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Forum: Leica Monday 11th December 2017, 03:49
Replies: 33
Views: 2,062
Posted By dwever
With the 7x42 UVHD+ Leica hit a magical sweet...

With the 7x42 UVHD+ Leica hit a magical sweet spot where everything came together exquisitely to the point where that sample's usability, image, and industrial design just about gave the 7x42 a soul....
Forum: Leica Saturday 9th December 2017, 19:11
Replies: 33
Views: 2,062
Posted By dwever
Respectfully, not sure how 4.6 ounces (130Gr)...

Respectfully, not sure how 4.6 ounces (130Gr) makes any real difference; but then for years I was in awe of a pair of 7X50 1200 gr. Zeiss Marines happily used for hours and hours at a time in LE. I...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 6th December 2017, 01:48
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By dwever
http://www.greatestbinoculars.com/allpages/reviews...

http://www.greatestbinoculars.com/allpages/reviews/leica/ultravid8x32hdplus/ultravid8x32hdplus.html

Not for me in the UVHD+. 7x42 would be sweet.
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 15:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By dwever
Yeah, but from the reviews I think it might be a...

Yeah, but from the reviews I think it might be a stretch to say it performs like the Swar. In the reviews, the Swaro's seem to be preferred when compared head-to-head with the Zeiss.

As one...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 18th November 2017, 00:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By dwever
Yes, corrected. Thanks

Yes, corrected. Thanks
Forum: Swarovski Friday 17th November 2017, 18:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By dwever
January Trip To Alaska Looking At Swarovski 15x56 SLC - Advice Please, T/U!

I am going to Wasilla, Alaska this month and again in January. Very long range viewing is frequent there.

I would like the reach of the Swarovski 15x56 SLC, and may purchase it this week to...
Forum: Leica Thursday 19th October 2017, 21:26
Replies: 235
Views: 29,919
Posted By dwever
Hoping for 7x42's

Hoping for 7x42's
Forum: Leica Monday 16th October 2017, 16:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dwever
Yeah, I figured the index finger in the first...

Yeah, I figured the index finger in the first picture would get called out. My point would be that for me anyway, none of that even occurred to me until I read a concern on a review. The picture...
Forum: Leica Monday 16th October 2017, 15:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By dwever
Noctivid Focuser Position Criticisms Baffling

Wading in to the weeds this morning: So I keep running in to reviews and users issuing dislike regarding the focuser placement on the NVD.

From March 2017, "I was not attracted by the Leica...
Forum: Leica Sunday 15th October 2017, 18:35
Replies: 28
Views: 1,606
Posted By dwever
Weight be da#*ed. Bright. Every time. Good luck.

Weight be da#*ed. Bright. Every time. Good luck.
Forum: Leica Friday 13th October 2017, 21:08
Replies: 235
Views: 29,919
Posted By dwever
Fairly recent NVD review by Outdoor Life tops...

Fairly recent NVD review by Outdoor Life tops their list.

Lecia Noctivid 10X42, Nathaniel Welch
This mechanically elegant and supremely bright 10x42 is among the finest hunting optics we’ve ever...
Forum: Leica Friday 13th October 2017, 19:06
Replies: 41
Views: 3,435
Posted By dwever
Wow. Maybe West Texas is still really hot.

Wow. Maybe West Texas is still really hot.
Forum: Leica Thursday 12th October 2017, 22:35
Replies: 41
Views: 3,435
Posted By dwever
Brightness: "The brightness of a binocular is...

Brightness:

"The brightness of a binocular is important to birders, especially if they like to go out owling or want to watch woodcocks displaying at dawn. To check out the brightness of our test...
Forum: Leica Thursday 12th October 2017, 22:23
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By dwever
Brightness: "The brightness of a binocular is...

Brightness:

"The brightness of a binocular is important to birders, especially if they like to go out owling or want to watch woodcocks displaying at dawn. To check out the brightness of our test...
Forum: Leica Thursday 12th October 2017, 15:25
Replies: 23
Views: 2,559
Posted By dwever
I too am struggling as the OP now says in Post...

I too am struggling as the OP now says in Post #13 of this thread that his sample, “is sharp at any distance.” Torview points out the general consensus, “surely if this is just the scale...
Forum: Retailers and Dealers Offers Tuesday 10th October 2017, 20:56
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By dwever
Thanks Doug! You guys have really taken care of...

Thanks Doug! You guys have really taken care of me in three separate purchases of Leica Sports Optics, I can't thank you enough.

Took my Leica UVHD+ 8x42's to South Africa and Rwanda. Bino scoped...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 10th October 2017, 18:09
Replies: 23
Views: 2,559
Posted By dwever
As Mike F. points out, the key: "The movement in...

As Mike F. points out, the key: "The movement in the diopter display is not transferred to the actual mechanism." It is within the display only. Thing is, I have zero movement in my diopter display...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 10th October 2017, 17:01
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By dwever
Looking through Chuck's NV's earlier this year, I...

Looking through Chuck's NV's earlier this year, I ordered a pair from Eagle Optics the same day as I recall - I was supposed to keep his pair overnight, but it was immediately evident my search was...
Forum: Leica Monday 2nd October 2017, 14:21
Replies: 23
Views: 2,559
Posted By dwever
Exactly. Can it be seen optically when viewing...

Exactly. Can it be seen optically when viewing and focusing.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 18th September 2017, 21:20
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By dwever
Yes, it is the Huntsville store. I'm going by...

Yes, it is the Huntsville store. I'm going by again this afternoon, at a minimum I'll get exactly which unit it is and a picture.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 18th September 2017, 08:59
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By dwever
No. This was yesterday in a Cabela's retail...

No. This was yesterday in a Cabela's retail store with updated neck-strap attachments. Wish I had snapped a pic.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 18th September 2017, 02:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By dwever
EL 10X50 Swaro's only $2K from $2,799 at Cabella's

So I'm interested in the 10X50 EL's marked $800 off and in stock. I heard they're discontinued?

What is the scoop before I potentially buy? Are they being replaced?
Forum: Leica Friday 15th September 2017, 15:23
Replies: 75
Views: 8,255
Posted By dwever
If it was bought in January and has spent most of...

If it was bought in January and has spent most of it's life in Leica repair facilities, it is time Leica stepped up and replaced it.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 12th September 2017, 08:22
Replies: 75
Views: 8,255
Posted By dwever
Site etiquette is hardly regional. On September...

Site etiquette is hardly regional. On September 2nd Hermann was publicly wondering how to ignore your posts . . . from Germany. A predilection for getting under folks skin with intention perhaps...
Forum: Leica Monday 11th September 2017, 23:46
Replies: 75
Views: 8,255
Posted By dwever
To leap on a person's problem like that and stick...

To leap on a person's problem like that and stick another brand in their face is poor form as evidenced by Globetrotter setting the record straight that to him the Noctivid is far superior to the HT...
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