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Forum: Swarovski Friday 1st December 2017, 03:24
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
YIKES!!! Bet this rep felt he was under some...

YIKES!!! Bet this rep felt he was under some intense lights and a relentless and thorough investigation!!!

Good work Bruce!

CG
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 03:13
Replies: 3,402
Views: 910,794
Posted By cycleguy
I am seeing 10% off Leica at B&H. CG

I am seeing 10% off Leica at B&H.

CG
Forum: Meopta Tuesday 21st November 2017, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 4,031
Posted By cycleguy
I have been told by floor salespeople that the...

I have been told by floor salespeople that the glass is the same and the armoring and focus wheel is all that has changed.

CG
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st November 2017, 02:39
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By cycleguy
I wish Nikon would have had a by mail demo unit...

I wish Nikon would have had a by mail demo unit to try so I didn't have to purchase my EDG sight unseen AND I wish Leica would have had a by mail demo unit to try so I didn't have to purchase my...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st November 2017, 02:22
Replies: 65
Views: 5,657
Posted By cycleguy
I think it was a "look in the mirror moment" as I...

I think it was a "look in the mirror moment" as I had my little girl at my side... or so I like to think!!! o:D

CG
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th November 2017, 18:42
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By cycleguy
Good to hear Steve and thanks for the review on...

Good to hear Steve and thanks for the review on this one!

Would also like to add Maven has 15% off C series thru the holidays...

CG
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th November 2017, 16:33
Replies: 65
Views: 5,657
Posted By cycleguy
I have had the same good fortune here in our...

I have had the same good fortune here in our national forest, but only for around 30 seconds. I really felt blessed this day... for the sighting and not getting trampled!o:)

CG
Forum: Swarovski Friday 17th November 2017, 01:20
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
Yes, 10x is a little shaky in my hands these...

Yes, 10x is a little shaky in my hands these days.:-O

I had hoped allbinos would do rankings for 10x32 binoculars so I could compare his results to my own but that never materialized. I always...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 16th November 2017, 03:11
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
Loved my EL WB 10x32 for a decade and then it...

Loved my EL WB 10x32 for a decade and then it became obvious I wasn't a match for 10x anymore. My EL WB 8x32 and EL SV 8x32 didn't stick around much more than a year...

CG
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th November 2017, 02:54
Replies: 65
Views: 5,657
Posted By cycleguy
Bruce, :t: Ditto... but with whatever glass I've...

Bruce,

:t: Ditto... but with whatever glass I've been carrying for the day! And no that isn't a Bourbon Whiskey glass Troub... which I am having a shot of as I type (Woodford Reserve Distiller's...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 14th November 2017, 14:36
Replies: 65
Views: 5,657
Posted By cycleguy
And then there is the "spot and stalk" hunter or...

And then there is the "spot and stalk" hunter or maybe that is supposed to be "stalk and spot" where everything is changing near to far with every step.

CG
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 12th November 2017, 15:24
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
Ugliest binocular vote could be an interesting...

Ugliest binocular vote could be an interesting and amusing thread. :D
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 11th November 2017, 23:31
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
I felt the same when I first saw it, but after...

I felt the same when I first saw it, but after having looked at it for a while I've come around to liking the appearance of the new one better. Ultimately, it will come down to how it feels in hand...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 11th November 2017, 06:16
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
OR, the cost of a new 8.5x42 EL wb when they...

OR, the cost of a new 8.5x42 EL wb when they first came out... if my memory is working correctly. :-O

CG
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 8th November 2017, 02:22
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
OK... I see everyone must be in line for the...

OK... I see everyone must be in line for the iphone??

CG
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 7th November 2017, 01:56
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
Anyone non US/Canada in the birdforum...

Anyone non US/Canada in the birdforum neighborhood go out and get these/try these today??? Were people lined up at the stores like with iphone???

I'm very excited about this unit, but looks like I...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 30th October 2017, 20:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By cycleguy
When you send them in, do you insure them? for...

When you send them in, do you insure them? for the full amount? Who ships and how much to insure a $2K -$2.5K item?

CG
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 19th October 2017, 01:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By cycleguy
Sometimes #1 and #2 are all you are going to get....

Sometimes #1 and #2 are all you are going to get. I grew tired of letting local retail decide what I was going to own. Their combined selection is slim and fails to offer much of the interesting...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 14th October 2017, 01:55
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
Doing much the same. Spent the first seven...

Doing much the same. Spent the first seven months of the year cutting back, tossing, sending to the goodwill, craigslist for sale, and just giving away. It has been a noticeable improvement but...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th October 2017, 05:33
Replies: 160
Views: 8,585
Posted By cycleguy
Dennis, I know it was at Cabela's but don't...

Dennis,

I know it was at Cabela's but don't recall if it was Lone Tree or Thornton ??? I pass thru them too frequently. Also think it was a 10x model and not 8x.

I was comparing it to what I...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th October 2017, 02:05
Replies: 160
Views: 8,585
Posted By cycleguy
I handled that one at the store not too long ago....

I handled that one at the store not too long ago. It did not score number 1 in my test.

CG
Forum: Nikon Friday 6th October 2017, 01:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,737
Posted By cycleguy
JoeJ, I have a first gen 7x EDG. I picked it up...

JoeJ,

I have a first gen 7x EDG. I picked it up as a refurbished unit for around $800 from a retailer. Its serial number is under 120 so I suspect one of the first ones. It sees occasional use and...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 5th October 2017, 01:44
Replies: 24
Views: 6,159
Posted By cycleguy
You guys are starting to sound like a pack of...

You guys are starting to sound like a pack of Dennis... (but Dennis isn't singing this tune anymore)!!

dmcharge, if portability is an issue... say hiking most all day... and you will be glassing...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 23:22
Replies: 196
Views: 17,577
Posted By cycleguy
Here is information from the web page of the link...

Here is information from the web page of the link provided above:

"Order online
This product will be available at authorized dealers and in our online shop starting on November 6th, 2017."

CG
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 26th September 2017, 04:20
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By cycleguy
Uuuuhhhggg!!!! I really dread this.:C...

Uuuuhhhggg!!!! I really dread this.:C

Here...

A Cabela's on the north and east ends of the metro area, and a Bass Pro on the east/central end.

A couple of Sportsmen's Warehouses and a couple of...
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