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Forum: Others Today, 00:40
Replies: 3
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Posted By dries1
Canip, Do you have any of the Superior E (SE)...

Canip,

Do you have any of the Superior E (SE) glass in your collection? Just asking.

Andy W.
Forum: Meopta Yesterday, 03:54
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By dries1
I wonder what Meopta is up to, these are in the...

I wonder what Meopta is up to, these are in the same ballpark regarding price as the Meostar.
So now we have the Optika to the Meopro then these Meopro air models with the Meostars. Is there going to...
Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 03:25
Replies: 32
Views: 585
Posted By dries1
They have been on the market for a while now, it...

They have been on the market for a while now, it will be interesting when other reviews of the Vortex UHD come out over time.
Size and possibly weight could be a detriment for some. Additionally it...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 16:12
Replies: 296
Views: 14,692
Posted By dries1
"You're right, and I should get paid for...

"You're right, and I should get paid for this"

There are a few things in life I am absolutely sure of,... a few, and the probability of this not happening is one of them.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st January 2020, 02:13
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By dries1
With a scope a premium 8X32 will do almost as...

With a scope a premium 8X32 will do almost as well, and be even less weight. Just a thought.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 21st January 2020, 02:07
Replies: 83
Views: 7,735
Posted By dries1
It is the best of all the other format offerings,...

It is the best of all the other format offerings, they will do well with this model.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th January 2020, 00:33
Replies: 3,918
Views: 1,461,710
Posted By dries1
For someone in the UK, that is a great deal on a...

For someone in the UK, that is a great deal on a great glass.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 04:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,154
Posted By dries1
I have the Nikon HG in 8X32, and it is not 800...

I have the Nikon HG in 8X32, and it is not 800 grams in weight, it is 715 grams, approximately 20 grams heavier than the later model HG L 8X32 at 695 grams. The larger difference in weight between...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 8th January 2020, 19:01
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By dries1
Pileatus, if you keep drinking out of your...

Pileatus, if you keep drinking out of your counter weight container you will eventually be looking at the zenith.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 8th January 2020, 17:08
Replies: 472
Views: 24,447
Posted By dries1
Thanks Canip for info on the 8X40, I have a...

Thanks Canip for info on the 8X40, I have a feeling you are right that it will be the model of the least interest of the three, with so many quality and lower priced 8x42s out there.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 7th January 2020, 22:11
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By dries1
Thanks John for the heads up, additional thanks...

Thanks John for the heads up, additional thanks for the Nikon LX/EDG cut-away figures in the other Leica post.

Andy W.
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th January 2020, 20:42
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By dries1
If you go to the Scopeviews website the Author...

If you go to the Scopeviews website the Author Roger Vine has reviewed a few of the ones you are interested in (he wears glasses also). Allbinos also has some useful information regarding eye relief....
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th January 2020, 19:00
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By dries1
Hermann, The OP stated his choices between...

Hermann,

The OP stated his choices between Zeiss/Swaro so I did not bring up Leica. I totally agree that the 10X50 UV HD+ may be the best of the UV models, in my opinion there is no ergonomic equal...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th January 2020, 16:45
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By dries1
I have experience with the FL 10X56, Swarovski...

I have experience with the FL 10X56, Swarovski SLC 10X56 and the EL 10X50, they are all different. Since you are looking at something for stargazing the SLC 10X56 or the EL 10X50 will provide the...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 7th January 2020, 13:27
Replies: 296
Views: 14,692
Posted By dries1
Rico, Is there any conversation you don't give...

Rico,

Is there any conversation you don't give an opinion on or get involved with?

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Monday 6th January 2020, 21:44
Replies: 296
Views: 14,692
Posted By dries1
When I was a kid I was visiting my fathers...

When I was a kid I was visiting my fathers hometown in Enschede Holland, we were out side and there was a binocular on a table, I got curious and picked them up and remembered looking at a tree trunk...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 21:16
Replies: 39
Views: 2,491
Posted By dries1
Thanks Henry for the clarification. By the way...

Thanks Henry for the clarification. By the way the Astroluxe is so much easier to view with after I took off the rubber eye-cups from the plastic retainer which was warm on my face under cold...
Forum: Leica Monday 6th January 2020, 20:40
Replies: 296
Views: 14,692
Posted By dries1
Nikon LX

You mean this one below LX10X42, I also recently picked up one in 8X42. They are the heaviest 10X42 and 8X42 I own. I have no problems with either of them. Still enjoy the views.

Jan,

I believe...
Forum: Leica Monday 6th January 2020, 18:49
Replies: 296
Views: 14,692
Posted By dries1
I have the EL SV 8.5X42, Noctivid 8X42, and have...

I have the EL SV 8.5X42, Noctivid 8X42, and have owned the SF 8X42. IMHO the Noctivid 8X42 is very much competitive with both, the SF is however is clearly the winner with respect to FOV, and both...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 18:34
Replies: 39
Views: 2,491
Posted By dries1
Henry, I have never had this problem with any of...

Henry,

I have never had this problem with any of the 5 FLs I own. I wonder if the internal baffling could have been improved, and there seems to be hardly any sufficient baffling outside the lens...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 17:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,491
Posted By dries1
Henry, Within the of the field of view at the...

Henry,

Within the of the field of view at the periphery approaching the field stop.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 17:02
Replies: 39
Views: 2,491
Posted By dries1
In the two SF samples I had in my possession,...

In the two SF samples I had in my possession, that crescent shaped light (white/blue) near the field stop was observed by me, with no light coming in from behind me or approaching 90 degrees to the...
Forum: Leica Friday 3rd January 2020, 15:44
Replies: 296
Views: 14,692
Posted By dries1
I own glass from the big three. At the premium...

I own glass from the big three. At the premium level SF, EL, UV. etc. it comes down to ergonomic preference. I have the Noctivid and as David (Typo) pointed out in another post one can adjust to the...
Forum: Canon Thursday 2nd January 2020, 15:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By dries1
Nice pic Dave, you truly live in paradise. That...

Nice pic Dave, you truly live in paradise.

That is good info on the canon, how is it on the night sky.

Regards and Happy New Year,

Andy W.
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 1st January 2020, 00:57
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By dries1
Cyclops, Thanks for sharing, and happy new...

Cyclops,

Thanks for sharing, and happy new year.

So you will stick to the 10X, do you think about the 8X?.

Speaking of the dog on the lead, I once tried to take my older Bushnell monocular with me...
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