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Forum: Leica Thursday 13th February 2014, 14:59
Replies: 17
Views: 6,051
Posted By Tvc15_2000
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Forum: Nikon Sunday 8th December 2013, 22:03
Replies: 3
Views: 9,191
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I had them out again today for a few hours. I...

I had them out again today for a few hours.

I am of course spoiled by my Leicas. What I noticed today was and I have no way to verify this. checking back lit situations caused some of the lower...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 7th December 2013, 14:33
Replies: 3
Views: 9,191
Posted By Tvc15_2000
To sum it up I am keeping the Nikon 10X30 Monarch...

To sum it up I am keeping the Nikon 10X30 Monarch 7

Had them out early this morning. Low sun filters through light clouds. Good enough lighting conditions to check them out in back light conditions....
Forum: Nikon Friday 6th December 2013, 01:29
Replies: 3
Views: 9,191
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Nikon Monarch 7 10X30

***I need to use these outdoors under several different conditions before I come to any conclusions.

Quick note - Received a pair of Nikon 10X30 Monarch 7 today. All indoor viewing and out the...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 30th October 2013, 23:24
Replies: 28
Views: 12,371
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Focus system seems quite ...

Focus system seems quite engineered.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlLDALGkS8M
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 29th October 2013, 01:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Binocular use in the field

Some of this may be instinctive depending on your...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 29th October 2013, 01:24
Replies: 28
Views: 12,371
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I had read that Leica applies light absorbent...

I had read that Leica applies light absorbent lacquer to the edges of its lenses to cut down on stray light. It was interesting to see it being applied to the glass edges.

I was also pleased to...
Forum: Leica Monday 28th October 2013, 00:21
Replies: 28
Views: 12,371
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Leica - Handmade.

http://www.youtube.com/v/2kH6l0WEACQ
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 19th September 2013, 01:07
Replies: 23
Views: 26,900
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I am holding out for the Nikon Monarch 7 which...

I am holding out for the Nikon Monarch 7 which has ED Glass and Nikon construction and warranty. The 10X30 weighs under a pound. With a reasonable price tag of $400 I am going to give them a...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 11th September 2013, 23:13
Replies: 127
Views: 45,552
Posted By Tvc15_2000
In my experience the Swarovski 10x25 B Pocket...

In my experience the Swarovski 10x25 B Pocket Binocular did not deliver the quality of the others I mentioned. But that is a mute issue since the successor is on store shelves.

At this price I am...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 11th September 2013, 01:44
Replies: 127
Views: 45,552
Posted By Tvc15_2000
It would be a pleasant surprise of a high quality...

It would be a pleasant surprise of a high quality X25 outperformed a high quality X30.

It would be nice to see a comparison of the best small 10X25 binoculars available.

I of course am eager to...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 10th August 2013, 13:10
Replies: 61
Views: 36,859
Posted By Tvc15_2000
It is still a blunder for Swaro not to include ...

It is still a blunder for Swaro not to include lens caps for the ocular. on these binoculars.

In actual field use the oculars will get wet and dirty. Caps are a requirement for an all weather...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 3rd August 2013, 00:09
Replies: 61
Views: 36,859
Posted By Tvc15_2000
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gEIk99BOAg Video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gEIk99BOAg

Video says most compacts do not come with lens covers.
That is not correct.
My Leica Ultravid 10X25 Nikon LXL 10X25 both came with ocular ...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 7th July 2013, 23:05
Replies: 61
Views: 36,859
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Swarovski Optik CL Pocket...

Swarovski Optik CL Pocket

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anjMpQRl028
Forum: Binoculars Friday 5th July 2013, 21:53
Replies: 76
Views: 18,274
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I noticed in Cape May Leica sponsors the Fall...

I noticed in Cape May Leica sponsors the Fall raptor migration, and many of the guides there were using Leica's. The sponsored guides on the platform were all using Leica's and providing loaner...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 20th June 2013, 17:28
Replies: 24
Views: 5,911
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I see some progress -You stopped using the word...

I see some progress

-You stopped using the word rubbish
-You are no longer associating a harmless web page of eye harmless exercises with cooking your eye ball with a magnifying glass and staring...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th June 2013, 05:34
Replies: 24
Views: 5,911
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Thanks for the warnings. I will chime in with...

Thanks for the warnings. I will chime in with your warnings that everyone considering eye exercises should not deprive you child of glasses and make them stare at the sun and prevent them from...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th June 2013, 01:04
Replies: 24
Views: 5,911
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Eye exercises

Eye exercises

http://www.wikihow.com/Exercise-Your-Eyes
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 28th April 2013, 01:10
Replies: 28
Views: 7,799
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I own both the 10X25 Ultravid and Nikon...

I own both the 10X25 Ultravid and Nikon HG/Premier. They are indeed very close in excellent quality. I prefer the Ultravid by a slight margin.

I never fail to be amazed by the quality these little...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 18th April 2013, 00:04
Replies: 34
Views: 19,576
Posted By Tvc15_2000
I find 8s the most recommended power in my...

I find 8s the most recommended power in my reading. For me 10s were love at first sight. I suppose the argument for 8s and less is the wider field of view which some say helps some birders find the...
Forum: Leica Thursday 11th April 2013, 10:14
Replies: 34
Views: 9,097
Posted By Tvc15_2000
My non HDs focused fine. I had no problem....

My non HDs focused fine. I had no problem. Perhaps my Non HDs were made later when focus was less of a problem.

I do think the dry Teflon disks which lubricate the focus on the HD does make it a...
Forum: Leica Thursday 11th April 2013, 00:47
Replies: 34
Views: 9,097
Posted By Tvc15_2000
When you need the difference the HD delivers. I...

When you need the difference the HD delivers.

I owned the NON HD Ultravid in 10X32 and 10X42 for a few years. I had a good offers for both so I sold them and upgraded to the HD Ultravid.

You wont...
Forum: Pentax Tuesday 2nd April 2013, 00:59
Replies: 6
Views: 10,436
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Maybe nothing new says it all. No great...

Maybe nothing new says it all. No great advancements to justify anything other than cosmetic changes.

Having unlimited access to the 8X43 ED Pentax I can tell you I will take the Alpha quality of...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 21st March 2013, 00:19
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Tvc15_2000
Comet PanSTARRS

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/home/185665152.html
Forum: Pentax Friday 15th March 2013, 23:46
Replies: 11
Views: 11,453
Posted By Tvc15_2000
My girlfriend has a pair of 8x43 DCF ED...

My girlfriend has a pair of 8x43 DCF ED Binoculars and they compare very favorable with the Leica HD Ultravid. I have compared them many times over several years and still feel the same. The 10X50 is...
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