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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th April 2018, 21:15
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By CalvinFold
I doubt it's the kind of selection you folks are...

I doubt it's the kind of selection you folks are used to, but always worth a look. And it's a brick-n-mortar so their selection is dwindling fast even for cameras and basics. Heck, I haven been in...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th April 2018, 17:56
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By CalvinFold
Had good luck with Adorama, B&H, Amazon for sheer...

Had good luck with Adorama, B&H, Amazon for sheer selection and good service.

Best Buy is good if they are local to you and have what you need; they have extended warranty and replacement policies...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 24th April 2018, 13:43
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By CalvinFold
+1 on the Black Rapid (cross-shoulder) straps, my...

+1 on the Black Rapid (cross-shoulder) straps, my girlfriend and I both love them. She has a Nikon D700 + a Nikkor 70-300mm lens, and it's helped alot.

I used Black Rapid cross-shoulder with much...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th April 2018, 13:08
Replies: 42
Views: 768
Posted By CalvinFold
US with longer warranty and local service (or...

US with longer warranty and local service (or locally handled overseas service, as the case may be), honestly.

I only buy overseas if it's the only option for whatever product I want; only if I'm...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th April 2018, 21:07
Replies: 42
Views: 768
Posted By CalvinFold
I can say this is the same as for at least some...

I can say this is the same as for at least some camera manufacturers, so wouldn't be unusual if true. My favorite digiscoping camera for a long time was the Nikon Coolpix twist-bodies (950, 995,...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 20th April 2018, 17:59
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By CalvinFold
thomasclark1985: I won't get knee-deep in the...

thomasclark1985:

I won't get knee-deep in the "which camera is better for what purpose" because...as you can see it gets contentious really quickly around these parts. What works for you will...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Thursday 19th April 2018, 13:16
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By CalvinFold
Anything truly waterproof isn't really very...

Anything truly waterproof isn't really very breathable. That's why I asked if you wanted "proof" or "resistant." Water "resistant" is easier and is simply a compromise between how much breathing and...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Wednesday 18th April 2018, 20:31
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By CalvinFold
Waterproof or water resistant? On a budget, I'd...

Waterproof or water resistant?

On a budget, I'd consider going with a good pair of waterproof socks (Showers Pass or Sealskinz come to mind in the USA) and then just wear your boot of choice that...
Forum: Mammals Monday 16th April 2018, 21:03
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By CalvinFold
As a cat owner, I agree. :cat: Unfortunately I...

As a cat owner, I agree. :cat:


Unfortunately I agree here too. :-C
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Wednesday 4th April 2018, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 3,299
Posted By CalvinFold
Richmond and Rosie! Rosie laid a second egg last...

Richmond and Rosie!

Rosie laid a second egg last night; I'm told they expect a third by Friday.
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 15:48
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By CalvinFold
If you find yourself in the Oakland, CA area...

If you find yourself in the Oakland, CA area after reviewing eBirds or whatnot, feel free to look me up. Tammy and I are always looking for an excuse to visit our local birding spots. Of course,...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 13:21
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
I'm not sure if this is analagous to Colony...

I'm not sure if this is analagous to Colony Collapse Disorder (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colony_collapse_disorder#Possible_causes) (CCD)? Which is to say, it's not one single issue with bees but...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 31st March 2018, 17:44
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
You brought some great scientific rational-ness...

You brought some great scientific rational-ness to the discussion which made it more interesting to read this thread (I had abandoned it for a long while). Glad you stuck it out because I enjoyed...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 29th March 2018, 19:40
Replies: 39
Views: 5,760
Posted By CalvinFold
I'm biased, and had very, very specific needs...

I'm biased, and had very, very specific needs when I purchased my SX60, but I've long since learned few share my specific needs and that honestly does put the SX60 farther down the list,...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 29th March 2018, 17:53
Replies: 39
Views: 5,760
Posted By CalvinFold
So Fugl, did your friend ever pick something?

So Fugl, did your friend ever pick something?
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 15th March 2018, 19:25
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By CalvinFold
I'm likely a "birder" second and a "bird...

I'm likely a "birder" second and a "bird photographer" first, getting my joy in catching behavior, details, or whatever presents itself. "Targets of opportunity," combined with a nice walk, you could...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 15th March 2018, 14:27
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
Godwin's Law...

Godwin's Law (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law)

Or at least a subset thereof.
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 23:24
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
I need to get my Spot Bot® out to clean the...

I need to get my Spot Bot® out to clean the puddle of sarcasm off the rug... |:D|
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 23:21
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
This.* :t: :clap: +1 *Tinfoil-hattery aside.

This.* :t: :clap:

+1
*Tinfoil-hattery aside.
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 21:08
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
LOL. I have a good sense of humor about my state...

LOL.

I have a good sense of humor about my state and equal dismay about all states.

As for Alabama and Idaho, I don't think about it too much. That's what states are for...they can solve their own...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 20:43
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
Fair enough then, I suppose. *shrug* "Benighted"...

Fair enough then, I suppose. *shrug*

"Benighted" though...ouch. |:S| |:P|
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 18:22
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By CalvinFold
Yeah, it's just a metaphor with more...

Yeah, it's just a metaphor with more complexities, though I think the basic implied tenet is there.

To me it implies that yes, occassionally there are plagues of rodents (human-induced,...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 18:13
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
I must have missed when this got brought-up...and...

I must have missed when this got brought-up...and I suggest we all ignore it because this is a side topic that is even more fraught with emotion than Purple Heron's original post...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 8th March 2018, 18:09
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By CalvinFold
I do both of these depending on the situation. I...

I do both of these depending on the situation. I have a bad neck, so no matter how padded or wide the strap is, "behind the neck" really isn't an option for full-sized binoculars (or cameras) of any...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 8th March 2018, 13:51
Replies: 698
Views: 41,892
Posted By CalvinFold
Nohatch, One item jumped-out at me that seems...

Nohatch,

One item jumped-out at me that seems extremely important, that last bullet point:

"It should be realized that RF-bioeffect studies should be multidisciplinary, and hence need to be...
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