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Forum: Leica Yesterday, 22:06
Replies: 95
Views: 5,011
Posted By BruceH
Bob ...... Nikon strart selling the Nikon Monarch...

Bob ...... Nikon strart selling the Nikon Monarch HG just after Birdfair in 2016 in Europe. Here is a review posted by Binastro during August, 2016. ...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 16th December 2017, 20:13
Replies: 430
Views: 66,334
Posted By BruceH
Sounds like that particular binocular is...

Sounds like that particular binocular is defective and needs to be returned or exchanged with the seller or sent to Nikon for service. I have no idea how service is handled in your part of the Nikon...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th December 2017, 22:24
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
Tract Optics 30% Off Binocular Demo Sale

Tract has announced a 30% off sale on demo binoculars, quantities limited.

Toric Demo 10X42 normally $664, sale $465
Toric Demo 8X42 normally $654, sale $458
Tekoa Demo 10X42 normally $464, sale...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th December 2017, 21:56
Replies: 81
Views: 7,191
Posted By BruceH
I noticed yesterday, Thursday, Dec 14th, that...

I noticed yesterday, Thursday, Dec 14th, that there were no items coming up on the Eagle Optics web pages. I called today and they confirmed that they ended internet sales. The original...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 14th December 2017, 21:05
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By BruceH
Ed ..... I am not finding any items on the Eagle...

Ed ..... I am not finding any items on the Eagle Optics website today. That was not the case yesterday where they still had some binocular, accessories and more.

Maybe they are revamping the site...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 14th December 2017, 18:53
Replies: 430
Views: 66,334
Posted By BruceH
Here is what I think is going on in regards to...

Here is what I think is going on in regards to the "click" sound or snapping into place.

I noticed that if I rotate the diopter ring just a little bit, the resistance decreases and the snap or...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 13th December 2017, 20:01
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
B & H Photo Canon IS Sale

It may have been mentioned in some other threads but B & H Photo currently has discounts on some of the Canon Image Stabilization binoculars.

8X25 - Normal $399.99, Savings $100, Sale...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 13th December 2017, 19:30
Replies: 430
Views: 66,334
Posted By BruceH
Jerry ..... I have the 8X42 Nikon Monarch HG but...

Jerry ..... I have the 8X42 Nikon Monarch HG but the diopter mechanism looks to be the same.

Mine is firm and clicks into place. It does not unlock either shaking it or rubbing something against...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 12th December 2017, 19:50
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
Optics Planet 10% Off Coupon

Optics Planet currently has a 10% off coupon code of WRAP10. Offer ends 12/13/17 at 11:59 PM CST. Max discount is $1,000. It can be used on multiple product lines but there may be some vendor...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th December 2017, 08:52
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
Tract Optics 10% Off

Tract Optics has a holiday promotion code of 10% off site wide. The offer ends December 10th, 2017.

Promotion code is CHRISTMAS17.

Example:

Tract Toric 10X42 normally $664.00
Promotion...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 4th December 2017, 01:28
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By BruceH
Stephen ...... That is a very nice description of...

Stephen ...... That is a very nice description of your new SF. I assume it is the 8X42 based on the great 3D effect.

I agree about the case. It looks to be high quality but the design did not...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 2nd December 2017, 17:10
Replies: 199
Views: 18,211
Posted By BruceH
Dennis ..... So true but as Lee reminded, imports...

Dennis ..... So true but as Lee reminded, imports do not necessarily get provided the same level of service or coverage as SONA units. Anyone purchasing an import should factor the different...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 1st December 2017, 15:17
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
Optics Planet 10% Off and 13% Continues

Optics Planet has a new 10% off code on purchases of $100 or more, good for binoculars and other products. The code is DCMBR10. Coupon expires 12/3/17 at 11:59PM...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 1st December 2017, 00:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By BruceH
Rabbix ...... I assume you bought the Swaro off...

Rabbix ...... I assume you bought the Swaro off of eBay USA. My understanding is if the product is returned because it wsa mis-represented, then the seller must pay the return shipping and the...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 30th November 2017, 23:46
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By BruceH
I do not see this as an optical issue but as a...

I do not see this as an optical issue but as a value issue. Did you get $1,500 US in value is the question.

Give Swaro a call and see if they can give you a rough estimate of what it would cost...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 30th November 2017, 22:26
Replies: 199
Views: 18,211
Posted By BruceH
I called Swarovski of North America (SONA) to...

I called Swarovski of North America (SONA) to find out how they handle warranty repairs on binoculars not imported by them.

They will accept these units for repair. In most cases it will be sent...
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 29th November 2017, 21:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By BruceH
Lee ..... Good to hear you were able to break...

Lee ..... Good to hear you were able to break away from the household chores and clear the snow for a comparision of these two binoculars. ;)

So it looks like the Trinovid is a little bit better...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 28th November 2017, 00:05
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
Zeiss SF Special at B & H Photo

I happened to notice B & H Photo is running a special price right now on the Zeiss SF newer black models.

- SF 8X42 $2,499.99 ($350 savings)
- SF 10X42 $2,699.99 ($200 savings)

No ending date for...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 26th November 2017, 23:35
Replies: 199
Views: 18,211
Posted By BruceH
Are you sure about that? I know I read some...

Are you sure about that? I know I read some posts indicating that a Swarovski binocular had to be a North America import in order to have warranty work covered by Swaro of N. America (SNOA). Here...
Forum: Opticron Sunday 26th November 2017, 19:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By BruceH
Thanks Lee for confirming the weight of the...

Thanks Lee for confirming the weight of the Traveller at 15.8 oz. That is close enough to the 15.9 spec! That puts it very close to the Nikon Monarch 7 8X30 at 15.4 oz, but with the advantage of...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 26th November 2017, 16:41
Replies: 199
Views: 18,211
Posted By BruceH
Good to see you back on the buying train with the...

Good to see you back on the buying train with the Nikon EII, the Bushnell M and now a bigger step yet, the new CL. You must have figured out a way to hide it from your wife! Hopefully the new CL...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 26th November 2017, 16:04
Replies: 32
Views: 5,895
Posted By BruceH
Thanks Kevin! It did take some pressure so make...

Thanks Kevin!

It did take some pressure so make sure everything is well fitted, aligned and you have a secure hold so nothing slips. The big concern is to have the tool slip out of the pin holes an...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Saturday 25th November 2017, 18:52
Replies: 64
Views: 7,162
Posted By BruceH
That could be! Just because the dot connect does...

That could be! Just because the dot connect does not mean they follow the correct path, thus the comment about it only being an assumption. I always wonder how the general marketing hype that...
Forum: Opticron Saturday 25th November 2017, 18:23
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By BruceH
Thanks for posting the review of the Traveller. ...

Thanks for posting the review of the Traveller. Nice job!

Your timing is good since the Traveller 8X32 is the only binocular that was on my Black Friday radar. Upland reported some issues the...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 25th November 2017, 17:37
Replies: 3,402
Views: 913,701
Posted By BruceH
The $.88 at the end of the $1,499.88 for the Euro...

The $.88 at the end of the $1,499.88 for the Euro scope sometimes indicates a close out in the Cabela's world. It does get confusing because the big sale on the Guide binocular had .88 at the end...
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