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Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 28th October 2020, 07:16
Replies: 89
Views: 5,527
Posted By Troubador
Add to these: seaweed slime, sheep sh*t and goose...

Add to these: seaweed slime, sheep sh*t and goose poo.

Lee
Forum: Others Sunday 25th October 2020, 10:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,213
Posted By Troubador
There will always be a bird that is too far away...

There will always be a bird that is too far away to identify. Doesn't matter whether you are looking through a 6.5x bino or a 70x scope.

I was a 10x bino guy for years due to 'magnification anxiety'...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 25th October 2020, 06:46
Replies: 242
Views: 13,290
Posted By Troubador
The first Redwing of the winter in our Rowan...

The first Redwing of the winter in our Rowan Tree, grabbing the berries that the Blackbirds have left.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 15:00
Replies: 27
Views: 867
Posted By Troubador
:t::t::t::t::t: Lee MODERATOR

:t::t::t::t::t:

Lee
MODERATOR
Forum: Swarovski Friday 23rd October 2020, 11:23
Replies: 72
Views: 4,332
Posted By Troubador
But CJ, your visions of green hams suggest...

But CJ, your visions of green hams suggest otherwise;)


Lee
Forum: Swarovski Friday 23rd October 2020, 11:10
Replies: 72
Views: 4,332
Posted By Troubador
If you are upside down, doesn't all the blood go...

If you are upside down, doesn't all the blood go to your head and affect your vision?


Lee
Forum: Zeiss Monday 19th October 2020, 09:40
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
But aren't these 'exact colours' only exact...

But aren't these 'exact colours' only exact according to your vision, which may indeed be similar to the average vision or perhaps not?

I am not trying to be argumentative but since reports based on...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 19th October 2020, 07:48
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
It would certainly show a green tint if the light...

It would certainly show a green tint if the light was coming through green curtains. Just being frivolous but the colour balance of the ambient light will affect the result, as well as the settings...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 19th October 2020, 07:39
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
But you have to work harder to carry a bigger...

But you have to work harder to carry a bigger aperture bino all day and every time you lift it up. And despite the fact that I always wear spectacles with all the possibilities this brings for...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 17:44
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
No. Brexit stems from the madness left behind by...

No. Brexit stems from the madness left behind by the Vikings and known as going 'berserk'.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th October 2020, 15:51
Replies: 54
Views: 2,497
Posted By Troubador
Great News Mike. Lee

Great News Mike.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 15:40
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
Of course, but the results of such measuring will...

Of course, but the results of such measuring will not necessarily predict what any one person will see, and those who see an 'excess' of red or blue or green will continue to see this.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By Troubador
Richard I wear spectacles and although I haven't...

Richard

I wear spectacles and although I haven't used the Kite I found the Opticron excellent for observing Aeshna, Sympetrum and Libellula species of dragons. Of course the latter two tend to perch...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:24
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
There is also a saying in English, that someone...

There is also a saying in English, that someone who is very angry 'sees red'!

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:22
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
The difficulty is that much of what we think we...

The difficulty is that much of what we think we 'see' with our eyes has actually been edited by our brain, and our brains don't always edit in exactly the same way..........

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 11:44
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
Gijs I notice that one member on Post 5 of this...

Gijs

I notice that one member on Post 5 of this thread https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=4074651#post4074651 reports a 'blueish tint' for SF32.

It only demonstrates that we each see things...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 11:33
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
I agree wholeheartedly Paddy. I would think...

I agree wholeheartedly Paddy.

I would think that those who do not wear spectacles would find no difficulty in using the exit pupil of 32mm binos since their eye sockets surely guide the eyecups...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th October 2020, 08:20
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Troubador
Ask your optician to measure your pupils the next...

Ask your optician to measure your pupils the next time you go for a vision check-up. The lighting conditions may not be exactly as you would wish, although this can usually be adjusted, but it would...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th October 2020, 08:11
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
Thank you Edmund. There is also the problem of my...

Thank you Edmund. There is also the problem of my lung condition which means I have to be extra cautious about Covid-19.

There is also BirdFair in the UK in August, which might tempt you over La...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 17th October 2020, 12:41
Replies: 44
Views: 9,579
Posted By Troubador
And 7x should make them quite usable when...

And 7x should make them quite usable when travelling by train too!

Lee
Forum: Meopta Saturday 17th October 2020, 08:08
Replies: 44
Views: 9,579
Posted By Troubador
Congrats Richard, the more you use the MeoStar,...

Congrats Richard, the more you use the MeoStar, the more you will love it.

Lee
Forum: Others Friday 16th October 2020, 13:22
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Troubador
I have edited the image below to improve...

I have edited the image below to improve visibility of the printing a little.

On the left cover we have PLDS and Coated Optics, while on the right, 7x50, 7.1deg and what appears to be a serial...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 16th October 2020, 10:40
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
You may be right. IMHO it is very clear what has...

You may be right. IMHO it is very clear what has defined the length of SF32 and that is to make available sufficient room for the average hand to achieve a normal open-hinge grip, with 1st finger on...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 16th October 2020, 08:02
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
Gijs See the quote from Holger Merlitz who...

Gijs

See the quote from Holger Merlitz who looked for, but did not find, a green cast in SF32.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 15th October 2020, 12:23
Replies: 178
Views: 12,272
Posted By Troubador
Sounds like a great idea. May I join you? I would...

Sounds like a great idea. May I join you?
I would like to buy you both a Chimay Blue.

Lee
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