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Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 23rd August 2019, 07:12
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By St. Elmo
Are you sure it's the same? The tripod on my...

Are you sure it's the same?
The tripod on my Birder is marked "magnum XT"
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 22nd August 2019, 19:09
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By St. Elmo
As the only person here who has used a Birder...

As the only person here who has used a Birder tripod (for a little under 13 years), I'm interested in how this turns out. Please keep us in the loop.
Best,
Mike
Forum: Nikon Monday 19th August 2019, 02:22
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By St. Elmo
Whenever rainguard matters are posted, I ask if...

Whenever rainguard matters are posted, I ask if anyone out there has tried these....

https://www.naturbokhandeln.se/en/articles/2.203.2947/leather-binocular-lens-covers

No answers yet....

anyone?
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 16th August 2019, 05:55
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By St. Elmo
Guy's name was aussiewatcher.... don't know if...

Guy's name was aussiewatcher.... don't know if he's still around... he hasn't posted in about three years... this is what he said back in June of '16...

"Just a quick follow up,I took the punt and...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 16th August 2019, 05:39
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By St. Elmo
Don't believe me..... I'm kind of partial to that...

Don't believe me..... I'm kind of partial to that shop and the experts behind the counter.... (Leica UV, Carl Zeiss Victory FL, Pentax PF80EDA, Birder tripod, and a lot of feeders and books).... so,...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 16th August 2019, 04:53
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By St. Elmo
As for vibration reduction.... I was in the shop...

As for vibration reduction.... I was in the shop looking for a scope-tripod-head combination when the owner (Jerry Connolly) showed me The Birder. To allay my fears of two-section legs and a tall...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 16th August 2019, 02:47
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By St. Elmo
I have the "Birder" tripod noted above by...

I have the "Birder" tripod noted above by Etudiant and offered by the Audubon Shop in Madison, Connecticut. I swear by...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 1st August 2019, 01:38
Replies: 17
Views: 1,764
Posted By St. Elmo
I know it's nature, but I'm with you Gwen.

I know it's nature, but I'm with you Gwen.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 29th July 2019, 11:30
Replies: 26
Views: 2,085
Posted By St. Elmo
Where's Chuck?

Where's Chuck?
Forum: Zeiss Friday 8th March 2019, 15:11
Replies: 26
Views: 2,206
Posted By St. Elmo
Okay, it's not that I'm itching for accessories....

Okay, it's not that I'm itching for accessories. It's just that my birthday is coming up and at this point in life it gets rather difficult to answer the question that will come from several...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd March 2019, 04:04
Replies: 26
Views: 2,206
Posted By St. Elmo
Has anyone tried one of...

Has anyone tried one of these?
https://www.naturbokhandeln.se/en/articles/2.203.2947/leather-binocular-lens-covers
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 24th February 2019, 12:20
Replies: 70
Views: 3,177
Posted By St. Elmo
Renze, Also cover the shadow at the bottom. Then...

Renze,
Also cover the shadow at the bottom.
Then it'll all be the same shade.
Regards,
Michael
Forum: Nikon Friday 15th February 2019, 09:43
Replies: 29
Views: 4,395
Posted By St. Elmo
Kev, Readable Informative Valuable Thanks, Mike

Kev,
Readable
Informative
Valuable
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 9th February 2019, 16:31
Replies: 67
Views: 6,383
Posted By St. Elmo
Another great post. Thanks, Mike

Another great post.
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 30th January 2019, 10:27
Replies: 45
Views: 3,430
Posted By St. Elmo
Why have both?

Why have both?
Forum: Leica Monday 7th January 2019, 17:45
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By St. Elmo
Where does one wear these things? Do they demand...

Where does one wear these things? Do they demand a coordinated ensemble?
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 25th December 2018, 00:26
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By St. Elmo
Merry Christmas. Here's to another year of...

Merry Christmas.

Here's to another year of opinions, agreements, disagreements, straying off-topic in record time, and astounding amounts of knowledge shared (toss in a lot of camaraderie too)....
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 25th December 2018, 00:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By St. Elmo
Has anyone used one of...

Has anyone used one of these?

https://m.naturbokhandeln.se/en/articles/2.203.2947/leather-binocular-lens-covers
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Monday 24th December 2018, 12:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By St. Elmo
I don't see them on the Bushnell website. Have...

I don't see them on the Bushnell website. Have they been discontinued?
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 9th December 2018, 00:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By St. Elmo
Something's wrong. Last year, I emailed a request...

Something's wrong. Last year, I emailed a request for replacement eyecups for my Victory FL 8x42. I received a reply within an hour and the eyecups the same week.
Forum: Zen Ray Saturday 24th November 2018, 11:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By St. Elmo
Bill... remember when I asked... Is it possible,...

Bill... remember when I asked...

Is it possible, if improbable, that there can be zero error by chance? Not that such a possibility would support a claim of zero error, but I'm just curious

Your...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 3rd November 2018, 04:33
Replies: 25
Views: 2,161
Posted By St. Elmo
I seem to recall a Better View Desired article on...

I seem to recall a Better View Desired article on why 42mm was the best (or, perhaps, I read it on the back of a box of Rice Krispies). In any case, someone did analyze this matter within the last 10...
Forum: Leica Monday 15th October 2018, 15:09
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By St. Elmo
Lightbender..... I see your point completely, but...

Lightbender..... I see your point completely, but for me, it's still doesn't come close to the Kowa Genesis (or the Ultravids) for green-black balance.
Forum: Leica Monday 15th October 2018, 09:42
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By St. Elmo
Thank you Renze. I completely forgot about the...

Thank you Renze. I completely forgot about the green Ultravids (both rubber and leather cloaked). They are beautiful. Notwithstanding, it's still my view that the Noctavids went a little too far on...
Forum: Leica Monday 15th October 2018, 01:38
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By St. Elmo
The balance of green to black in the green Nocs...

The balance of green to black in the green Nocs seems to be as far off as it was with the green Zeiss Victory FL's. In that case, too much black for the amount of green. Swarovski seems to get it...
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