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Forum: Leica Thursday 10th January 2019, 15:24
Replies: 46
Views: 2,045
Posted By Pileatus
The highlighted portion should be a sticky note....

The highlighted portion should be a sticky note. :t::t::t:
Forum: Leica Thursday 10th January 2019, 15:11
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Pileatus
Let us know how it goes.

Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 8th January 2019, 22:44
Replies: 46
Views: 2,045
Posted By Pileatus
Yes and probably yes. My 8.5X42 came back from...

Yes and probably yes.
My 8.5X42 came back from service with a dead-perfect view.

The 8X42 Noctivid is a stellar view and I'm guessing you should be counted among those who appreciate the "Leica...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 8th January 2019, 22:36
Replies: 75
Views: 3,542
Posted By Pileatus
This brand nonsense has been going on for years....

This brand nonsense has been going on for years. The SF isn't perfect and neither are the Swaros. Buy and use whatever makes you happy.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th January 2019, 14:43
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Pileatus
Incorporate a sharing app with a like button and...

Incorporate a sharing app with a like button and it will sell like funnel cake at the county fair.
Forum: Leica Sunday 6th January 2019, 17:45
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Pileatus
I sent you an address via PM. Get back to me if...

I sent you an address via PM. Get back to me if it fails.
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 5th January 2019, 23:44
Replies: 75
Views: 3,542
Posted By Pileatus
Pay attention to your eyes. Swarovski, Zeiss and...

Pay attention to your eyes. Swarovski, Zeiss and Leica all make phenomenal optics. The SF is a very impressive bin as is the Noctivid. I mainly use Swarovski bins but I'd have no problem limiting...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 1st January 2019, 00:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By Pileatus
It's still active so I also reported...

It's still active so I also reported it.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Swarovski-Binoculars-12x42/233074631879?hash=item364454a4c7:g:m94AAOSwDX5cHnPF:rk:1:pf:0
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th December 2018, 12:52
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Pileatus
Meopta USA is part of the international...

Meopta USA is part of the international company.
https://www.meopta.com/en/about/

"Meopta is an international company with a long rich tradition of developing, manufacturing and assembling world...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 26th December 2018, 23:10
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Pileatus
Crank it down to 25X and enjoy the best view you...

Crank it down to 25X and enjoy the best view you can get given the circumstances. At the Jersey shore I can read everything printed on a distant buoy in early morning with my 883 or Nikon ED82. As...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 22nd December 2018, 23:32
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Pileatus
When I can read a Hummingbird band at 100 yards...

When I can read a Hummingbird band at 100 yards with an 8X bin all my others will be obsolete. Until then, I'll plod along with some truly amazing optics.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st December 2018, 15:17
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Pileatus
True, but the 19mm on my 7X42 SLC requires me to...

True, but the 19mm on my 7X42 SLC requires me to extend the eyecup. On my 20mm Swarovisions the eyecups stay down and I'd like a tad more eye relief for the same comfort level I get with the 7X42...
Forum: Leica Friday 21st December 2018, 13:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By Pileatus
The last 8X42 Noctivid I looked through (late...

The last 8X42 Noctivid I looked through (late October) was phenomenal in all aspects.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st December 2018, 02:02
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Pileatus
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th December 2018, 23:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Pileatus
[https://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/storie...

[https://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/why-do-these-still-images-appear-to-move

https://astrosociety.org/edu/publications/tnl/71/howfast.html
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 11th December 2018, 22:17
Replies: 66
Views: 2,450
Posted By Pileatus
https://psychology.stackexchange.com/questions/105...

https://psychology.stackexchange.com/questions/10563/are-there-gender-differences-in-color-discrimination-ability
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 24th November 2018, 15:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Pileatus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globe_effect

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globe_effect
Forum: Nikon Sunday 4th November 2018, 16:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By Pileatus
Regarding DS eyepieces... The 30X eyepiece...

Regarding DS eyepieces...
The 30X eyepiece delivers 16X on the ED50.
The 50X eyepiece delivers 27X on the ED50.
The 75X eyepiece delivers 40X on the ED50.

The 25-75 zoom delivers 13-40 on the...
Forum: Swift Sunday 28th October 2018, 01:20
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Pileatus
That is not the ED version and, FWIW, the latest...

That is not the ED version and, FWIW, the latest models were never on the same quality plane as the earlier, highly coveted versions.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 26th October 2018, 13:01
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Pileatus
https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3762485&p...

https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3762485&postcount=37

I copied the post...

8X32 EL confusion....

8X32 EL (shorter eye relief, not as "flat" as...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Monday 1st October 2018, 14:35
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By Pileatus
Very enjoyable reading!

Very enjoyable reading!
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 1st October 2018, 14:10
Replies: 21
Views: 1,679
Posted By Pileatus
My Nikon ED82 single focus is stiff and too...

My Nikon ED82 single focus is stiff and too sensitive, making precise focus challenging (especially with the case on).
My Kowa 883 dual focus is perfect!
Forum: Swarovski Friday 28th September 2018, 18:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Pileatus
My advice is keep it simple. You like the 8X32...

My advice is keep it simple. You like the 8X32 SV...get another one so you both enjoy the same view. Otherwise, you may be trading bins again. We have the 8X32, 8.5X42 and 10X50 SV. My wife uses the...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 26th September 2018, 23:48
Replies: 123
Views: 6,975
Posted By Pileatus
https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3708769&p...

https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3708769&postcount=14
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 23rd September 2018, 14:57
Replies: 106
Views: 6,114
Posted By Pileatus
My guess is Dennis simply "adapted" to the new...

My guess is Dennis simply "adapted" to the new model based on prior experience with the "older" model. Once we learn how to overcome a limitation we often develop a belief that it no longer exists....
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