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Forum: Nikon Thursday 11th October 2018, 15:25
Replies: 8
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Chuck. If your 1A is the SV 8x32 you like flat...

Chuck. If your 1A is the SV 8x32 you like flat fields and sharp edges so I think you would like the EDG 7x42 more than your UVHD+'s. 7x doesn't quite have the reach as 8x but I don't think you miss...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th October 2018, 13:55
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By [email protected]
I purchased a pair of Vortex Viper HD 12x50 for...

I purchased a pair of Vortex Viper HD 12x50 for astro use and I am surprised like you that I can also use them for birding. I didn't think I could hold them steady enough but I can hold them as...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 10th October 2018, 17:42
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By [email protected]
You must like 7x! That is saying a lot for the...

You must like 7x! That is saying a lot for the EDG's because your other binoculars are all fine instruments. The DOF is really nice. It makes it easy to see things behind and in front of the bird you...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 10th October 2018, 15:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,313
Posted By [email protected]
"Most of the time I move my head to see what is...

"Most of the time I move my head to see what is at the edge of the view. But I've noticed that well designed binoculars with flat fields that I have used have a larger area of sharpness in their...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 10th October 2018, 01:12
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By [email protected]
Picked up a pair of Nikon EDG 2 7x42's on Ebay for $900.00.

I wanted to try a 7x42 alpha. Picked up pair of like new Nikon EDG 2 7x42's on Ebay for $900.00. I threw in a bid and ended up getting them. I have never had an alpha 7x42 and they are pretty...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 9th October 2018, 16:57
Replies: 3,629
Views: 1,244,060
Posted By [email protected]
3 PAIR'S FOR $119.97! IF YOU BUY TODAY! PLUS A...

3 PAIR'S FOR $119.97! IF YOU BUY TODAY! PLUS A FREE BONUS GIFT! In case one pair don't work you still have two pair that MIGHT.:-O

"Normally, you’d pay as much as $100 for high quality binocs like...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 9th October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 3,629
Views: 1,244,060
Posted By [email protected]
ARMOR PLATED? Check these "Bad Boys"...

ARMOR PLATED? Check these "Bad Boys" out!

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Forum: Binoculars Sunday 7th October 2018, 17:58
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By [email protected]
Have you tried the Nikon EDG or Zeiss FL's? I had...

Have you tried the Nikon EDG or Zeiss FL's? I had the Kowa Genesis 8x33 and I found it very good for CA and probably the best at their price point but IMO the EDG and FL were a little better but they...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 7th October 2018, 04:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By [email protected]
I have had the Habicht 8x30 W, older CL 8x30 and...

I have had the Habicht 8x30 W, older CL 8x30 and the new CL 8x30. I have not owned the SLC 8x30. I sold the Habicht 8x30 W because of bad veiling glare. The older CL 8x30 was a very good binocular...
Forum: Leica Thursday 4th October 2018, 16:42
Replies: 67
Views: 3,685
Posted By [email protected]
Andy. I agree with you. I edited my post. I...

Andy. I agree with you. I edited my post. I forget sometimes that the flat field of the SV is not for everybody. I like the Leica view also and your correct in that it is immersive and probably a...
Forum: Leica Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:29
Replies: 67
Views: 3,685
Posted By [email protected]
I have had both and I feel the Swarovski SV...

I have had both and I feel the Swarovski SV 10x50's are definitely better if you like flat fields and perfectly sharp edges and it has more 3D IMO than it's smaller sibling's. But that being said you...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:11
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By [email protected]
Kamakura makes the Nikon Monarch 8x42 HG?...

Kamakura makes the Nikon Monarch 8x42 HG? Interesting.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th October 2018, 02:51
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By [email protected]
"Nowadays, I'm still feeling the same but...

"Nowadays, I'm still feeling the same but wondering if it is a hair less contrast or a hair less color saturation or a combination of both???"

I think it is a combination of both. And you are...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 4th October 2018, 02:46
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By [email protected]
Of the two you are looking at I would get the...

Of the two you are looking at I would get the 8x30 CL for the bigger FOV and superior brightness under all conditions. A 10x30 can be somewhat dim in lower light situations due to it's smaller exit...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 4th October 2018, 00:04
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By [email protected]
I picked up a new pair of Nikon EDG 2 7x42's on...

I picked up a new pair of Nikon EDG 2 7x42's on Ebay for $900.00. I just threw a bid in and ended up getting them. They are from Japan but at that price I don't care. I was looking for either a Zeiss...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 00:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By [email protected]
If your sensitive to CA buy a Zeiss FL or Nikon...

If your sensitive to CA buy a Zeiss FL or Nikon EDG. Those are the two best I have used. The FL is probably a smidgen better. The FL is the "King" of CA control. I wonder why? Good glass? A lot of...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 23:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By [email protected]
I recently compared the Zeiss Conquest's HD 8x32...

I recently compared the Zeiss Conquest's HD 8x32 to the new Swarovski 8x30 CL's and that is what changed my mind. I really have grown to appreciate and notice good contrast in the last year and it...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 14:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By [email protected]
The Conquest's are good binoculars but IMO they...

The Conquest's are good binoculars but IMO they are weak in three areas. The eye cups are very hard to adjust and rough in movement and contrast and CA control are not as good as some other...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 14:47
Replies: 81
Views: 7,955
Posted By [email protected]
No, they come with the Vortex GlassPak Harness...

No, they come with the Vortex GlassPak Harness...
Forum: Vortex Sunday 30th September 2018, 19:13
Replies: 81
Views: 7,955
Posted By [email protected]
You can get the OEM Vortex Viper HD cases on...

You can get the OEM Vortex Viper HD cases on Amazon.com in 42mm or 50mm size. I purchased a 50mm for my 12x50 Vortex Viper's HD since I don't use a harness either. I sold the Vortex GlassPak Harness...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 30th September 2018, 00:45
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By [email protected]
I am not sure a Nikon purchased from any US...

I am not sure a Nikon purchased from any US Dealer including LL Bean would be covered under warranty in Canada. Most warranties including Nikon's are only valid in the country where they were...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 29th September 2018, 20:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By [email protected]
I recently tried a 10x32 SV and they really...

I recently tried a 10x32 SV and they really impressed me. If you like the small size and weight of the 8x32 SV they would be a good choice. I do like the idea of having a matching set of 32mm SV's....
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 29th September 2018, 14:37
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By [email protected]
I know Steve said that and I believe him but I...

I know Steve said that and I believe him but I have compared the three and I with my eyes I can see a difference in the FOV with the M7 being the widest and the Viper HD next and the Tract last. That...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 29th September 2018, 14:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By [email protected]
You might be surprised. I always thought I could...

You might be surprised. I always thought I could never hold a 12x steady but I recently tried a 12x50 and actually I think I can hold it as steady as a 10x plus you get more detail. The SV 12x50 is...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 29th September 2018, 00:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By [email protected]
Andy. That is not a bad idea. I recently tried a...

Andy. That is not a bad idea. I recently tried a 12x50 in a Vortex Viper HD and it surprised me how hand holdable they are and they give you more punch than a 10x. I have never had a 12x before. You...
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