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Forum: Nikon Today, 19:30
Replies: 25
Views: 685
Posted By dries1
Chuck, Nice pics, glad you like the Premiers and...

Chuck,

Nice pics, glad you like the Premiers and the EDG, great optics and they are truly built to last.

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Today, 14:27
Replies: 65
Views: 3,186
Posted By dries1
Gijs, I understand where you are coming from,...

Gijs,

I understand where you are coming from, regarding this hypothesis.

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Today, 02:45
Replies: 65
Views: 3,186
Posted By dries1
From what I understand the optics of the SV...

From what I understand the optics of the SV pre-field pro is the same as that of the field pro, so if the glare issue is improved there must be enhanced baffling in the FP, could this be shown with...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 14:25
Replies: 28
Views: 1,684
Posted By dries1
Chuck, I have an SV10X50 just prior to the Field...

Chuck,

I have an SV10X50 just prior to the Field Pro FP, and found out the optics are the same as the FP. It is a nice glass, but I prefer the Leica Ultravid in this configuration. I have viewed...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 18th September 2018, 23:17
Replies: 25
Views: 685
Posted By dries1
All I can say is that I enjoy the Leica...

All I can say is that I enjoy the Leica Ultravid/Trinovid line of binoculars and will continue to enjoy them, I will not stack any more BBs regarding CA.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th September 2018, 18:19
Replies: 28
Views: 1,684
Posted By dries1
I agree the WX 10X50 is a dream for me too. Andy...

I agree the WX 10X50 is a dream for me too.

Andy W.
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Tuesday 18th September 2018, 01:35
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By dries1
Chuck, the Forge focus is definitely an upgrade...

Chuck, the Forge focus is definitely an upgrade from the Legend, no squish or noise I was quite surprised at the optics also. I am curious about the 8X42 as I have the 10X42, and they make a 15X56...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 18th September 2018, 01:29
Replies: 25
Views: 685
Posted By dries1
Actually that is when I take them out, when it is...

Actually that is when I take them out, when it is sunny and they are in viewing rotation, just kidding. They are still a pleasure to use, although I tend to use larger aperture these days.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 18th September 2018, 01:26
Replies: 52
Views: 2,764
Posted By dries1
Thanks Jerry, optics are an enjoyable hobby and...

Thanks Jerry, optics are an enjoyable hobby and yes a nice diversion.

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:22
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By dries1
For $999 I would have procured them on the spot....

For $999 I would have procured them on the spot. The 56 is more aperture and I notice it at night under the night sky, my FL 10X56 reaches more than my other 10X50s, but I have yet to spend any...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:10
Replies: 25
Views: 685
Posted By dries1
The armor on the Hg was the best armor Nikon ever...

The armor on the Hg was the best armor Nikon ever put on a binocular, very similar composition to the SE, it looks like new. There were some issues with the LX/L scratching easily, some older threads...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:03
Replies: 52
Views: 2,764
Posted By dries1
Thanks Jerry, I have thick skin, I was just...

Thanks Jerry, I have thick skin, I was just busting your chops. Right now I am on a bit of break, our horizontal drill to install a 20 inch pipe over a mile in the ground did not work out, so back to...
Forum: Others Monday 17th September 2018, 19:44
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By dries1
His prices, how should I say..... somewhat...

His prices, how should I say..... somewhat elevated?

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 17th September 2018, 19:43
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By dries1
Solution, go to a 10X50. Andy W.

Solution, go to a 10X50.

Andy W.
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Monday 17th September 2018, 16:22
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By dries1
I have the Bushnell Forge 10X42 and I am...

I have the Bushnell Forge 10X42 and I am impressed with them as well. The Forge and the Legend M have a locking diopter, does the engage have a locking diopter?

Andy W.
Forum: Nikon Monday 17th September 2018, 16:07
Replies: 25
Views: 685
Posted By dries1
Hg

Chuck,

Here are my HG/LXs, I still use them, they eye relief is great for those who wear glasses. As Bob stated these are the first models that came before the LX/L and then yours the Premier.
I...
Forum: Leica Monday 17th September 2018, 13:25
Replies: 52
Views: 2,764
Posted By dries1
Thanks Lee, I understand that there is info on...

Thanks Lee, I understand that there is info on the Trinovids, but it is limited, (Nothing there about the specific comments from Tenex) and since the information is "subjective" - others opinions,...
Forum: Leica Monday 17th September 2018, 05:15
Replies: 52
Views: 2,764
Posted By dries1
"Read some of those and learn more." A bit blunt...

"Read some of those and learn more."

A bit blunt tonight eh?

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Monday 17th September 2018, 00:22
Replies: 52
Views: 2,764
Posted By dries1
Tenex, When I have some time I will compare the...

Tenex,

When I have some time I will compare the Trinovid 8X42 and the Ultravid 8X42 HD. Off the bat the Trinovid has a slightly smaller FOV.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Sunday 16th September 2018, 16:40
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By dries1
"It does rather sound as though Allbinos are...

"It does rather sound as though Allbinos are asking for change just for the sake of having something new. Not everyone is in love with flat fields which is why Swaro keeps its SLC line going. For...
Forum: Leica Saturday 15th September 2018, 15:28
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By dries1
10x50 Br

Got one in a trade for an item I will never use again and to my surprise not much use. It is in great shape, and after being made from 2003 - 2007 is still an excellent glass. I already have the HD+...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 13th September 2018, 19:28
Replies: 65
Views: 3,186
Posted By dries1
Some just handle glare better than others, no...

Some just handle glare better than others, no glass is glare free.

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 13th September 2018, 18:12
Replies: 65
Views: 3,186
Posted By dries1
Frankly, I can induce glare in any glass I own,...

Frankly, I can induce glare in any glass I own, and that includes the big four. Some just handle it slightly better than others.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 12th September 2018, 20:11
Replies: 52
Views: 2,764
Posted By dries1
Now I am confused, the statement made by Lee I...

Now I am confused, the statement made by Lee I believe is correct, now I am confused as to the photo, I thought all Trinovids were made in Portugal except the HDs.

Michael, your point makes sense...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 12th September 2018, 19:32
Replies: 95
Views: 11,353
Posted By dries1
I am all over the 8X40, black leather. Andy W.

I am all over the 8X40, black leather.

Andy W.
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