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Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 06:56
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By Troubador
Hello Jeanette and welcome. Chris gives good...

Hello Jeanette and welcome. Chris gives good advice. When you post in the binos section as well as your budget and the kind of birding you would like to do (big open landscapes/mountains/coasts or...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 17th October 2018, 15:46
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By Troubador
Delia is right and I can also recommend the...

Delia is right and I can also recommend the Ardnamurchan peninsula with the fabulous Loch Sunart coast all the way to the famous lighthouse on the UK mainland's most western tip, and not to mention...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 17th October 2018, 12:32
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Troubador
OK, I stand corrected Roy. Perhaps the 8x25...

OK, I stand corrected Roy. Perhaps the 8x25 doesn't sell as well as other magnifications, but on the other hand 8x42 is such a popular format, so your question still hangs in the air....

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 17th October 2018, 09:43
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Troubador
Probably because the average person can hold 8x...

Probably because the average person can hold 8x steady enough without IS help.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 17th October 2018, 07:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,320
Posted By Troubador
8/10/12x50 sounds interesting and while we are...

8/10/12x50 sounds interesting and while we are dreaming lets make it a 52mm. Naturally we also want decent eye relief, excellent field of view, 2.0m close focus and to weigh 750g max.

Lee
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Wednesday 17th October 2018, 07:06
Replies: 71
Views: 3,570
Posted By Troubador
Hi Tom and thanks for your kind words. That FL...

Hi Tom and thanks for your kind words. That FL looks like a real beauty and I am sure you will enjoy it.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 17th October 2018, 06:50
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By Troubador
Hello Harry and welcome to Birdforum. Take your...

Hello Harry and welcome to Birdforum. Take your time to explore our website and enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 16th October 2018, 07:10
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By Troubador
Hi Jane and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your...

Hi Jane and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your visits here.
Lee
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th October 2018, 14:02
Replies: 40
Views: 1,320
Posted By Troubador
Binastro is right the Duovid switches between two...

Binastro is right the Duovid switches between two magnifications, it doesn't zoom at all.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th October 2018, 08:42
Replies: 300
Views: 18,912
Posted By Troubador
Great story Patudo and from the look of the...

Great story Patudo and from the look of the portrait format pic, you probably got wet!

The Swaro's ability to pick out slightly more detail was probably down to the slightly greater magnification, I...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 15th October 2018, 07:18
Replies: 8
Views: 90
Posted By Troubador
Hi and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your visits...

Hi and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th October 2018, 06:52
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Troubador
OK. I thought you were poking fun at astronomers...

OK. I thought you were poking fun at astronomers when you said they understand IPD adjustments because the complexities of a bino hinge don't seem very challenging.

Lee
Forum: Leica Monday 15th October 2018, 06:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By Troubador
Those alarmingly eye-watering Trinnies of a few...

Those alarmingly eye-watering Trinnies of a few years back were only that colour because they were for dealers to loan to folks who wanted to try the model out. This scheme didn't last long and the...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 16:08
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Troubador
David Are you being ironic? :-O Lee

David

Are you being ironic? :-O

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 15:59
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Troubador
Indeed this is why former Zeiss Sports Optics USA...

Indeed this is why former Zeiss Sports Optics USA boss Mike Jensen opted for transparent plastic boxes for Terra ED models rather than the usual card cartons. Appearance is all, demonstrations...
Forum: Opticron Sunday 14th October 2018, 14:46
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Troubador
Absolutely and to emphasise this here is an...

Absolutely and to emphasise this here is an excerpt from my review of Discovery 7x:

Binoculars with 7x magnification are a dying breed and according to comments from several brands are normally...
Forum: Opticron Sunday 14th October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Troubador
Just checked my notes from when I reviewed the...

Just checked my notes from when I reviewed the Discovery and I definitely didn't see a yellow cast. I had some issues with the ER/eyecups but I know my latest spectacles are more of a challenge with...
Forum: Leica Sunday 14th October 2018, 11:45
Replies: 174
Views: 8,642
Posted By Troubador
Very nice! Lee

Very nice!

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 14th October 2018, 11:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By Troubador
Gijs, Post 24 No, I haven't entered post-life...

Gijs, Post 24

No, I haven't entered post-life yet, only knocked on the door for a consultation. I didn't hear any hollow laughter but there was a lot of yodelling.

Lee
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 14th October 2018, 10:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By Troubador
Hi Ed I see you are in full tease-mode...

Hi Ed

I see you are in full tease-mode today!

All of the binos apart from the 10x40 are clearly marked Habicht and you can see from the pic attached to my post to Gijs that the 10x40 is also a...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 14th October 2018, 10:25
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By Troubador
I had a quick consultation with this person and...

I had a quick consultation with this person and he told me where to look for one explanation.

See the left-hand side of the pic. This does not mean Habicht could not also refer to a mountain.

Lee
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Sunday 14th October 2018, 07:25
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Troubador
Glad you enjoyed it Andy. Lee

Glad you enjoyed it Andy.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 07:00
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Troubador
Alan This is probably quite common with...

Alan

This is probably quite common with internet-buying so popular. If you take a look at the interviews with retailers you will see that a significant part of their service and job satisfaction is...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th October 2018, 17:05
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Troubador
Gotcha, serves me right for being so...

Gotcha, serves me right for being so literal-minded!
Thanks Paddy.
Lee
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th October 2018, 16:27
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Troubador
You are welcome Ron although I am puzzled that...

You are welcome Ron although I am puzzled that your dioptre is now the same on both binos when a couple of hours ago you posted this:

"However, when I set the diopter one is minus and the other one...
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