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Forum: Others Monday 6th July 2020, 22:23
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By thisisallen
https://www.eyeque.com/ I saw a review from a...

https://www.eyeque.com/

I saw a review from a user who recommended these devices - separate one for IPD and lenses.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd July 2020, 22:18
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By thisisallen
That must be it. Part of the description read ď...

That must be it. Part of the description read ď Two or three long white plumes, erected in greeting and courtship displays, extend from the back of the headĒ and that was obvious in the view thru the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd July 2020, 22:05
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By thisisallen
Marsh/shore bird at Atlantic City, NJ

Iím sure this must be a common bird but I havenít been able to ID it on the Internet.
(Hope you see the pic)
Thx
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 27th June 2020, 15:50
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By thisisallen
Lee, my glasses are also frameless with thin...

Lee, my glasses are also frameless with thin lenses. Iíll try moving the eyeglasses on my nose as well as adjusting the eyecups to see what situation is most comfortable. Good to know that itís not a...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th June 2020, 22:44
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By thisisallen
Thx for the explanatory article, Bill. So the way...

Thx for the explanatory article, Bill. So the way Iím using these binoculars with my eyeglasses is OK? In other words, thereís no rule that states the eyecups must be pushed in all the way when using...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th June 2020, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By thisisallen
Better=easier to look thru, without blackness...

Better=easier to look thru, without blackness appearing in one eyepiece or the other.
Maybe it has to do with how the eyeglasses fit on me? I have astigmatism equally in both eyes being able to wear...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th June 2020, 16:40
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By thisisallen
Eye relief question

When looking thru Leica 8x20 UV with glasses on then the view is better with the eyecups extended/pulled up a bit, instead of being pushed in all the way. What does this indicate?
In other words, is...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th June 2020, 16:49
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
UPDATE: Iím the OP who started this discussion. I...

UPDATE: Iím the OP who started this discussion. I bought the Fujifilm KF 8x32 (recommended above) via a heads up in the Binocular Bargains thread ($75). As far as I can tell this is a very nice pair...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 6th June 2020, 16:12
Replies: 4,071
Views: 1,521,033
Posted By thisisallen
The link leads to a pair that was sold. Seller...

The link leads to a pair that was sold. Seller has 5 more available at this item number: 233604394961 (eBay)
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 2nd June 2020, 14:55
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
Good day Pat, To clarify, the idea of buying the...

Good day Pat,
To clarify, the idea of buying the Canon was more of an exercise in determining what a good view with proper IPD and ER would look like. The model mentioned in this thread is available...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 1st June 2020, 16:53
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
Iím leaning towards Zeiss 8x25 Victory since it...

Iím leaning towards Zeiss 8x25 Victory since it is lighter weight (than the Porro prisms), has generous ER and receives lots of appreciation in this forum. It has a IPD range starting at 35mm...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 31st May 2020, 18:53
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
Is it safe to buy a binocular from the 60s (if...

Is it safe to buy a binocular from the 60s (if you donít know what youíre doing)?
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 31st May 2020, 18:43
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
Thx for the replies and info. Just to add, Iím...

Thx for the replies and info.
Just to add, Iím over 70 so looking for a large-ish exit pupil. Some/many of the compacts are small-ish.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 31st May 2020, 18:37
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
Is this the Conquest model? I didnít see Zeiss...

Is this the Conquest model? I didnít see Zeiss 8x30 fl for sale, in the quick search I did. A lot of 8x32 fl though.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 31st May 2020, 14:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thisisallen
IPD and binoculars for small faces?

Is the IPD of binoculars the same as the IPD measurement associated with your eyeglasses?

My eyeglasses IPD is 55mm. Some binocular specs give its IPD range. Are these considered accurate?

How...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 27th May 2020, 16:58
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By thisisallen
what or if there is any difference between Nikon LX vs HG?

There are names also like HighGrade and Premier. Is there any wiki on the Nikon models?
Forum: Watches in the Field Wednesday 27th May 2020, 16:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,581
Posted By thisisallen
The Computron is unusual. Very cool.

The Computron is unusual. Very cool.
Forum: Watches in the Field Wednesday 27th May 2020, 16:53
Replies: 23
Views: 2,581
Posted By thisisallen
Do you have an inventory list? How do you know...

Do you have an inventory list? How do you know what you have? Do you wear them or just collect them?
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Saturday 23rd May 2020, 19:15
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By thisisallen
Itís ďCopsĒ Plus - how could it be a scam? ;)...

Itís ďCopsĒ Plus - how could it be a scam? ;) $321 though
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Wednesday 20th May 2020, 18:09
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By thisisallen
I did the search as you suggested but didnít even...

I did the search as you suggested but didnít even see any odd possible places that still carried them.

I had the B&L Audubon version many years ago and they worked well. Sold them though thinking...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 20th May 2020, 15:30
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By thisisallen
I think thatís what I notice as well. One of...

I think thatís what I notice as well. One of these days Iím going to try a pair of single field lenses (distance) to verify. I have sunglasses that are only distance. They may give an idea of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 19th May 2020, 23:07
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By thisisallen
New interest in bird watching!

From USA Today.
ď [A writer's] quarantine-inspired bird feeder had zero action until an ornithologist shared a few tips for attracting a crowd. Google searches for 'birds' reached an all-time high in...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Tuesday 19th May 2020, 04:40
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By thisisallen
What replaced the Custom Elite 7x26?

Did Bushnell offer a newer/better equivalent model?
Or is there any other company/model that is the same or better?
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 17th May 2020, 23:05
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By thisisallen
Question for eyeglass wearers

When using binoculars does it make any difference if the eyeglass lenses are progressive vs lenses that are only one field (distance)? Does either type work better than the other?
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 17th May 2020, 18:18
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By thisisallen
All clear. The first search link I found that is...

All clear.
The first search link I found that is supposed to help one understand his prescription indicated that Sphere was associated with astigmatism. After reading Joachimís comment I found a more...
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