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Forum: Kowa Today, 14:30
Replies: 135
Views: 18,168
Posted By Troubador
Many years ago while travelling in Netherlands on...

Many years ago while travelling in Netherlands on business I finished my appointments early one day and on the way to my hotel went for a walk in the reserve. I saw a Bluethroat and Roe Deer and a...
Forum: Swarovski Today, 13:32
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By Troubador
Thanks Joe Lee

Thanks Joe

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Today, 12:40
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By Troubador
Another member has suggested this has already...

Another member has suggested this has already happened with EL 32 being downgraded from 1.5m to 1.9m so I was asking the question to make sure this is correct. For sure 1.9 is on the Swaro...
Forum: Kowa Today, 11:05
Replies: 135
Views: 18,168
Posted By Troubador
The Kowas would be a nice companion walking...

The Kowas would be a nice companion walking around the woods at
Groote Peel.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Today, 10:51
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
You mean you have seen it and it is ugly? Lee

You mean you have seen it and it is ugly?

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Today, 08:41
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
I am not sure I would call NL ugly but in some...

I am not sure I would call NL ugly but in some photos the image is like one you see of yourself walking past those strange mirrors at fairs that make you look super-fat or pinched in the middle.

It...
Forum: Swarovski Today, 08:38
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By Troubador
Dale Does this increase in close-focus distance...

Dale

Does this increase in close-focus distance only apply to EL 42 or will EL 32 be treated the same way?

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 18:42
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
OK gotcha, but I still don't think 'speculation'...

OK gotcha, but I still don't think 'speculation' is exactly the right word when it is based on data very recently published by the manufacturer.

Anyway, Swaro did the same thing with SLC a couple of...
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 14:32
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
No JG its based on how Swaro have changed EL...

No JG its based on how Swaro have changed EL specs on their website.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 13:57
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
No Jim, read my post. Swaro don't appear to have...

No Jim, read my post. Swaro don't appear to have changed EL32 only EL42. Unless they just haven't got around to changing the EL32 specs on their website yet.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 13:19
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
Yes: Leoca Cola, mixes well with tequila. Lee

Yes: Leoca Cola, mixes well with tequila.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 13:16
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
What makes you think EL hasn't been physically...

What makes you think EL hasn't been physically changed? They could change the focus components or maybe add a device to limit the length of 'travel' of the focusing lens. They did this already with...
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 10:26
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
John Thanks a lot for pointing that out I had...

John

Thanks a lot for pointing that out I had totally missed this. Apologies to Swaro and to all.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 08:12
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
Swarovski AG is comprised of the Crystal business...

Swarovski AG is comprised of the Crystal business 2.7B, a tool maker called Tyrolit 676M, and Swarovski Optik 156M of which Optik has by far the smallest turnover. This is not so different from...
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 06:21
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
Correct Dennis and they did it in a second...

Correct Dennis and they did it in a second language, speaking to a camcorder and so without any audience feedback. They did a great job.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 06:15
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
Absolutely right Henry. The only point here is...

Absolutely right Henry. The only point here is that there is much about NL that is reminiscent of SF.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2020, 14:46
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
See the pic. SF on the right, EL on the left, see...

See the pic. SF on the right, EL on the left, see the prisms are rotated in SF so that the bigger one is on top, nearest to the eyepieces.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2020, 13:10
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
The hourglass shape is innovative for sure....

The hourglass shape is innovative for sure. Rotating the prisms is something else SF did first though. It was done to get the bigger prism of the two closer to the eyepiece and so move the weight in...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2020, 12:15
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
Just imagine if it cracks and you need to put...

Just imagine if it cracks and you need to put white tape on it :-O[/QUOTE]

If this happens, apply a torniquet, seek medical advice and then self-isolate for 14 days.


Lee
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 2nd July 2020, 11:54
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
That head rest is not standard equipment and...

That head rest is not standard equipment and costs 129. Haven't seen a Sterling price yet but a straight conversion of that figure comes to 116.00.


Lee
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 1st July 2020, 15:55
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
You can't get Rolling Ball if you are in a large...

You can't get Rolling Ball if you are in a large envelope and wearing a headrest.


Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 1st July 2020, 15:01
Replies: 213
Views: 14,249
Posted By Troubador
Seems to me the result of method 2 will depend on...

Seems to me the result of method 2 will depend on the size of the mesh of the screen. I mean the size of the solid material making up the mesh and the size of the gaps in the mesh.

As you step back...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 1st July 2020, 14:16
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
Some confusion here as the headrest pad is for...

Some confusion here as the headrest pad is for when you get bored and nod off to sleep: IS stands for Instant Snooze you know.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 1st July 2020, 14:13
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
JG if it is 'a great way to introduce...

JG if it is 'a great way to introduce unsteadiness to your glass', I suggest you take your bourbon straight from the bottle.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 1st July 2020, 13:40
Replies: 414
Views: 19,159
Posted By Troubador
But Herman, on the Swarovski website it tells us...

But Herman, on the Swarovski website it tells us NL has:

"The largest-ever field of view with almost indiscernible edges"

So perhaps those earlier binos with even wider fields of view had...
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