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Forum: Binoculars Today, 16:44
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By fazalmajid
Ultravid BL 8x42 (2008) and Ultravid BL 8x20...

Ultravid BL 8x42 (2008) and Ultravid BL 8x20 (2006).

This is what the 8x42 case looks like (bottom right): http://www.company7.com/leica/images/leica_cases_c_1000893.jpg

Below are the 8x20 case and...
Forum: Zeiss Today, 16:40
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By fazalmajid
Leica USA has always sent me complimentary...

Leica USA has always sent me complimentary replacements for torn eyepiece covers or binocular straps.
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 00:06
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By fazalmajid
My Leicas came in wonderful hard molded leather...

My Leicas came in wonderful hard molded leather cases.
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 5th June 2019, 16:30
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By fazalmajid
Available for preorder at B&H, $290 for the 8x42,...

Available for preorder at B&H, $290 for the 8x42, $300 for the 10x42.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd June 2019, 12:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By fazalmajid
With binoculars that small, a lot of personal...

With binoculars that small, a lot of personal factors influence the overall quality of the experience: whether you wear glasses, what kind of frame and prescription, how deep your eye sockets are,...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th May 2019, 11:58
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By fazalmajid
I don't know that the Monarch 7 is that big an...

I don't know that the Monarch 7 is that big an upgrade over the 5. I'd say the minimum increment actually worth upgrading for would be the Monarch HG 10x42. If you wait for promos like L.L. Bean's...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 28th May 2019, 08:06
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By fazalmajid
I have the Nikon 7x15 Special Anniversary Edition...

I have the Nikon 7x15 Special Anniversary Edition binoculars. I don't know if they improved the coatings compared to the regular edition. They are surprisingly usable, even with glasses.

The Zeiss...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 28th May 2019, 06:29
Replies: 114
Views: 5,103
Posted By fazalmajid
I thought that was Marlene Dietrich. Wie einst...

I thought that was Marlene Dietrich. Wie einst Lili Marlene.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 28th May 2019, 06:15
Replies: 51
Views: 4,049
Posted By fazalmajid
Zeiss Victory Pocket 8x25 and Leica Ultravid BL...

Zeiss Victory Pocket 8x25 and Leica Ultravid BL 8x42. That's because all my other bins are in a container working its way through the Panama Canal. Otherwise it would be Zeiss 8x25 and Swarovski EL...
Forum: Nikon Monday 27th May 2019, 08:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,002
Posted By fazalmajid
By "zoom" do you mean the ability to zoom in and...

By "zoom" do you mean the ability to zoom in and out, or the ability to have a high magnification?

The distinction matters, because Nikon has the excellent 300mm f/4 PF and 500mm f/5.6 PF lenses...
Forum: Leica Sunday 26th May 2019, 14:54
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By fazalmajid
Call your local Leica support. Leica USA have...

Call your local Leica support. Leica USA have always sent me complimentary replacements when I tore an objective cap or broke my Trinovid 8x20 strap.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 20th May 2019, 21:23
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By fazalmajid
I have 3 birding kits: a Canon Rebel SL2 with...

I have 3 birding kits:


a Canon Rebel SL2 with a 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM as a lightweight kit
a Fuji X-T2 with a 100-400mm plus a 1.4x teleconverter as a "serious" but heavy kit
a Nikon Z7 with a...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 19th May 2019, 08:19
Replies: 57
Views: 3,241
Posted By fazalmajid
On the contrary, I find the exaggerated parallax...

On the contrary, I find the exaggerated parallax of the EII very unsettling.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 19th May 2019, 08:16
Replies: 114
Views: 5,103
Posted By fazalmajid
It's also got the fiberglass-polymer body, which...

It's also got the fiberglass-polymer body, which is a marketing disadvantage when the market expects magnesium.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 19th May 2019, 02:09
Replies: 114
Views: 5,103
Posted By fazalmajid
It will be interesting to see who designs these...

It will be interesting to see who designs these since the unfortunate demise of Dr. Konrad Seil.
Forum: Nikon Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:48
Replies: 50
Views: 2,110
Posted By fazalmajid
Both were discounted for the same price a few...

Both were discounted for the same price a few months ago. B&H just ran out of the (relatively) more popular 10x50 faster.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 11th May 2019, 06:25
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By fazalmajid
Yes, I've owned Manfrotto and Gitzo gear for over...

Yes, I've owned Manfrotto and Gitzo gear for over 20 years and only recently found out about this store based in the UK (I believe it is run by Manfrotto). Not cheap, but they have parts for really...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 11th May 2019, 05:39
Replies: 50
Views: 2,110
Posted By fazalmajid
No and yes (10x)

No and yes (10x)
Forum: Binoculars Friday 10th May 2019, 04:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,620
Posted By fazalmajid
Bangladesh is a desperately poor country, and...

Bangladesh is a desperately poor country, and there can't be that many binoculars lying around.

Furthermore, it is also humid and most porros are neither waterproof nor tropicalized
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 9th May 2019, 05:44
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By fazalmajid
https://www.manfrottospares.com/441-parts.html

https://www.manfrottospares.com/441-parts.html
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 9th May 2019, 05:06
Replies: 40
Views: 1,620
Posted By fazalmajid
It's called "framing", a standard marketing...

It's called "framing", a standard marketing technique using evolutionary flaws in human psychology.

I don't know how time-sensitive the OP is, but I would recommend monitoring the "Binocular...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 5th May 2019, 22:50
Replies: 31
Views: 1,389
Posted By fazalmajid
I've had good results with the Manfrotto...

I've had good results with the Manfrotto SuperClamp binoculars version 035BN:

https://www.manfrotto.com.br/binocular-super-clamp.html
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 5th May 2019, 22:37
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By fazalmajid
The small Giotto blower doesn't do much good, the...

The small Giotto blower doesn't do much good, the big one is just OK.

I use a quick burst of canned air on mine. Not long enough that liquid propellant starts coming through. Camel's hair brushes...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 2nd May 2019, 07:44
Replies: 28
Views: 825
Posted By fazalmajid
It's easy enough to test: just refocus so the...

It's easy enough to test: just refocus so the edges are in focus rather than the center. If the edges are sharp, it's caused by curvature.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 1st May 2019, 20:08
Replies: 28
Views: 825
Posted By fazalmajid
Are you sure its not just curvature of field...

Are you sure its not just curvature of field youre seeing? Its fairly pronounced on the Victory Pockets.
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