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Forum: Leica Thursday 15th March 2018, 15:34
Replies: 22
Views: 1,441
Posted By Renze de Vries
With a pair! Henry!!

With a pair! Henry!!
Forum: Leica Friday 23rd February 2018, 21:15
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By Renze de Vries
The Ultravid Safari line has a 2016 edition,...

The Ultravid Safari line has a 2016 edition, marked by the issued number from a series of 200 and the year 2016 (like this: 143/200 - 2016) and the configuration (like: Ultravid 10x42). There is no...
Forum: Leica Thursday 15th February 2018, 14:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By Renze de Vries
A.W., For the 7x42 you need the 19 mm Leitz eye...

A.W.,

For the 7x42 you need the 19 mm Leitz eye cups. In case these are not available from Leica any more, don’t throw away the old cracked or cut-off cups because you can build up custom made eye...
Forum: Leica Thursday 7th September 2017, 17:40
Replies: 305
Views: 36,363
Posted By Renze de Vries
To which I can only add that the first production...

To which I can only add that the first production series of the 7x35 (about 6000 pieces) were non-B's. That is, they were designated as such, without the B. I don't know if this was an error or if...
Forum: Leica Thursday 7th September 2017, 11:21
Replies: 305
Views: 36,363
Posted By Renze de Vries
A few observations concerning differences between...

A few observations concerning differences between all kinds of Trinovids and the latest edition, the Leica Trinovid Classic.

1. Leica, why not use 'Classic' for your new Trinovid line? At least it...
Forum: Leica Thursday 7th September 2017, 09:02
Replies: 305
Views: 36,363
Posted By Renze de Vries
Uppendahl prism, with AK and SP in the background

Uppendahl prism, with AK and SP in the background
Forum: Leica Thursday 7th September 2017, 08:23
Replies: 305
Views: 36,363
Posted By Renze de Vries
With respect to the issue of splash resistance vs...

With respect to the issue of splash resistance vs guaranteed waterproof, nitrogen no or nitrogen yes, has anyone on this forum ever heard of fogged-up Leitz Trinovids, be it from own experience or...
Forum: Leica Thursday 7th September 2017, 07:01
Replies: 305
Views: 36,363
Posted By Renze de Vries
The 7x35 was produced from 1964 through 1986. The...

The 7x35 was produced from 1964 through 1986. The 8x40 from 1964 through 1988. The 10x40 from 1962 through 1988.
BA versions were made from 1978 on for the 8 and 10x40, from 1981 on for the 7x35, all...
Forum: Leica Saturday 2nd September 2017, 14:47
Replies: 305
Views: 36,363
Posted By Renze de Vries
Nothing else? Really? How about a rain guard?...

Nothing else? Really?

How about a rain guard? For the original Leitz Trinovid a rain guard had to be bought as an after sales accessory. Even if Leica would take them in production again, would you...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 25th July 2017, 06:43
Replies: 12
Views: 8,160
Posted By Renze de Vries
I don't know about diopters, but I'm nearsighted,...

I don't know about diopters, but I'm nearsighted, that's for sure.

Renze
Forum: Leica Monday 24th July 2017, 11:02
Replies: 12
Views: 8,160
Posted By Renze de Vries
Hi Ron, 8x and 1.85 m...

Hi Ron,

8x and 1.85 m (measured).

regards,

Renze
Forum: Leica Thursday 13th July 2017, 08:49
Replies: 252
Views: 50,298
Posted By Renze de Vries
Hi Apus Apus, What exactly is your problem with...

Hi Apus Apus,

What exactly is your problem with the original Noctivid ocular cap? Cut themselves? What do you mean? Might be I understand the problem but I'm not completely certain.

regards,

Renze
Forum: Leica Monday 22nd May 2017, 16:03
Replies: 16
Views: 5,638
Posted By Renze de Vries
If my memory serves me well It's been a couple of...

If my memory serves me well It's been a couple of years since I've seen Leitz replacement eye cups on eBay, so this is not a reliable source. If I'm not mistaken Leica still has them on stock, so the...
Forum: Leica Sunday 21st May 2017, 20:40
Replies: 16
Views: 5,638
Posted By Renze de Vries
Rathaus, I have experimented a lot with eye cup...

Rathaus,

I have experimented a lot with eye cup modification, tot the point where all my binoculars from past and present were/are modified to some extent. The problem with Leitz binoculars however...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 15th March 2017, 19:21
Replies: 45
Views: 17,378
Posted By Renze de Vries
Yes, those older Trinovids are worth 1000 Euro's,...

Yes, those older Trinovids are worth 1000 Euro's, but you can easily get them for much less, say between 490 and 750 Euro's.
Have a look at eBay, and don't forget those listed in the UK.

Renze
Forum: Leica Monday 13th March 2017, 21:29
Replies: 12
Views: 8,160
Posted By Renze de Vries
etc, The Leica Trinovids as well as the...

etc,

The Leica Trinovids as well as the Ultravids were/are limited in their capacity to focus past infinity. Leica has addressed this problem in the Noctivid. Between the stops the Noctivid’s...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 09:12
Replies: 10
Views: 8,302
Posted By Renze de Vries
See this thread. It's mostly about the 1st...

See this thread. It's mostly about the 1st generation B&L 7x35, not yet named Elite. It's successor, the 7x36 Elite comes in at +/- post...
Forum: Swift Sunday 12th February 2017, 19:14
Replies: 14
Views: 9,597
Posted By Renze de Vries
Ah, you seem to own the 9x42 SPWA. How about the...

Ah, you seem to own the 9x42 SPWA. How about the flare, glare, ghosting issues in comparison to the 8x36?
And more in general, how's the 9x42 in comparison to the Audubon HR/5?

Renze
Forum: Leica Saturday 11th February 2017, 08:48
Replies: 198
Views: 55,882
Posted By Renze de Vries
Jan, Did you expect something else from Leica at...

Jan,

Did you expect something else from Leica at the Noctivid's presentation?

Was the question asked from the audience if Leica expected everybody to see increased depth and become aware of...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 10th February 2017, 15:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,776
Posted By Renze de Vries
Thanks, could be useful, some day. Renze

Thanks, could be useful, some day.

Renze
Forum: Swift Friday 10th February 2017, 15:10
Replies: 14
Views: 9,597
Posted By Renze de Vries
Binastro, We agree on the 8x36 SPWA's pros and...

Binastro,

We agree on the 8x36 SPWA's pros and cons. In 1985 wide angle was probably in vogue, at least Swift must have felt it was, and so Hiyoshi made a four-model SPWA series as well as a...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 10th February 2017, 14:42
Replies: 17
Views: 6,745
Posted By Renze de Vries
All 2nd edition 8x30B's feature strap lugs. The...

All 2nd edition 8x30B's feature strap lugs. The 1st edition has strap lugs as well, except in the early years/lower serial numbers. So the difference is not completely discriminating between 1st and...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 10th February 2017, 14:27
Replies: 17
Views: 6,745
Posted By Renze de Vries
Excuse me, I see there's a typo in the serial...

Excuse me, I see there's a typo in the serial numbers mentioned. This is correct:

With respect to serial numbers, everything from 934319 up is the wide angle second edition, everything from 798330...
Forum: Leica Friday 10th February 2017, 08:47
Replies: 198
Views: 55,882
Posted By Renze de Vries
But of course, we should take measures. With my...

But of course, we should take measures. With my IPD of 68 the Noctivid's IOD is 68.2 mm. In comparison, my Trinovd 8x32 BA has an IOD of 68.7 mm. Should I see differences in 3-D effect? Now what a...
Forum: Leica Friday 10th February 2017, 08:24
Replies: 198
Views: 55,882
Posted By Renze de Vries
I don't know what to say to this, except that I...

I don't know what to say to this, except that I find this very, very beautiful prose.
Thanks.

Renze
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