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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Today, 03:59
Replies: 38
Views: 853
Posted By dries1
That was am enjoyable post Steve. I also remember...

That was am enjoyable post Steve. I also remember your post, "Warning for a few" from 2014 on the binocular forum, which still brings a smile every time I read it.

Andy W.
Forum: Swift Today, 03:52
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By dries1
aengus4h, Nice purchase for the price, and now...

aengus4h,

Nice purchase for the price, and now you have an even better glass after some cleaning, great job.

Andy W.
Forum: Others Sunday 29th March 2020, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By dries1
Well that is good news for Vanguard owners, and...

Well that is good news for Vanguard owners, and for those contemplating the purchase of some of their glass.

Andy W.
Forum: Meopta Sunday 29th March 2020, 14:56
Replies: 36
Views: 2,201
Posted By dries1
I think it helps in these times to be optimistic,...

I think it helps in these times to be optimistic, we will get over this as we have in the past. I wish the rainy weather would leave us for a while on the east coast.

Andy W.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Sunday 29th March 2020, 14:20
Replies: 38
Views: 853
Posted By dries1
I think ignoring them (trolls) is a good idea....

I think ignoring them (trolls) is a good idea.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 28th March 2020, 18:03
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dries1
Yes Dennis, for the price the EII is a great...

Yes Dennis, for the price the EII is a great 8x30.

Yes Peter if Nikon could do some refinements to the EII - including the introduction of some more formats, and charge a few hundred more, I would...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 28th March 2020, 02:00
Replies: 36
Views: 2,201
Posted By dries1
Thanks Lee, just have to get through another...

Thanks Lee, just have to get through another month, then perhaps some normalcy, fingers crossed.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 27th March 2020, 22:01
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dries1
Glass at Value

Here is some glass 8X32/42 I have and used for a while now, which are in different budget categories from lowest to the mid range and are good performers. I would recommend them. The prices on the...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Friday 27th March 2020, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By dries1
I did not think there was much of a difference...

I did not think there was much of a difference with weight, but it is about 130 grams, so the Forge is a bit heavier. Truthfully I think these(Forge) were made more for the hunting sector rather than...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 25th March 2020, 19:53
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By dries1
What ever you want to call it on the left coast. ...

What ever you want to call it on the left coast.
Arthur, the stimulus package offered from the Dems was full of unnecessary items not even related to the immediate needs, so we agree to...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 25th March 2020, 18:10
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By dries1
Sorry I don't need luck I will be fine over here...

Sorry I don't need luck I will be fine over here in the USA. Concentrate on Brexit and your shores. I have traveled much in my life and I have my own view of the world, I don't follow the mob.

Andy...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Wednesday 25th March 2020, 14:09
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By dries1
Yes the focus is backward, something I forget...

Yes the focus is backward, something I forget when I use the Forge and a few others. They are a larger glass and a bit on the heavier side than the average. The hand shake you mentioned may have...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 25th March 2020, 12:31
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By dries1
The last president "Zero" caused major damage to...

The last president "Zero" caused major damage to the US. I concur on how both Republicans and Democrats are behaving, but the USA will be fine. I just can't put my eyes to read the BBC, their news of...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 24th March 2020, 23:39
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By dries1
If you can get over the focus wheel location,...

If you can get over the focus wheel location, they are a very good glass for the money, I have the neu model and it is an excellent performer. There are some available out there and I feel a great...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 24th March 2020, 16:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,465
Posted By dries1
Jerry, I call it as I see it, very kind gesture...

Jerry,

I call it as I see it, very kind gesture - a good example for us all.

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 24th March 2020, 14:50
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By dries1
For Long range glassing on a tripod, the 12X50 SV...

For Long range glassing on a tripod, the 12X50 SV will be better than any 10X glass. The $$ however will be higher.

Andy W.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 24th March 2020, 13:11
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By dries1
So the idiots like Schumer and Pelosi are...

So the idiots like Schumer and Pelosi are statesmen then, laughable.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 23rd March 2020, 20:44
Replies: 3,943
Views: 1,479,087
Posted By dries1
eitanaltman, I bet that 8X42 LX L still gives...

eitanaltman,

I bet that 8X42 LX L still gives very good views as it is.

Andy W.
Forum: Meopta Monday 23rd March 2020, 19:51
Replies: 36
Views: 2,201
Posted By dries1
Thanks JG I look forward to checking both models...

Thanks JG I look forward to checking both models (Air/B1+) out whenever they arrive.

Andy W.
Forum: Meopta Monday 23rd March 2020, 17:38
Replies: 36
Views: 2,201
Posted By dries1
So regarding the Meopta Air due to come out in...

So regarding the Meopta Air due to come out in May,.... has there been any info on when the B1+ is due for the market?. I think the Air models are being promoted to Birders while the B1+ to the other...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 23rd March 2020, 17:08
Replies: 90
Views: 4,755
Posted By dries1
Sf

Pat, I know the thread did migrate, my bad. But it does look like things will be delayed a bit,.... although the mail order business is still going full bore so the majority of new SFs sold, will...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 23rd March 2020, 15:40
Replies: 90
Views: 4,755
Posted By dries1
?????? Andy W.

??????

Andy W.
Forum: Zeiss Monday 23rd March 2020, 13:42
Replies: 90
Views: 4,755
Posted By dries1
I have actually been spending more time outdoors...

I have actually been spending more time outdoors at our local nature preserve, except today of course (rain). Have not seen any others at the times I have been there.

Andy W.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 23rd March 2020, 12:30
Replies: 44
Views: 808
Posted By dries1
I have some with a pic of Pelosi it will get use...

I have some with a pic of Pelosi it will get use in the foreseeable future.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 21st March 2020, 19:39
Replies: 27
Views: 1,805
Posted By dries1
The Tracts are a good glass for the $$, but like...

The Tracts are a good glass for the $$, but like any optic one has to try it for their own eyes. They also have very good after sales service.

Andy W.
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