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Forum: Binoculars Sunday 4th August 2019, 09:28
Replies: 57
Views: 2,407
Posted By edwincjones
Zeiss or SW six of one, half dozen of another...

Zeiss or SW

six of one, half dozen of another
just personal preference

edj
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 31st July 2019, 09:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By edwincjones
same think happened to me going from 8x32 to a...

same think happened to me going from 8x32 to a 10x32
There is a little difference but not near as much as I expected.

edj
Forum: Leica Friday 19th July 2019, 10:43
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By edwincjones
Just to repeat previous posts I enjoy my Duovid...

Just to repeat previous posts

I enjoy my Duovid 10+15x50s for distant birding of shorebirds and raptors and astro for eclipses with filters.
Very specialized and not all around, but good at what...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 09:26
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By edwincjones
From wishing to reality, in 2004 I got a fujinon...

From wishing to reality, in 2004 I got a fujinon MT 25x150 (astro use) and sold it a few years ago.
I consider it good value for less than one dollar a day to have the beasts available over the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 9th July 2019, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By edwincjones
Value Calculation

I see value as initial cost divided by hours used

$10 binocular used one hour and disguarded = 10/1 = $10 hour

$6400 Nikon WX used one hour per day x 20 years
$6400/20x365 = $o.88 dollars ...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 22nd June 2019, 10:31
Replies: 104
Views: 8,313
Posted By edwincjones
As a duovid 10+15x50 owner I would like to...

As a duovid 10+15x50 owner I would like to respond to the concept that
a 7-10x 42 duovid would be perfect.

Maybe-- except for the extra cost, weight, and limited FOV.
For me this is a specifically...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st June 2019, 10:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By edwincjones
aside from the weight I do not know it would...

aside from the weight I do not know

it would involve the feel, the ergonomics ,
my bonding to them-the subjective factors

edj
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd May 2019, 09:29
Replies: 104
Views: 8,313
Posted By edwincjones
I enjoy my Duovid 10+15x50 as an excellent pair...

I enjoy my Duovid 10+15x50 as an excellent pair for raptors and seabirds,
but the weight prevents me from listing it as my most used.

Now, if someone would make a quality 7-15x50 that is lightweight...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 19th May 2019, 17:43
Replies: 114
Views: 6,053
Posted By edwincjones
but, will it be $2399 better than my current 8x32...

but, will it be $2399 better than my current 8x32 FL?

edj
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th May 2019, 14:01
Replies: 104
Views: 8,313
Posted By edwincjones
I think 8x42 is a better all around format, but...

I think 8x42 is a better all around format, but the lighter weight 8x32 is the one I use the most.

edj
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 4th December 2018, 21:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By edwincjones
no dream ones, just want the binoculars to do the...

no dream ones, just want the binoculars to do the job at hand

edj
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 28th November 2018, 09:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By edwincjones
I have gotten several used/demo binoculars from...

I have gotten several used/demo binoculars from CameralandNY.
Not a big discount but in good shape as advertised .
Astromart and CNs S&S seem low risk,
but one needs to know binoculars and their...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 20th November 2018, 23:29
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By edwincjones
Compared to the Terra's $300US price and the SW...

Compared to the Terra's $300US price and the SW and Zeiss 8x25 in the 700-800 range,
and considering the questionable use/ value of pocket binoculars,
this seems like a good option
if you do not like...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 16th November 2018, 17:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,744
Posted By edwincjones
Once the new thrill of the 12x50s wear off, you...

Once the new thrill of the 12x50s wear off, you may use the 8.5s more,
but 8x32 and 12x50 does seem like a better combination.

edj
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 25th October 2018, 09:35
Replies: 112
Views: 6,271
Posted By edwincjones
dream? twice as good, half the price otherwise...

dream? twice as good, half the price
otherwise I already have them

edj
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 24th October 2018, 09:40
Replies: 64
Views: 5,218
Posted By edwincjones
APM is reportedly working on a 50mm and a 70mm...

APM is reportedly working on a 50mm and a 70mm WX-like model

edj
Forum: Nikon Saturday 20th October 2018, 23:10
Replies: 64
Views: 5,218
Posted By edwincjones
Cloudy Nights ------binocular forum----WX10x50 A...

Cloudy Nights ------binocular forum----WX10x50 A brief Review by kc131 Sept 18
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 17th October 2018, 00:54
Replies: 64
Views: 5,218
Posted By edwincjones
True, few if any of us really need it, but many...

True, few if any of us really need it, but many would like to have it.

edj
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th October 2018, 10:29
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By edwincjones
For me getting a Vintage binocular would be like...

For me getting a Vintage binocular would be like getting a vintage car
would not want to do unless I knew a lot about the subject.
Concept sounds nice but reality may be more complicated .

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 8th October 2018, 10:30
Replies: 25
Views: 2,104
Posted By edwincjones
just a convenient size, weight, magnification ...

just a convenient size, weight, magnification for many-??
I like 8x32 better.

edj
Forum: Binoculars Monday 1st October 2018, 18:37
Replies: 45
Views: 3,008
Posted By edwincjones
I had a very pleasant experience of watching a...

I had a very pleasant experience of watching a horned owl with my fujinon 25x150s,
but
the binoculars were mounted, and the owl came to a tree about 100 years away.

it is hard to impinge me luging...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 26th September 2018, 13:11
Replies: 30
Views: 2,610
Posted By edwincjones
certainly good enough edj

certainly good enough

edj
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th September 2018, 14:01
Replies: 30
Views: 2,610
Posted By edwincjones
To modify the question slightly-if I were...

To modify the question slightly-if I were starting over with current knowledge and interest in birding and astronomy
(and money to buy)

-Pentax Papillio 6.5x21 for the small stuff
-8x32, probably...
Forum: Louisiana Monday 17th September 2018, 09:53
Replies: 2
Views: 1,716
Posted By edwincjones
thank you Andrew edj

thank you Andrew

edj
Forum: Louisiana Saturday 15th September 2018, 14:55
Replies: 2
Views: 1,716
Posted By edwincjones
wood storks in LA

Is October too late to see Wood Storks in Louisiana?
If not, where would be the best locations to see?

thank you,
edj
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