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Forum: Meopta Today, 05:55
Replies: 38
Views: 3,470
Posted By Troubador
You are most welcome. Lee

You are most welcome.

Lee
Forum: Leica Today, 05:46
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By Troubador
Hi Binos89 You are in a lovely part of Scotland...

Hi Binos89
You are in a lovely part of Scotland with great birds and flowers around you and the wonderful Glen Feshie nearby too.

Cleaning binos is a matter of care and patience. The first thing to...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 16:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Troubador
Hi Paul Sorry to say that I didn't get a chance...

Hi Paul

Sorry to say that I didn't get a chance to speak to anyone on the Kowa stand despite walking through it several times per day. They were just so busy every time.

Lee
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 16:47
Replies: 164
Views: 8,827
Posted By Troubador
And the rubber armour and possibly the wall...

And the rubber armour and possibly the wall thickness of the optical tube.

Lee
Forum: Meopta Yesterday, 09:58
Replies: 38
Views: 3,470
Posted By Troubador
Checked this out at Bird Fair looking at the...

Checked this out at Bird Fair looking at the reedbeds and the islands in the lake and the Opticron does have this 3D effect of 7x whereby the depth of distance between objects is quite...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 06:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Troubador
For Canip and Jerry I was able to try the HG 42s...

For Canip and Jerry

I was able to try the HG 42s (very nice) but couldn't get near the 30mm due to the crowds.

Jerry you asked about the retro-Trinovids and am waiting for an answer from Leica...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 19th August 2018, 14:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Troubador
Just arrived home so not able to ask those...

Just arrived home so not able to ask those questions, sorry.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 19th August 2018, 05:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Troubador
Day Two. There were no major binos or scopes...

Day Two.

There were no major binos or scopes announced although Zeiss's Harpia is having a 'second coming' having been first announced at last year's Fair but is only now reaching the shops.

There...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th August 2018, 04:45
Replies: 69
Views: 2,336
Posted By Troubador
Vollmeise There is a technique to fitting Zeiss...

Vollmeise

There is a technique to fitting Zeiss eyecups back onto the binos after removing them for cleaning and this was taught to me by a Zeiss service engineer.

When you screw them upwards at...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th August 2018, 04:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Troubador
Bird Fair 2018

Day One at Bird Fair was spent doing recorded interviews and having meetings plus some vital shopping for waterproof jackets to replace our old and battered and leaky ones.

But I did get the chance...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th August 2018, 17:15
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Troubador
I absolutley agree with Peter. For me the SF 10x...

I absolutley agree with Peter. For me the SF 10x is the steadiest I have tried.

Lee
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Wednesday 15th August 2018, 16:34
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Troubador
We aren't dedicated fish listers as such but by...

We aren't dedicated fish listers as such but by golly we take advantage of every opportunity that presents itself to watch them. Locally we have watched spawning Grayling and one of the only...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 15th August 2018, 16:22
Replies: 167
Views: 6,529
Posted By Troubador
Dennis I think we all understand your viewpoint...

Dennis

I think we all understand your viewpoint on this topic by now. ;)


Lee
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 15th August 2018, 06:54
Replies: 29
Views: 1,410
Posted By Troubador
Gentlemen And this means Jerry and Peter. Your...

Gentlemen
And this means Jerry and Peter.
Your discussion has been lively and interesting but it is clear that you are going to have to agree to disagree.

Lee
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Forum: Leica Tuesday 14th August 2018, 18:42
Replies: 167
Views: 6,529
Posted By Troubador
Hi Arthur Our Skoda has been to the south of...

Hi Arthur

Our Skoda has been to the south of France 4 times and to Scotland 20 times. It has just brought us home after 1595 miles during a Scottish holiday in the Western Isles. We love it to bits...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 14th August 2018, 16:17
Replies: 167
Views: 6,529
Posted By Troubador
Thats true for all kinds of reasons! :-O ...

Thats true for all kinds of reasons! :-O :-O


Lee

PS I drive an 86,000 mile-old Skoda
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 14th August 2018, 07:24
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By Troubador
Hi Harry and welcome to Birdforum! Lee

Hi Harry and welcome to Birdforum!

Lee
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 14th August 2018, 07:19
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Troubador
I agree and would go so far as to describe...

I agree and would go so far as to describe Genesis 8x33 as 'alpha' level.

Lee
Forum: Nikon Monday 13th August 2018, 19:00
Replies: 164
Views: 8,827
Posted By Troubador
Looking forward to it Christophe. What a super...

Looking forward to it Christophe. What a super collection of compact binos.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th August 2018, 16:37
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By Troubador
I can see you guys have sorted this question out...

I can see you guys have sorted this question out while I have been out. Thanks Peter for doing the leg work and posting.

Me and Troubadoris have used these for ultra-close work for 21 years so when...
Forum: Nikon Monday 13th August 2018, 08:37
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Troubador
Stephanie I will ask about an EDG replacement at...

Stephanie I will ask about an EDG replacement at the Bird Fair but unless launch is imminent companies are often secretive about new product.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Monday 13th August 2018, 07:13
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Troubador
Hello Stephanie and welcome to Birdforum. Its...

Hello Stephanie and welcome to Birdforum. Its great to have you on board.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th August 2018, 07:10
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By Troubador
Wow Jerry you are the fastest gun in the west!...

Wow Jerry you are the fastest gun in the west! Seriously, my wife Troubadoris is a dedicated Leica girl and treasures her Ultravid 8x32s but when we need close focus capability she uses the Trinovid...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th August 2018, 07:01
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By Troubador
Dennis I am pretty sure Jerry bought Trinovid...

Dennis I am pretty sure Jerry bought Trinovid HDs.

Lee
Forum: Nikon Monday 13th August 2018, 06:58
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Troubador
Thanks from me too Stephanie. Very, very...

Thanks from me too Stephanie. Very, very interesting.

I wonder if Nikon will do anything special at the British Bird Fair later this week to celebrate this important anniversary. I will be sure to...
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