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Forum: Binoculars Monday 30th March 2020, 14:35
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By Foss
Thank you one and all. With help from around the...

Thank you one and all. With help from around the planet, I humbly submit this for review:

Case:
Top: Head of Navigation Department
Front right: I-36 (B-1 class submarine that carried float...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 30th March 2020, 00:43
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By Foss
One mystery remains: the meaning of the mark in...

One mystery remains: the meaning of the mark in the circle.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 29th March 2020, 02:35
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Foss
Great post Andy. I like the Leupold Yosemite...

Great post Andy.
I like the Leupold Yosemite 6x30 WA (porro) for $95...but I liked it even better a few years ago when they were about $30 cheaper.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 29th March 2020, 02:28
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By Foss
New information gleaned from a parallel post on a...

New information gleaned from a parallel post on a popular astronomy binocular forum. They were designated as Naval Aviation binoculars and were property of the navigation officer aboard IJN Submarine...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 27th March 2020, 15:10
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By Foss
Hey Troub. Tokyo/Topcon has been confirmed via an...

Hey Troub. Tokyo/Topcon has been confirmed via an old Peter Abrahams file.

Hey Binastro,
Uncoated optics and a magnificent wide view: they're 10x 7.1 for sure. I'll post more photos...wasn't sure...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 26th March 2020, 18:20
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By Foss
Kanji translation request on 10x50 wide field

I'm trying to understand the markings on a pair of WWII Japanese Tokyo Optical Co. Ltd binoculars I recently acquired.
Might any help be found on Birdforum?
Thank you in advance,
Foss
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 21st March 2020, 04:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By Foss
Some great stories...so far!

Some great stories...so far!
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 18th March 2020, 18:25
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By Foss
Favorite bino/bird experience?

Here's my fav. Anyone care to share theirs? Would enjoy reading a few while I and the misses are cooped up.

I was at a scenic overlook one day when I heard the cry of a hawk overhead. Not a...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 17th March 2020, 14:52
Replies: 49
Views: 2,584
Posted By Foss
Same here

Same here
Forum: Leica Thursday 12th March 2020, 13:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,501
Posted By Foss
Joker Congrats! I thought this pair of Trinovids...

Joker
Congrats! I thought this pair of Trinovids might be headed to the boneyard. Nice of NDhunter
Props to offer up his eyecups.
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 7th March 2020, 13:21
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Foss
Another amazing article! Thank you John.

Another amazing article! Thank you John.
Forum: Leica Sunday 23rd February 2020, 14:37
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By Foss
You might consider posting a want ad in the...

You might consider posting a want ad in the classified section here at Birdforum, stating your aims. There are some very reputable individuals here, one of whom might have just what you desire.
Forum: Leica Sunday 23rd February 2020, 14:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,501
Posted By Foss
To my eye, the first photo looks like a crack in...

To my eye, the first photo looks like a crack in the housing. You might call/email Cory at SOR before you think about shipping them.
Good luck,
Foss
Forum: Leica Wednesday 19th February 2020, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,409
Posted By Foss
They're due back here tomorrow. Not sure why they...

They're due back here tomorrow. Not sure why they declined, but I'm okay with it. Wish I could get frequent flier miles on them though...California to New Jersey and back, ha ha.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 18th February 2020, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,409
Posted By Foss
No such luck here. They were nice about it, but...

No such luck here. They were nice about it, but without the original Leica sales receipt they declined to give them a courtesy service.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th February 2020, 13:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By Foss
I have a Yosemite 6x30 too. The WA views are...

I have a Yosemite 6x30 too. The WA views are stunning if you can live with 6x. They definitely overdeliver for their price point.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th February 2020, 13:42
Replies: 192
Views: 10,454
Posted By Foss
Hi Omid, I guess we'll just have to check back in...

Hi Omid,
I guess we'll just have to check back in twenty years and see!
Best regards,
Jack
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 11th February 2020, 21:22
Replies: 192
Views: 10,454
Posted By Foss
Hi Omid, you made some great points, and inspired...

Hi Omid, you made some great points, and inspired a couple counter-points:

Sculpture is generally more expensive and requires floor space (cannot be hung on a wall). That may be part of the reason...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 10th February 2020, 15:25
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By Foss
Thanks Andy and John! I appreciate the info.

Thanks Andy and John! I appreciate the info.
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th February 2020, 15:03
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By Foss
NEU model?

What is the NEU designation I see on some models? Thanks
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Saturday 8th February 2020, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By Foss
This is a great read. Thank you Troubador.

This is a great read. Thank you Troubador.
Forum: Leica Saturday 1st February 2020, 00:53
Replies: 53
Views: 2,958
Posted By Foss
A retro 6x24 Binolit with modern high quality...

A retro 6x24 Binolit with modern high quality glass and waterproofing does sound intriguing, Mandobear, especially if it's razor sharp to the edges of its 8.5 FOV.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 29th January 2020, 13:29
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Foss
You might try Land, Sea, & Sky in Houston. IDK...

You might try Land, Sea, & Sky in Houston. IDK about the 8x20s, but I've purchased Leitz replacement eyecups for the 7x35 in the past. Good luck
Forum: Others Friday 24th January 2020, 01:23
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By Foss
Very nice website Pinac

Very nice website Pinac
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 23rd January 2020, 14:20
Replies: 107
Views: 5,868
Posted By Foss
Fascinating thread idea, Holger.

Fascinating thread idea, Holger.
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