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Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 21:18
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By chill6x6
I had an Athlon Ares....I tried to sell it and...

I had an Athlon Ares....I tried to sell it and eventually gave it away. Similar price I had SO rather have a Vanguard Endeavor ED II. I won't be buying another Athlon product even for free. I WILL...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 21:11
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By chill6x6
I had the EO Kingbird 6.5X32 and the Atlas 6.5X32...

I had the EO Kingbird 6.5X32 and the Atlas 6.5X32 at the same time. I bought them to give to some kids. Best recollection is the Atlas didn't have enough ER for me and the Kingbird DID. Not 20mm...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 20th March 2019, 02:59
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By chill6x6
I haven't tried it or even seen one in person. I...

I haven't tried it or even seen one in person. I knew you and others thought highly of the Victory. I kicked around the idea of getting the 8X25 Victory before buying the Terra ED. Ebay had one...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 19th March 2019, 04:59
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By chill6x6
Glad you like the SV 8X32s. Those will be hard...

Glad you like the SV 8X32s. Those will be hard to beat!
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 19th March 2019, 04:49
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By chill6x6
I use two the most when it really matters and...

I use two the most when it really matters and those two are a Leica HD Plus 7X42 and a SV 8X32. Quite honestly I probably use the Leica the MOST. #3 is probably a tie between a FL 7X42 and a SLC...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 19th March 2019, 04:31
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By chill6x6
I have a couple of 8X30s...a Swarovski CL 8X30...

I have a couple of 8X30s...a Swarovski CL 8X30 and the Monarch 7 8X30. I have a lot of time in with both of them. The CL is better in every way except for FOV BUT, the image of the CL is so much...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 15th March 2019, 01:52
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By chill6x6
OP... I've got 8X42 Viper HD right here. It's an...

OP...
I've got 8X42 Viper HD right here. It's an okay binocular, but in no way is it a $500 binocular or comparable in quality to the previous Viper HD. That's just the way it is. I used it many...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th March 2019, 13:20
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By chill6x6
Could be....

Could be....
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 14th March 2019, 13:19
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By chill6x6
I wouldn't worry about it! I had a FL 8X32 for...

I wouldn't worry about it! I had a FL 8X32 for about two years. I never warmed to it and enjoyed several binoculars better including a Conquest HD 8X32 and a SV 8X32. No one can say I didn't try! ...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 14th March 2019, 13:12
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By chill6x6
Hmmm.. I have 8.5X42, 10X50, and 12X50 EL...

Hmmm.. I have 8.5X42, 10X50, and 12X50 EL Fps...ALL came with FP lugs/strap AND traditional lugs in the box.

You might also look at getting a Rick Young Ultralight harness...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 12th March 2019, 16:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,211
Posted By chill6x6
EXCELLENT choice! You won't regret it!

EXCELLENT choice! You won't regret it!
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 12th March 2019, 16:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By chill6x6
Excellent choice...probably can't beat that one!

Excellent choice...probably can't beat that one!
Forum: Leica Monday 11th March 2019, 02:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By chill6x6
Robert, I believe you are set up! :t:

Robert, I believe you are set up! :t:
Forum: Leica Monday 11th March 2019, 02:24
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By chill6x6
Hey Mike, I looks pretty good to me! I always...

Hey Mike,
I looks pretty good to me! I always look at the brand and model lettering to check for wear. That one sure looks nice! Includes most of the original stuff too. The word "mint" sure...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th March 2019, 16:24
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By chill6x6
A little birding humor...

I had a birding friend send me the following text yesterday.... I really DID lol!!
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th March 2019, 16:07
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By chill6x6
Where to go... If you didn't like the view from...

Where to go...

If you didn't like the view from the Swarovski EL 8.5X42 Swarovison, you might as well leave all EL Swarovisions alone. While the focus has improved in later models and 32mm models,...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 4th March 2019, 14:41
Replies: 114
Views: 7,958
Posted By chill6x6
John, Concerning the SLC 7X42 NEU...I bought one...

John,
Concerning the SLC 7X42 NEU...I bought one new and using the +30 rule with the serial number is shows to have been made in 2008 and has Swarobright. You might want to double check your serial...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 3rd March 2019, 03:26
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By chill6x6
ABSOLUTELY agree with David....a spotting scope...

ABSOLUTELY agree with David....a spotting scope is the way to go. It will make all the difference in the world.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 1st March 2019, 05:29
Replies: 71
Views: 2,561
Posted By chill6x6
I crossed this bridge about two years ago. I too...

I crossed this bridge about two years ago. I too wanted a good low-light binocular. Mainly one to use on cloudy winter days. I ended up with a Swarovski EL SV 10X50. The reasons I picked it were...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 1st March 2019, 01:07
Replies: 71
Views: 2,561
Posted By chill6x6
Question for YOU. I'm kinda confused as to what...

Question for YOU. I'm kinda confused as to what binoculars you have NOW? What are you wanting to DO with them?
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th February 2019, 15:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By chill6x6
Sure an EDG is a great binocular. Unfortunately...

Sure an EDG is a great binocular. Unfortunately is has been discontinued. Quite honestly even BEFORE it was discontinued I never saw them on a store's shelf. So that's why it wasn't mentioned. ...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 27th February 2019, 16:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By chill6x6
If it were me and knowing what I know now, I'd...

If it were me and knowing what I know now, I'd try to look at five binocular models then pick which you like. Try not to get too involved in the online readings that may confuse the issue.

Start...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 25th February 2019, 04:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By chill6x6
Andy, I just don't think there would be TOO much...

Andy,
I just don't think there would be TOO much difference in the price. It's not like Maven is the MANUFACTURER(Kamakura?). Maven is the importer so they buy binoculars then mark them up to...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 23rd February 2019, 16:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By chill6x6
Personally, I would have GONE with a Meopta...

Personally, I would have GONE with a Meopta except for eye relief. I don't think you could wrong there.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 23rd February 2019, 15:55
Replies: 52
Views: 3,420
Posted By chill6x6
Hey Kumar, I enjoyed reading that! You went to...

Hey Kumar,
I enjoyed reading that! You went to some nice birding spots and saw some great birds. I'm more than a little jealous!

I agree the B.2 iS A NICE binocular. It has a very high quality...
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