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Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 15:08
Replies: 14
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if you are looking for detail at twilight you...

if you are looking for detail at twilight you will see more with the 18x56 than the 15x56. I have personally observed it myself many times with binoculars of various formats. The 15x56 will appear...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 06:07
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
I just shave my head every day. That way I don't...

I just shave my head every day. That way I don't have to worry bout it.
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 06:05
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
I think we are all guilty of pushing the...

I think we are all guilty of pushing the binocular we own or like to a certain extent including you. I do not recycle binoculars on Ebay. I did not say anything critical about the SLC HD's. I don't...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 05:49
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
Chuck. i think we all kind of defend the...

Chuck. i think we all kind of defend the binocular we like or own to a certain extent. I have heard many, many times from you how much you like your 8x32 SV's and how much you dislike the Habicht's....
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 03:31
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
I have 14 binoculars including 3 SV's and I am...

I have 14 binoculars including 3 SV's and I am not saying the Habicht's are the best for everybody but I think a lot of people don't try them because of some of the issues with them. They may not...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 03:27
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
Dave. It is just the new Canon's I had issues...

Dave. It is just the new Canon's I had issues with the eye cups. All the other Canon's I have never had a problem with them. They usually worked well.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th July 2019, 22:59
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
I tried the New Canon 12x32 and 14x32 IS and I...

I tried the New Canon 12x32 and 14x32 IS and I absolutely hated them. The eye relief was way too long for the eye cups for me. I kind of feel that is why they cut the price by 1/2. Just saying.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th July 2019, 20:13
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
"I'm personally not a big fan of the Habicht...

"I'm personally not a big fan of the Habicht series - they have their strong points like transmission and center sharpness but also quite a lot of flaws, like super stiff and slow focus, haze and...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 15th July 2019, 14:41
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
Don't forget the Habicht 10x40 W porro is much...

Don't forget the Habicht 10x40 W porro is much lighter, has higher transmission and a much better 3D stereoscopic view making it more realistic than the Zeiss 10x42 SF. This made a big difference...
Forum: Vortex Monday 15th July 2019, 04:05
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By [email protected]
I suspect these new binoculars are just marketing...

I suspect these new binoculars are just marketing because I see no specific changes or improvements really spelled out that they made in the UHD's. I have tried several Vortex Viper HD's and Razor...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 14th July 2019, 15:22
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By [email protected]
I compared the Zeiss 8x42 SF and HT and I...

I compared the Zeiss 8x42 SF and HT and I preferred the SF because of it's slightly bigger FOV and balance but the HT is very nice and I you will really appreciate the 94% transmission in twilight....
Forum: Vortex Sunday 14th July 2019, 15:10
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By [email protected]
" I wouldn't think a 18X56 is going to do THAT...

" I wouldn't think a 18X56 is going to do THAT much over a 15X56. Of course low light performance is going to be best with the 15X56."

A 15x56 is not necessarily going to have better low light...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th July 2019, 14:44
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By [email protected]
Swarovski's Habicht porro line is every bit as...

Swarovski's Habicht porro line is every bit as solid and and as quality as their SV roof line. I highly recommend the Habicht 10x40 W because it is one of my favorite binoculars. It will be just as...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 12th July 2019, 02:26
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By [email protected]
Unless you really need something that will...

Unless you really need something that will survive the holocaust or you are into the military look I would get the black leatherette version because it is much lighter and IMO better looking than the...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th July 2019, 21:51
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By [email protected]
Take my advice and don't worry about the eye cups...

Take my advice and don't worry about the eye cups being too short. Many binoculars especially compactrs are like that. Just cup your hands around the eye cups and rest your hands against your fore...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 21:45
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By [email protected]
That is what I thought too! I was a little...

That is what I thought too! I was a little hesitant to try the Habicht 7x42 because of the narrow FOV but even with the narrower FOV it is an amazing binocular! I really like using it because it is...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 15:05
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By [email protected]
"BUT for a number of reasons I would not...

"BUT for a number of reasons I would not recommend any of them as a general purpose birding bino."

I disagree. I used my Habicht's 10x40 W all over Yellowstone National Park for birding and wildlife...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 14:55
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By [email protected]
Swarovski used simple Kellner eyepieces to keep...

Swarovski used simple Kellner eyepieces to keep the weight down on the 7x42 Habicht's and the transmission high because there is less glass in them to absorb light. They were probably designed for a...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 14:51
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By [email protected]
The Habicht's in general are not suited for...

The Habicht's in general are not suited for eyeglass wearers because of less eye relief than many roof's.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th July 2019, 07:10
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By [email protected]
Outside of the Habicht not being good for people...

Outside of the Habicht not being good for people that wear glasses I disagree that it is not as ergonomically or mechanically friendly. That is a matter of opinion. Mechanically or ergonomically the...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 10th July 2019, 14:27
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By [email protected]
If you don't wear glasses try the Habicht 10x40W...

If you don't wear glasses try the Habicht 10x40W porro. Less expensive, brighter and better 3D view than the roof's.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th July 2019, 14:22
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By [email protected]
Try a Habicht 7x42 porro. Brighter, lighter and...

Try a Habicht 7x42 porro. Brighter, lighter and less expensive than any of the roof's.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 8th July 2019, 16:15
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By [email protected]
I think the porro's are the "Value King's" IMO....

I think the porro's are the "Value King's" IMO. The Nikon 8x30 EII porro for $450.00 and especially the Swarovski Habicht porro's for $700.00 are equal optically to the $2K alpha roof's and in many...
Forum: Leica Monday 8th July 2019, 03:01
Replies: 47
Views: 1,568
Posted By [email protected]
Those small aperture large magnification...

Those small aperture large magnification binoculars are mostly made because image stabilization allows you to hold them steady enough to use them and I don't think they are really intended as a low...
Forum: Leica Monday 8th July 2019, 00:01
Replies: 47
Views: 1,568
Posted By [email protected]
"Yup,since I had a better idea, this one,...

"Yup,since I had a better idea, this one, https://www.astroshop.de/geraete/nik...6x32-vr/p,5569 also has a higher twilight factor than the 10x42 Noctivid!"

Twilight Factor always has to be...
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