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Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 27th June 2018, 19:28
Replies: 65
Views: 3,789
Posted By garymh
The cutaway picture on Allbinos is either a 10x42...

The cutaway picture on Allbinos is either a 10x42 FL or a 8x42 FL.......it is not a 7x42 FL. It was a standard cutaway picture used on press releases and the one used was an 8/10x42.

The 7x42FL...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 10th June 2018, 16:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By garymh
Hi Tom, Check your serial number again - you...

Hi Tom,

Check your serial number again - you have 1 digit too many.

Gary.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th April 2018, 21:15
Replies: 113
Views: 9,061
Posted By garymh
hi, I have access to their serial number...

hi,

I have access to their serial number records.

Gary.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th April 2018, 12:53
Replies: 113
Views: 9,061
Posted By garymh
Hi, Your Dialyt 7x42 was manufactured in...

Hi,

Your Dialyt 7x42 was manufactured in 1992.

gary.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd February 2018, 13:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By garymh
Hi, They are without doubt cleaning...

Hi,

They are without doubt cleaning scratches.

In my experience repairing these in 95% of cases it will be the eye lenses that get scratched because they are the ones that people clean more often...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd February 2018, 06:25
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By garymh
These are cleaning scratched. They will affect...

These are cleaning scratched.

They will affect the image quality and the binocular needs to have new eye lenses fitted.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th January 2018, 19:37
Replies: 134
Views: 7,060
Posted By garymh
Hi, The first edition of my book was only 300...

Hi,

The first edition of my book was only 300 copies which sold out within a couple of weeks.

I am currently working on an updated edition which will cover a lot more rare and accurate information...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 26th January 2018, 19:13
Replies: 134
Views: 7,060
Posted By garymh
Hi, Please note that this book is my property...

Hi,

Please note that this book is my property and any attempt to scan it and send to other people will result in infringement of my copyright and legal action against the sender.

Gary
Forum: Others Tuesday 14th November 2017, 19:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By garymh
Hi, The leatherette on many old binoculars is...

Hi,

The leatherette on many old binoculars is actually a substance called "vulcanite".

It is a hardened rubber compound which gets brittle with age. Once it starts cracking and falling off there...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 22nd October 2017, 18:36
Replies: 76
Views: 7,375
Posted By garymh
No, They will still be in Wetzlar. Some...

No,

They will still be in Wetzlar.

Some administration offices are moving to the Oberkochen headquarters.
Forum: Zeiss Monday 25th September 2017, 19:29
Replies: 18
Views: 4,131
Posted By garymh
Hi, Zeiss serial numbers do not work in...

Hi,
Zeiss serial numbers do not work in numerical number.

You cannot rely on a higher number being a later production.
Forum: Leica Sunday 6th August 2017, 20:03
Replies: 19
Views: 5,590
Posted By garymh
I think the German equivalent of the " monopolies...

I think the German equivalent of the " monopolies commission"might have something to say about this.
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 13th July 2017, 09:20
Replies: 15
Views: 4,536
Posted By garymh
hi, Serial number 1130633 was manufactured in...

hi,

Serial number 1130633 was manufactured in 1973.

The first production of the 8x30 BGA Olive was in 1968.


Gary.
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 5th July 2017, 11:10
Replies: 5
Views: 2,291
Posted By garymh
Hi, Your 7x42 BGA was manufactured in...

Hi,

Your 7x42 BGA was manufactured in 1993.

Gary.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 17th May 2017, 09:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,343
Posted By garymh
Date of manufacture is 1968.

Date of manufacture is 1968.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 16th May 2017, 19:38
Replies: 4
Views: 4,365
Posted By garymh
If you have the correct tools and know how these...

If you have the correct tools and know how these instruments are made it is very easy to remove the ring - otherwise it will cost hundreds to get it rectified and will invalidate the warranty.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 10th May 2017, 08:49
Replies: 4
Views: 4,365
Posted By garymh
The plastic eyecup tube and ball bearings are...

The plastic eyecup tube and ball bearings are held in place by a ring which must be removed first.

Pulling the eyecup off without removing this ring will often crack it or damage the channels that...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 12th April 2017, 10:51
Replies: 19
Views: 4,191
Posted By garymh
Sorry, I just left off the "T" because all Zeiss...

Sorry, I just left off the "T" because all Zeiss binoculars have T coating.

OK, it is a 15x60 GA T...................

Gary.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 11th April 2017, 09:59
Replies: 19
Views: 4,191
Posted By garymh
it is a Zeiss 15x60 GA. Looks like the non B...

it is a Zeiss 15x60 GA.

Looks like the non B model with hard eyecups.


Gary.
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th February 2017, 20:30
Replies: 28
Views: 20,835
Posted By garymh
hi, WD40 is a water repellent and NOT a...

hi,

WD40 is a water repellent and NOT a lubricant - the clue is in the name WD = water displacement !!!!!!

And because it is a water repellent it is virtually impossible to clean off once it has...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 14th February 2017, 19:56
Replies: 28
Views: 20,835
Posted By garymh
Hi, Just my opinion but I would never go...

Hi,

Just my opinion but I would never go anywhere near a binocular with WD40 - I have had to clean and properly lubricate countless binocular mechanisms that people have used it on.
Forum: Leica Sunday 13th November 2016, 12:18
Replies: 3
Views: 3,844
Posted By garymh
Hi, Yes they are.

Hi,

Yes they are.
Forum: Zeiss Monday 7th November 2016, 08:53
Replies: 47
Views: 10,948
Posted By garymh
Hi, The 8x32 and 10x32 FLs are still available...

Hi,

The 8x32 and 10x32 FLs are still available and have not been discontinued.
Forum: Zeiss Friday 21st October 2016, 06:50
Replies: 21
Views: 2,352
Posted By garymh
If your binocular has rubber eyecups , which it...

If your binocular has rubber eyecups , which it should have, then it is the 'B' model - even if it does not say 'B' on the badge.

In more recent production Zeiss have stopped putting the 'B'...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 17th October 2016, 10:33
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By garymh
Hi, The warranty was 10 years. This is...

Hi,

The warranty was 10 years. This is broken down into 5 years parts and labour , 5 years parts only and covers manufacturing faults for internal optics and mechanics.

Gary.
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