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Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th January 2020, 06:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By 42za
Hello, I can relate fully to your sentiments ,...

Hello,

I can relate fully to your sentiments , there is great satisfaction in using well made and engineered artifacts of whatever nature , binoculars , bicycles , guns , old tools etc..

But some...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 14th January 2020, 08:26
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By 42za
Hello MandoBear, Glad to see that you finally...

Hello MandoBear,

Glad to see that you finally had your problem sorted out.
Service like that , (even if it took a few tries) , simply does not happen in my country.
Enjoy your replacement...
Forum: Others Sunday 12th January 2020, 10:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By 42za
Hello, I would not combine a binocular with a...

Hello,

I would not combine a binocular with a rangefinder , but would rather get 2 instruments , a binocular and a stand alone rangefinder , but this is just me.

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Thursday 9th January 2020, 17:49
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Thank you Jan.

Thank you Jan.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th January 2020, 14:08
Replies: 18
Views: 7,504
Posted By 42za
My current hands down favourite binocular is a...

My current hands down favourite binocular is a 1994 Vintage Zeiss 7 x 45 Design Selection Night Owl T*P* , I had the good fortune of finding an example in pristine condition.

:king:
Forum: Leica Wednesday 8th January 2020, 10:43
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By 42za
Hello, I have also experienced the rubber armour...

Hello,

I have also experienced the rubber armour problem with my Swarovski 8 x 25 CL , the rubber armour became sticky and also had the white residue , I seem to have stopped this , (at least...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th January 2020, 20:39
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By 42za
Hello All, I bought a Leica Monovid after...

Hello All,

I bought a Leica Monovid after several members on this forum recomended it.

I am completely satisfied with my example.

I do not use the close-up lens at all.

But I suggest that you...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 31st December 2019, 14:55
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Hello Jan, Sorry that I offended you ,...

Hello Jan,

Sorry that I offended you , absolutely no offence was intended , I have deleted the post.

Cheers.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 31st December 2019, 10:23
Replies: 39
Views: 2,109
Posted By 42za
Hello Pyrtle, Actually I also think that the...

Hello Pyrtle,

Actually I also think that the Nikon WX Binoculars are currently the "best of the best".

Currently NOTHING in the world compares in terms of materials , optics , and build quality ,...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 31st December 2019, 10:01
Replies: 489
Views: 27,412
Posted By 42za
Hello Jan, If and when you do take the Retrovid...

Hello Jan,

If and when you do take the Retrovid apart , please let us know how many plastic parts are used in its construction.

Things like plastic prism and lens housings , internal focuser parts...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 28th December 2019, 06:46
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By 42za
Hello Mr. John A Roberts, Thank you for sharing...

Hello Mr. John A Roberts,

Thank you for sharing your vast historical binocular knowledge , it is valued and appreciated.

Keep well.

Cheers.
Forum: Zeiss Friday 27th December 2019, 21:47
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By 42za
Hello Andy, Congratulations on finding these ,...

Hello Andy,

Congratulations on finding these , they appear to be in excellent condition.

Enjoy.

Cheers.
Forum: Nikon Friday 27th December 2019, 21:37
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By 42za
Hello, I also have the Venturer II as shown on...

Hello,

I also have the Venturer II as shown on the right , and I also agree with Cycops that it is the newer model.

The views through this binocular are indeed rather good.

I am also looking for...
Forum: Leica Friday 27th December 2019, 07:32
Replies: 489
Views: 27,412
Posted By 42za
Hello All, For this argument we must disregard...

Hello All,

For this argument we must disregard and cast "looks" aside.

I think that if you already have a Leica UVHD+ it is pointless to buy a Retrovid in its current format because you will be...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 26th December 2019, 17:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,710
Posted By 42za
Hello, I clean forgot about the Geovid as RF...

Hello,

I clean forgot about the Geovid as RF binoculars do not interest me at all (my bad).

So Leica owns the Perger patent , I think that we can now forget about ever seeing an "ordinary" Perger...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 26th December 2019, 08:43
Replies: 29
Views: 1,710
Posted By 42za
Perger Prisms

Hello All,

It is a pity that no Optics Manufacturer has picked up on the Perger Prism.

Here lies the potential to produce a really superior binocular , probably much better than any other binocular...
Forum: Leica Thursday 26th December 2019, 06:21
Replies: 489
Views: 27,412
Posted By 42za
Hello 45northmt, Retrovid should be = Glass...

Hello 45northmt,

Retrovid should be = Glass , Brass , Leather and NO PLASTICS .

3:-)

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Thursday 26th December 2019, 06:16
Replies: 489
Views: 27,412
Posted By 42za
Just Because o:D Cheers.

Just Because o:D

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Thursday 26th December 2019, 06:11
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Hello Edmund (post no. 29). Nicely and...

Hello Edmund (post no. 29).

Nicely and accurately summed up :t:.

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 25th December 2019, 15:37
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Hello, Yes , but to rub salt into the wound , a...

Hello,

Yes , but to rub salt into the wound , a very good store that stocks Leica's , amongst others , is only 15 minutes away from my home , and they allow you to test in the store to your heart's...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 25th December 2019, 09:33
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By 42za
Seasons Greetings to all , and thanks for putting...

Seasons Greetings to all , and thanks for putting up with my blather.

o:D

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 25th December 2019, 07:28
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Hello, Errrrr-------If I wanted one I would have...

Hello,

Errrrr-------If I wanted one I would have to travel 1600 Kilometers.

o:D o:D o:D

Seasons Greetings to All.

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:59
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Thanks Lee, A quote from C.J.Langenhoven:- "O...

Thanks Lee,

A quote from C.J.Langenhoven:-

"O die Wereld hy draai , maak staat op sy draai
Die een dag so vriendelik , en die ander dag so kwaai".

Have a nice holliday season.

Cheers.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:23
Replies: 489
Views: 27,412
Posted By 42za
Hello Denco, You are fully entitled to think...

Hello Denco,

You are fully entitled to think like this and I have absolutely no problem with this.

I think differently , and I am almost sure that I am not alone.

Just call me "Maverick"

o:D ...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:09
Replies: 348
Views: 19,271
Posted By 42za
Hello Jan, I fully understand why and what you...

Hello Jan,

I fully understand why and what you have done.

You are SO RIGHT about the "Whizz-Bang Spreadsheet Managers".


Voorspoed , en mag die son op jou winkel skyn , (translation--Prosperity ,...
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