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Forum: Canon Wednesday 30th March 2011, 17:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By eirikis
Thrifty but quality Canon easy to hike with set up for Casual Birder

I used to buy department store binoculars and thanks to the wisdom of folks here, my wife and I for three years have enjoyed his and her quality bins each in the $300 price range and bought at...
Forum: Others Tuesday 14th October 2008, 19:35
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By eirikis
Lens Cleaning

OK, is there a trick? Can I screw up the fully multicoated whatever? Should I use lens paper or q tips or a brillo pad? Should I use water, windex or some other solution.

No matter how careful I am,...
Forum: Others Monday 13th October 2008, 04:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By eirikis
my search for budget bins that perform like good glass

I have half a dozen old binoculars that family and friends have given me through the years, the types you get in a department store for $39.95.

Some of them were so out of whack that I looked on the...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 18th September 2008, 00:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By eirikis
Buying Used... good idea or not?

Have three kids, two orthodontists and a wife more concerned with remodeling the bathroom than having her man own a collection of thousand dollar bins... she has a terrible sense of priorities and...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 13th September 2008, 21:10
Replies: 15
Views: 3,535
Posted By eirikis
[QUOTE=brocknroller;1287615]Good Luck! with your...

[QUOTE=brocknroller;1287615]Good Luck! with your new job as a Celestron sports optics rep. :-)

It did occur to me to send my post to Celestron and ask them to send me some other decent pairs in...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 13th September 2008, 20:02
Replies: 15
Views: 3,535
Posted By eirikis
[QUOTE=pw53;1287551]eirikis, It is good to have...

[QUOTE=pw53;1287551]eirikis,

It is good to have an "entertaining" and perhaps "manipulating" point of view (after all, you are a marketing guy)

Hey, if one can't have fun, what's the point? I...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 13th September 2008, 18:30
Replies: 15
Views: 3,535
Posted By eirikis
Brand Loyalty and the Impartial Observer

Confessions of a bino buyer.

I am a marketing guy and my every project is designed to exploit the bias of the buyer. Even PhD scientists and engineers (actually especially really smart left...
Forum: Nikon Friday 12th September 2008, 16:49
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By eirikis
Ah HA! said the blind man! Thanks for the great...

Ah HA! said the blind man!

Thanks for the great insights. I now realize the disconnect.... that almost all my birding involves long distances and wide open areas. I am rarely in the woods, I tend to...
Forum: Nikon Friday 12th September 2008, 02:51
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By eirikis
[QUOTE=Sancho;1285133]Hi eirikis....my advice...

[QUOTE=Sancho;1285133]Hi eirikis....my advice is.....Don´t do it! Come back from the Dark Side! That way lies Madness!

Thank all of you for your sound advice. This place makes me laugh and I feel...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 10th September 2008, 04:08
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By eirikis
are there any decent zooms? Nikon zoom?

I appreciate that nearly everyone here knows a lot more about bins than me so I appreciate the opportunity to ask dumb questions. Do zooms make sense?

I bought my wife a nice celestron noble for...
Forum: Nikon Monday 8th September 2008, 22:31
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By eirikis
Does anybody have an opinion on either product or...

Does anybody have an opinion on either product or company?
Thanks in advance![/QUOTE]

THAK YOU. Inspired by your message I went to a store today and looked at both as a present for my wife. I love...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 7th September 2008, 04:36
Replies: 2
Views: 2,824
Posted By eirikis
Nikon Action extreme vs celestron outlander lx

I looked through 50 bins at a dealer today and decided upon the Nikon Action Extreme 12 x 50 for me. I don't mind the weight and have a steady hand and think they represent a good bang for the buck....
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