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Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 4th December 2019, 13:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By David in NC
The 12x50 SV is a special animal IMHO. I have...

The 12x50 SV is a special animal IMHO. I have related this here on this forum before but I was at the 2014 Birding Expo in Ohio and was shopping for a main binocular for birding. I was mainly...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 25th September 2019, 13:30
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By David in NC
That was a good guess-timate! I'm usually...

That was a good guess-timate!

I'm usually terrible. I was in the National Guard here (still US Army basic training) and did 30+ years in law enforcement. We (Americans) are usually taught to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 25th September 2019, 00:07
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By David in NC
Almost no one. While I'm in the early stages of...

Almost no one. While I'm in the early stages of shopping some for another hobby, most birders seem to concur that they serve no purpose in birding (although I totally understand sheer curiosity of...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 18th September 2019, 23:58
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By David in NC
I've wanted an SF since they came out based on...

I've wanted an SF since they came out based on what I read but I just got to LOOK THROUGH one last week. Dang. Now I REALLY want one. Love my Leica U-vid HD but the SF was noticeably more bright. ...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 15th August 2019, 12:13
Replies: 26
Views: 2,199
Posted By David in NC
One of my favorite firearms articles in the...

One of my favorite firearms articles in the HISTORY of firearms writing was an article in the late 1970s or early 1980s by Charles "Skeeter" Skelton. Skelton was a famous gunwriter (as well as...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 30th July 2019, 10:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By David in NC
SLC all day long! IF bins are so specific, only...

SLC all day long! IF bins are so specific, only a small segment of users can get benefit from that focusing style.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th June 2019, 17:14
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By David in NC
I too prefer an 8x42. I have a couple of cheaper...

I too prefer an 8x42. I have a couple of cheaper 8x32s (Opticron, Vortex) and have purchased AND RETURNED the much-lauded 8x32 Zeiss FL. I have handled an 8x32 Swarovski EL. NONE gave me the ease...
Forum: Vortex Friday 28th June 2019, 03:56
Replies: 15
Views: 2,061
Posted By David in NC
Very Kamakura (Maven-ish) looking at specs and...

Very Kamakura (Maven-ish) looking at specs and design...also Maven just came out with with the B5 which includes an 18x56... Maybe they're going "back" to Japan for the flagship line?
Forum: Florida Tuesday 18th June 2019, 14:29
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By David in NC
I'll be in St Augustine Sat/Sun/Mon... Anxiously...

I'll be in St Augustine Sat/Sun/Mon... Anxiously looking forward to seeing my first painted bunting. All other birds in the region then come secondary for me...been trying to spot one since...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th June 2019, 16:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By David in NC
This is a great idea-perhaps one of the best I've...

This is a great idea-perhaps one of the best I've seen in a while! Having not clicked the link yet-I hope they are not just hitting huge cities only where there might already be some vendors of...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 31st May 2019, 11:17
Replies: 114
Views: 6,800
Posted By David in NC
Wasn't it the HT release that gave us the COUNT...

Wasn't it the HT release that gave us the COUNT DOWN (and the COUNT UP ) "clock"?
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 29th May 2019, 12:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,461
Posted By David in NC
Dennis- Did you get the Nikons? Any early...

Dennis-

Did you get the Nikons? Any early thoughts?
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 29th May 2019, 11:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,546
Posted By David in NC
Article with a close up of the well-worn...

Article with a close up of the well-worn bins:

https://www.audubon.org/magazine/november-december-2014/three-generations-citizen-science
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 22:03
Replies: 114
Views: 6,800
Posted By David in NC
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 31st March 2019, 15:10
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By David in NC
I don't wear prescription glasses, but this is my...

I don't wear prescription glasses, but this is my experience with nicer several brands of sunglasses also. I have Costa del Mar (5 pairs), Maui Jim (1 pair) and Ray Ban ( 1 pair) and ALL are nicer...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 21st March 2019, 02:17
Replies: 62
Views: 5,781
Posted By David in NC
Looking forward to it

Looking forward to it
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 12th March 2019, 13:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By David in NC
I'm tickled for you. Not my (or several...

I'm tickled for you. Not my (or several acquaintances) experiences with Nikon warranty or CS, but maybe it's on an upswing.
Forum: Others Monday 18th February 2019, 01:27
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By David in NC
New Chinese Navy Zen Rays-the contract is why...

New Chinese Navy Zen Rays-the contract is why they have been absent...o:)
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th January 2019, 11:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By David in NC
;) Rolling ball, anyone???

;) Rolling ball, anyone???
Forum: Binoculars Monday 19th November 2018, 15:13
Replies: 3,918
Views: 1,462,695
Posted By David in NC
Cameraland NY has demo Noctovids... I wish I...

Cameraland NY has demo Noctovids... I wish I wasn't embroiled in a few rifle projects or I might have the money to move on these...but since I don't...I hope someone here...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 4th September 2018, 13:44
Replies: 45
Views: 9,076
Posted By David in NC
My 8x42 HDs on a recent pontoon boat tour of Lake...

My 8x42 HDs on a recent pontoon boat tour of Lake Jocasse SC...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th July 2018, 13:12
Replies: 20
Views: 2,146
Posted By David in NC
My first thoughts in reading this was HOW HARD it...

My first thoughts in reading this was HOW HARD it was for me in 2014 at the Birding Expo in Columbus to pick a main binocular from several flagship models, because of these reasons and how I feel...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th May 2018, 11:28
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By David in NC
Okay-I see that at the bottom of the page NOW...

Okay-I see that at the bottom of the page NOW |:P| but just typing a reply and clicking submit (and having not seen that on that screen) I just got:

vBulletin Message
This Thread is more than 360...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th May 2018, 01:30
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By David in NC
More "You Lookin' At Me???" Pics

I tried to place these under the old "Ever Feel Like You're The One Being Watched?" thread but it wouldn't let me as it was more than 360 days old. How ironic because it must have JUST PASSED 360 as...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 10th May 2018, 02:45
Replies: 34
Views: 3,483
Posted By David in NC
I'm on Team Chill and AP here on the FLs... I...

I'm on Team Chill and AP here on the FLs... I had to send a pair back at the 30 day mark. I WANTED to like them SOOOOO much...but I had the blackout issue with them...I knew that if I couldn't...
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