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Forum: Binoculars Monday 19th February 2018, 19:22
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Posted By BruceH
Sport Optics Coupon Codes

Sport Optics in LA has a couple of coupon codes going.

http://www.sportoptics.com/

EURO15 gets 15% off at checkout on Zeiss products. No expiration date shown. It worked on a 8X42 Zeiss SF and...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 19th February 2018, 18:53
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,024,362
Posted By BruceH
Optics Planet President's Day 10% Coupon

:t: Still good till Feb. 20th, 2018. It is limited to a small group of binoculars. For example, it applies to the Zeiss Conquest HD 8X42 but not to the 10X42. The added gift card applies to both. ...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 17th February 2018, 16:24
Replies: 51
Views: 1,844
Posted By BruceH
In a 10X42: Zeiss Conquest HD In an 8X42: ...

In a 10X42: Zeiss Conquest HD

In an 8X42: Nikon Monarch HG
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 10th February 2018, 14:45
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Posted By BruceH
Optics Planet 13 Percent Off Code

Checkout code VIEW13 gets 13 percent off many models. Ends February 14, 2018, 11:59 central time. Gift cards are still automatically added with some models.
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 8th February 2018, 20:21
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By BruceH
I had the blue emblem fall off my Terra 10X42 not...

I had the blue emblem fall off my Terra 10X42 not long after I received it in the summer a few years ago. The AZ heat in the UPS truck must have done in the adhesive. I called Zeiss USA support,...
Forum: Opticron Thursday 8th February 2018, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By BruceH
I did not send mine back until the end of the...

I did not send mine back until the end of the extended holiday period via FedEx slow mail. It was received just before the end of January and then there were a few days for OP to review the return. ...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 8th February 2018, 16:19
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By BruceH
I do not own an SE 10X42 and have never compared...

I do not own an SE 10X42 and have never compared any of the generations but here is what found when I was taking SE serial numbers.

000xxx - Per Brock, introduced in 1995 as first of the SE...
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 7th February 2018, 23:01
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By BruceH
pbjosh ..... Interesting post! I purchased the...

pbjosh ..... Interesting post! I purchased the new 8X32 Traveller BGA ED at the end of November and had a somewhat similar experience.

I had a hard time getting a consistent sharp image. At...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 7th February 2018, 16:57
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By BruceH
I suspect there are physical limitations that...

I suspect there are physical limitations that result is models having limited eyecup extension. The eye cup has to retract into the eye piece housing for eye glass wearers and they can retract just...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 7th February 2018, 16:40
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By BruceH
Just some technical clarification here: I view...

Just some technical clarification here: I view without eye glasses so I did not have a problem with the"eye relief" of the 8X42 GPO ED, but instead questioned the "eye cup length" in relationship to...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 4th February 2018, 20:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,866
Posted By BruceH
....... yet you haul around a Canon 10X42 L IS! ...

....... yet you haul around a Canon 10X42 L IS! Comparing my Canon 10X42 L IS with lens hoods attached, as is also done by Dennis per prior posts, it is about 1 and 1/3 inches longer than the...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 16:41
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,024,362
Posted By BruceH
Optics Planet 10% Off Superbowl PUNT Coupon Code

Optics Planet has a 10% Off coupon code promotion going on right now. It requires a $50 minimum order. The offer ends 2/5/18 at 11:59 PM...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 14:08
Replies: 113
Views: 3,787
Posted By BruceH
The question reminded me of this sentence from an...

The question reminded me of this sentence from an opinion by Justice Potter Stewart.

"I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 1st February 2018, 20:17
Replies: 35
Views: 1,692
Posted By BruceH
Another nomination for consideration is the GPO...

Another nomination for consideration is the GPO Passion ED 42mm for optics quality. Doug of Cameraland or Mike J. from GPO might be able to arrange a govt pricing offer.

I believe Zeiss...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 30th January 2018, 15:59
Replies: 78
Views: 11,687
Posted By BruceH
The current model was first made in Japan and now...

The current model was first made in Japan and now switched over to China. Is the Razor you mentioned the one made in Japan or made in China?
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th January 2018, 17:38
Replies: 134
Views: 5,078
Posted By BruceH
I believe Gary's business is called East Coast...

I believe Gary's business is called East Coast Binocular Repair located in the UK.

http://binocular-repair.co.uk/
Forum: Opticron Friday 26th January 2018, 17:16
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By BruceH
David .... thanks for putting together the Imagic...

David .... thanks for putting together the Imagic 50mm review, very informative as usual!

I have the newest 10X42 version that came out last year. When you mentioned that Pete confirmed the new...
Forum: Opticron Friday 26th January 2018, 17:08
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By BruceH
Super Glue on the USA side of the pond is known...

Super Glue on the USA side of the pond is known as a very fast drying strong adhesive used to glue together various items such as broken toys, dishes, etc. You read about in the news every so often...
Forum: Leica Thursday 25th January 2018, 17:32
Replies: 78
Views: 6,468
Posted By BruceH
Doug of Cameraland is currently attending the...

Doug of Cameraland is currently attending the Shot Show in Las Vegas and has posted on another site that "The classic Trinovid has been delayed probably till years end". Sounds like it is still a...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 25th January 2018, 17:21
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,024,362
Posted By BruceH
Jan ... Maybe! Doug has been posting daily...

Jan ... Maybe! Doug has been posting daily reports from the Shot Show, two days so far, but he has not met with Meopta yet.

Here are the reports on the Cameraland website, but some readers need...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 25th January 2018, 15:56
Replies: 3,506
Views: 1,024,362
Posted By BruceH
Meopta USA Price Reductions

Doug of Cameraland posted a quick note on another site that Meopta has reduced the price of their binoculars.

As an example, the Meopta MeoStar 10X42 HD is now $999.95. ...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 24th January 2018, 21:45
Replies: 63
Views: 2,268
Posted By BruceH
No, I have never done that. Knock on wood, I...

No, I have never done that. Knock on wood, I have never had a bad fall with a binocular or dropped one, but I am diligent about immediately putting the neck strap around my neck. It is hard to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 24th January 2018, 21:14
Replies: 63
Views: 2,268
Posted By BruceH
Wish I could say the same. You are indeed a...

Wish I could say the same. You are indeed a lucky guy!


Andy.... Sorry to hear about your problems. I have watched a lot of videos put out by Zeiss and others for various optics showing all the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 24th January 2018, 03:59
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By BruceH
Until Chuck returns, here is something for you to...

Until Chuck returns, here is something for you to consider.

The Swarovski Field Bag that came with the EL series (and I think the SLC series) before the Profield generation may work. They are...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 24th January 2018, 02:58
Replies: 28
Views: 2,003
Posted By BruceH
Andy ... The serial number on my 8X32 Nikon...

Andy ... The serial number on my 8X32 Nikon EDG-II is 70043X and it was purchased new around the spring of 2012 from Amazon.
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