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Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 17th October 2018, 23:23
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Colin, Yes. A monopod with adaptor might...

Hello Colin,

Yes. A monopod with adaptor might work but I doubt it. I would need the monopod even for a 10x50.

Clear skies,
Arthur Pinewood :hI
Forum: New York Wednesday 17th October 2018, 16:43
Replies: 591
Views: 118,589
Posted By Pinewood
Autumnal birds

Hello all,

Today was a there woodpecker day: more yellow bellied sapsuckers, red bellied woodpeckers, and a northern flicker. Additionally today, I saw red breasted nuthatch, a golden crowned...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 16th October 2018, 19:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Pinewood
Thanks, I got the species wrong but not the...

Thanks, I got the species wrong but not the incident.

Arthur
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 16th October 2018, 10:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Nab, Yes, but it is also the clockwise...

Hello Nab,

Yes, but it is also the clockwise spin of hurricanes which facilitate North American birds crossing the Atlantic.
If I recall correctly, some years ago, a red shouldered hawk turned up...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th October 2018, 00:22
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Pinewood
Hello John, That much rhyming slang is known on...

Hello John,

That much rhyming slang is known on this side of the pond.

Hello Fazalmajid,

When my fountain pen is as valuable as my binocular, I won't lend that either.
I have far more fountain...
Forum: New York Sunday 14th October 2018, 18:05
Replies: 591
Views: 118,589
Posted By Pinewood
Hello KC and others, The week got better. ...

Hello KC and others,

The week got better. Today, I stepped onto Strawberry Fields and saw quite a few species: many hermit thrushes, tufted titmice, an Eastern towhee, white breasted nuthatches, a...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 17:40
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Pinewood
Hello John, I lend neither my binocular, nor my...

Hello John,

I lend neither my binocular, nor my toothbrush nor my wife.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur
Forum: Leica Sunday 14th October 2018, 10:43
Replies: 174
Views: 8,671
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Yuk, Great! Use the binocular...

Hello Yuk,

Great! Use the binocular well!

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 10:41
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Lee and Alan, I think Bill Cook has...

Hello Lee and Alan,

I think Bill Cook has pointed out the same essentials, as he has met folks who were not aware of the proper way to use binoculars. I had a coworker, a bird watcher, who took a...
Forum: Leica Friday 12th October 2018, 17:53
Replies: 174
Views: 8,671
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Yuk, I like the holster. Happy bird...

Hello Yuk,

I like the holster.


Happy bird watching,
Arthur Pinewood :hi:
Forum: New York Friday 12th October 2018, 17:50
Replies: 591
Views: 118,589
Posted By Pinewood
Autumnal birds

Hello,

I had four good autumnal birds, yesterday and today. My first white throated sparrow turned up, yesterday. Today, i saw my first Eastern Towhee, male yellow bellied sapsucker and tufted...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 12th October 2018, 17:01
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, As the 8x30 Dialyt came up for...

Hello,

As the 8x30 Dialyt came up for discussion, I took mine out for a spin today. I had no problems with near focus, about 3 metres. I had to remember which wheel did what. I also had a little...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 12th October 2018, 10:14
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Jerry, I have an 8x30 BGATP Classic...

Hello Jerry,

I have an 8x30 BGATP Classic anniversary model, and agree with James. I would add that the focussing arrangement is odd compared to other binoculars. I confuse the functions of the two...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 12th October 2018, 01:07
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Andy, It looks like a scaled down Dialyt...

Hello Andy,

It looks like a scaled down Dialyt 8x30, so classic, so cool.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: Say Hello Friday 12th October 2018, 00:28
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Hank, Welcome to the Forum. Happy bird...

Hello Hank,

Welcome to the Forum.

Happy bird watching,
Arthur Pinewood :hi:
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th October 2018, 00:09
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pinewood
Hello PHA, in the 1970's, you were comparing a...

Hello PHA,

in the 1970's, you were comparing a non-phase coated roof prism binocular with a Porro prims binocular. Before phase coating, roof prism binoculars had poorer resolution and poorer...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 10th October 2018, 18:46
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Bill, Although differences in colour...

Hello Bill,

Although differences in colour temperature may be demonstrated to me, like your customers, I have never had an issue with colour temperature. I also kept my bicycle's spare ball...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 9th October 2018, 19:40
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Bill, Would not replacing multicasting...

Hello Bill,

Would not replacing multicasting with single coating affect the optical train?

Happy bird watching,
Arthur :hi:
Forum: New York Tuesday 9th October 2018, 10:21
Replies: 591
Views: 118,589
Posted By Pinewood
Hello all, I am still seeing black and white...

Hello all,

I am still seeing black and white warblers. Yesterday, I saw a northern parula, at the shore of the Lake's Upper Lobe. At the Maintenance Meadow, a brown thrasher, and another BFer...
Forum: New York Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 20:33
Replies: 591
Views: 118,589
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, I have been ensnared in domestic...

Hello,

I have been ensnared in domestic responsibilities. About a week ago, I was at the Gill, as it emptied Azalea Pond when I saw a thrush. Then I noticed stripes on the chest rather than spots...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 28th September 2018, 16:01
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Pinewood
Hello Calvin, I do not have a smart 'phone but I...

Hello Calvin,

I do not have a smart 'phone but I do have both an iPod Touch and an iPad, which I regularly backup to a home computer, which in turn is backed up monthly to Time Machine. Some items,...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 28th September 2018, 14:39
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Pinewood
Hello KC, One of the ten commandments of...

Hello KC,

One of the ten commandments of computing should be "Back Up!"

Happy bird watching,
Arthur
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 28th September 2018, 14:08
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Pinewood
Hello KC, I am happy to read that you have...

Hello KC,

I am happy to read that you have survived the prolonged disastrous weather in the Carolinas.

If you have an old backup, on a computer or in the cloud, you could restore the original...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Wednesday 26th September 2018, 15:04
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, Rather different from Cameraland but I...

Hello,

Rather different from Cameraland but I suspect the Doug has more hunters and perhaps a few more stargazers.

I wonder how Redstart's sales of 8x32 compare to 8x42.

Happy bird...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Wednesday 26th September 2018, 02:27
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By Pinewood
Hello, I purchased a Meopro 6.5x32, a Leica...

Hello,

I purchased a Meopro 6.5x32, a Leica 7x42BA and two Zeiss FL, the 8x32 and the unloved 10x32, both demos. That Austrian brand's 8x30 seems to be doing well. My guess is that old habits are...
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