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    adhoc replied to the thread Roger Vine's Zeiss 20x60S review.
    Thanks. Sorry if I'm dense, but does that mean CA (as detected by RV) is: (a) at the exact focus point not noticeable; a bit inside and...
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    adhoc replied to the thread Roger Vine's Zeiss 20x60S review.
    The section on CA runs as follows. Could someone (perhaps RV if reading this) please explain what is meant by the words I have...
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    Is he able to hold up (lift and then keep steady for long enough) a porro-prism ("traditional"-shaped, before straight-barrel) model of...
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    adhoc replied to the thread 10x32 viable alternative to 10x42?.
    It seems that for 1½(?) decades the Zeiss Victory FL 10x32, which has just been discontinued, has excelled pretty much on all fronts...
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    adhoc replied to the thread 10x32 viable alternative to 10x42?.
    It is often said that in bird/nature viewing the difference in an image through, say, a 32 mm and a 42 mm, with the same magnification...
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    adhoc posted the thread Victory FL discontinued? in Zeiss.
    End of an era? The Zeiss website has removed the Victory FL section. (Did it last have only the 8x and 10x 32s?) The sections now are...
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    adhoc replied to the thread 10x32 viable alternative to 10x42?.
    Another option is the Zeiss Conquest 10x32. Below are comments by two well-regarded reviewers. As well as info. for the OP this is for...
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    adhoc replied to the thread New MeoStar B1 Plus Binoculars.
    The tables are turned on me. Have others too had that experience, then? I'd like to know about this at any configuration though...
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    adhoc replied to the thread Theron Questa 8x42 and 10x42.
    This is a pretty subjective aspect but another thing I liked about the McKinley was its color rendition and I gather from what I read...
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    adhoc replied to the thread New MeoStar B1 Plus Binoculars.
    John, the figure in the table of B1.1 (non-Plus) by Meopta in your image works out to 1240g so probably includes caps+strap. The figure...
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    adhoc replied to the thread New MeoStar B1 Plus Binoculars.
    The data in the attached image shows that in 15x56 the B1.1 is at least 70 g lighter than the B1 Plus.
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    adhoc replied to the thread Theron Questa 8x42 and 10x42.
    HoodieOR, reports generally convey that the 10x is not as good as the 8x. This is so with the Theron Questa and the other binoculars...
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    adhoc replied to the thread New MeoStar B1 Plus Binoculars.
    Meopta's website says that compared with B1.1 "B1 Plus features enhanced optical tolerances to provide even sharper images and greater...
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