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Forum: Nikon Saturday 16th June 2018, 14:26
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By NDhunter
Barry: Good point, was that I was thinking if...

Barry:

Good point, was that I was thinking if you want a 7X Aculon, your choices are limited to the 7x35,
and I would go that way

Jerry
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 13th June 2018, 01:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By NDhunter
Arthur: Thanks for that, I assumed they were all...

Arthur:

Thanks for that, I assumed they were all constructed the same. I have not seen the 7x42.

Jerry
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 12th June 2018, 23:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By NDhunter
I have some experience with the 10x40 Dialyt, and...

I have some experience with the 10x40 Dialyt, and the focuser. This is an area of common problems.

One thing you will observe is the objective lens is the open lens that moves up and down to...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 12th June 2018, 23:12
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By NDhunter
Barry: The Aculon is a good basic binocular. ...

Barry:

The Aculon is a good basic binocular. Nikon does have the 7x35, so there
you go. You won't know the difference.

I remember some years back one net seller had them for around $50. on...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 11th June 2018, 03:47
Replies: 113
Views: 7,133
Posted By NDhunter
I agree with your very profound statement....

I agree with your very profound statement. ;)

Most should know that Zeiss owns Schott, and I suspect they have the
choice of whatever glass type they would like to use. And that means Schott or...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 9th June 2018, 00:23
Replies: 113
Views: 7,133
Posted By NDhunter
It seems you now know, that it is not easy to...

It seems you now know, that it is not easy to view with sunglasses.

I have several brands and models, and the Maui Jim's easily have the warmest
color and very good polarization.
There are many...
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 6th June 2018, 12:02
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By NDhunter
Thanks, Barry, and now I have an update. I have...

Thanks, Barry, and now I have an update. I have been contacted by Meopta, and all is well.

Jerry
Forum: Meopta Tuesday 5th June 2018, 19:48
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By NDhunter
I have a different service experience with...

I have a different service experience with Meopta, I sent a binocular to them back in March.

Now after asking more than once, no response after leaving a phone message and 2 email messages.

So, I...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 2nd June 2018, 22:50
Replies: 68
Views: 4,474
Posted By NDhunter
Thanks, that is what I have been thinking, the...

Thanks, that is what I have been thinking, the small diameter eyecups will
be similar to other pockets, and the ease of use would not be ideal.

It does not seem it would be as comfortable to use as...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 2nd June 2018, 12:04
Replies: 68
Views: 4,474
Posted By NDhunter
I have a question for users of the new Zeiss...

I have a question for users of the new Zeiss 8x25.

Without glasses, is there enough eye relief where you can place the eyecups up to your eyes
so they can be braced, as you can with larger...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 1st June 2018, 23:04
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By NDhunter
Review: EL SV 10x50

There is a new review on the Allbino's site of the SV 10x50.

It is an interesting read, and I am thinking some here will enjoy it.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 29th May 2018, 02:06
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By NDhunter
Welcome to Birdforum. It seems 47 mm is an...

Welcome to Birdforum.

It seems 47 mm is an accurate measurement for the 8x30 Habicht.

That is very narrow and should fit anyone.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Monday 28th May 2018, 01:19
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By NDhunter
I think a mild soap and water is good advice. As...

I think a mild soap and water is good advice. As far as a conditioner
never use a product like armor all, it just slicks the armor, and is a
bad thing for this purpose.

The armor does slick up on...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 26th May 2018, 02:25
Replies: 23
Views: 1,457
Posted By NDhunter
I think it will be interesting to see what a new...

I think it will be interesting to see what a new version will have. In my feelings the Zeiss Victory SF
has came out with a new model, that is similar to the Swarovision, except improved in several...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 26th May 2018, 02:22
Replies: 29
Views: 1,564
Posted By NDhunter
It was started in 2002, depending on what...

It was started in 2002, depending on what model.

So it was early, the SLC with Swarobright is very good, and the Neu
models have some of the later coatings, similar to the EL.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 20th May 2018, 00:26
Replies: 100
Views: 4,983
Posted By NDhunter
Ted: Thanks for that info. it is appreciated. I...

Ted:

Thanks for that info. it is appreciated. I am looking at the Habicht porro. I refer to the SLC when discussing that model.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 19th May 2018, 22:41
Replies: 100
Views: 4,983
Posted By NDhunter
I have a question about when Swarovski started...

I have a question about when Swarovski started changing lens coatings on the Habicht binoculars.

Was it a steady progression as they are know for ? How would one from 1999 be.

I am looking for a...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 17th May 2018, 21:55
Replies: 68
Views: 2,577
Posted By NDhunter
Lots of ingenuity shown on here, and I like the...

Lots of ingenuity shown on here, and I like the effort. But for most, keep it simple get
the original Berlebach Binocular Support, for only $34.95, from Mr. Star Guy, here in the
US.

These have the...
Forum: Zen Ray Saturday 12th May 2018, 02:02
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By NDhunter
I would not put any more money in the ZR. A...

I would not put any more money in the ZR. A repair will be well over $100.00.

I would check into getting a replacement. The Bushnell Legend M seems to be a clone
of the Zenray, it is a very nice...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th May 2018, 12:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1,517
Posted By NDhunter
The EL SV would be my choice for your needs. ...

The EL SV would be my choice for your needs. Very easy to look through
and the handling is superb.

If you don't like the rain guard, get a set of winged eyecups, and the winged
rain guard, that is...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 24th April 2018, 22:49
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By NDhunter
I would recommend the 8.5x42 EL, as it is a great...

I would recommend the 8.5x42 EL, as it is a great size, 8.5 X offers some nice advantages.

It has long been considered the "universal distance viewer", and you mention you prefer a...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 22nd April 2018, 22:18
Replies: 274
Views: 9,827
Posted By NDhunter
Dangers of birdwatching.

I live and farm in ND, and right now we have been in full migration of waterfowl, as we live
in the central flyway for ducks and geese making their trip back to Canada, up north.

On my farm we have...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 9th April 2018, 22:50
Replies: 52
Views: 3,039
Posted By NDhunter
It seems if anyone that has noticed the issue,...

It seems if anyone that has noticed the issue, most would get used to it
shortly.

Otherwise, the top companies like Swarovski and Zeiss would have never
introduced these superior flat field optics...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 9th April 2018, 22:00
Replies: 52
Views: 3,039
Posted By NDhunter
Chuck: I agree with your thoughts, most users of...

Chuck:

I agree with your thoughts, most users of the SV 8x32 will not have a concern with an issue of glare. I enjoy the Swarovision models like you do, and find them a very good choice.

And for...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 7th April 2018, 21:52
Replies: 44
Views: 1,574
Posted By NDhunter
James: Your mailbox is full. Jerry

James: Your mailbox is full.

Jerry
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