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Forum: Nikon Wednesday 7th May 2014, 04:36
Replies: 14
Views: 9,254
Posted By pompadour
Are any reasons known for the varying sensitivity...

Are any reasons known for the varying sensitivity in detecting CA? (BTW, I've been haranguing a bit on the connection betw. an observer's visual acuity and perceiving sharpness, in comparing bins....
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 7th May 2014, 02:14
Replies: 98
Views: 28,064
Posted By pompadour
Hermann, it seems Z. generally understate the...

Hermann, it seems Z. generally understate the dioptre adj. range (why I don't know). For the V. HT 8x42, FL 8x32, Conquest HD 8x32 the website states +/- 4 d. Many people need a range wider even than...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 6th May 2014, 15:19
Replies: 90
Views: 49,790
Posted By pompadour
That order is v. interesting. But in twilight I...

That order is v. interesting. But in twilight I think this will be different, with the two 8x30s nearly as bright as the best 8x32s, the 10x25s distinctly less.



Not quite - *far* north - there's...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 4th May 2014, 04:10
Replies: 90
Views: 49,790
Posted By pompadour
Crink, are you able say how either of those two...

Crink, are you able say how either of those two 10x30s compares with any of the best smaller* 10x25s: (in alphab. order) Bushnell Ultra, Hawke Sapphire, Leica Ultravid, Nikon HG/Premier, the recently...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 1st May 2014, 16:52
Replies: 37
Views: 3,643
Posted By pompadour
Frank, thanks for (so gently!) pointing that out...

Frank, thanks for (so gently!) pointing that out - corrected it moments before your post, which my edit crossed in cyberspace!
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 1st May 2014, 16:38
Replies: 37
Views: 3,643
Posted By pompadour
Frank, et al., a bit off topic, but seizing the...

Frank, et al., a bit off topic, but seizing the chance! 6x30 porro with the slight improvements you (F.) suggest could well become a major config. The depth of field and great steadiness inherent in...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 29th April 2014, 05:38
Replies: 90
Views: 49,790
Posted By pompadour
Bruce, thanks. My memory of the comments was that...

Bruce, thanks. My memory of the comments was that if it was mentioned in the Kite it was less so than in the Nikon. Two posts after the one you link (by Oetzi) Typo /David too reports on glare in the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 29th April 2014, 04:07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,643
Posted By pompadour
I too have a great liking for this fine 6x30,...

I too have a great liking for this fine 6x30, that I use in the Kowa version (which is clones with the Yosemite). But I'm not sure if the girl will prefer it over the 8x30, and it's best to try out...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 29th April 2014, 02:45
Replies: 90
Views: 49,790
Posted By pompadour
RFI due to IOL (information overload!...or simply...

RFI due to IOL (information overload!...or simply getting confused soon). Sorry, don't remember from the many reviews and comments I've read (in Bf. and elsewhere), but in the Kite Lynx 8x30 (which...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 28th April 2014, 15:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,644
Posted By pompadour
...regardless of which he is due to tell us that...

...regardless of which he is due to tell us that anyway sometime soon... |=)|
Forum: Binoculars Monday 28th April 2014, 05:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,644
Posted By pompadour
...and the other guy is <taking notes>...

...and the other guy is <taking notes> (http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27116092) to send them to Birdforum...
Forum: Leica Thursday 24th April 2014, 04:10
Replies: 176
Views: 43,412
Posted By pompadour
Instantly reminded me of the Rolls-Royce story....

Instantly reminded me of the Rolls-Royce story. Googled to give a link here and top of the list is <this> (http://www.snopes.com/autos/dream/rolls.asp). Never read the page before, and some of the...
Forum: Leica Thursday 24th April 2014, 03:07
Replies: 176
Views: 43,412
Posted By pompadour
There's been some criticism above of sales people...

There's been some criticism above of sales people (the final ones, those at shops) for not representing "correctly" the relative merits of bin makes. This is not v. fair. Here we are in this forum,...
Forum: Leica Thursday 24th April 2014, 02:57
Replies: 176
Views: 43,412
Posted By pompadour
Really? :storm: Watch what you say on this forum!

Really? :storm: Watch what you say on this forum!
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 23rd April 2014, 02:11
Replies: 90
Views: 49,790
Posted By pompadour
A general RFI: in a binocular, can a very...

A general RFI: in a binocular, can a very uniformly diffused reflection, undetectable as such, cause a lessening of of sharpness? Is this known? Thanks. (PS. If that sounds like an oxymoron, what I...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 21st April 2014, 03:16
Replies: 104
Views: 30,715
Posted By pompadour
Fugl, sorry, thought you were dead serious, and...

Fugl, sorry, thought you were dead serious, and the smiley just a pat on the back when parting ... ;) BTW, only a moderator, one of those feared beings who must be appeased, can get away with calling...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 20th April 2014, 20:08
Replies: 24
Views: 3,619
Posted By pompadour
Ls65, thank you for the prompt and thorough...

Ls65, thank you for the prompt and thorough explanation - and for extending it!
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 20th April 2014, 19:16
Replies: 24
Views: 3,619
Posted By pompadour
Ls65, could you pl. explain (at your convenience...

Ls65, could you pl. explain (at your convenience - sorry to bother): re your penult. post, how is it that the eye relief suits the normal-sighted (without glasses) and the *more* myopic with glasses...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 20th April 2014, 18:56
Replies: 104
Views: 30,715
Posted By pompadour
Fugl, actually, still wondering what that "noble...

Fugl, actually, still wondering what that "noble and conseql." meaning of the word is, and, also, "words and what they describe are very different things" may be worth explaining a bit more (at your...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 20th April 2014, 17:36
Replies: 24
Views: 3,619
Posted By pompadour
Ls65, I hope that, before you commit yourself,...

Ls65, I hope that, before you commit yourself, you know that the HD version is close enough in that aspect to the non-HD. Is it only the lens material that's changed? I see different body length...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 20th April 2014, 09:46
Replies: 104
Views: 30,715
Posted By pompadour
Fugl, am surprised by your last sentc. Had to...

Fugl, am surprised by your last sentc. Had to look up in a good dictionary and the internet the meaning and etymology not only of "chauvinism" but also "consequential"!

If we are to see about...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 18th April 2014, 16:43
Replies: 8
Views: 4,599
Posted By pompadour
Brock, what happened? The name on that thing is...

Brock, what happened? The name on that thing is not spelt "N-i-k-..."! Your review is the more valuable for that, and I much enjoyed reading it. (I doubt, though, that the 10x SE of your obscure make...
Forum: Others Thursday 17th April 2014, 18:27
Replies: 46
Views: 38,812
Posted By pompadour
Samandag, that wasn't a response to you - in...

Samandag, that wasn't a response to you - in fact, hadn't seen your last post when I sent that in! Sorry if my brevity misled. Meant to be useful info (hopefully) for those interested in comparisons...
Forum: Others Thursday 17th April 2014, 18:10
Replies: 46
Views: 38,812
Posted By pompadour
Neither Chris in post #30 nor the title of his...

Neither Chris in post #30 nor the title of his excellent thread linked there indicates it's a *three*-way comparison among the Kite Lynx 8x30, Nikon Monarch 7 8x30 *and* Zeiss Conquest HD 8x32.
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 16th April 2014, 03:16
Replies: 49
Views: 19,915
Posted By pompadour
JGR, thanks for explaining the ruggedness claims....

JGR, thanks for explaining the ruggedness claims. I guess before v. long we'd know if M. have attained, or sought, a new level.

Now another matter which I find a bit confusing to figure out...
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