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Forum: Say Hello Today, 07:24
Replies: 8
Views: 86
Posted By Troubador
Hi Harry and welcome to Birdforum! Lee

Hi Harry and welcome to Birdforum!

Lee
Forum: Kowa Today, 07:19
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Troubador
I agree and would go so far as to describe...

I agree and would go so far as to describe Genesis 8x33 as 'alpha' level.

Lee
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 19:00
Replies: 143
Views: 7,746
Posted By Troubador
Looking forward to it Christophe. What a super...

Looking forward to it Christophe. What a super collection of compact binos.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 16:37
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By Troubador
I can see you guys have sorted this question out...

I can see you guys have sorted this question out while I have been out. Thanks Peter for doing the leg work and posting.

Me and Troubadoris have used these for ultra-close work for 21 years so when...
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 08:37
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Troubador
Stephanie I will ask about an EDG replacement at...

Stephanie I will ask about an EDG replacement at the Bird Fair but unless launch is imminent companies are often secretive about new product.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 07:13
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By Troubador
Hello Stephanie and welcome to Birdforum. Its...

Hello Stephanie and welcome to Birdforum. Its great to have you on board.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:10
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By Troubador
Wow Jerry you are the fastest gun in the west!...

Wow Jerry you are the fastest gun in the west! Seriously, my wife Troubadoris is a dedicated Leica girl and treasures her Ultravid 8x32s but when we need close focus capability she uses the Trinovid...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:01
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By Troubador
Dennis I am pretty sure Jerry bought Trinovid...

Dennis I am pretty sure Jerry bought Trinovid HDs.

Lee
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 06:58
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Troubador
Thanks from me too Stephanie. Very, very...

Thanks from me too Stephanie. Very, very interesting.

I wonder if Nikon will do anything special at the British Bird Fair later this week to celebrate this important anniversary. I will be sure to...
Forum: Leica Yesterday, 06:50
Replies: 94
Views: 4,306
Posted By Troubador
I have read a convincing argument on here a...

I have read a convincing argument on here a couple of years ago that fundamentally the optics of a current Ultravid (apart from the addition of HT glass) are the same as previous Leicas all the way...
Forum: Others Sunday 12th August 2018, 18:43
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Troubador
I think you have solved the mystery Peter. And...

I think you have solved the mystery Peter. And possibly he was wearing a little makeup for the photography and didn't want to mess it up.

Lee
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Troubador
You are right Sagi but that was a year ago and it...

You are right Sagi but that was a year ago and it wouldn't be fair on either model to comment based on memories that old.

Lee
Forum: Others Sunday 12th August 2018, 16:15
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Troubador
It is an 'action' photo and the man is in the...

It is an 'action' photo and the man is in the process of lifting the binos to his eyes and hasn't quite got there yet. :-O
The photographer was clearly too quick to press the shutter release....
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 15:59
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Troubador
Hi Sagi I haven't received a review unit of...

Hi Sagi

I haven't received a review unit of Harpia yet and I don't know whether it will be the 85 or 95. In any case the Harpia 85 is priced at just under 3000 so I am not sure it would even be in...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 15:54
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Troubador
Hi David A check of the Meopta website suggests...

Hi David

A check of the Meopta website suggests that the stay-on case is the only available accessory.

And, you are welcome!

Lee
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 15:42
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Troubador
Hi Dippy It weighed 1807g just now on my kitchen...

Hi Dippy

It weighed 1807g just now on my kitchen scales without caps or case. If you want to know who is selling this scope contact Avisum on [email protected]
or on 01423 780 649. And thanks...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th August 2018, 14:27
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By Troubador
We use close-focusing binos a lot and I mean...

We use close-focusing binos a lot and I mean intensively for all kinds of applications. Recently we were surveying bogs in Scotland for the tiny Bog Orchid. One can't approach the bog too closely as...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 14:12
Replies: 35
Views: 3,176
Posted By Troubador
Adhoc I will not be able to test this out...

Adhoc

I will not be able to test this out locally near my home but since I will be returning the test unit to Opticron at Bird Fair I can take a look at Rutland Water and its islands and report...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 12:44
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Troubador
VB you are right about the weight and that is my...

VB you are right about the weight and that is my mistake and has been corrected. Many thanks for pointing that out.

It is two years since I looked through the 30-60 so it would be foolish to rely on...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 12th August 2018, 11:43
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Troubador
Review of Meopta S2 82HD / 20-70x

In 2016 I reviewed Meopta’s S2 Angled, paired with its 30-60 WA wide-angled eyepiece and was so impressed by it that I made a note to revisit this model along with the alternative 20-70x eyepiece at...
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 12th August 2018, 08:03
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Troubador
Mick We have been using this lens for years...

Mick

We have been using this lens for years mounted on Canon DSLRs with a crop factor of 1.6 making it effectively a macro 160mm so I sold my old macro 180mm lens. It is simply outstanding and has...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 12th August 2018, 07:29
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Troubador
[QUOTE=PYRTLE;3750245]So what about the...

[QUOTE=PYRTLE;3750245]So what about the independent retailer that has old stock purchased prior to any price reductions offered from Kowa?

They wouldn't receive any retrospective discount from the...
Forum: Say Hello Saturday 11th August 2018, 17:14
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Troubador
Ahoj Karel and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your...

Ahoj Karel and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 11th August 2018, 15:49
Replies: 50
Views: 3,055
Posted By Troubador
Thanks Steve, looking forward to your...

Thanks Steve, looking forward to your comments.

Lee
Forum: Leica Saturday 11th August 2018, 15:39
Replies: 94
Views: 4,306
Posted By Troubador
The Tinovid BNs are legendary and I still see...

The Tinovid BNs are legendary and I still see plenty in use today. If you like them buy them.

Lee
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