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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Yesterday, 06:57
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Views: 87
Posted By Troubador
Agreed, its pulchellum. Lee

Agreed, its pulchellum.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 06:28
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
I can also imagine there are parts of Paris where...

I can also imagine there are parts of Paris where it would be unwise to be seen openly carrying an expensive-looking pair of binoculars. Something more discrete that can be tucked away inside your...
Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 06:13
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By Troubador
No but it rains if you clean your car. Lee

No but it rains if you clean your car.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 18:20
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
In the UK one of our most prominent dealers...

In the UK one of our most prominent dealers reports that his sales of EL32 far outstrip EL42.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 16:39
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Troubador
Thanks Binnie Lee

Thanks Binnie

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 15:51
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
Wow! A twilight factor of 100 too :-O Lee

Wow! A twilight factor of 100 too :-O

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 11:44
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
I think the twilight factor must be used with...

I think the twilight factor must be used with caution and knowledge of other factors, for example the exit pupil.
After all a 42x8 bino has the same twilight factor as an 8x42.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 11:26
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By Troubador
New Zeiss Service Centre in Kentucky

Jerry (ND Hunter) broke the news on here https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=316497&page=3 about a new Zeiss Service Centre in Kentucky that should be operational sometime in June.

This is...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 08:55
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Troubador
Gijs Presumably those old porros had no coatings...

Gijs
Presumably those old porros had no coatings or very inefficient coatings.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 08:54
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Troubador
A timely reminder David, thank you. Lee

A timely reminder David, thank you.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 07:46
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
Edmund We are talking about different things...

Edmund
We are talking about different things here. You mentioned a list of folks that you suspect are not represented in the poll (marine, hunting, travel and safari, law enforcement and military)...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 07:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By Troubador
If by 'clean' they mean that they clean the...

If by 'clean' they mean that they clean the optics internally then they will need to refill the nitrogen afterwards.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 06:59
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Troubador
Den Don't forget our own Gijs has published...

Den

Don't forget our own Gijs has published transmission figures for many different binos here:
https://www.houseofoutdoor.com/verrekijkers/verrekijkers-testen-en-vergelijken/

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 06:16
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By Troubador
Hi mtn its nice of you to join us. Enjoy your...

Hi mtn its nice of you to join us. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 06:10
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By Troubador
Dennis Perhaps a major part of the reason that it...

Dennis
Perhaps a major part of the reason that it is a good transmitter is that it is simple. After all, a bino with no glass in it at all will transmit 100%.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st May 2019, 16:14
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By Troubador
Not at all Dennis, it was full of facts, mostly...

Not at all Dennis, it was full of facts, mostly minor, none of which matter much to fans of the 32mm EL because it is a very fine bino.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st May 2019, 12:24
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By Troubador
You are so right Mark the overlong (138mm) and...

You are so right Mark the overlong (138mm) and overweight (595g) glare-monster that is the EL SV is easily outshone by the compact (117mm) lightweight (550g) glare- and chromatic aberration-free...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st May 2019, 12:18
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By Troubador
I think we can all agree 'Lost' lost the plot...

I think we can all agree 'Lost' lost the plot quite literally when it came to the final season. Still a fine imaginative show taken overall.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st May 2019, 11:15
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
Edmund Marine is only one category on your list...

Edmund

Marine is only one category on your list and while I don't recall a lot of marine users on Birdforum we certainly have some. Very recently a member was explaining his use of 7x50s on the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st May 2019, 11:03
Replies: 80
Views: 2,340
Posted By Troubador
The poll is open for a year Peter. Lee

The poll is open for a year Peter.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st May 2019, 10:48
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By Troubador
Actually it has been you who has led the...

Actually it has been you who has led the diversions. First you sidetracked us into the topics of elves by calling Cate Blanchette an elf which provoked my mention of a certain glamorous elf in The...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 21st May 2019, 08:02
Replies: 166
Views: 42,899
Posted By Troubador
Wow you have sharp eyes Rich LOL. You are right...

Wow you have sharp eyes Rich LOL. You are right of course and that pic was taken up in the Pyrenees. Nearby were Rock Buntings and Vanilla Orchids.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st May 2019, 07:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Troubador
You would think so but industry insiders inform...

You would think so but industry insiders inform me that in the short time needed to reprogramme a lathe these companies can produce gazillions of components so many are reluctant to give this up just...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st May 2019, 07:31
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By Troubador
'Lost' leads to Elizabeth Mitchell who I am sure...

'Lost' leads to Elizabeth Mitchell who I am sure could do a mean Lauren Bacall if required.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st May 2019, 07:25
Replies: 55
Views: 4,887
Posted By Troubador
Thanks for this news Jerry. Lee

Thanks for this news Jerry.

Lee
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