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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Yesterday, 14:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,860
Posted By Swissboy
Very nice picture. Love those shadows!

Very nice picture. Love those shadows!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 11th September 2019, 14:05
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Swissboy
We'll be at Batumi from the 25th to the first of...

We'll be at Batumi from the 25th to the first of October. Thus, I would love to get info in time about the Argo mountain alternative. We'll also go for the river area next to the airport, if we can...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 8th September 2019, 10:53
Replies: 93
Views: 5,069
Posted By Swissboy
o:Do:):t:

o:Do:):t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 2nd September 2019, 17:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By Swissboy
The problem with such outsourced reports is that...

The problem with such outsourced reports is that they tend to disappear. just like this one now has. :eek!:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 2nd September 2019, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By Swissboy
Thank you Damian, the info might come in handy if...

Thank you Damian, the info might come in handy if I really make it to Cyprus next year.
Forum: Zeiss Friday 30th August 2019, 22:15
Replies: 25
Views: 1,330
Posted By Swissboy
Also, those were the days when it was not so easy...

Also, those were the days when it was not so easy to be decently informed.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 14th August 2019, 21:32
Replies: 36
Views: 2,655
Posted By Swissboy
Thanks, that was definitely not obvious. But it...

Thanks, that was definitely not obvious. But it actually then allows to move about ten years at the time. And I did thus get all the way down to my birth date in 1942 within a reasonable time. Have...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 14th August 2019, 20:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Swissboy
B&H has more detailed specifications if...

B&H has more detailed specifications if interested:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/319406-USA/Nikon_7237_7x35_Action_EX_Extreme.html/specs
Forum: Leupold Wednesday 14th August 2019, 20:09
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Swissboy
Unfortunately, there is sufficient glue that had...

Unfortunately, there is sufficient glue that had seeped into the cracks that the screw/bolt would not budge.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 14th August 2019, 20:03
Replies: 36
Views: 2,655
Posted By Swissboy
Thumbs down post #1

That question of the date of birth is a joke! I would have to go through so many years at 12 months each that I'm sure the system would stop before I get to my birthday. Ridiculous way of sabotage of...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 11th August 2019, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Swissboy
If you look at the map for Europe: That black...

If you look at the map for Europe: That black blob is where Switzerland is. Just to make it clear where the money seems to be. 8-P

They were almost at my front door last week as I live near the...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 10th August 2019, 08:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,330
Posted By Swissboy
With customers like Tenex, that would be small...

With customers like Tenex, that would be small wonder, I'm afraid. It's a different story to have lifetime warranty honored or to expect free updates. So they'll have to first figure out just how far...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 6th August 2019, 18:19
Replies: 62
Views: 3,370
Posted By Swissboy
[QUOTE=Vespobuteo;3878935].... But since you...

[QUOTE=Vespobuteo;3878935].... But since you seem happy with the 8x32 Ultravid, why bother with any of the heavier bins?............QUOTE]

I notice that there is something about a x42 that...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 5th August 2019, 20:51
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Swissboy
Good luck with this, but I think it's worth the...

Good luck with this, but I think it's worth the wait. I had a 13+ year old 8x42 FL in for servicing, and when I got it back, it was as new. Did cost me some money though ($380), but yours is on a...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 4th August 2019, 12:00
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Swissboy
Two partial solutions: One, trying to position...

Two partial solutions:
One, trying to position myself such that there is no bright light coming from behind. Of course, that works well only in certain situations, like observing from my...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 4th August 2019, 09:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Swissboy
Jerry, if you look at my original post again, you...

Jerry, if you look at my original post again, you see that the reflection is by no means "slight". And others mentioned that this is normal for these binoculars. I have stated that it looks like this...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 3rd August 2019, 21:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,403
Posted By Swissboy
Hi Firby, as you can see, members are helping to...

Hi Firby, as you can see, members are helping to get you over the 10 posts limit. o:) But while that is going, I think you'd need to get some input about what would be a reasonable price to start out...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 3rd August 2019, 13:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Swissboy
Jerry, if you look at my OP (post #1), you see...

Jerry, if you look at my OP (post #1), you see what I mean. The reflection color - unfortunately - is not only on the objective side, it is also on the ocular side. I get some of that red at times...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 2nd August 2019, 20:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Swissboy
Has Lotutec been added together with the change in coating color?

It seems, red coating is not usually mentioned specifically, whereas Lotutec may be. So my question is whether by inquiring about Lotutec, one also gets info about the coating color?

In other words,...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 31st July 2019, 20:24
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By Swissboy
My main problem with 10x vs 8x is that I find the...

My main problem with 10x vs 8x is that I find the 10x much more difficult to hold steady. But then, I just turned 77.
Forum: Leupold Monday 29th July 2019, 20:56
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Swissboy
Thank you so much, Pete! Really appreciate your...

Thank you so much, Pete! Really appreciate your help. At least I know now how to procede.
Forum: Leupold Friday 26th July 2019, 18:53
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Swissboy
How to fix loose hinge?

I have a Greenring 6x30 model that I really cherish. Just compared it in twilight to a roof 8x32 Zeiss FL, and the Leupold actually was brighter and looked sharper. Though at 6x vs 8x, there was a...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th July 2019, 15:19
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By Swissboy
Fully agree with you here.

Fully agree with you here.
Forum: Zeiss Friday 26th July 2019, 14:56
Replies: 93
Views: 5,069
Posted By Swissboy
Laws and actual health hazards, I'd rather we had...

Laws and actual health hazards, I'd rather we had some more objective info from an informed source. :-C
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 24th July 2019, 18:29
Replies: 23
Views: 2,406
Posted By Swissboy
Fully agree with you, Lee. Apart from safety...

Fully agree with you, Lee. Apart from safety concerns, it would actually be detrimental to the manufacturers' interests. They would hardly get customers to replace their outdated models. So why be...
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