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Forum: Leica Today, 01:40
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By dries1
Looking cheap is one thing, but actually being...

Looking cheap is one thing, but actually being cheaply made is another. The Nikon Hg is a very good binocular in its own right, a great tool, and well built - owner since inception of the model. As...
Forum: Nikon Today, 01:17
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By dries1
The hinge on the HG HG L glass can be tightened....

The hinge on the HG HG L glass can be tightened. First to remove the glued on Nikon logo (plastic cap at base of the metal hinge). Go easy it will come off. One will need a two prong (dual Tip Steel...
Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 03:36
Replies: 91
Views: 2,404
Posted By dries1
JoeJ As a heads up "recoil "... " 150/250...

JoeJ

As a heads up "recoil "... " 150/250 rounds being fired" ...Look out for the discussion of these, it does not offend me in the slightest, but it may others. Nice to hear that about Leopold...
Forum: Leica Sunday 26th January 2020, 21:55
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By dries1
Thanks Canip for your review, your evaluation...

Thanks Canip for your review, your evaluation helped me make the decision on the 8X40 which was the only one I was interested in.

Andy W.
Forum: Meopta Sunday 26th January 2020, 21:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By dries1
Thanks for the info Steve, I am sure there will...

Thanks for the info Steve, I am sure there will be curiosity about the new air models. I have the B1 in 7X42 and 8X42 and they are great performers to my eyes. The weight may be a hindrance for some,...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 26th January 2020, 14:28
Replies: 52
Views: 1,247
Posted By dries1
Holger, This is a great idea, good to see you...

Holger,

This is a great idea, good to see you around again, and hopefully more often.
As always your Binocular reviews are a wealth of information for many optic enthusiasts.

I would agree that...
Forum: Others Sunday 26th January 2020, 14:04
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By dries1
Canip, Why be sorry, I should have said your...

Canip,

Why be sorry, I should have said your collection is extensive and additionally the website is very well done, excellent actually, I have it book marked.

Swissboy,

Thanks for the info on...
Forum: Others Sunday 26th January 2020, 02:46
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By dries1
Roger that Canip, Post#9. Your website is very...

Roger that Canip, Post#9. Your website is very extensive.

Andy W.
Forum: Nikon Saturday 25th January 2020, 17:11
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By dries1
I have a few versions/models from the original...

I have a few versions/models from the original HGs to the Premier models, while they do not light up like the Zeiss HT models, they provide some of the best resolution to detail views to my eyes....
Forum: Others Friday 24th January 2020, 00:40
Replies: 14
Views: 353
Posted By dries1
Canip, Do you have any of the Superior E (SE)...

Canip,

Do you have any of the Superior E (SE) glass in your collection? Just asking.

Andy W.
Forum: Meopta Thursday 23rd January 2020, 03:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By dries1
I wonder what Meopta is up to, these are in the...

I wonder what Meopta is up to, these are in the same ballpark regarding price as the Meostar.
So now we have the Optika to the Meopro then these Meopro air models with the Meostars. Is there going to...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 23rd January 2020, 03:25
Replies: 91
Views: 2,404
Posted By dries1
They have been on the market for a while now, it...

They have been on the market for a while now, it will be interesting when other reviews of the Vortex UHD come out over time.
Size and possibly weight could be a detriment for some. Additionally it...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 16:12
Replies: 301
Views: 15,481
Posted By dries1
"You're right, and I should get paid for...

"You're right, and I should get paid for this"

There are a few things in life I am absolutely sure of,... a few, and the probability of this not happening is one of them.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st January 2020, 02:13
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By dries1
With a scope a premium 8X32 will do almost as...

With a scope a premium 8X32 will do almost as well, and be even less weight. Just a thought.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 21st January 2020, 02:07
Replies: 84
Views: 8,160
Posted By dries1
It is the best of all the other format offerings,...

It is the best of all the other format offerings, they will do well with this model.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th January 2020, 00:33
Replies: 3,918
Views: 1,462,731
Posted By dries1
For someone in the UK, that is a great deal on a...

For someone in the UK, that is a great deal on a great glass.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 04:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By dries1
I have the Nikon HG in 8X32, and it is not 800...

I have the Nikon HG in 8X32, and it is not 800 grams in weight, it is 715 grams, approximately 20 grams heavier than the later model HG L 8X32 at 695 grams. The larger difference in weight between...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 8th January 2020, 19:01
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By dries1
Pileatus, if you keep drinking out of your...

Pileatus, if you keep drinking out of your counter weight container you will eventually be looking at the zenith.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 8th January 2020, 17:08
Replies: 486
Views: 25,573
Posted By dries1
Thanks Canip for info on the 8X40, I have a...

Thanks Canip for info on the 8X40, I have a feeling you are right that it will be the model of the least interest of the three, with so many quality and lower priced 8x42s out there.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 7th January 2020, 22:11
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By dries1
Thanks John for the heads up, additional thanks...

Thanks John for the heads up, additional thanks for the Nikon LX/EDG cut-away figures in the other Leica post.

Andy W.
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th January 2020, 20:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By dries1
If you go to the Scopeviews website the Author...

If you go to the Scopeviews website the Author Roger Vine has reviewed a few of the ones you are interested in (he wears glasses also). Allbinos also has some useful information regarding eye relief....
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th January 2020, 19:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By dries1
Hermann, The OP stated his choices between...

Hermann,

The OP stated his choices between Zeiss/Swaro so I did not bring up Leica. I totally agree that the 10X50 UV HD+ may be the best of the UV models, in my opinion there is no ergonomic equal...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th January 2020, 16:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By dries1
I have experience with the FL 10X56, Swarovski...

I have experience with the FL 10X56, Swarovski SLC 10X56 and the EL 10X50, they are all different. Since you are looking at something for stargazing the SLC 10X56 or the EL 10X50 will provide the...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 7th January 2020, 13:27
Replies: 301
Views: 15,481
Posted By dries1
Rico, Is there any conversation you don't give...

Rico,

Is there any conversation you don't give an opinion on or get involved with?

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Monday 6th January 2020, 21:44
Replies: 301
Views: 15,481
Posted By dries1
When I was a kid I was visiting my fathers...

When I was a kid I was visiting my fathers hometown in Enschede Holland, we were out side and there was a binocular on a table, I got curious and picked them up and remembered looking at a tree trunk...
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