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Forum: Swarovski Sunday 17th February 2019, 14:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,515
Posted By cycleguy
Cool It will be interesting to see how the range...

It will be interesting to see how the range finding with ballistic & atmospheric compensation battle shakes out. Will people buy a scope or a binocular or both? If I'm hunting and have it in my...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 13th February 2019, 15:23
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By cycleguy
Most of my binocular purchases are sight unseen...

Most of my binocular purchases are sight unseen due to lack of presence in local retail and the lack of fairs/shows that showcase them.

I usually know from first impressions if I'm content with...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 14th January 2019, 15:03
Replies: 3,745
Views: 1,290,833
Posted By cycleguy
Upland, Do you know if these are available at...

Upland,

Do you know if these are available at retail locations or is it an on-line purchase only? I'm not a member but can get around this if needed and think it would be worth the effort to check...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 9th January 2019, 08:33
Replies: 37
Views: 2,276
Posted By cycleguy
From the linked reviews: "Chromatic aberration...

From the linked reviews:

"Chromatic aberration (CA): I see a slight advantage for the Monarch HG here. The color fringes along edges of high contrast appear to be of lower intensity when compared to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 9th January 2019, 08:14
Replies: 41
Views: 1,917
Posted By cycleguy
Upland, I'm very familiar with ebay to the tune...

Upland,

I'm very familiar with ebay to the tune of about four hundred 100% positive transactions as both a seller and buyer starting from way back in the 90's when us grassroots guys were making it...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 8th January 2019, 22:21
Replies: 46
Views: 2,391
Posted By cycleguy
Hi TXdefender, I HIGHLY encourage you to get the...

Hi TXdefender,

I HIGHLY encourage you to get the Noctivid 8x42 ... and report here your side by side comparisons, in-depth of course!!! B (:

My .02,

CG
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th January 2019, 03:57
Replies: 41
Views: 1,917
Posted By cycleguy
Make an offer. You might get them for $150! I...

Make an offer. You might get them for $150!

I only ebay as a last resort. Long story; and don't want to go there.

Did hear they have to start collecting sales tax as of Jan 1. So far this applies...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th January 2019, 17:20
Replies: 41
Views: 1,917
Posted By cycleguy
Thanks All, I was wondering if I would see some...

Thanks All,

I was wondering if I would see some posts regarding a binocular daily riding in a vehicle and ultimate destruction & damage from vibration, jolt, heat, and cold - but it appears this...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 5th January 2019, 22:22
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By cycleguy
Sancho, Much the same here... my list: Swaro SV...

Sancho,

Much the same here... my list:

Swaro SV 8x32: 1) glare control, 2) focuser feel when adjusting 3) field pro strap to binocular connection

Swaro CL 8x30 (latest model): 1) CA control, 2)...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 3rd January 2019, 23:09
Replies: 113
Views: 6,636
Posted By cycleguy
Lee, From the photo of the cross sections it...

Lee,

From the photo of the cross sections it appears that the Swaro will have more weight at the objective end... have you (others) found the Zeiss easier to hold steady due to the weight...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 26th December 2018, 03:58
Replies: 41
Views: 1,917
Posted By cycleguy
Your car binocular???

Hey all,

Happened upon a hawk on fresh kill today while driving. Pulled over and dug out my $40 reverse porro car binocular (resides in the glove box full time) for some better viewing. Found that...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th December 2018, 04:01
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By cycleguy
Buy it because it has a lifetime warranty!!! CG

Buy it because it has a lifetime warranty!!!

CG
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th December 2018, 03:59
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By cycleguy
Santa, I would like a Nikon EDG 7x42 with a...

Santa,

I would like a Nikon EDG 7x42 with a wider field of view and Swarovski eye cups.

CG

P.S. There will be milk and cookies and raindeer treats waiting here for you!
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 12th December 2018, 15:37
Replies: 32
Views: 1,390
Posted By cycleguy
My preference is single hinge design... just more...

My preference is single hinge design... just more comfortable for me, however, the dual hinge design is not a deal breaker.

My .02,

CG
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 12th December 2018, 15:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By cycleguy
Apochromat, A gem... right you are! I had a...

Apochromat,

A gem... right you are! I had a 10x32 EL WB (non-swarovision) for ten years until steadiness issues forced me to part with it. I have never been as content with any binocular since and...
Forum: Leica Sunday 2nd December 2018, 20:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By cycleguy
WOW... I live in a major metropolitan area in the...

WOW... I live in a major metropolitan area in the U.S. and share the same problem. Sounds like a global issue. The binocular companies should do something about this!!! :-O

CG
Forum: Binoculars Friday 30th November 2018, 01:45
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By cycleguy
You guys are AMAZING!!!!! :t::t::t:...

You guys are AMAZING!!!!! :t::t::t: :clap::clap::clap:

CG
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 16:54
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By cycleguy
A lot of U.S. big box sporting goods sales...

A lot of U.S. big box sporting goods sales experience for binoculars is: "you go to the display wall and select which binocular looks best in its blister pack - then take it to the front register for...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th October 2018, 05:00
Replies: 112
Views: 5,171
Posted By cycleguy
:t: What this guy said:t:, but I'd be happy with...

:t: What this guy said:t:, but I'd be happy with 10x steady.
Wouldn't mind the option of being able to click a pic to record what I saw (of course in the same slim package and of high quality).

CG
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 7th October 2018, 01:55
Replies: 27
Views: 2,174
Posted By cycleguy
Thanks, think I better learn how to pronounce...

Thanks, think I better learn how to pronounce this; I keep putting the "t" in the wrong place. :bounce:

CG
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 6th October 2018, 23:43
Replies: 27
Views: 2,174
Posted By cycleguy
Jerry, Never been around the Habicht. Given...

Jerry,

Never been around the Habicht. Given that - the Swaro EL 10x30 WB!!! It was my first really good binocular. The 8x32 EL WB never seemed to shine as well for me, and the 8x32 EL Swarovision...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 6th October 2018, 17:14
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By cycleguy
Here are a couple of pictures: It rotates 360...

Here are a couple of pictures:

It rotates 360 degrees (pan) on the horizontal plane and has bearing lines if needed, rotates about 160 degrees (up/down) in the vertical plane, the top plate can be...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 6th October 2018, 16:19
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By cycleguy
Marcsantacurz, I purchased the Cabela's branded...

Marcsantacurz,

I purchased the Cabela's branded window mount (looks like the Nikon in NDhunter post) some time ago to use with a straight Nikon 50mm Fieldscope; but never did end out using it ... so...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By cycleguy
As far as some other favorites... I really really...

As far as some other favorites... I really really like the strap that comes with these, and the lined/padded canvas binocular case, and the rubber rain guard.

Throw in the multiple discounts I...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:41
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By cycleguy
I picked this glass up when it first came out and...

I picked this glass up when it first came out and posted on here that I felt the contrast was a hair less than many other popular binoculars despite seeing/reading numerous posts by others about what...
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