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Recent content by Grimnir

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    Zeiss / east coast binocular repairs

    Full marks to Gary from me for the work that he has done on my much-loved 7x42 Dialyt T*P. Graham
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    I understand from a dealer, who put the question to Swarovski on my behalf, that the prisms are Schmidt-Pechan. Graham
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    Ed, the Linet is nowhere near 96* AFoV. Linet were notorious for their completely over-the-top claims on their prism covers. They wouldn't get away with it today. The AFoV is probably mid 70s so comparable with the new NL. Graham
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    ... and here at 3:12 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqtpuzV5M7k&feature=youtu.be Graham
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    More pictures including the headpod here: https://www.armimagazine.it/swarovski-nl-pure-il-binocolo-per-scoprire-la-natura/ Graham
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    Yes, it must be. Graham
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    Re-alignment of Nikon 7x35 7.3 degree early E series binoculars

    +1 for Cory - he's a quality optical repair guy - no doubting that. Bill - long time no talk - how are you doing? BTW great quote but Einstein never said it. Graham
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    Early Reviews SE and EII Porro Binoculars

    Bill Cook (not Cole), surely. Graham
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    Dialyt 7x42B T*P* has arrived - first impressions

    Hi Tom, Alas, nothing is perfect in this world and in the case of my 1993 7x42 Dialyt, it's also the focus which is imperfect - the optics are absolutely wonderful. Some reviews I've read also identified the focus as a weak feature. Best, Graham
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    Dialyt 7x42B T*P* has arrived - first impressions

    Hi Gary, I was under the impression that all the 7x42B Dialyts marked T*P* (i.e. the later ones) had 7-digit serial numbers of the form 2XXXXXX. Is this not correct? Graham
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    Dialyt 7x42B T*P* has arrived - first impressions

    Hi Tom, Gary at ECBR or Zeiss Germany can tell you immediately - just drop them a line. I think yours is a relatively late sample - maybe 2001 or 2002 but that's a wild guess. Yeah it's a wonderful glass with superb transparency, contrast and colour rendition. As you say, it's a glass to love...
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    Dialyt 7x42B T*P* has arrived - first impressions

    Glad you like them Tom - the Dialyt 7x42 is indeed a classic glass. Which year was yours made? Graham
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    Zeiss 7x42 B/GA -- what does GA mean

    1. It is rubber armoured. I don't believe that 'G/A' is part of the official designation for this model. 2. Yes. See my 'Magnificent Service from Zeiss UK!' post earlier today. It's an excellent binocular. Graham
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    Magnificent service from Zeiss UK!

    I recently bought a 1993 Zeiss Dialyt 7x42B T*P which, although in broadly very good condition, had a few issues in that the right dioptre ring was broken, there was a speck in the right telescope, the focus was stiff and the armour was starting to lift. So I sent it off to Zeiss UK in Norfolk...
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    Trying to decode Zeiss names £letter/star abbreviations

    B - for spectacle wearers GA - rubber armour T* - lens coatings P - roof prism coatings P* - roof prism coatings (identical to P)
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