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Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Sunday 28th April 2013, 23:33
Replies: 58
Views: 42,146
Posted By lucznik
You can't. It's design only allows so much...

You can't. It's design only allows so much adjustment (or cutting).

I agree that it is made too long. There are, of course, lots of alternative options available.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th November 2012, 04:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,862
Posted By lucznik
I have an 8x20 Zeiss in a case on my belt or in a...

I have an 8x20 Zeiss in a case on my belt or in a pocket pretty much all the time. This is also my primary "travelling" binocular as its size is so conducive to easy carrying.

My full sized bins lay...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th November 2012, 01:52
Replies: 1,577
Views: 247,639
Posted By lucznik
I never think "wow" as a result of a binocular. ...

I never think "wow" as a result of a binocular. The "wow" factor only comes as a function of what I am looking at THROUGH the binocular.

Optics are a tool; nothing more.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 19th November 2012, 03:28
Replies: 33
Views: 5,960
Posted By lucznik
Bausch and Lomb 10x42 Discoverer Porro prism @...

Bausch and Lomb 10x42 Discoverer Porro prism @ Cabelas for $170.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th November 2012, 23:49
Replies: 83
Views: 10,226
Posted By lucznik
Leupold had their switch power 7/12x32. The FoV...

Leupold had their switch power 7/12x32. The FoV for a 7x is a bit narrow @ 376 ft (7.2*) but it is otherwise quite excellent. The added ability to switch to 12x when you want a little bit closer...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Friday 9th November 2012, 05:17
Replies: 58
Views: 42,146
Posted By lucznik
Binoculars arrived today and so far I'm really...

Binoculars arrived today and so far I'm really pleased. They'll get a thorough workout this weekend but, first impressions suggest they are even better than my old split-bridge model.
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Tuesday 6th November 2012, 07:11
Replies: 58
Views: 42,146
Posted By lucznik
I once had an "original" open-bridge Elite that I...

I once had an "original" open-bridge Elite that I should never have sold.
Overstock.com has a very few of these new Elite EDs on sale right now for $449. Coupled with Bushnell's current ('till the...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Sunday 30th October 2011, 02:35
Replies: 40
Views: 14,033
Posted By lucznik
The Elite doubler is one of my favorite pieces of...

The Elite doubler is one of my favorite pieces of gear. I really like it as a means of carrying a small spotting scope when weight is a real factor and even a 50mm scope would be too much.

I have...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 1st March 2011, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,391
Posted By lucznik
I had the Bushnell Elite 2.5x doubler for awhile....

I had the Bushnell Elite 2.5x doubler for awhile. I had it coupled with my 10x43 Elite binocular and I found it very useful indeed. I almost always mounted the binocular to a small tripod when I...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 28th January 2011, 23:40
Replies: 62
Views: 14,826
Posted By lucznik
Mine is an 8x42. I also owned a 10x42 for awhile...

Mine is an 8x42. I also owned a 10x42 for awhile and I very much regret selling that one. I didn't know tjere was ever a 9x35 in the Discoverer lineup.

As to my experience with Bushnell customer...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th January 2011, 22:31
Replies: 62
Views: 14,826
Posted By lucznik
My experience with Bushnell service has been hit...

My experience with Bushnell service has been hit and miss. On one occasion (with one of their split-bridge Elite binoculars) the service I got was quick, on point, and free. On another occasion, I...
Forum: Leupold Thursday 23rd December 2010, 18:56
Replies: 2
Views: 5,900
Posted By lucznik
Leupold Switch Power review (10/17x42)

I thought I would post some info about a new binocular my wife got for me for a combo birthday/Christmas present.

It is the 10/17x42 Leupold Golden Ring (GR) Switch Power (SP) binocular. I think...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 15:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,422
Posted By lucznik
Posted on Tero's long-lost thread as...

Posted on Tero's long-lost thread as well...



This will sound harsh. I know. Nevertheless...

I have no experience with Opticron (not sold in the USA - that I know of) so; I will limit my...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 15:21
Replies: 481
Views: 69,950
Posted By lucznik
This will sound harsh. I know. ...

This will sound harsh. I know. Nevertheless...

I have no experience with Opticron (not sold in the USA - that I know of) so; I will limit my comments to the others you have listed though, my guess...
Forum: Leupold Wednesday 13th May 2009, 21:44
Replies: 51
Views: 16,943
Posted By lucznik
Better depth of field = almost assuredly yes,...

Better depth of field = almost assuredly yes, because of the Porro prism design.

I don't know about any comparison of colors.
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Thursday 16th April 2009, 16:06
Replies: 36
Views: 8,632
Posted By lucznik
Have you considered starting out with sending the...

Have you considered starting out with sending the binocular to Bushnell for repair? They are advertised as having a Lifetime warranty. It would be worth the cost of postage to put that warranty to...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 24th March 2009, 00:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By lucznik
Expectation can easily result in heavy doses of...

Expectation can easily result in heavy doses of disappointment. o:D
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 23rd March 2009, 23:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By lucznik
Yes. Most definitely.

Yes. Most definitely.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 23rd March 2009, 23:55
Replies: 48
Views: 7,081
Posted By lucznik
Henry, Could you describe for us the...

Henry,

Could you describe for us the best/easiest way you have found to perform (and interpret) these tests?
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 19th March 2009, 16:38
Replies: 155
Views: 18,051
Posted By lucznik
I think the best part of these Optic1050s is the...

I think the best part of these Optic1050s is the "instant eye width regulator." :t:

If only my expensive binoculars had come with such an amazing feature... o:D

Throw on some ED glass and you'd...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 16th March 2009, 15:05
Replies: 155
Views: 18,051
Posted By lucznik
Actually I don't have a problem with your...

Actually I don't have a problem with your now-current argument that it is not necessary to buy Alpha glass to get quality. This is, in point of fact, the very argument that I (and others) have been...
Forum: Leupold Sunday 15th March 2009, 01:27
Replies: 3
Views: 3,861
Posted By lucznik
My uncle has one of these binoculars. They are...

My uncle has one of these binoculars.

They are the early WindRiver models. They are not phase corrected. I believe the FoV is something like 270 ft @ 1000 yds though, I would have to ask him to...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th March 2009, 14:09
Replies: 155
Views: 18,051
Posted By lucznik
Your Leica Trinovids, you know, the 7x ones that...

Your Leica Trinovids, you know, the 7x ones that were "made by God," were "old technology" when you discovered them. That didn't stop you from heralding them as "the best."

The Nikon SE, which you...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th March 2009, 13:50
Replies: 155
Views: 18,051
Posted By lucznik
I don't necessarily disagree with this at all. ...

I don't necessarily disagree with this at all. But, you are the one who tried to suggest that his expererience (as a 20+ yr professional) was of "little relevance" simply because it did not coincide...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th March 2009, 03:51
Replies: 155
Views: 18,051
Posted By lucznik
I would suggest you avoid the extremes of...

I would suggest you avoid the extremes of so-called binocular advancement and invest your money in brands and models that have proven themselves, their quality (both optical and build), their actual,...
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