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Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th March 2019, 03:12
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By Highway Dog
I bought an early 8x30 several years ago from...

I bought an early 8x30 several years ago from Oberwerk. I had received about 5 other models that were fine. I reported that this last one was defective, and Kevin Bussarow replaced it. It was...
Forum: Others Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 05:29
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Highway Dog
Lars Porsena says they are...

Lars Porsena says they are Abbe-Koenig.

https://www.amazon.com/Docter-Optic-8x56-Binocular-Anthracite/dp/B00LMJS9PQ

It looks like the Japanese supplier Kamakura is selling their premium...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 27th October 2018, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Highway Dog
On the beginning of this binoculars hobby I got a...

On the beginning of this binoculars hobby I got a Minolta Activa 10x24 reverse Porro. It worked very well in its silver plastic body. I was happy how bright it was and how light baffled it was. ...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th September 2018, 21:45
Replies: 34
Views: 1,338
Posted By Highway Dog
Many of us have enjoyed the Leupold BX-1 Yosemite...

Many of us have enjoyed the Leupold BX-1 Yosemite Porro binoculars. 6x30 or 8x30.

Other Brands have bought this fine arrangement from OEM companies.
Here is Kowa for 100.00 dollars.
Kowa YF30...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th September 2018, 21:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,338
Posted By Highway Dog
The Bushnell custom 6x25 for $125. This one...

The Bushnell custom 6x25 for $125. This one should be special. Most of these Bushnell elites custom are 7x magnificaiton that are known to be excellent. smaller reverse...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th September 2018, 01:10
Replies: 3,753
Views: 1,300,055
Posted By Highway Dog
ErictheGuy, I was looking around and following...

ErictheGuy, I was looking around and following rabbit trails....
That Alpen scope caused me to look into the Rainier model. It is the top of the line.
Alpen has stopped selling, so someday I...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 10th September 2018, 22:44
Replies: 72
Views: 4,561
Posted By Highway Dog
This is a fun discussion, also because I...

This is a fun discussion, also because I considered it before.

I did obtain the Zen Ray 7x42 ED2 that work very well. Early on I got a Zen Ray 7x36 which i passed on to a friend. They were...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 6th July 2018, 02:19
Replies: 3,753
Views: 1,300,055
Posted By Highway Dog
SWFA.com has some used discounted binoculars. ...

SWFA.com has some used discounted binoculars. Two Leupold Bx-4 8x42 is now for sale 280.46 .
https://samplelist.com/entire-sample-list/binoculars.html?brand=Leupold
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 12th May 2018, 12:11
Replies: 12
Views: 2,626
Posted By Highway Dog
Astromart has moved to new servers. The location...

Astromart has moved to new servers. The location of the webpage has changed.

By going to the main page and following the clues I have found the new...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th April 2018, 03:40
Replies: 48
Views: 3,758
Posted By Highway Dog
I have used the Nikon EII 10x35, and I think it...

I have used the Nikon EII 10x35, and I think it is special. It seems bright for me. I have no trouble matching my eye pupils to the exit pupil of the eye piece. I traded it away and then I...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 31st December 2017, 06:08
Replies: 3,753
Views: 1,300,055
Posted By Highway Dog
Since I read the Bargains thread constantly, I...

Since I read the Bargains thread constantly, I do not find a 10 percent discount that remarkable. I follow too much about discounts that it tires me. I am glad that others find it helpful, but...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 22nd December 2017, 21:41
Replies: 113
Views: 6,318
Posted By Highway Dog
There are advanced Porros, but you have to look...

There are advanced Porros, but you have to look globally.

Right now APM is selling a Low dispersion glass porro that some say it better than what Fujinon...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th December 2017, 05:01
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Highway Dog
I obtained a Eschenbach TROPHY P 8x56 Binoculars....

I obtained a Eschenbach TROPHY P 8x56 Binoculars. It is the porro model. I think that it is no longer a current product but there might be some new old stock available.

It is wonderful in its...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 23rd October 2017, 23:54
Replies: 33
Views: 3,376
Posted By Highway Dog
The key thing is that all Eagle Optics binoculars...

The key thing is that all Eagle Optics binoculars will be warrantied through their sister company Vortex!
They will still be supported.
Rob.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 19th October 2017, 04:21
Replies: 33
Views: 3,376
Posted By Highway Dog
I have a brother in Las Cruces. I have hiked one...

I have a brother in Las Cruces. I have hiked one time on those Organ Mountains. Better bring heavy leather boots to protect yourself from the cactus!

I am convinced that 10x32 binoculars is a...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 12th September 2017, 03:24
Replies: 25
Views: 11,137
Posted By Highway Dog
One of the store brands at Eagle Optics. edit... ...

One of the store brands at Eagle Optics.
edit... I'm wrong. that is Atlas...

Rob.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 18th May 2017, 04:14
Replies: 32
Views: 11,263
Posted By Highway Dog
Hotglove, I have the best 10x that I have ever...

Hotglove, I have the best 10x that I have ever tested. It is the Nikon 10x35 eII. It is 1.4 pounds in weight. It has eye relief of just shy of 14 mm. That means that if you have large...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 02:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,638
Posted By Highway Dog
From my learning from this forum, ...

From my learning from this forum,
Celestron Outland X at $51 probably does not have phase coating on the prisms.--Pass.
Bushnell Legacy, 10 years ago was disappointed. ---Pass.
...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th May 2016, 01:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Highway Dog
The Theron Optics Spotter, 15x through 45x with...

The Theron Optics Spotter, 15x through 45x with a 60mm objective did show the sun. I put a Baader Planetarium Mylar solar filter on the end. It was too hard to get it visible on a tripod. I...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 29th February 2016, 02:10
Replies: 22
Views: 3,027
Posted By Highway Dog
The one I got (the olympus 7x) did not seem that...

The one I got (the olympus 7x) did not seem that good. I did not like it. I did not seem to have sharp images. Maybe I got a bad one. I do like to get odd new binoculars..... I was hoping to...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 28th February 2016, 21:11
Replies: 15
Views: 3,353
Posted By Highway Dog
If I were to do this I wou ld consider a Leupold...

If I were to do this I wou
ld consider a Leupold McKinley binoculars, Zen Prime, Therone Questa, or a Leupold Mojave BX-3.

Ebay McKinley for 449...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th February 2016, 21:00
Replies: 1,576
Views: 581,651
Posted By Highway Dog
Ratal, you must have had a bright day. It was...

Ratal, you must have had a bright day. It was not overcast--- otherwise you would have felt wanting more. Yes the pair I have is good too. Still, a 8x42 is a good choice in different light...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 23rd January 2016, 08:38
Replies: 38
Views: 3,508
Posted By Highway Dog
That is the highest that a few can use handheld. ...

That is the highest that a few can use handheld. You are considering fine equipment.

I am such a low scratcher, I buy used and work my way up to good, medium price equipment.
You may like to...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 23rd January 2016, 08:10
Replies: 3,753
Views: 1,300,055
Posted By Highway Dog
I looked into that seller's store. He, she had...

I looked into that seller's store. He, she had a 12x50 Swarovision EL and a 10x42 El listed. Because that seller seemed to have decent reviews, I wondered if he had mixed up some of the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 30th September 2015, 02:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,773
Posted By Highway Dog
My brother lives over there in Las Cruces, New...

My brother lives over there in Las Cruces, New Mexico. I have given him several binoculars. He does not care much about all the details with binoculars. I have given him only one daytime...
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