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Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 5th December 2010, 09:50
Replies: 38
Views: 2,679
Posted By mook
Waxwings - 12 of them this very morning.... Had...

Waxwings - 12 of them this very morning....

Had just popped the kettle on (still doesn't fit) and noticed a group of birds landing in the tree at the bottom of the garden... thought I was still...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 6th August 2010, 09:15
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By mook
Yes, according to Swarovski literature the B =...

Yes, according to Swarovski literature the B = Brillenträgerokular (no wonder they just use the letter 'B').

Mook
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 31st July 2010, 15:17
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By mook
Hi Martin, W = wideangle B = spectacle wearers...

Hi Martin,

W = wideangle

B = spectacle wearers eyepiece

Hope that helps.

Mook.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 25th June 2010, 18:57
Replies: 52
Views: 19,498
Posted By mook
Have you tried here? Quick Google brought this...

Have you tried here? Quick Google brought this page up.....

http://www.monkoptics.co.uk/sporting/Fuji_hunt.html

Not sure how up to date the webpage is but you could always give them a call........
Forum: Others Thursday 5th June 2008, 15:39
Replies: 9
Views: 3,232
Posted By mook
Those Tasco bins from 7dayshop.com are a waste of...

Those Tasco bins from 7dayshop.com are a waste of time....ordered some for a relative of mine but found them to be awful....not even worth it for a tenner!

Focus was the 'quick-focus' type - a...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 11th June 2007, 07:19
Replies: 72
Views: 11,184
Posted By mook
You're a brave man Ronald! The concept is...

You're a brave man Ronald!

The concept is obviously something that works (easing the load), but just not comfortably enough at the moment. It's a question now of ergonomics - the yoke method is...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 8th June 2007, 16:43
Replies: 72
Views: 11,184
Posted By mook
Some neat ideas....but at what cost to personal...

Some neat ideas....but at what cost to personal wellbeing!!? Not to mention street, sorry, 'field' cred......maybe the answer lies in a Steadicam type device, they're not cheap, but you'll never feel...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 7th June 2007, 20:21
Replies: 72
Views: 11,184
Posted By mook
Oh no.....now we're starting to get Google ads...

Oh no.....now we're starting to get Google ads for 'bins' as wells as 'Bins' - see beneath posts.

I had to read your post twice David before I comprehended.....thought you'd replied to the wrong...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 7th June 2007, 08:38
Replies: 72
Views: 11,184
Posted By mook
Hi Ronald, BIN YOKE.....I like it! No reason why...

Hi Ronald,

BIN YOKE.....I like it! No reason why this device wouldn't appeal to the well heeled 'bird spotter'.....how about a Chanel coathanger for your (crystal-encrusted) Swarovskis, Hugo Boss...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 6th June 2007, 19:33
Replies: 41
Views: 8,484
Posted By mook
Hi Ronald, Cool! I'm looking forward to more...

Hi Ronald,

Cool! I'm looking forward to more adventures.....seeing as though he's based upon your good self, why not call him Little Ron....?

I can see it now.... 'Little Ron's Guide To.....'...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 6th June 2007, 16:47
Replies: 41
Views: 8,484
Posted By mook
Hi Ronald, Very nice graphics! Reminds of the...

Hi Ronald,

Very nice graphics! Reminds of the very entertaining characters (and situations) that are found in many Japanese product manuals.....they have a great knack of bringing their products to...
Forum: Leica Thursday 3rd May 2007, 19:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,351
Posted By mook
I have a Leica product catalogue from 2001 that...

I have a Leica product catalogue from 2001 that shows the Trinovid 10x42 BN Hunting Set (Order No. 40 323).....it's green armour with black eyecups, black focus wheel & black central hinge. The set...
Forum: Leica Sunday 22nd April 2007, 19:12
Replies: 24
Views: 11,735
Posted By mook
Hi Dennis, I too find the 7x42 BN's an absolute...

Hi Dennis,

I too find the 7x42 BN's an absolute pleasure to use. I really can't fault the handling of the Trinovid line (also use the 10x42 BN) - to me they are superbly balanced, rugged and the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2007, 15:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,754
Posted By mook
Hi Phil, Ffordes Photographic have a good...

Hi Phil,

Ffordes Photographic have a good reputation, they have a load of ex-demo Ultravids in at the mo (see used equipment>binoculars>leica) & they're based in...
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 28th March 2007, 15:53
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By mook
Hi Matt, Sherwoods Photo stock Meopta.....link...

Hi Matt,

Sherwoods Photo stock Meopta.....link below.....have never tried the Meostars, but as you know from comments on BF they are well regarded for their...
Forum: Leica Saturday 10th March 2007, 17:48
Replies: 13
Views: 5,148
Posted By mook
I've found the Lowepro Sliplock 60 AW to be the...

I've found the Lowepro Sliplock 60 AW to be the perfect storage/carry around case....Trinovids fit in with adequate room for the thick neoprene neck strap, eyecups up & eyepiece cover on....the case...
Forum: Leica Sunday 4th March 2007, 14:31
Replies: 5
Views: 2,410
Posted By mook
I'd say if it ain't broke, don't fix it.... As...

I'd say if it ain't broke, don't fix it....

As long as the moving parts (focus/diopter wheels, central hinge, pop-up eyecups) are all working smoothly & the optics are clean inside (and aligned!), I...
Forum: Leica Friday 2nd March 2007, 23:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,975
Posted By mook
Nice one timtagel......I'd say you paid a fair...

Nice one timtagel......I'd say you paid a fair price for those considering it seems to be silly season on ebay at the moment. I've seen older BA's going for more than you paid......and BN's have been...
Forum: Leica Friday 2nd March 2007, 18:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,975
Posted By mook
Well done! One thing is for sure, when you...

Well done!

One thing is for sure, when you finally fork out for a quality pair of binoculars, you wonder why you didn't just get them in the first place instead of tiddling around with 'lesser'...
Forum: Leica Saturday 24th February 2007, 15:54
Replies: 30
Views: 15,021
Posted By mook
Thanks Merasl, That would put my 7x42 BN's at...

Thanks Merasl,

That would put my 7x42 BN's at around that time too, perhaps 2001....

Would be interesting to know how the serial number system works for each configuration....I'm guessing that...
Forum: Leica Saturday 24th February 2007, 11:03
Replies: 30
Views: 15,021
Posted By mook
Hi bodromarsh, I believe the BN's have been in...

Hi bodromarsh,

I believe the BN's have been in production since at least 2000? I have a Leica product brochure that includes the BN's and it describes the whole Trinovid range as now having the...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 22nd February 2007, 09:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,693
Posted By mook
Thanks guys....for at least proving I didn't...

Thanks guys....for at least proving I didn't imagine it all!! Ah, the memories....late 70's/early 80's is the period in question....

Well, so far the consensus favours Swift binoculars....that...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 21st February 2007, 19:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,693
Posted By mook
Robert Dougall binocular advert...

Years ago, I remember seeing an ad in a magazine (which I think could have been the RSPB's own quarterly mag) that featured the one-time BBC newsreader/one-time president of the RSPB Robert Dougall...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 14th February 2007, 10:46
Replies: 3
Views: 3,203
Posted By mook
Hi Dennis, I think your final choice may come...

Hi Dennis,

I think your final choice may come down to how a 7x or 8x binocular fits into your current or future optics setup.....if you have a 10x or plan on getting one in the future, I'd go for...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 13th February 2007, 14:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,688
Posted By mook
Hi etc, I have attached pdf instructions for...

Hi etc,

I have attached pdf instructions for Trinovid 42 binoculars - these are for BN's but I would guess the BA's are identical as far as operation goes. Flip through the pdf until you get to the...
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