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Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th May 2017, 13:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By normjackson
cf the Bausch and Lomb M-17 half way down this...

cf the Bausch and Lomb M-17 half way down this page (apparently an M-15 with reticle) :
http://www.brayebrookobservatory.org/BrayObsWebSite/HOMEPAGE/BINOCOLL.html
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 16:03
Replies: 37
Views: 2,806
Posted By normjackson
Perhaps in years to come if there are any...

Perhaps in years to come if there are any civilians left, they will have access to digital binoculars with sufficently powerfully processing to be able to "lock on" to moving objects.

Nikon do claim...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 15:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,897
Posted By normjackson
Some dialyt models which move the objective...

Some dialyt models which move the objective assembly to focus had the focus and dioptre settings at opposite ends of the hinge; others have them together between the eyepieces. Anyways as you hold...
Forum: Kowa Monday 24th April 2017, 20:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,815
Posted By normjackson
Looks like Bushnell 78-2207 Spacemaster eyepiece...

Looks like Bushnell 78-2207 Spacemaster eyepiece :

http://www.trapshooters.com/attachments/scope-1-jpg.252404/
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th April 2017, 17:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By normjackson
Nice on Bill. This...

Nice on Bill. This they?
http://www.binocularschina.com/binoculars/MS.html
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th April 2017, 16:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By normjackson
Olivon MS-PRO 7x50...

Olivon MS-PRO 7x50 ?
http://www.opticalhardware.co.uk/images%20dec%2007/Olivon-MS-pro.jpg
Also TS Optics imported it...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th April 2017, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By normjackson
Bob, if you check for Opticron Classic 7x42 on...

Bob, if you check for Opticron Classic 7x42 on "your well known auction site"; Opticron might be another to add to your list of importers (in UK at least). Interestingly it is marked as "made in...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th April 2017, 09:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By normjackson
Some older threads...

Some older threads :

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=235308
http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=268806

Sorry Bruce, didn't see your edit which effectively gives those links.

How...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th April 2017, 11:16
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By normjackson
The truncheon may have played its part. I've...

The truncheon may have played its part. I've often wondered who that was that used to hurl orthoscopic eyepieces at the forces when they came to break up our star parties.

Norm from Essex
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 13th April 2017, 13:43
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By normjackson
Welcome |:d| The most likely cause is warm moist...

Welcome |:d|

The most likely cause is warm moist air near your eye on coming into contact with the cooler glass surface of the oculars causing misty condensation to occur there. If that is the case,...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 13th April 2017, 11:57
Replies: 38
Views: 7,830
Posted By normjackson
http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=278666 ...

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=278666

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=114977

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=313054

Good topic. (Haven't had chance meself to read...
Forum: Others Wednesday 12th April 2017, 18:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By normjackson
Seems Nippon Kogaku were asked by government;...

Seems Nippon Kogaku were asked by government; assume they accepted.
I just put "WWII Galilean binoculars" into an image search on yahoo to find it; I'm guessing Dutch (or English) instead of Galilean...
Forum: Others Wednesday 12th April 2017, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By normjackson
NCO type 93?...

NCO type 93?

https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=65&t=138804&p=1207678

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vtg-nikon-nippon-kogaku-tokyo-4x10-417501362
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 12th April 2017, 12:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By normjackson
:-O I think I may have half worked it out by post...

:-O I think I may have half worked it out by post #7; took a litle while though. Reading in too much. Possibly done the same when interpreted LPT's post #10 as suggesting there is a difference in the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 11th April 2017, 11:44
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By normjackson
Now wondering Gary, maybe there wasn't such a...

Now wondering Gary, maybe there wasn't such a thing as a Zeiss 15x60 GA without T* so you tend to leave off the T?

Rathaus does look like a very "functional" mount doesn't it.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 11th April 2017, 11:11
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By normjackson
Gary, can you tell from those pictures that it...

Gary, can you tell from those pictures that it definitely doesn't have T* coating?

PS : famous Irish commentator Michael O’Hehir :

http://img.rasset.ie/0006f35e-562.jpg
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 11th April 2017, 10:40
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By normjackson
Other photos of him with his bins online suggest...

Other photos of him with his bins online suggest the short hard eyecups of the GAT rather than BGAT.

PS: Thought you might be interested in who was our main man for so many years here in UK with...
Forum: Nikon Monday 10th April 2017, 20:25
Replies: 6
Views: 1,967
Posted By normjackson
The pdf file here...

The pdf file here...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd April 2017, 13:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By normjackson
Jerry, not sure if you are looking for a "dual...

Jerry, not sure if you are looking for a "dual purpose" close-up and birding binocular. If you are looking to achieve an equivalent of 6" viewing distance (eg. 8x binocular at 4 feet) then I'd...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 1st April 2017, 11:52
Replies: 43
Views: 7,976
Posted By normjackson
From memory, HG L 42mm models were substantially...

From memory, HG L 42mm models were substantially less heavy than the HG. The difference in the 32mm was much less (if at all) significant and many BFers took advantage of closeout deals. I think the...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 26th March 2017, 14:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,419
Posted By normjackson
Agree with above about buying used. Also that...

Agree with above about buying used. Also that will handily reduce your options if that is what is "doing your head in" |:d|
If you wish to share use of the scope with your wife, that might point...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th March 2017, 13:30
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By normjackson
Fairly recent thread started by Jerry/NDhunter...

Fairly recent thread started by Jerry/NDhunter with some food for thought :
http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=314529
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th March 2017, 13:27
Replies: 73
Views: 9,415
Posted By normjackson
But who'd want to miss the opportunity to look...

But who'd want to miss the opportunity to look cool and have everything else look warm at 8x?
Hope you'll let us know what you decide on; personal preferences and all.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th March 2017, 16:10
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By normjackson
I wonder though is any external focusing bin...

I wonder though is any external focusing bin (which sucks in and expels air as it focuses) truly fogproof internally despite initially being purged with dry nitrogen?
I guess a good hydrophobic...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th March 2017, 14:10
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By normjackson
Presumably the Opticron Savanna models deserve a...

Presumably the Opticron Savanna models deserve a place alongside the Vortex and Kowa.
Graham Osborne's suggestion on this thread might address your issues with the Nikon 8x40...
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