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Forum: Zeiss Friday 22nd March 2019, 22:47
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
I just got my dialyt's back from a zeiss service...

I just got my dialyt's back from a zeiss service (btw: fantastic turnaround - tuned it right up, cleaned, lubricated, etc...), and the 37 mm rainguard fits like a glove. Looks amazing. Still looking...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 13th March 2019, 18:45
Replies: 27
Views: 3,440
Posted By Samolot
Any chance someone can look up: 2395970 (Zeiss...

Any chance someone can look up: 2395970 (Zeiss 7x42 TP)? Just curious!
Forum: Zeiss Monday 11th March 2019, 21:30
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
Was just told the cordura case I wanted is not in...

Was just told the cordura case I wanted is not in stock. Still looking for a better replacement...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 4th March 2019, 13:16
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
marcsantacruz - perfect! I ordered opticron...

marcsantacruz - perfect! I ordered opticron accessories before and have loved them - this is an easy decision. I went with the 37 mm rainguard - ill let you know how it fits. I also ordered a cordura...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd March 2019, 17:04
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
I was out hiking with the 7x42's and I now...

I was out hiking with the 7x42's and I now understand the benefit of the original rainguard. Its very effective! The case though... still leaves much to be desired ;) Also, anyone find a good pair of...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd March 2019, 02:14
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
I actually have all the included accessories, but...

I actually have all the included accessories, but have found the rainguard in particular to be too flimsy and falls off too easily. Was thinking if any of the other zeiss rainguards have a more snug...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 2nd March 2019, 23:22
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
Zeiss 7x42 T*P* - Rainguard/Objective Cap Recommendation

Hi there,

Just got a second-hand 7x42 T*P* - one thing I found lacking are the accessories, or lack thereof. Does anyone have any recommendations for a nice rainguard and objective covers for this...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 24th January 2019, 18:38
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Samolot
Agreed. There is one on EBay right now, a tad...

Agreed. There is one on EBay right now, a tad expensive. I managed to pick one up a few weeks ago from a different seller. Really enjoyed them, but have shipped them off to get them "overhauled"...
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 21:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By Samolot
I wonder how it will stack up to the Meopro. If...

I wonder how it will stack up to the Meopro. If its nothing special, then it seems like a redundant line between the Meopro and Meosport.

I thoroughly enjoyed my Meopro 8x42 before I sold it. And I...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 17:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samolot
I have to say this won't be the first time I am...

I have to say this won't be the first time I am buying Opticron accessories for my binoculars. Their stuff just... fits.

Overall, I think the Habicht and the CL Companion are two very different...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 20th January 2019, 16:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samolot
Truer words have never been spoken. The fogging...

Truer words have never been spoken. The fogging up part is kind of annoying. However, the central sharpness of the habicht is what continues to amaze me. I don't really prioritize edge sharpness...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 18th January 2019, 23:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samolot
I tried the CL briefly. I was very impressed with...

I tried the CL briefly. I was very impressed with their new eyecups and overall design. Good color rendition. Easy eye placement. Beautiful look. I would like to try them again one day.

I have the...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 14th January 2019, 05:47
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Samolot
Hi Jose, Long shot, but try giving Bass Pro...

Hi Jose,

Long shot, but try giving Bass Pro Shops a call in Miami and see what they have in stock.

11551 Northwest 12th St Miami, FL 33172
(305) 341-4200
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 3rd January 2019, 01:38
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By Samolot
I have the swaro harness. It works beautifully....

I have the swaro harness. It works beautifully. Extremely comfortable. You will not be disappointed. Sportoptics.com offers a nice discount for them when you call.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 23rd December 2018, 22:07
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By Samolot
Merry Christmas to all and a wishing everyone a...

Merry Christmas to all and a wishing everyone a wonderful New Year ahead! Very thankful for this resource, especially this past year.

Mike
Forum: Binoculars Friday 7th December 2018, 21:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By Samolot
Just recently got the Habicht 8x30. Made some...

Just recently got the Habicht 8x30. Made some adjustments to the eyecups. Definitely beautiful, and beautiful to look through.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 7th December 2018, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Samolot
The eye cups finally arrived from China. They are...

The eye cups finally arrived from China. They are an absolute game-changer for any Habicht owner. What's best is how perfectly they fit on the Habicht. What I did is unscrew the original eyecups...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 3rd December 2018, 21:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Samolot
Just got a wonderful set of Habichts - still...

Just got a wonderful set of Habichts - still waiting for the eyecups from China. Managed to take these out today for the first time. Quick thoughts:

Cons:
- Tricky eye placement, as everyone has...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 19th November 2018, 01:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Samolot
Just bought a second hand habicht and thanks to...

Just bought a second hand habicht and thanks to this thread ordered the recommended eyecups. Will let you know what i think.
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 30th June 2018, 14:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Samolot
The 10x50's have been doing a lovely job of what...

The 10x50's have been doing a lovely job of what I need them to do. They are a very good looking pair of binoculars, ergonomically just fine in my hands. The view is quasi-three-dimensional, and...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th June 2018, 20:14
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Samolot
Ill have to remind myself to never post before...

Ill have to remind myself to never post before my morning coffee. I meant to write HT. The Zeiss HT supposedly had coating issues which led to a lot of returns. Ive heard wonderful things about the...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th June 2018, 11:57
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Samolot
My apologies, I meant FT*. The FL's look great -...

My apologies, I meant FT*. The FL's look great - I have my eye on the 8x32. Saw a beat up one on Ebay heavily discounted and was trying to see what Zeiss thought of it in terms of repair - they...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 13th June 2018, 16:37
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Samolot
Ive heard interesting things about the FL series...

Ive heard interesting things about the FL series from various optics dealers. Apparently QC was a huge issue and a lot of people were returning to FL's and replacing with SF's.

I went to the Leica...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 12th June 2018, 15:52
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Samolot
Something that won me over is the Swaro service....

Something that won me over is the Swaro service. When I got this pair, one of the eyecups would not extend as smoothly as the other one. The dealer I bought these from contacted Swaro on my behalf...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 11th June 2018, 23:41
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Samolot
EL 10x50 - Initial thoughts

Some of you may know that I have been out on the prowl searching for "the one" binocular. Naturally, there is no such thing. Therefore one begins to prioritize certain features over others to...
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