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Forum: Swarovski Today, 12:57
Replies: 377
Views: 15,983
Posted By Sebzwo
It's good to see ongoing investments and creative...

It's good to see ongoing investments and creative competition between the industry's top players. I like the fact that it is purely optical technology without any electronics.
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 30th June 2020, 15:16
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Sebzwo
What went wrong with their camera business?

What went wrong with their camera business?
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 24th June 2020, 20:13
Replies: 72
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sebzwo
I like any designer's or manufacturer's...

I like any designer's or manufacturer's handwriting. I'd love to have local flavor binoculars not mass produced clones with just different colored rings or decorations. Some are still here.

I would...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th June 2020, 18:22
Replies: 72
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sebzwo
It just feels like sometimes you get told just...

It just feels like sometimes you get told just too much marketing-poetry about where something is made and how unique it is (therefore requiring higher prices) only to find out how different the real...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th June 2020, 09:04
Replies: 99
Views: 4,958
Posted By Sebzwo
Impressive collections. Without wanting to offend...

Impressive collections.
Without wanting to offend anybody. Aside from pure collectors why do people own very similar binoculars at the same time in parallel? I understand to own something for high...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th June 2020, 17:30
Replies: 72
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sebzwo
Here is a source that claims the Zeiss Gavia...

Here is a source that claims the Zeiss Gavia spotting scope is made in Japan. I don't think it is the one I meant but the only one I found...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th June 2020, 11:08
Replies: 72
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sebzwo
Unfortunately I don't remember where it came...

Unfortunately I don't remember where it came from. From some forum for sure. I remember it sounded like "credible" information however from back then. It was claiming like all scopes from both Swaro...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th June 2020, 09:41
Replies: 72
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sebzwo
Thanks Lee for the link. So Wetzlar is about...

Thanks Lee for the link. So Wetzlar is about "assembly" only. Manufacturing is outsourced to Hungary and global partners...
BTW AFAIK Swarovski outsourced their spotting scopes to Meopta - like Zeiss...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 12th June 2020, 20:44
Replies: 72
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sebzwo
So is at least the Zeiss SF truly made in (as in...

So is at least the Zeiss SF truly made in (as in honestly parts manufactured and assembled in) Germany? I dislike these marketing games so much. I am like fed up.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 23rd May 2020, 16:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Sebzwo
Yes as mentioned above this is a special royal...

Yes as mentioned above this is a special royal gift for some individual. Some green Swaro obviously.
The ones I meant are Zeiss porros covered in black plastic. As I have learned the not made anymore...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 19th May 2020, 12:06
Replies: 99
Views: 4,958
Posted By Sebzwo
Today's lunchtime phrase of the day: Binoculars...

Today's lunchtime phrase of the day:
Binoculars are like steaks. You only need one real good one.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th May 2020, 13:19
Replies: 99
Views: 4,958
Posted By Sebzwo
Thanks. Must be nice to watch far out ships at...

Thanks. Must be nice to watch far out ships at sea with that high magnification.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th May 2020, 12:21
Replies: 99
Views: 4,958
Posted By Sebzwo
May I ask please can you hand hold the 15x...

May I ask please can you hand hold the 15x comfortably?
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th May 2020, 12:02
Replies: 99
Views: 4,958
Posted By Sebzwo
I have got three pairs: Steiner Commander...

I have got three pairs:
Steiner Commander Military/Marine 7x50 (my formerly only and well used old one, still in almost mint condition)
Docter Nobilem 10x50 (my main one, almost used...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 17th May 2020, 09:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Sebzwo
So these Zeiss binoculars are officially issued...

So these Zeiss binoculars are officially issued by the Royal Navy or are they privately selected and paid for as some personal piece of equipment and just used on duty please?

Found this award...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th May 2020, 13:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Sebzwo
Thanks Gary. Most appreciated. So these are...

Thanks Gary. Most appreciated. So these are "commercial" ones sort of? Do they still issue them today from stocks?
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th May 2020, 12:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Sebzwo
Thanks but these are not the ones I was asking...

Thanks but these are not the ones I was asking about. More like this:
https://images.app.goo.gl/umrVPU8CAjSR95Lx6 (http://images.app.goo.gl/umrVPU8CAjSR95Lx6) or this...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th May 2020, 11:57
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Sebzwo
Here is one just to get the idea. This one is...

Here is one just to get the idea. This one is brand new so second hand ones might be less...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th May 2020, 10:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Sebzwo
As you are stuck in Vienna wouldn't this be the...

As you are stuck in Vienna wouldn't this be the perfect place to grab some Swarovski binoculars? This is a corona story to tell and would make some great souvenir from Austria for your collection....
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th May 2020, 08:23
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Sebzwo
I own a pair of Docter Nobilem 10x50 porros as my...

I own a pair of Docter Nobilem 10x50 porros as my main binocular and like them very much. 10x is still hand holdable and the 50 diameter provides some comfortable view and a bright picture even on...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th May 2020, 08:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Sebzwo
Question Royal Navy current use binoculars?

Hello everybody,
having watched several TV documentaries recently about Royal Navy vessels (RN carrier ops and HMS Duncan) I noticed what sorts of binoculars get used on their bridges these days....
Forum: Leica Thursday 14th May 2020, 15:59
Replies: 431
Views: 30,145
Posted By Sebzwo
Looks like somebody has heard you....

Looks like somebody has heard you. Congratulations.
Forum: Zeiss Friday 8th May 2020, 21:08
Replies: 71
Views: 4,012
Posted By Sebzwo
Guess where the parts for watch movements and...

Guess where the parts for watch movements and entire movements can be made these days?

Sea Gull (now we are at Birdforum) in China is one of the world's biggest if not the biggest manufacturer of...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 5th May 2020, 15:45
Replies: 71
Views: 4,012
Posted By Sebzwo
If companies were truly confident about their...

If companies were truly confident about their products and top quality wherever they were made, shouldn't they be less shy and actually proud about sharing information about suppliers and...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd May 2020, 20:00
Replies: 71
Views: 4,012
Posted By Sebzwo
As a customer I want to know where something was...

As a customer I want to know where something was built. Any country is acceptable but I don't want to be misled. I think the laws need to be more specified. There is too much fooling around possible....
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