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Forum: Binoculars Monday 9th December 2019, 21:56
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Posted By Upland
Bushnell Bargains

Im looking to buy a pair Bushnell Legend E or L 10x42s for a young friend of mine. Awhile ago there were Es being offered for $60 and Ls for about $100. The best I can find now is E for $100. Will...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 8th December 2019, 17:44
Replies: 3,909
Views: 1,446,906
Posted By Upland
Tract has 10% off site wide through the 13th....

Tract has 10% off site wide through the 13th. Code is Christmas19
Forum: Nikon Friday 6th December 2019, 21:16
Replies: 62
Views: 2,806
Posted By Upland
My dad was a research chemist for Kodak. I have...

My dad was a research chemist for Kodak. I have one of his old cameras to remember that by. My uncle left me a couple nice nikon riflescopes that i still use. They'll be passed on to my children. The...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 1st December 2019, 04:58
Replies: 3,909
Views: 1,446,906
Posted By Upland
Tract is offering $150 off their Toric 10x42...

Tract is offering $150 off their Toric 10x42 through Monday. Sale price is $574.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th November 2019, 12:41
Replies: 52
Views: 2,361
Posted By Upland
They also come in a more traditional black that...

They also come in a more traditional black that is quite attractive. Also you can customize then for an additional charge. Last year they ran a holiday promo where customization was free. Optics are...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 26th November 2019, 18:41
Replies: 52
Views: 2,361
Posted By Upland
The new Kowa BD IIs only weigh 22 oz in 42mm and...

The new Kowa BD IIs only weigh 22 oz in 42mm and have great fov. Pretty small in size for a 42 mm as well. Try a pair and return them if you dont like them or exchange for a 32 mm model if you do...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 22nd November 2019, 15:40
Replies: 36
Views: 1,617
Posted By Upland
If you want a pair of HGs then wait for LL Bean...

If you want a pair of HGs then wait for LL Bean to have a 25% off sale. If you dont already have their credit card you can get one at the time of the order and get an additional 15% off. Bean also...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th November 2019, 15:38
Replies: 52
Views: 2,361
Posted By Upland
Loved my Mavens. Eyecups were a little short....

Loved my Mavens. Eyecups were a little short. Talked with Maven recently and they are planning to get longer replacements like Zeiss does with the Conquest.

The M7s I had had so much glare they...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th November 2019, 15:24
Replies: 52
Views: 2,361
Posted By Upland
My wife has a pair of Travellers I bought her and...

My wife has a pair of Travellers I bought her and she loves them. Nice wide fov and bright. the eyecups don't extend out far enough for me but she wears glasses and they work well for her.

I've...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 14th November 2019, 17:40
Replies: 3,909
Views: 1,446,906
Posted By Upland
LL Bean is running their 25% off sale through...

LL Bean is running their 25% off sale through Tuesday. Great way to save a lot on Nikons including HGs. You can also get an additional 15% off if you get their credit card at the same time!
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 12th November 2019, 18:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By Upland
I spoke with another retailer who said the exact...

I spoke with another retailer who said the exact opposite. So there you go. Only one way to tell what you like better: compare them yourself.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 11th November 2019, 15:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Upland
Since you are across the pond I would add the...

Since you are across the pond I would add the Opticron Traveller to your list. My wife has a pair of 8x32s that she loves. They also have a 10x32 model that you could try. As for the others the M7...
Forum: Kowa Monday 28th October 2019, 16:19
Replies: 26
Views: 3,488
Posted By Upland
Thanks for the reviews.

Thanks for the reviews.
Forum: Kowa Friday 25th October 2019, 14:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By Upland
If you really want to know which is better for...

If you really want to know which is better for you there’s an easy solution. Maven has a 30 demo program with no obligation to buy. If you decide you like them I’d recommend waiting until the...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 24th October 2019, 18:59
Replies: 26
Views: 3,488
Posted By Upland
Thanks. There’s so much content not related to...

Thanks. There’s so much content not related to the optics qualities of the BD IIs in the other thread it take a Long time to wade through it all and find actual reviews.
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 07:50
Replies: 26
Views: 3,488
Posted By Upland
BDII XD Reviews

Hi. Hoping to restrict this thread to actual reviews of the new BDII XDs in any configuration. Thanks in advance for only posting reviews or questions to reviewers.
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 15th October 2019, 16:33
Replies: 340
Views: 37,825
Posted By Upland
Seems like this thread has been hijacked....

Seems like this thread has been hijacked. Wouldn’t it be better to have the brightness issue as a separate topic in the main bino section? That way more folks who are interested could join in a those...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 3rd October 2019, 17:41
Replies: 3,909
Views: 1,446,906
Posted By Upland
LL Bean is running a 25% off promo for purchase...

LL Bean is running a 25% off promo for purchase with their credit card. If you don’t have one you can apply online and take an additional 15% off the promo price. A pair of HG 8x42s will cost about...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 01:17
Replies: 340
Views: 37,825
Posted By Upland
Kowa rep tells me they will be arriving before...

Kowa rep tells me they will be arriving before then but no exact date yet. Guess well find out
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 1st October 2019, 03:06
Replies: 3,909
Views: 1,446,906
Posted By Upland
https://smile.amazon.com/Kowa-GENESIS-XD-5X44-GEN4...

https://smile.amazon.com/Kowa-GENESIS-XD-5X44-GEN44-8-5/dp/B0018PFBMI/ref=mp_s_a_1_9?keywords=kowa+binoculars&qid=1569895446&sprefix=kowa+&sr=8-9
Forum: Kowa Friday 20th September 2019, 16:06
Replies: 340
Views: 37,825
Posted By Upland
When I spoke with Paul Kardos he assured me this...

When I spoke with Paul Kardos he assured me this is a completely redesigned optical system along with the nicer more ergonomic body style. The increased fov, close focus distance and a much faster...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 18th September 2019, 16:44
Replies: 340
Views: 37,825
Posted By Upland
I just got on Binoculars USAs website. I signed...

I just got on Binoculars USAs website. I signed up for their email list and they sent me a 7% discount coupon.
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 18th September 2019, 16:18
Replies: 340
Views: 37,825
Posted By Upland
Binoculars USA was offering a 5% discount on pre...

Binoculars USA was offering a 5% discount on pre orders but I think it ran out last night. They’re just starting up so I imagine a phone call would get you that discount.
Forum: Kowa Monday 16th September 2019, 16:15
Replies: 340
Views: 37,825
Posted By Upland
Already seeing these prices on sites with...

Already seeing these prices on sites with pre-orders. He also told me the tariffs are taking a big bite out of profits so prices could go up.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th September 2019, 16:29
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By Upland
Thanks for the feedback. Going to give those a...

Thanks for the feedback. Going to give those a miss as build quality sounds questionable. Leaning towards the Kowas as they are made in Japan per Kowa and get good reviews.
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