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Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 15th August 2019, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By BryanP
Gashead I take you would be providing your own...

Gashead

I take you would be providing your own gear? I can't say I've heard of any tour company providing the equipment. They may exist but its outside my knowledge.
They will all most likely be...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 12th August 2019, 12:57
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By BryanP
I'll let Gashead answer that. I could be wrong...

I'll let Gashead answer that. I could be wrong but I took it to mean a set of flashes on mounts and tripods synced up to trigger on depressing the camera shutter. I've seen them mounted around...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 11th August 2019, 16:38
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By BryanP
Haha! All my props friends would love that...

Haha! All my props friends would love that website, they probably already know about it though being the avid collectors of knowledge they tend to be.
That would be a good all in one place resource...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 11th August 2019, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By BryanP
Hi Gashead You might try Tropical Feathers...

Hi Gashead
You might try Tropical Feathers http://www.costaricabirdingtours.com they are a local Costa Rican owned company and Noel the proprietor is a top notch photographer.
Besides the birding...
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 11th August 2019, 15:40
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By BryanP
Hi Gabrielbenson Thats an interesting question. I...

Hi Gabrielbenson
Thats an interesting question. I do know that there are English House Sparrows in San Jose so any bird house would have to have ways of thwarting a foreigner takeover. Haven't done...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 11th August 2019, 10:11
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By BryanP
Smile Canip, Wow! thank you for the kind words...

Canip,

Wow! thank you for the kind words (blushes). Since you ask ;) The first book, 101+ Common Birds of Costa Rica has been getting good reviews so thats encouraging. We're now more than half way...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 10th August 2019, 23:57
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By BryanP
“What, now I have to build a baseball field?” He...

“What, now I have to build a baseball field?” He says in his best Ukrainian grandmother voice ;-)
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 10th August 2019, 19:50
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By BryanP
Lee, currently the camera size site has the...

Lee, currently the camera size site has the specs, measurements, weight and percentage differences shown for each camera compared. Should be doable for binoculars.

I also like that different views,...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 10th August 2019, 16:31
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By BryanP
A useful tool for optics fans I wish existed

Hi,
Here's a cool website that I've been visiting for years.
https://camerasize.com

Perhaps folks in the binocular/scope forums are aware of it and for those who aren't, as the sites name suggests...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 10th August 2019, 13:28
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By BryanP
John, et all. Don't get me wrong here, I'm no...

John, et all.
Don't get me wrong here, I'm no where close to being an optics expert but a few questions do occur.

Would this solution for those single or narrow wave lengths necessarily make...
Forum: Others Wednesday 31st July 2019, 21:41
Replies: 38
Views: 2,815
Posted By BryanP
Andy No worries, I was a wee bit curious myself....

Andy
No worries, I was a wee bit curious myself. I am enjoying the weather and ocean but here in Nova Scotia and not Costa Rica as my location suggests. I won't be back in Costa Rica till November...
Forum: Others Wednesday 31st July 2019, 11:24
Replies: 38
Views: 2,815
Posted By BryanP
https://www.kiteoptics.com/en/nature/dealers/canad...

https://www.kiteoptics.com/en/nature/dealers/canada/
Andy,
According to this link there are no dealers in the United States but it does show 6 Canadian dealers so there's that.
Of the 6 I've only...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 30th May 2019, 16:33
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By BryanP
The memory is a bit dim on the the binoculars...

The memory is a bit dim on the the binoculars that were available but they were probably REL's. A few Jeep Willies as well as I recall.
No Avro Arrows but those bad boys were post war so I would've...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th May 2019, 23:30
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By BryanP
Be fun to have had the foresight to snag a "still...

Be fun to have had the foresight to snag a "still in its packaging" pair back then. Unfortunately I didn't.
Cheers,
Bryan
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th May 2019, 22:59
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By BryanP
Etudiant, Thats what I keep telling my friends...

Etudiant,
Thats what I keep telling my friends but they're very sniffy about it and almost always never laugh.

Growing up in the 60’s on the cold Canadian prairies we had a lot of WW II military...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th May 2019, 21:46
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By BryanP
Sancho, hilarious but true, When out and about...

Sancho, hilarious but true,
When out and about with my none birding friends they know I've heard a bird when my face becomes even more vacant than usual.

Funny how one can tune out an important...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th May 2019, 20:19
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By BryanP
There is no question that even with perfect...

There is no question that even with perfect eyesight optics do enhance the experience. I just marvel at how really good our eyes can be when we're young and healthy. I don't regret all those years of...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 26th May 2019, 22:52
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By BryanP
Hi Tenex, I don't think it's a stretch at all. I...

Hi Tenex,
I don't think it's a stretch at all.
I was just thinking about the field glasses optional topic the other day. Birding as a kid I would see a few without optics but they would always have...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Saturday 18th May 2019, 22:05
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By BryanP
Fun when that happens

Hi Lanesra
You have a nice collection of friends there!
I've been lucky to have had a few similar encounters over the years most of them though without warning.
The shot of my girlfriend's hand and...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 11th May 2019, 01:05
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By BryanP
Hi SeldomPerched I'm glad to hear your positive...

Hi SeldomPerched

I'm glad to hear your positive experiences with the Leica mount. When your post appeared I happened to be looking at that very mount on the B&H website. It does look useful and...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th May 2019, 03:27
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By BryanP
Lee, Thanks for the insight and thoughts, I'll...

Lee,
Thanks for the insight and thoughts, I'll keep an open mind and give the included case a fair try.

NDhunter,
I agree, one reason I'm having fun over the whole idea of a tripod mount is I...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 6th May 2019, 18:20
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By BryanP
Yup, it seems like the universe is trying to tell...

Yup,
it seems like the universe is trying to tell me I need a hobby as relief from my hobby of bird watching. Its funny how these things happen. If It does I'll upload the file to Thingverse and here...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 6th May 2019, 17:09
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By BryanP
Well, news flash, Just got this email from Joe...

Well, news flash,
Just got this email from Joe Mannino at The Outdoorsman. To me it reads like Zeiss and Swarovski signed off on this idea, at least according to Outdoorsman. What were they...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 6th May 2019, 13:50
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By BryanP
Lee, Nightmares indeed or at least bad dreams and...

Lee,
Nightmares indeed or at least bad dreams and I'm inclined to agree. As mentioned the SF's forward (objective) hinge looks perfectly engineered for its purpose. If it were designed to handle the...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 6th May 2019, 02:14
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By BryanP
The B&H site shows a Kupo version of the...

The B&H site shows a Kupo version of the Manfrotto clamp. They both seem almost identical.
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1465874-REG/kupo_kg704511_binocular_clamp.html

Bryan
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