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Forum: Opticron Today, 18:15
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By ceasar
Honey Creek Bill and Beak in Lewistown, PA...

Honey Creek Bill and Beak in Lewistown, PA carries Opticron, Binoculars. Its owner, "Proud Papa" often posts here in the Binocular Forum.

http://honeycreekbillandbeak.com/

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Today, 04:11
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By ceasar
It happens a lot. Converting meters per 1000...

It happens a lot. Converting meters per 1000 meters to feet per 1000 yards often causes this confusion. A meter is longer than a yard. 3 feet is shorter than 1 meter.

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Today, 03:36
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By ceasar
The Nikon 10x35 E2 (a Porro prism binocular) has...

The Nikon 10x35 E2 (a Porro prism binocular) has a 7 FOV or 367.5'@1000yds. Close things will be out of focus at the edge of the view because of pincushion distortion unless they are dialed into...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 17th February 2018, 14:11
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By ceasar
Maybe I will run this by my son when he comes...

Maybe I will run this by my son when he comes home during the Spring vacation?:king: He got his PhD in Physics recently and is an Assistant Professor of Physics at a College not very far from...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 17th February 2018, 00:06
Replies: 40
Views: 829
Posted By ceasar
Not Bill Cook! In his post #23 above he says...

Not Bill Cook!

In his post #23 above he says that setting it is intuitive. When it is right you will know it and when it is wrong you will know it.:t:

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Friday 16th February 2018, 23:55
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By ceasar
I need to look at something that has a straight...

I need to look at something that has a straight vertical edge located at the edge of the view in my binocular to notice "pincushion" distortion. My Nikon 8x30 E2 makes it very obvious. It can be...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 16th February 2018, 23:12
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By ceasar
I've noticed that binoculars with "flat fields"...

I've noticed that binoculars with "flat fields" also have large "sweet spots."

Bob
Forum: Opticron Friday 16th February 2018, 22:57
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By ceasar
It is important for the Conservation industry...

It is important for the Conservation industry too. At least here in the USA.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 16th February 2018, 05:03
Replies: 57
Views: 1,177
Posted By ceasar
My first 7x42 was a Leitz 7x42 Trinovid BA and...

My first 7x42 was a Leitz 7x42 Trinovid BA and then I got a Leica 7x42 Trinovid BN, and after that I got a Swarovski 7x42 SLC B; then I got a Zeiss Victory 7x42 FL T* Lotutech and along there...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 16th February 2018, 00:15
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By ceasar
No I didn't own the 8x20 LXL. My 8x20 is the...

No I didn't own the 8x20 LXL. My 8x20 is the older Leica 8x20 Trinovid which I like to have with me when I need a binocular that is unobtrusive like at a concert or just to have with me for general...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 15th February 2018, 14:44
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By ceasar
If I want to travel as small as possible I often...

If I want to travel as small as possible I often carry my 8x25 CL Compact in a Nikon case made for their 10x25 LX L Premier. The strap won't fit in with it but you can't have everything.

Bob
Forum: Leica Thursday 15th February 2018, 03:58
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By ceasar
It should be this...

It should be this one:

https://www.allbinos.com/1639-Leitz_Trinovid_7x42_B-binoculars_specifications.html

I have the green armored version.

I hope you aren't thinking about taking it apart to...
Forum: Vortex Wednesday 14th February 2018, 20:56
Replies: 78
Views: 11,454
Posted By ceasar
Of course the move to China by Vortex was profit...

Of course the move to China by Vortex was profit motivated Dennis.

Nikon has many of their binoculars made there too for that reason.

It is also why most of us recommend that one "try before they...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 13th February 2018, 23:54
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By ceasar
Here is a recent thread that discusses eye cup...

Here is a recent thread that discusses eye cup replacement for the old Leitz binoculars.

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=344907

Bob
Forum: Zen Ray Tuesday 13th February 2018, 04:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By ceasar
I was a winner of one of the first Zen Ray 8x42...

I was a winner of one of the first Zen Ray 8x42 VISTA binoculars in the drawings Zen Ray had for some of their binoculars here on Bird Forum. I never used it very much and it remains in the...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 13th February 2018, 03:45
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By ceasar
If the eye cups work like the ones on my Leitz...

If the eye cups work like the ones on my Leitz 7x42 Trinovid BA they have a screw on base. Replacements may no longer be available.

I wonder if fold down types like the ones on the Nikon SEs or...
Forum: Others Monday 12th February 2018, 18:00
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By ceasar
Lee, On the matter of "tunnel effect," I always...

Lee,

On the matter of "tunnel effect," I always see that in every binocular I use but I have learned to ignore it. The view is circular but there is solid black space surrounding it. I concentrate...
Forum: Others Monday 12th February 2018, 15:14
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By ceasar
http://www.company7.com/leica/binoculars.html#Choo...

http://www.company7.com/leica/binoculars.html#Choosing

Scroll down to the paragraph titled Bigger May Or May Not Be Better and click on the magnification factors in the picture and how they affect...
Forum: Others Monday 12th February 2018, 14:16
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By ceasar
Let us put aside the "feeling" of what we are...

Let us put aside the "feeling" of what we are seeing for a moment which seems to me to be what AFOV is about.

Does AFOV mean that one will see a FOV covering more area with a 10x with a 6.4...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 12th February 2018, 01:54
Replies: 1,494
Views: 411,933
Posted By ceasar
You aren't going to get anything better in an...

You aren't going to get anything better in an 8x32 roof prism that costs less then $178.00 unless you can find a new Sightron at a sale price.

Bob
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th February 2018, 01:30
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By ceasar
"Tadpole shaped" streaks is a new one for me. ...

"Tadpole shaped" streaks is a new one for me.

In reality the streaks on the underparts of Sharp-shinned Hawks have a variety of sizes.

Wheeler in his RAPTORS of Western North America in...
Forum: Leica Sunday 11th February 2018, 13:53
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By ceasar
Well, down the line we will know that an HD+ is...

Well, down the line we will know that an HD+ is not as old as an HD is; FWIW.;)


Bob
Forum: Leica Sunday 11th February 2018, 02:01
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By ceasar
I don't think that I would see the difference but...

I don't think that I would see the difference but maybe you could.

The information below about the Ultravid HD (not the HD+) is from the "Company 7" website information about Leica...
Forum: Vortex Friday 9th February 2018, 05:41
Replies: 78
Views: 11,454
Posted By ceasar
I don't think that the 4 examples mentioned are...

I don't think that the 4 examples mentioned are indicative of an epidemic of poor QC or bad design except for the China Made Zen Rays which have had many well documented problems.

The diopter on the...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 9th February 2018, 05:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By ceasar
Dennis, I have the older 1st case shown above on...

Dennis,

I have the older 1st case shown above on the left. My binocular will fit in it by wrapping the strap vertically around the center of the double hinges (the strap will cover the focus...
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