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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th November 2018, 21:13
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By peatmoss
Hello Jerrythesnake. How close do you want to...

Hello Jerrythesnake.

How close do you want to get?

The Leica that you mention gets to about 5 feet without the close-up lens. With the close-up lens, it jumps immediately to 12-14 inches,...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 04:51
Replies: 106
Views: 5,940
Posted By peatmoss
For what it's worth, my 10x32 Field Pro begins to...

For what it's worth, my 10x32 Field Pro begins to pick up light veiling glare with the sun around 70* out of the field of view. Stronger, objectionable glare doesn't show up until around 25*-30*...
Forum: Nikon Friday 21st September 2018, 04:41
Replies: 32
Views: 1,725
Posted By peatmoss
Congratulations on the Premier, Chuck! Looking...

Congratulations on the Premier, Chuck! Looking forward to your write-up!
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st September 2018, 04:33
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By peatmoss
Hello Quincy88, and welcome to the binocular...

Hello Quincy88, and welcome to the binocular forum! If I'm not mistaken, you're referring to scaling the objective up or down, keeping a constant focal ratio, and re-using the same eyepiece,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 30th August 2018, 22:28
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By peatmoss
I have an 8x30 Porro that was part of the...

I have an 8x30 Porro that was part of the Wildlife series. Internal center focus too. The optical quality isn't quite up to EII standards, but I've always found it to be a pretty handy binocular.
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Thursday 30th August 2018, 22:23
Replies: 64
Views: 3,614
Posted By peatmoss
Great interview Lee. I hope the new Cabela's...

Great interview Lee. I hope the new Cabela's armor style is strictly to differentiate it from the standard Meostar. I like the Meostar just like it is!
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 30th August 2018, 22:04
Replies: 125
Views: 7,924
Posted By peatmoss
Lee, just to clarify, the camera angle through...

Lee, just to clarify, the camera angle through the objective is about 15 to 20 degrees off-axis. Since the SF's fov is 8 degrees, it corresponds to about two field widths. There is nothing...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 29th August 2018, 06:09
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By peatmoss
Hi Chuck: Here is a pic of the Premier LXL and...

Hi Chuck:

Here is a pic of the Premier LXL and the EDG. As you can see the, the Premier is shorter, and its strap lugs flair out more. It also has a really broad bridge. For me, the ergonomics...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 29th August 2018, 05:19
Replies: 125
Views: 7,924
Posted By peatmoss
Dennnis, It might get a bit longer, but not...

Dennnis, It might get a bit longer, but not much.

James, No rings here, just a short arc of flare. Cool orange color though....

aCuria, I agree 100%. To quote myself from post 82, " Over all,...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th August 2018, 06:51
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By peatmoss
Yes, a pic might be helpful.

Yes, a pic might be helpful.
Forum: Meopta Monday 27th August 2018, 06:51
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By peatmoss
That's great marcsantacurz. I don't know what's...

That's great marcsantacurz. I don't know what's next for you, but if you try the 8x32 Conquest HD, the extension of the eyecups is about 10mm (not including the depth of the eyelens, which probably...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 27th August 2018, 06:38
Replies: 125
Views: 7,924
Posted By peatmoss
Here is a poor attempt to photograph the...

Here is a poor attempt to photograph the aberration. It is on the left side of the image near the field edge. I don't see how it could possibly grow into a ring encompassing the entire field. The...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 26th August 2018, 06:31
Replies: 125
Views: 7,924
Posted By peatmoss
I can induce a thin, orange line (not a ring) in...

I can induce a thin, orange line (not a ring) in the left side telescope of my 8x42SF, between the 7 and 8 o'clock positions. It is not visible in the right side. To me it is the very edge of a...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 26th August 2018, 06:23
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By peatmoss
Hello marcsantacurz. I'm glad you're enjoying...

Hello marcsantacurz. I'm glad you're enjoying the Meopro HD's. My only criticisms of that model have been the glare and maybe the softness of the image outside the sweetspot. But if it works for...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 26th August 2018, 06:17
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By peatmoss
Hello 18000bph. Just to clarify, are you...

Hello 18000bph. Just to clarify, are you describing a noticeable drop in brightness or sharpness? Or both? Binastro's and Dennis's posts respond to each. Another possibility for a drop in...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 6th August 2018, 05:12
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By peatmoss
Hello PlanetMaker. I see from one of your other...

Hello PlanetMaker. I see from one of your other threads that you recently purchased an 8x32. Based on your photos, this one is also a Field-pro. You can play around with the rotating plastic cap...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 5th August 2018, 19:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By peatmoss
Ok. I'm not saying this is what happened,...

Ok. I'm not saying this is what happened, but.... In the process of re-building your EL's focuser, is it possible that the tech decided to use some brand new ELSV Field-pro parts, then topped off...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 5th August 2018, 08:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,558
Posted By peatmoss
Hello marcsantacurz. For dawn/dusk viewing, I...

Hello marcsantacurz. For dawn/dusk viewing, I would place a premium on glare control. That type of lighting situation, with a bright sky but dark landscape, is particularly challenging for a...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 5th August 2018, 07:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By peatmoss
Hello PlanetMaker. Sorry to here about your...

Hello PlanetMaker. Sorry to here about your problem. What model are you discussing? If it is a Field-pro, then the diopter lock may simply be engaged.
Forum: Others Wednesday 1st August 2018, 05:37
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By peatmoss
Hello Arthur, I haven't tried this model, but...

Hello Arthur,

I haven't tried this model, but the chassis bears a strong resemblance to that of the Vortex Viper 8x28 and the old Pentax 9x28. These were both compact models, and, like the Maven,...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 22nd June 2018, 04:32
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By peatmoss
Hello Andy. The first pic identifies the company...

Hello Andy. The first pic identifies the company as Ofuna. I don't see any manufacturer's export code on the bridge (Ofuna's code was JB-63), so this unit either pre-dates that, or was not intended...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 17th May 2018, 04:49
Replies: 41
Views: 3,281
Posted By peatmoss
One of these days, somebody will figure out how...

One of these days, somebody will figure out how to 3D print brand new rubber eyecups for all of us old E, EII, and SE users. And there will be much rejoicing!
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 17th May 2018, 04:46
Replies: 85
Views: 5,620
Posted By peatmoss
a) B&H Photo and Video b) I like their wide...

a) B&H Photo and Video
b) I like their wide selection, good pricing, and good return policy (which I've had to use a couple of times).
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 18th April 2018, 03:47
Replies: 27
Views: 2,619
Posted By peatmoss
Hi Barry. Your thread inspired me to dig out my...

Hi Barry. Your thread inspired me to dig out my Meostar 42's for their serial numbers. Here's what I found...

7x42 B1: 805xxx (bought on Amazon about 3 or 4 years ago)
8x42 B1: 122xxx (bought...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 17th April 2018, 05:11
Replies: 73
Views: 8,089
Posted By peatmoss
Ugh! That would be like a punch in the gut. I'm...

Ugh! That would be like a punch in the gut. I'm with you guys. If anything were to go wrong with my EII's, I'd send them to Cory Suddarth instead of Nikon.
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