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Forum: Swarovski Monday 8th October 2018, 00:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,460
Posted By Theo98
Wow...and all this time I thought it was a name...

Wow...and all this time I thought it was a name for an Austrian binocular...you just never know! :eek!: :-O

Thanks all for setting the record straight!! B (: 3:-)

Oh yes Jerry, has to be the EL...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Wednesday 26th September 2018, 14:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By Theo98
Hello Ben, Great to see Lee cover your optical...

Hello Ben,

Great to see Lee cover your optical career success and business ventures! I know of no other sales\marketing expert that has the patience, people skills, knowledge base and honest...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 26th September 2018, 14:30
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Hermann, Agreed! Just like Jerry, after...

Hermann,

Agreed! Just like Jerry, after installing the GA eye cups on my leatherette 8X30 W, their usability and comfort level went way up!!

Had my interest not peaked for the overall armored 8X30...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 26th September 2018, 02:19
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Great pics, Jerry...thanks for sharing yours with...

Great pics, Jerry...thanks for sharing yours with us! :t:

Ted
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Wednesday 26th September 2018, 02:15
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By Theo98
Cool Hear, Hear on all the wonderful accolades for...

Hear, Hear on all the wonderful accolades for Jan's success and Lee's investigative literary skills. Enjoyed the shared knowledge and appreciate what it takes to obtain it!!! :king: B (: :t:

Ted
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Wednesday 26th September 2018, 02:07
Replies: 24
Views: 1,586
Posted By Theo98
Talking Great Success, Doug! Wonderful coverage, Lee!! I...

Great Success, Doug! Wonderful coverage, Lee!! I Also enjoyed the read and information!!! :t::t::t:

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 25th September 2018, 18:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Although the FOV is narrow for a 7X42, IMO the...

Although the FOV is narrow for a 7X42, IMO the optical clarity, sharpness, color fidelity and wide sweet spot (>80%) are excellent, easily equaling or surpassing their natural good looks!!

Now, the...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 25th September 2018, 02:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Thumbs up Agreed Jerry. Before I sold the Habicht 8X30 W I...

Agreed Jerry. Before I sold the Habicht 8X30 W I had, I installed on it the GA eye cups for overall eye comfort and ease of view...worked great! However, my 1st Habicht porro, the 10X40 W GA, spoiled...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 22nd September 2018, 17:06
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Henry, No problem...their condition does...

Henry,

No problem...their condition does beg...New! Peeking at the bay now and then, I've seen other used 6X30M's come up, but never any 8X30 W GA's! :-C

The 10X40 WMGA (2015) and the 7X42 MGA...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 22nd September 2018, 16:48
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Exclamation Henry, The 6X30M is a 1991 model I procured off...

Henry,

The 6X30M is a 1991 model I procured off the bay. Had issues with the oculars, but Absam took great care of that...their optics are Superb and their overall all condition is 9.5 out of...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 22nd September 2018, 16:01
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Close... Top Row, L to R:......10X40 WMGA and...

Close...

Top Row, L to R:......10X40 WMGA and 7X42 MGA
Bottom Row, L to R:..8X30 WGA and 6X30M

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 22nd September 2018, 15:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Theo98
Exclamation Sure Do! :t: Ted

Sure Do! :t:

Ted
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 13th September 2018, 15:51
Replies: 89
Views: 4,050
Posted By Theo98
Hi Ron, To answer your original question, "is it...

Hi Ron,

To answer your original question, "is it me, my eyes"...probably, Yes! :eek!:

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Monday 6th August 2018, 01:05
Replies: 24
Views: 1,715
Posted By Theo98
PM, The EL 10X50 you have has a "Lockable...

PM,

The EL 10X50 you have has a "Lockable Diopter". Now, this new EL Diopter function can be a TWO-Step operation!! If memory serves me correctly, when the diopter Center Disk is turned 1\2...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 5th August 2018, 17:28
Replies: 24
Views: 1,715
Posted By Theo98
PM, Do they look like These...

PM,

Do they look like These (https://www.swarovskioptik.com/hunting/el-50-c20011003/el-10x50-p5222918) (with the Field Pro 360 degree swivel strap connection)?

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Friday 3rd August 2018, 15:44
Replies: 24
Views: 1,715
Posted By Theo98
I've had three repairs in the past 5 years (1 new...

I've had three repairs in the past 5 years (1 new SLC, 1 used ELSV, 1 very used Habicht Poro)...all had perfect performance in their returned state! :t:

Which of the Swaros did you send in to SONA,...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 12th July 2018, 23:44
Replies: 81
Views: 8,858
Posted By Theo98
PM, I hated when I did that...so I RETIRED!!!...

PM,

I hated when I did that...so I RETIRED!!! 3:-)

Enjoy those wonderful EL 8X32 SV's!!! :t: B (:

Ted
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 7th July 2018, 16:15
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By Theo98
Thanks for the links, Pileatus...Very...

Thanks for the links, Pileatus...Very Informative! :t:

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th June 2018, 12:48
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By Theo98
Exclamation SBB, You are correct. The "10 year" warranty is...

SBB,

You are correct. The "10 year" warranty is granted from Absam, Austria and carries a global "10 year warranty" on all of their optics!

However, the last statement area, "Remarks for the United...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th June 2018, 12:17
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Theo98
Maybe, the "8x32 T* FL"!? Wow, might also...

Maybe, the "8x32 T* FL"!?

Wow, might also consider this Great Deal on Razor's EL 8X32 SV's (https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3730233&postcount=10), if they are still available!!!

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 12th June 2018, 16:01
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Theo98
Swarovski Service is second to None!! :king: To...

Swarovski Service is second to None!! :king:

To my eyes, I find the 10X50 SV (and all the ELs) to have a neutral and very accurate Color Fidelity...directly comparable to my unaided sight visionary...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 12th June 2018, 02:25
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Theo98
Talking Sam, Although with SP prisms, the EL 10X50SV...

Sam,

Although with SP prisms, the EL 10X50SV roof has a 9mm greater objective distance than any ocular IPD setting. IMHO, this is enough offset to offer a very nice picture window step in view with...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 4th June 2018, 21:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,568
Posted By Theo98
Hello Dan and Welcome to BF! :hi: I've heard...

Hello Dan and Welcome to BF! :hi:

I've heard good reports about these Opticron Adventurer II WP (https://opticronusa.com/Pages/adventurer_II_wp.html) binoculars. Just starting out in birding, thus...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 4th June 2018, 21:03
Replies: 31
Views: 3,053
Posted By Theo98
Talking Adam, Great News! Your story is but another...

Adam,

Great News! Your story is but another positive testimony affirming the excellent service "business model" that Swarovski practices with Every loyal and appreciative owner! :king:

Ted
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 2nd June 2018, 15:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,992
Posted By Theo98
Actually, appears one individual posted Five "5...

Actually, appears one individual posted Five "5 star" reviews with no supportive comments (must have been EXTREMELY Pleased |:S|). I happen to agree with a 5-star rating, but did add a few...
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