pair of these for sale. Optolyth...

I have a pair of these for sale.

Optolyth 10x40s, you can check them out on this eBay listing...
Forum: Swift Saturday 2nd January 2010, 19:47
Replies: 12
Views: 7,190
Posted By orbitaljump
Im not poo pooing them, I just know what I like,...

Im not poo pooing them, I just know what I like, and I dont like looking through a 50ish degree circle. Not that the binos arent useful or good quality images, or that smaller AFOV isnt desireable...
Forum: Swift Saturday 2nd January 2010, 19:43
Replies: 12
Views: 7,190
Posted By orbitaljump
I saw some Bushnell 7x36 roofs as well. Newish...

I saw some Bushnell 7x36 roofs as well. Newish release.
Forum: Swift Thursday 31st December 2009, 02:29
Replies: 12
Views: 7,190
Posted By orbitaljump
Eeeww! 49 degree FOV on the Swift Eaglet. Maybe...

Eeeww! 49 degree FOV on the Swift Eaglet.

Maybe Ill pass on these, and try one of the newer 7x36's.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 31st December 2009, 02:14
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
Hey thanks, Ill try that code. I got my...

Hey thanks, Ill try that code.


I got my Papilios from gr8fuldoug1...

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p3984.m38.l1313&_nkw=pentax+papilio&_sacat=See-All-Categories

They are fantastic! ...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 23rd December 2009, 19:34
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
Couldnt get that code to work for me, gwen. ...

Couldnt get that code to work for me, gwen. Thanks anyway.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd December 2009, 01:45
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
That is fantastic, gcole! Im all over that!

That is fantastic, gcole! Im all over that!
Forum: Binoculars Monday 14th December 2009, 22:55
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
25% off one item at Sports Authority Dec. 14th...

25% off one item at Sports Authority Dec. 14th only. Use code SAWGFF. Plus Free Shipping on orders over $99.

Check out their binocular section.

Some good deals on...

Nikon Action Extreme
Nikon...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 10th December 2009, 07:15
Replies: 10
Views: 2,287
Posted By orbitaljump
Well, you are certainly on the right path! My...

Well, you are certainly on the right path!

My preference is for the 8x30 Yosemite over the 6x30, but I like a roomy eyepiece and dont care about edge sharpness. The extra power is welcome to. One...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 8th December 2009, 19:24
Replies: 48
Views: 12,717
Posted By orbitaljump
Thanks everyone. Ill look in Japan for some....

Thanks everyone.

Ill look in Japan for some.


I was just overbid on one on eBay.

Im interested in the 10x35E and EII and the 8x30E and E2 and the 7x35E and the 8x32SE.

There is a pair of...
Forum: Nikon Monday 7th December 2009, 07:20
Replies: 48
Views: 12,717
Posted By orbitaljump
Im on a quest to pursue the Nikon E, EII, and...

Im on a quest to pursue the Nikon E, EII, and Superior E series of porro binoculars currently.

Can you still get them new in the UK?
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 5th December 2009, 22:31
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By orbitaljump
Brocknroller hit it out of the park.

Brocknroller hit it out of the park.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 5th December 2009, 21:30
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
The Photagraphers Friend is moving 6.5x and 8.5x...

The Photagraphers Friend is moving 6.5x and 8.5x Pentax Papilios for $70 to $90 shipped on eBay.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 3rd December 2009, 05:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By orbitaljump
Last year I gave to my Sister her family who live...

Last year I gave to my Sister her family who live in South Africa...

Bushnell Legend 8x42 Roof
Celestron Ultima 8x32 Porro
Bushnell Legacy 8x24 Reverse Porro
Nikon Sportstar IV 8x25 Roof 8.3 degree...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 1st December 2009, 06:59
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
Bushnell Legend 10x50 Porros $48.88 @ Meijr...

Bushnell Legend 10x50 Porros $48.88 @ Meijr (http://www.meijer.com/catalog/product.jsp?productId=136692&cmpid=goobase&CAWELAID=386597116)

Watch out, they say Legend but the picture isnt of the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 1st December 2009, 02:35
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By orbitaljump
Nice binos. I did last year. None this year.

Nice binos. I did last year. None this year.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 1st December 2009, 02:33
Replies: 3,399
Views: 904,512
Posted By orbitaljump
Alpen Rainer 8x42 Roof Prism Binoculars ...

Alpen Rainer 8x42 Roof Prism Binoculars
(http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2412647&cp=2367438.2367821.2285520)
Green/Black

$667 plus Free Shipping (probably plus tax if...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 30th April 2009, 22:48
Replies: 41
Views: 11,197
Posted By orbitaljump
I think the deal was that they became quite...

I think the deal was that they became quite popular at that price point and easing of cross iron curtain trade, and production couldnt keep up with demand, and hard Western currency was very...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 28th April 2009, 04:10
Replies: 104
Views: 116,721
Posted By orbitaljump
Stellar made a terrific 8x25 regular porro -...

Stellar made a terrific 8x25 regular porro - ksbird foxranch

I tried bidding on one of these, but it went for good money, like $80. But looked really interesting.

Ive also seen a Stellar 9x35 that...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th April 2009, 07:16
Replies: 41
Views: 11,197
Posted By orbitaljump
Ill 3rd the Neptune. However, not while...

Ill 3rd the Neptune. However, not while denigrating the 7x35 B&L. I dont like the 7 degree 7x35s in general though. The extra degree is pleasing, without getting into the distortions of the wide...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th April 2009, 05:48
Replies: 104
Views: 116,721
Posted By orbitaljump
Burris Fullfield porros heavy and rubber...

Burris Fullfield porros heavy and rubber armored, but good glass

Carton Adlerblick

Adlerblick

Agfa 8x30 German make

Japanese made Zeiss fakes
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th April 2009, 05:14
Replies: 104
Views: 116,721
Posted By orbitaljump
The Nippon Kogakus are good. 8x30, 7x35,...

The Nippon Kogakus are good. 8x30, 7x35, 9x35

Swift also has a lot of good glass from yesteryear.

Bushnell Rangemasters, Customs and Featherlights (Banners arent uniformly great, but I do have...
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