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Forum: Zeiss Today, 09:44
Replies: 76
Views: 3,542
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
James Holdsworth, post 73, If I remember well,...

James Holdsworth, post 73,
If I remember well, the 8x32 FL is still produced and many users love it when you read the comments on BF, so what is the need for another 8x32 if there is a top quality...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 10:44
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
pete_gamby, post 16, Every time I enter Jan's...

pete_gamby, post 16,
Every time I enter Jan's shop, it strikes me how nice and warm it is in there, so customers must like the temperature. Sometimes it becomes even hottter when a company is furieus...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 14th January 2019, 18:35
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Canip, post 13, Our reviews on the WEB-site of...

Canip, post 13,
Our reviews on the WEB-site of House of Outdoor are fully independent of any producer or binocular shop, we are not paid by anybody also not by House of Outdoor, it is only a platform...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 8th January 2019, 13:55
Replies: 41
Views: 2,001
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Chosun, post 36, Very elegant and clear...

Chosun, post 36,
Very elegant and clear explanation of the SF construction, my compliments.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th January 2019, 18:06
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Henry, post 28, Your remarks about the older...

Henry, post 28,
Your remarks about the older binoculars are certainly valid. We clean them as well as possible, check the inside by eye and if there is any sign of pollution or whatever, we do not...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th January 2019, 10:27
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Bob, post 4, On the WEBsite of House of Outdoor...

Bob, post 4,
On the WEBsite of House of Outdoor you can find test results from binoculars with large FOV and among them the Leitz Amplivid 6x24, the Leitz Trinovid 6x24 and the Komz 6x24 and some...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th January 2019, 08:29
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
John, post 26, How nice to see my work back on...

John, post 26,
How nice to see my work back on the screen. Obviously you work very hard finding all these data, very good job and informative. (I hope you do get some sleep in between).
Gijs van...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 6th January 2019, 09:54
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
In post 5 I thought that referred was to the...

In post 5 I thought that referred was to the other test site on the WEB-site of House of Outdoor, where most of my tests are published. I had not seen the new review section by Lee yet and Jan forgot...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 6th January 2019, 08:47
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Thank you gentlemen/gentlewomen that you...

Thank you gentlemen/gentlewomen that you appreciate my test reports. In the near future some more will be posted on the House of Outdoor WEB-site. I know since I am preparing them in collaboration...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 5th January 2019, 19:53
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Henry, In the Swarovski flyers from 1955 the...

Henry,
In the Swarovski flyers from 1955 the Habicht porro binoculars had already "double blue coated" lenses.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 5th January 2019, 13:01
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
henry, post 12, No I do not know how old the 7x42...

henry, post 12,
No I do not know how old the 7x42 Habicht was that was used in the test report, I have to look into it and I will come back. A transmission value of 86% for porro binoculars produced...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 4th January 2019, 11:36
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
John Roberts, post 10, I have not investigated...

John Roberts, post 10,
I have not investigated systematicallly how the transmission of Swarovski Habichts developed in time, some answers you may be able to find in the powerpoint about the history...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 4th January 2019, 08:50
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
John Roberts, post 3, The transmission values of...

John Roberts, post 3,
The transmission values of 86% for the 7x42 Habicht you mention in your post was from an older 7x42 Habicht. In a test from 2016 I have published data from more recent 7x42's...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th December 2018, 08:37
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Mark9473, post 112, Meopta is one of the largest...

Mark9473, post 112,
Meopta is one of the largest optics producers in Europe and among that many binoculars and telescopes for the civilian and the military market as I could see with my own eyes when...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 27th December 2018, 12:14
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Chosun, post 93, I have no intention whatsoever...

Chosun, post 93,
I have no intention whatsoever to write you of, but it seems quite normal to me, that a magnification of 8x can cause some vibrations and since you are not dead fortunately your...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 27th December 2018, 08:24
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Chosun, post 91, Do not worry, it is only the...

Chosun, post 91,
Do not worry, it is only the beginning of deteoration, it will become more serious with the accumulation of your years in life, but it should not hamper your observation pleasure...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 24th December 2018, 14:49
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Sebzwo, post 11, Some "plastics" are used in...

Sebzwo, post 11,
Some "plastics" are used in bullet proof vests, so they seem to be pretty durable and strong. Plastics are also used in the aviation industry and military equipment, so metals are...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 23rd December 2018, 21:04
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and lots of...

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and lots of observation pleasure with the optical instruments of your choice.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Others Sunday 23rd December 2018, 10:03
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Elmer Fudd, post 1, Looking at the focussing...

Elmer Fudd, post 1,
Looking at the focussing mechanism I think it is a Bushnell porro binocular 7x50 or 10x50.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st December 2018, 20:45
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
wllmspd, post 45, There are quite a few newer...

wllmspd, post 45,
There are quite a few newer binoculars then the Sard 6x42 porro (more than 1700 gr) which have a very large Field of View even larger then the Sard, see my recent test report on the...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 20th December 2018, 17:37
Replies: 174
Views: 6,175
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Andy, post 15, As far as I know Leupold does not...

Andy, post 15,
As far as I know Leupold does not make any binoculars anymore, that is my conclusion from the information we got when we wanted to visit the factory a few years ago. If that is the...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th December 2018, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
temmie, post 12, I left something over for you to...

temmie, post 12,
I left something over for you to detect, since I can not at such a short time after our Sint Nicolaas celebrations give a strong test report, but how about:
overal optical quality,...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th December 2018, 17:03
Replies: 36
Views: 1,378
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Chosun, post 19, You did it again, I had to see a...

Chosun, post 19,
You did it again, I had to see a medical doctor, since you made me unstoppable laugh.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Zeiss Monday 17th December 2018, 11:39
Replies: 213
Views: 22,335
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post 176, I forgot to answer your question...

Lee, post 176,
I forgot to answer your question whether I know how Zeiss (and other companies) handle Japan made binoculars so they can be labelled made In Germany, but the companies undoubtedly know...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 17th December 2018, 09:41
Replies: 213
Views: 22,335
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post176, That binoculars are not the core...

Lee, post176,
That binoculars are not the core business of the Zeiss company as a whole is no secret, it was told already some years ago by the then active director of Zeiss in Wetzlar when I was...
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