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Recent content by cappi

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    Nikon EII 8x30

    A while back I had been looking for a pair of the elusive Nikon 8x30 EII binoculars with the GREEN coatings on the lenses. Recently there has been quite a few Nikon 8x30 EII bins on the internet (Ebay) however these do not appear to have the greenish tinted coatings. Are these coatings every bit...
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    Bushnell 7x26 Elite Custom vs Elite e2 Custom

    Without the original box how can you tell if the binocular is a 7x26 Elite Custom or the later 7x26 Elite e2 Custom?
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    Interpupillary distance

    My eye docter measured my IPD at 62MM . When I use a ruler on the binoculars and deviate several MMs from 62 I seem to notice a decrease in the DEPTH of field of my porro bins. Any one else experience this ?
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    ED glass usage in PORROS

    Aside from the Swift 804, 820 etc. series of bins are there other manufacturers using the ED glass in there PORRO binoculars ?
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    Vixen Geoma 8X32 ZWCF Binoculars

    Frank, Any luck receiving the Vixen 8x32 Geo bins you were expecting? I am hoping that there PFM ( Perfect Full Multicoatings) are not just advertising hype. With current limited porro research and development I am in the market for recent coating upgrades in bins that are selling under the...
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    clarification needed nitrogen filled and air to glass surfaces

    Ok I get it with regards to the nitrogen vs argon issue. But still unclear as to if the INTERNAL glass surfaces are multicoated. Its the air to glass issue. If nitrogen or argon filled, then NO AIR internally,thus no coatings----correct? ? ? How about if instead they only stated FULLY...
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    clarification needed nitrogen filled and air to glass surfaces

    If a manufacturer states that his binoculars are nitrogen filled and then goes on to state that all AIR to GLASS surfaces are multicoated, does that mean that only the front outer surface of the front objective and the exterior surface of the ocular lens, are the only surfaces multicoated...
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    PCF WP 8x40 differences to PCF WPII

    How is the PCF WP different from the PCF WPII ?
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    Zen-Ray Binoculars Giveaways. Ultimate Prize: two pairs of PRIME HD binoculars

    Zen ray Giveaway My way or your way the best way to make your day Is with Zen Ray
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    Depth of Field Porro vs Roof prism

    Gentlemen, I cant thank you enough for sharing with me the wealth of information you have accumulated thru your years of experience. This info will most likely keep me using the porros for hopefully another 20 years. I often find myself in the dense hardwoods of the northeast and the ability to...
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    Depth of Field Porro vs Roof prism

    Call me a sweet old fashioned guy but for 50 years i have owned only porro prism binoculars. My reasons were the price and very importantly the better ( to my eye ) depth of field. Researching the internet has confirmed my beliefs that the porros have a better field of view. However have...
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    Collecting Bushnell/ Bausch & Lomb binoculars

    Is there any information out there as the the serial numbers/dates of manufacture of Bushnell binoculars ? Would be a useful tool for distinguishing the level of coatings, ie. coated, fully, multi, fully multi coated, etc.