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Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 17:01
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Troubador
UPS and FedEx are terrific. I have received and...

UPS and FedEx are terrific. I have received and returned many test binos through these two companies and they have been faultless.

Lee
Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 07:07
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Troubador
Nice discussion David. Lee

Nice discussion David.

Lee
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 16th July 2019, 19:29
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Troubador
I think Alexis has given the best answer. Lee

I think Alexis has given the best answer.

Lee
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 16th July 2019, 14:22
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Troubador
Giorgio You ask a difficult question because,...

Giorgio
You ask a difficult question because, again, the answer depends on the size of the bird and also depends on the observer knowing what the distance is.

For my recent review of Opticron MM4...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 16th July 2019, 09:15
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By Troubador
Hi Mike and welcome. Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Hi Mike and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 16th July 2019, 09:13
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Troubador
Giorgio You need to define your question more...

Giorgio

You need to define your question more clearly.
Do you mean at what distance can you identify the species of bird? This will depend not only on the scope and the distance and the viewing...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 16th July 2019, 09:03
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Troubador
Kowa is not releasing any more details yet but...

Kowa is not releasing any more details yet but will be publishing more on social media step by step over the coming weeks.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 16th July 2019, 05:50
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Troubador
GoldenBear One quality of 7x that isn't discussed...

GoldenBear
One quality of 7x that isn't discussed much is how much extra perception of depth - I mean the distance in front of and behind objects - there is. If you have seen photos taken with a...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 15th July 2019, 16:27
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Troubador
D Contact http://binocular-repair.co.uk/ Gary...

D
Contact http://binocular-repair.co.uk/
Gary Hawkins is a top repairer of binos and scopes and specifically mentions Kowa in the list of brands he handles. Don't forget to tell him which model it...
Forum: Others Monday 15th July 2019, 14:35
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Troubador
Steve, Remember that video of a Zeiss Conquest...

Steve,
Remember that video of a Zeiss Conquest being run over by an SUV and then shot with a shotgun, and the Conquest didn't blink? Maybe they tried that with the Maven and the photo is the...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 15th July 2019, 07:34
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Troubador
Yes Gijs, this is absolutely correct. And I am...

Yes Gijs, this is absolutely correct. And I am sure that HT42 won many friends for Zeiss during its life. It is a fine bino.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Monday 15th July 2019, 06:54
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Troubador
At the time of HT's launch I wrote that the...

At the time of HT's launch I wrote that the handling improvements were at least as important as the optical, and I still feel that is true. It established hand-position principals that carried over...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 14th July 2019, 16:07
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By Troubador
Welcome Barry Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Welcome Barry
Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th July 2019, 15:28
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By Troubador
If a bigger field of view is important to you...

If a bigger field of view is important to you then you may want to try out Zeiss's SF 10x42 which has an area of view at 1,000 metres 14.8% times bigger than the Swaro EL and 23.5% bigger than the...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th July 2019, 07:36
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Troubador
Hi Corina MSC stands for Meiji Seiko Co. Ltd, a...

Hi Corina
MSC stands for Meiji Seiko Co. Ltd, a Japanese company who manufactured binos under their own name and for other companies. Some internet research may uncover more info for you and this...
Forum: Say Hello Friday 12th July 2019, 06:49
Replies: 10
Views: 155
Posted By Troubador
Hi Ravi and welcome. Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Hi Ravi and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Opticron Thursday 11th July 2019, 07:14
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Troubador
Chris the tripod is a Velbon Sherpa which...

Chris the tripod is a Velbon Sherpa which doubles-up as a photo tripod. It is a bit lightweight for best stability but keeping the height low, not using the centre column and by attaching my heavy...
Forum: Opticron Thursday 11th July 2019, 07:10
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Troubador
Thanks for all your kind words, glad you enjoyed...

Thanks for all your kind words, glad you enjoyed the review.
Lee
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 10th July 2019, 14:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Troubador
Hi Edmund Troubadoris has not noticed colour...

Hi Edmund

Troubadoris has not noticed colour casts in the binos we have but she and I will argue whether a car or a shirt is green or blue!

As for wine: I am a Chablis / Meursault guy......

Lee
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 10th July 2019, 14:36
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Troubador
Review: Opticron MM4 77 GA / ED 45 with Opticron SDL v2 18-54x Zoom & HDF T WW 20x

I was intrigued by the 77mm format of Opticron’s recently launched MM4 spotting scope, and Opticron were good enough to loan a test unit to me to take to the Western Isles of Scotland and...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 10th July 2019, 07:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Troubador
Edmund I don't see a green colour cast in the...

Edmund

I don't see a green colour cast in the Victory Pockets and I don't recall this being mentioned by others on here, so I am surprised by your remark. Equally surprising is that you would want...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 9th July 2019, 16:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Troubador
Always-right Edmund! And this is especially...

Always-right Edmund! And this is especially right.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 9th July 2019, 07:53
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Troubador
Hi Mond and welcome. Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Hi Mond and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 9th July 2019, 07:51
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Troubador
Hi Bruce and welcome. Enjoy your visits here. Lee

Hi Bruce and welcome. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Meopta Tuesday 9th July 2019, 07:36
Replies: 34
Views: 1,760
Posted By Troubador
Jerry The full name of the MeoStar binos that...

Jerry
The full name of the MeoStar binos that have been on the market for something like 15 years was MeoStar B1. Most folks ignored the B1 and simply referred to them as MeoStar.

This range of...
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