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Forum: Nikon Wednesday 17th October 2018, 00:54
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By edwincjones
True, few if any of us really need it, but many...

True, few if any of us really need it, but many would like to have it.

edj
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th October 2018, 10:29
Replies: 34
Views: 987
Posted By edwincjones
For me getting a Vintage binocular would be like...

For me getting a Vintage binocular would be like getting a vintage car
would not want to do unless I knew a lot about the subject.
Concept sounds nice but reality may be more complicated .

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 8th October 2018, 10:30
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By edwincjones
just a convenient size, weight, magnification ...

just a convenient size, weight, magnification for many-??
I like 8x32 better.

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 1st October 2018, 18:37
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By edwincjones
I had a very pleasant experience of watching a...

I had a very pleasant experience of watching a horned owl with my fujinon 25x150s,
but
the binoculars were mounted, and the owl came to a tree about 100 years away.

it is hard to impinge me luging...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 26th September 2018, 13:11
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By edwincjones
certainly good enough edj

certainly good enough

edj
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th September 2018, 14:01
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By edwincjones
To modify the question slightly-if I were...

To modify the question slightly-if I were starting over with current knowledge and interest in birding and astronomy
(and money to buy)

-Pentax Papillio 6.5x21 for the small stuff
-8x32, probably...
Forum: Louisiana Monday 17th September 2018, 09:53
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By edwincjones
thank you Andrew edj

thank you Andrew

edj
Forum: Louisiana Saturday 15th September 2018, 14:55
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By edwincjones
wood storks in LA

Is October too late to see Wood Storks in Louisiana?
If not, where would be the best locations to see?

thank you,
edj
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th September 2018, 10:05
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By edwincjones
Thinking about the question, I doubt that I would...

Thinking about the question, I doubt that I would replace any.
I would rather experience something new (to me) and different.

edj
Forum: Swarovski Monday 3rd September 2018, 11:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By edwincjones
that is my problem with upgrading-better yes, but...

that is my problem with upgrading-better yes, but not enough to justify the cost

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd September 2018, 10:12
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By edwincjones
I went on a birding hike at a local state park...

I went on a birding hike at a local state park with one of the park rangers-he had an economical pair of binoculars.
Someone asked him about them and he said the state did not furnish binoculars and...
Forum: Zen Ray Sunday 2nd September 2018, 09:27
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By edwincjones
send Zen Ray to Others Forum

Since Zen Ray is apparently out of business, and no post in > 3 months,
should not this forum be cancelled and any issues sent to Other forum?

edj
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 21st August 2018, 10:27
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By edwincjones
There are many long threads on...

There are many long threads on CloudyNIghts-binoculars section about the WX.
The consensus , in my opinion, is the WX is the best optics in binoculars ever;
but not very practical due to cost, too...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th August 2018, 10:22
Replies: 44
Views: 1,979
Posted By edwincjones
the bottom line for me with pockets vs...

the bottom line for me with pockets vs 32mms,

pockets win with small size
8x32s win with ease of use

I take 8x25s when I might use
8x32s when I plan on using

edj
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th August 2018, 18:18
Replies: 44
Views: 1,979
Posted By edwincjones
Go to the outdoors store and try out the...

Go to the outdoors store and try out the binoculars in your size and price range.
How do they feel in your hands, how easy and clear is the view, which do you like better?
There is no right or wrong...
Forum: Others Monday 6th August 2018, 14:21
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By edwincjones
they are fun, and entertaining, high quality ,...

they are fun, and entertaining,
high quality ,
gives a different view of things
well worth the price!

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 30th July 2018, 00:48
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By edwincjones
You do not say where you are in TN, but you have...

You do not say where you are in TN, but you have Memphis on the W,
Nashville in the middle, Knoxville on the E side of the state.
I would suggest going to one of the bigger sporting goods stores,
and...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 9th July 2018, 10:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
Posted By edwincjones
For me it is easier -I like them -I do not like...

For me it is easier

-I like them
-I do not like then
-I am uncertain

edj
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 5th July 2018, 11:03
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By edwincjones
Orion GrandView VARI-ANGLE 20-60x Spotting Scope

Vari-Angle EP can be moved from 0-90 degrees.
seems too good to be true,
anyone tried?
does this work?

edj
Forum: Leica Saturday 30th June 2018, 15:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By edwincjones
that applies to most of us spend out time and...

that applies to most of us
spend out time and money on trips instead of extra optics

edj
Forum: Leica Saturday 30th June 2018, 09:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By edwincjones
Or, you could keep the 8x32s and get a pair of...

Or, you could keep the 8x32s and get a pair of 12x or 15x to compliment.
pro--two binoculars, at least one lighter
con--hard to carry two so have to decide which one to use

just to complicate your...
Forum: Leica Friday 29th June 2018, 18:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By edwincjones
I have the 10+15x50s. They are my main binocular...

I have the 10+15x50s.
They are my main binocular for distant viewing-shorebirds and raptors;
and with a filter for solar eclipses.
I use 10x mainly but increase to 15x for more detail.
My only...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 21st June 2018, 09:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By edwincjones
My 10x70 fujinons were my most useful ASTRO...

My 10x70 fujinons were my most useful ASTRO binoculars,
on a tripod IF not that bad for terrestrial;
just too much for handheld --weight, mag, IF
and a tank could run over them without damage

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th June 2018, 09:44
Replies: 42
Views: 3,036
Posted By edwincjones
how do you want to improve on excellent? if too...

how do you want to improve on excellent?

if too heavy, consider the lighter 8x32s, but not as good in low light
if need higher mag for distant birds, consider 10-12x but becomes hard to hold...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th June 2018, 16:02
Replies: 42
Views: 3,036
Posted By edwincjones
Hi Ian, welcome You will get as many different...

Hi Ian, welcome

You will get as many different opinions as members to that question.
My opinion, Zeiss, Leica, and SW make outstanding optics;
Nikon makes a wide range, from outstanding to sub...
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