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Forum: Binoculars Today, 15:22
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Troubador
This is a good point in more than one way BC....

This is a good point in more than one way BC. Local brand offices can get upset about grey imports because they have been denied the profit from the sale but then folks want to lumber them with the...
Forum: Zeiss Today, 15:07
Replies: 77
Views: 3,710
Posted By Troubador
This is a strange phenomenon in the light of Gijs...

This is a strange phenomenon in the light of Gijs van Ginkel's findings:

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=321724 Post 2

Quote: "I have not studied the 10x42 SF but we did a thourough...
Forum: Say Hello Today, 13:50
Replies: 7
Views: 62
Posted By Troubador
Hi Tim, a Lesser Whitethroat is a great way to...

Hi Tim, a Lesser Whitethroat is a great way to kick off the season! Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Today, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Troubador
Good luck Kit Lee

Good luck Kit

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Today, 13:46
Replies: 157
Views: 3,364
Posted By Troubador
Barry the sun was off to one side, almost behind...

Barry the sun was off to one side, almost behind me but not quite and what made the crows white was as they turned around on the ground there was a position where very briefly the light reflected off...
Forum: Opticron Today, 13:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By Troubador
Opticron has a new website under construction and...

Opticron has a new website under construction and I think they are working on this to get it as they want it rather than being secretive about the Discovery.

However here is a pic of my review...
Forum: Binoculars Today, 07:39
Replies: 157
Views: 3,364
Posted By Troubador
I took the Opticron Traveller 8x32 for a walk up...

I took the Opticron Traveller 8x32 for a walk up an old sunken drovers track in our neughbourhood. This old track looks across pastures so is nearest to open countryside we have and I have seen a fox...
Forum: Binoculars Today, 07:24
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Troubador
This meant that the Dialyts (I had 10x40 for 17...

This meant that the Dialyts (I had 10x40 for 17 years) were effectively an air pump as the objectives moved to and fro in the tubes displacing air, which led to all kinds of strange changes to the...
Forum: Binoculars Today, 07:10
Replies: 142
Views: 4,563
Posted By Troubador
And with an 8x bino, due to the greater depth of...

And with an 8x bino, due to the greater depth of field, IN GENERAL you need less re-focusing which can be very useful especially with a flying bird.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Today, 06:43
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Troubador
So if I see a guy carrying a pair of HTs at Bird...

So if I see a guy carrying a pair of HTs at Bird Fair and wearing one of those huge Mexican hats, that will be you then will it?

Glad to hear you have got on top of this issue and it looks like you...
Forum: Leica Today, 06:38
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Troubador
I tried Noctivid at Bird Fair looking over the...

I tried Noctivid at Bird Fair looking over the lake there at gulls and if it has faults (all binos have some) then intrusive CA isn't one of them as far as my eyes are concerned.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 18:42
Replies: 77
Views: 3,710
Posted By Troubador
I'd go so far as to say that FL has been around...

I'd go so far as to say that FL has been around long enough now with no repetitive build problems reported to be declared pretty soundly constructed.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 17:16
Replies: 69
Views: 2,313
Posted By Troubador
This sounds a great personal modification to fit...

This sounds a great personal modification to fit a classic bino to an individual.

For the benefit of others viewing this modification I would just remind them that the eye relief is the distance...
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 13:40
Replies: 8
Views: 70
Posted By Troubador
Hi Jim and welcome to our community. Enjoy your...

Hi Jim and welcome to our community. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 12:49
Replies: 157
Views: 3,364
Posted By Troubador
BC HT is a tuned-up FL with high transmission...

BC
HT is a tuned-up FL with high transmission glass giving what it says on the tin plus a bit more red and a bit more blue in the colour balance as well as handling that is almost like a open bridge....
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 12:31
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Troubador
Happy Birthday BC :t: :t: I wouldn't ask about...

Happy Birthday BC :t: :t:

I wouldn't ask about anything else as focus free play is the only thing that really annoys me. And much of the other stuff I might fuss over is so personal. I could ask...
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 07:45
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By Troubador
Welcome to BirdFair: enjoy your visits here. Lee

Welcome to BirdFair: enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:36
Replies: 157
Views: 3,364
Posted By Troubador
BC I presume your pal has bought a 10x42 SF and...

BC I presume your pal has bought a 10x42 SF and not an FL. Correct or ?

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:21
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Troubador
I have never bought anything this way but if I...

I have never bought anything this way but if I was tempted to do so I would certainly ask them to do this.

However, if you don't know the level of expertise they have about binos (most companies...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:06
Replies: 142
Views: 4,563
Posted By Troubador
Canip Just because every able-bodied man of...

Canip

Just because every able-bodied man of army-age in Switzerland has an army-issue assault rifle under his bed it doesn't mean that messenger-shooting is acceptable behaviour in the rest of the...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 19th April 2018, 19:41
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By Troubador
Welcome aboard Cleveland! Hope you enjoy many...

Welcome aboard Cleveland! Hope you enjoy many visits here.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 19th April 2018, 19:40
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Troubador
Hi Jo and welcome to BirdForum. Lee

Hi Jo and welcome to BirdForum.

Lee
Forum: Leica Thursday 19th April 2018, 19:28
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By Troubador
Armour is made to be removed for repairs but...

Armour is made to be removed for repairs but glues can sometimes be uncooperative and damage results so leading to new armour being required. Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes you don't.

Lee
Forum: Opticron Thursday 19th April 2018, 09:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By Troubador
Looking forward to your first impressions...

Looking forward to your first impressions Frank.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 19th April 2018, 06:49
Replies: 8
Views: 77
Posted By Troubador
Welcome to BirdForum and don't forget to put out...

Welcome to BirdForum and don't forget to put out water for your bird-neighbours too.
Hope you enjoy your visits here.

Lee
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