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Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 19th December 2017, 16:06
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By oetzi
Thank you very much, this helped me answer the...

Thank you very much, this helped me answer the question. :)
Forum: Bird Forum Fun Quizzes Tuesday 19th December 2017, 09:17
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By oetzi
Which bird is it?

Hello folks, I need your help in answering a (difficult for me) question about a bird. I try to translate the given informations as good as possible.


In the year 1971 (give or take) scientists...
Forum: Leica Sunday 14th May 2017, 08:50
Replies: 62
Views: 17,342
Posted By oetzi
Outside the weight the Swaro Cl and this Leica...

Outside the weight the Swaro Cl and this Leica are morer or less identical from specs and price, isnt it? How comes that these two "Alpha"-companies cant create top stuff at this interesting price...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th May 2017, 10:51
Replies: 3
Views: 2,914
Posted By oetzi
I usw the winged ones plus the guard on my 8x32...

I usw the winged ones plus the guard on my 8x32 WB without a Problem.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 9th May 2017, 17:56
Replies: 38
Views: 10,699
Posted By oetzi
If thats what you do 90% of the time with a...

If thats what you do 90% of the time with a bino...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 9th May 2017, 12:59
Replies: 38
Views: 10,699
Posted By oetzi
You get a lot of value for money with a Habicht,...

You get a lot of value for money with a Habicht, because all investments have long since been written off and the all-important coatings have been updated regularly. A redesign will add considerably...
Forum: Opticron Monday 8th May 2017, 17:21
Replies: 7
Views: 3,773
Posted By oetzi
Pete, my order was placed first of may, delivery...

Pete, my order was placed first of may, delivery today, the 8th. i hope you will find some dealers, your bins are worth it.
I added two layers of bicycle tubing to the eyepieces and am so happy with...
Forum: Opticron Monday 8th May 2017, 15:45
Replies: 7
Views: 3,773
Posted By oetzi
Traveller BGA Mg 6x32 now a bargain at 185,-

I regularly browse my older articles to check whether the links are still working. With my 2013 review of several bins from Opticron I was in for a pleasant surprise. Opticron is now listed as a "new...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 7th May 2017, 12:21
Replies: 30
Views: 4,336
Posted By oetzi
A very important part of what makes a bino great....

A very important part of what makes a bino great. Unfortunately, it isnt always linked to the price, more to the company itself. The big three have quite a reputation in the positive, Nikon is more...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 7th May 2017, 09:29
Replies: 30
Views: 4,336
Posted By oetzi
Unfortunately, with either bino its the 10"...

Unfortunately, with either bino its the 10" behind the eyepieces that count. ;)
Forum: Nikon Saturday 6th May 2017, 14:08
Replies: 18
Views: 11,140
Posted By oetzi
Several years ago I bought an EII 8x30 from...

Several years ago I bought an EII 8x30 from Sancho, too. As you say, 100% trustworthy.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 17:53
Replies: 68
Views: 15,154
Posted By oetzi
Birds trigger GAS (gear acquisition syndrome) in...

Birds trigger GAS (gear acquisition syndrome) in an indirect way only.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 1st May 2017, 08:23
Replies: 17
Views: 2,753
Posted By oetzi
Whats about the Pentax UP? looks like the Papillo...

Whats about the Pentax UP? looks like the Papillo without the close range. Has anybody used it?
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 30th April 2017, 19:24
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By oetzi
Birds of 1832

I found this interesting article with excellent illustrations and didnt know where to post it.
http://spitalfieldslife.com/2017/04/28/thomas-bewicks-birds-of-spitalfields/
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th April 2017, 15:56
Replies: 17
Views: 2,753
Posted By oetzi
I reviewed a 6.5x and liked it so much, I bought...

I reviewed a 6.5x and liked it so much, I bought one myself. For its intended close-up-purpose, 6.5x gives a larger FOV and less wobble. A Papillo is great up close, but so-so in the distance. I am...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th April 2017, 17:14
Replies: 127
Views: 25,024
Posted By oetzi
The Kowa Genesis 8x3, because it fits my eyes the...

The Kowa Genesis 8x3, because it fits my eyes the best.
The way cheap Nikon Aculon 7x35, because I can chuck ii in any bag or container, throw it on any beast of burden (bike, scooter, car, backpack)...
Forum: Nikon Monday 17th April 2017, 16:18
Replies: 36
Views: 10,001
Posted By oetzi
The way Nikon neglects its binos, I was thinking...

The way Nikon neglects its binos, I was thinking in a more general way. Probably should have added this: ;)
Forum: Nikon Monday 17th April 2017, 10:18
Replies: 36
Views: 10,001
Posted By oetzi
Since when does Nikon want to make a (much...

Since when does Nikon want to make a (much needed) profit with Binoculars?
Forum: Nikon Monday 17th April 2017, 10:12
Replies: 18
Views: 8,442
Posted By oetzi
I do very much prefer the Aculon and Action 7x35...

I do very much prefer the Aculon and Action 7x35 over everything else in the price range up to 200,-. Just because they are so cheap, I got my Aculon for less than 80,-.

For a significantly...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st July 2015, 16:53
Replies: 33
Views: 9,378
Posted By oetzi
Have a look at the vintage casew I bought for the...

Have a look at the vintage casew I bought for the Habicht 8x30 - to be used during the review - and the sad excuse of a bag supplied by Swaro.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 3rd July 2015, 05:27
Replies: 45
Views: 14,886
Posted By oetzi
A reader of my article asked me about the EII. I...

A reader of my article asked me about the EII.
I think they are very different in one aspect. The EII is much more pleasing to the eyes in very bright light. The Habicht is brutally bright and...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2015, 17:16
Replies: 45
Views: 14,886
Posted By oetzi
A great...

A great binocular:
http://www.outdoor-professionell.de/2015/07/test-fernglas-swarovski-habicht-8x30-w/
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 28th June 2015, 16:10
Replies: 168
Views: 29,341
Posted By oetzi
Marketing is radical these days;)

Marketing is radical these days;)
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 28th June 2015, 07:09
Replies: 31
Views: 4,872
Posted By oetzi
Make it a 6x25 and the problem of the too-small...

Make it a 6x25 and the problem of the too-small exit pupil would be solved. But thats outside the way customers7 marketing do think.

As of a really good compact in generell, thats like coating a cow...
Forum: Minox Saturday 27th June 2015, 13:10
Replies: 7
Views: 10,177
Posted By oetzi
Ok, here is the english version of my...

Ok, here is the english version of my review.



At first, again the definiton of "made in germany", as made by Minox:
The Bl 8x33 HD was developed, from scrach, by Minox. It is
not a design bought...
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