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Forum: Leica Wednesday 21st August 2019, 16:29
Replies: 41
Views: 981
Posted By james holdsworth
My head hurts....

My head hurts....
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 20th July 2019, 18:02
Replies: 23
Views: 2,101
Posted By james holdsworth
They fixed a 30 year old bin - there are only one...

They fixed a 30 year old bin - there are only one or two other manufacturers that would do that.
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 4th July 2019, 01:42
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By james holdsworth
1987 10x40 would not be phase-coated...1989 and...

1987 10x40 would not be phase-coated...1989 and later.
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 00:08
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By james holdsworth
Yep, a world of difference between the P and non...

Yep, a world of difference between the P and non P version of this bino.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 00:05
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By james holdsworth
Did they really need all that they replaced /...

Did they really need all that they replaced / fixed?
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th June 2019, 23:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By james holdsworth
Note sure to what you are referring - all of my...

Note sure to what you are referring - all of my recent Zeiss have come with a well made corduroy-type flip top soft case with inside pouch. They are durable and have held-up fine in many, many...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 3rd June 2019, 00:20
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By james holdsworth
It's odd how certain models obtain a cult status...

It's odd how certain models obtain a cult status and others die on the vine. The Victory II is a good example - won the technical shootout in the test against the cultists, but is much unloved...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 3rd June 2019, 00:16
Replies: 35
Views: 2,872
Posted By james holdsworth
Dennis, if you settled on what you had 10 years...

Dennis, if you settled on what you had 10 years ago, you'd likely be in the same position, bino-wise, as you are today.;)
Forum: Nikon Saturday 1st June 2019, 19:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,518
Posted By james holdsworth
It's odd how certain models obtain a cult status...

It's odd how certain models obtain a cult status and others die on the vine. The Victory II is a good example - won the technical shootout in the test against the cultists, but is much unloved today.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 27th May 2019, 15:54
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By james holdsworth
There are many days of field surveys where I may...

There are many days of field surveys where I may not lift my bins for long stretches, as it's all birding-by-ear....but I would still never go anywhere without them.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 19th May 2019, 16:55
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By james holdsworth
Thanks! PS - you seem to have the ear of Zeiss -...

Thanks! PS - you seem to have the ear of Zeiss - what are THEY saying about a 32 SF?
Forum: Zeiss Monday 13th May 2019, 16:00
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By james holdsworth
Canuckistans too?

Canuckistans too?
Forum: Zeiss Friday 10th May 2019, 00:02
Replies: 55
Views: 6,116
Posted By james holdsworth
Thanks for saving me the trouble Lee...

Thanks for saving me the trouble Lee...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 8th May 2019, 22:51
Replies: 55
Views: 6,116
Posted By james holdsworth
It is a later model - Zeiss badge has no country...

It is a later model - Zeiss badge has no country of origin.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd May 2019, 23:04
Replies: 13
Views: 3,638
Posted By james holdsworth
Sure, after the poll was edited to remove the...

Sure, after the poll was edited to remove the term ''manufacturer'' from the original thread title question.;)
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd May 2019, 19:55
Replies: 13
Views: 3,638
Posted By james holdsworth
Many on that list are not manufacturers, they are...

Many on that list are not manufacturers, they are re-branders of Chinese or Japanese OEM's.
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 24th April 2019, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By james holdsworth
Yep, real - at least the ones in Arthur's link.

Yep, real - at least the ones in Arthur's link.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 21st April 2019, 17:19
Replies: 76
Views: 4,271
Posted By james holdsworth
This line, Dennis......''In fact they are...

This line, Dennis......''In fact they are renowned for their depth of field'', should tell you all you need to know - you are speaking to a PR / Marketing dude, not someone with actual optical...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 18th April 2019, 16:59
Replies: 76
Views: 4,271
Posted By james holdsworth
Question to owners of a FL 10x32 - does it show...

Question to owners of a FL 10x32 - does it show better edge correction than the 8x32 or other FL models?
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 16th April 2019, 22:37
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By james holdsworth
even the name screams China....

even the name screams China....
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 16th April 2019, 02:13
Replies: 67
Views: 6,113
Posted By james holdsworth
Thanks for mentioning, for the 20th time. This is...

Thanks for mentioning, for the 20th time. This is how the urban legend is formed - repetition, repetition, repetition.

99% of us HT users do not have your problem - maybe it's just you or maybe...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th April 2019, 22:28
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By james holdsworth
I find a bin that ''snaps'' into sharpness...

I find a bin that ''snaps'' into sharpness quickly and easily to be less tiring to use, by far, than a less sharp unit that requires hunting to hit the spot.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th April 2019, 18:24
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By james holdsworth
Another Shanghai surprise... I would expect them...

Another Shanghai surprise...

I would expect them to replace the entire bino if you have a warranty.
Forum: Nikon Sunday 14th April 2019, 18:22
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By james holdsworth
Would the ''put in a bag of dry rice'' thing work...

Would the ''put in a bag of dry rice'' thing work in this case?

Personally, I always leave my bins out of the case and it has been effective.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th April 2019, 22:55
Replies: 61
Views: 3,287
Posted By james holdsworth
Thanks for the candor. :t:

Thanks for the candor. :t:
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