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Forum: Vortex Thursday 10th May 2018, 13:41
Replies: 81
Views: 14,464
Posted By bcl05
An update - I've now been using the new 8x42...

An update -
I've now been using the new 8x42 viper HDs for about a week. I followed the good advice above and ordered the vipers and the meopros. Optically, I couldn't see a significant difference...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 26th April 2018, 13:31
Replies: 81
Views: 14,464
Posted By bcl05
Thanks - I'm in need of a new pair as my old ones...

Thanks - I'm in need of a new pair as my old ones have finally started to fall apart in a way that makes them hard to use.

I'm intrigued that the new Vipers may approach that sweet spot of...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 24th April 2018, 15:19
Replies: 81
Views: 14,464
Posted By bcl05
Has anyone actually seen or reviewed the new...

Has anyone actually seen or reviewed the new Vipers? I can't find any opinions on the change...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 8th February 2017, 14:11
Replies: 25
Views: 16,979
Posted By bcl05
I've spent a few thousand dollars on camera...

I've spent a few thousand dollars on camera equipment. The best money I ever spent for photography was a $180 two-day workshop with detailed lessons on how to use a SLR. That made a bigger...
Forum: Nikon Monday 9th January 2017, 15:59
Replies: 96
Views: 72,005
Posted By bcl05
Here of some of my recent favorites with the...

Here of some of my recent favorites with the 200-500 and my d7200.

I think its a great combination. I got the d7200 before the D500 was available. If I was doing it today, I'd love to have the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 12th September 2016, 16:35
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By bcl05
White breasted nuthatch?

White breasted nuthatch?
Forum: Nikon Monday 21st March 2016, 16:54
Replies: 96
Views: 72,005
Posted By bcl05
I've had mine for 2 weeks. I'm very happy so...

I've had mine for 2 weeks. I'm very happy so far. All taken with a d7200.
Forum: Nikon Monday 21st March 2016, 16:49
Replies: 936
Views: 523,193
Posted By bcl05
Wrong thread. Sorry.

Wrong thread. Sorry.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 2nd March 2016, 15:16
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By bcl05
Merlin?

Merlin?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 9th June 2015, 20:53
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By bcl05
Female house sparrow

Female house sparrow
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Wednesday 3rd June 2015, 15:00
Replies: 569
Views: 213,725
Posted By bcl05
Thanks for that. Both look great to me. I have...

Thanks for that. Both look great to me. I have a new D7200 and am looking to get my first long lens for bird photography. I've been an avid birder for years but am a beginner photographer. ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 23rd May 2015, 01:46
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By bcl05
Female cape May warbler, I think...

Female cape May warbler, I think...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th February 2015, 12:51
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By bcl05
Yes - definitely not a rough-legged. Pattern is...

Yes - definitely not a rough-legged. Pattern is all wrong, but also doesn't have "rough legs." Rough-legged hawks have feathers all the way down their legs - giving them their name.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th February 2015, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By bcl05
I think I do see a belly band. Red tail for me. ...

I think I do see a belly band. Red tail for me. Looks too big and hulking for a red-shouldered.
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Tuesday 30th December 2014, 12:51
Replies: 867
Views: 228,464
Posted By bcl05
The pettiness and sniping on this board about...

The pettiness and sniping on this board about these lenses is really ridiculous.

Comparing one person's results with a lens with another's is foolish. There are just far too many variables. The...
Forum: Nikon Friday 26th December 2014, 18:15
Replies: 13
Views: 4,139
Posted By bcl05
I was just given a gently used D300 - my first...

I was just given a gently used D300 - my first real DSLR. I'd love to get into bird photography. 300/f4 vs Tamron 150-600? Prices are not very different. I have no experience with either. I'd...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 3rd September 2014, 12:32
Replies: 1,827
Views: 39,188
Posted By bcl05
Feeling lucky...

Feeling lucky...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th January 2014, 15:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By bcl05
Long tail ducks?

Long tail ducks?
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th January 2014, 14:16
Replies: 97
Views: 23,285
Posted By bcl05
I had a strap lug fail on my first pair of...

I had a strap lug fail on my first pair of Zen-Ray 8x42EDs. I was using a metal ring at the time, and it had clearly worn a groove into the metal, leading to the breakage. Part of the problem was...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 5th May 2013, 17:51
Replies: 1,577
Views: 601,849
Posted By bcl05
Dennis - you seem most pleased with yourself...

Dennis - you seem most pleased with yourself given the high number of posts and views. What you don't understand is that we can't help reading your drivel in the same way we can't help but stare at...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 9th April 2013, 00:26
Replies: 6
Views: 14,773
Posted By bcl05
I have a Razor and really love it. It's my first...

I have a Razor and really love it. It's my first scope, so I don't have a ton of comparative experience, but I find the Razor a joy to use. Enjoy!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th November 2012, 03:53
Replies: 9
Views: 3,461
Posted By bcl05
Yes. They are sometimes used by researchers to...

Yes. They are sometimes used by researchers to track birds, similar to bands on legs. Just an idea....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 24th November 2012, 23:36
Replies: 9
Views: 3,461
Posted By bcl05
I'm guessing it was a tagged bird.

I'm guessing it was a tagged bird.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th November 2012, 16:02
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By bcl05
Savannah sparrow, I think.

Savannah sparrow, I think.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 7th November 2012, 15:35
Replies: 89
Views: 11,619
Posted By bcl05
Thanks very much! I can't wait to check these...

Thanks very much! I can't wait to check these bins out!
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