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Forum: Leica Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:45
Replies: 52
Views: 2,783
Posted By NDhunter
Andy: That is good to know, you do have a...

Andy:

That is good to know, you do have a difficult job there. I can tell optics for you are a diversion,
as they are for me.

Enjoy, and good luck with your project.

Jerry
Forum: Leica Monday 17th September 2018, 23:38
Replies: 52
Views: 2,783
Posted By NDhunter
Andy: I'm very sorry I hurt your feelings. ...

Andy:

I'm very sorry I hurt your feelings. :eek!:

Did you go ahead and read more ? Live and learn, there is lots of information
on Birdforum, especially some years back.

Jerry
Forum: Leica Monday 17th September 2018, 00:35
Replies: 52
Views: 2,783
Posted By NDhunter
Andy: If you go back on the Leica subforum,...

Andy:

If you go back on the Leica subforum, there are lots of posts and comparisons and reviews of this Trinovid and the Trinovid HD. Read some of those and learn more.

I have owned this model...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 13th September 2018, 01:21
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By NDhunter
It depends, are you going to use it in low light...

It depends, are you going to use it in low light ? If so, you will benefit from the larger objective,
no matter your age.

Jerry
Forum: GPO Wednesday 12th September 2018, 23:25
Replies: 24
Views: 3,070
Posted By NDhunter
James: I suppose we know it is not Zeiss, as the...

James:

I suppose we know it is not Zeiss, as the higher ups came from there.

Allbinos has a thorough review of the Passion HD, if you care to read,
and the major issue was too high levels of CA,...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 10th September 2018, 17:28
Replies: 74
Views: 3,424
Posted By NDhunter
Henry: We see mention of other 30-32 mm...

Henry:

We see mention of other 30-32 mm binoculars that may have some issues with glare.

I suppose stopping down the smaller objective models, is more difficult due to size
constraints, compared to...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 10th September 2018, 00:29
Replies: 74
Views: 3,424
Posted By NDhunter
I think the glare thing is a non-issue for 90% of...

I think the glare thing is a non-issue for 90% of users. We have those on here
who can criticize and find a problem in every optic. I suspect Swarovski designed
this binocular with expertise, and...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 9th September 2018, 22:01
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By NDhunter
One thing that hovering would enable is letting...

One thing that hovering would enable is letting in stray side light. This is a large factor
in the best view.

I suppose we are all different, but I like to jam the eyecups into my eye sockets, to...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 9th September 2018, 18:27
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By NDhunter
I agree with your thoughts, well...

I agree with your thoughts, well explained.

Hovering is not a solution for enjoyment of binoculars.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th September 2018, 14:08
Replies: 74
Views: 3,424
Posted By NDhunter
What glare issue, another urban myth.... Jerry

What glare issue, another urban myth....

Jerry
Forum: Opticron Sunday 9th September 2018, 00:35
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By NDhunter
Lee: You provided a very nice review, and I have...

Lee:

You provided a very nice review, and I have learned a lot about Opticron.

Pete seems to be a nice chap, and it is good to hear from him.

Jerry
Forum: Binoculars Friday 7th September 2018, 22:19
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By NDhunter
A better deal yet is Cameraland, NY, Doug has...

A better deal yet is Cameraland, NY, Doug has posted he is selling this binocular for $799.99.

Doug is good to go, and is a sponsor on here.

Jerry
Forum: Meopta Thursday 6th September 2018, 23:57
Replies: 60
Views: 2,285
Posted By NDhunter
I recently got the 12x50 B1, HD, and find it a...

I recently got the 12x50 B1, HD, and find it a very nice binocular, the
balance and handling, and the armor are all just right. The thumb indents are
also perfect for me.

Binoculars are not...
Forum: Leica Thursday 6th September 2018, 00:20
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By NDhunter
Zeiss has a new rangefinder binocular, the...

Zeiss has a new rangefinder binocular, the Victory RF series. These go to 2,500 yds. and
are available in several sizes. Specs and more are out there. I would try this one before
buying anything,...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 4th September 2018, 15:15
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By NDhunter
The thread from 8-19-2010, talks about the "SL...

The thread from 8-19-2010, talks about the "SL models vs. the SLC models".

Henry posted a photo, of the SL. It shows the polyurethane casing, so that may be the entire frame from this material, I...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 4th September 2018, 00:38
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By NDhunter
No, not many binoculars have used carbon fiber,...

No, not many binoculars have used carbon fiber, but Nikon has it in the Travellite V. A lightweight compact.

In the top end, Zeiss used fiberglass reinforced polycarbonate in the Victory FL series....
Forum: Nikon Monday 3rd September 2018, 22:03
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By NDhunter
Yes, you found it, since the website lost any...

Yes, you found it, since the website lost any sponsorship, Cloudy Nights,
now has, so the links to the site are preserved.

Thanks for pointing that out.

Jerry
Forum: Zeiss Monday 3rd September 2018, 14:00
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By NDhunter
Shop around, others outlets may have the Terra in...

Shop around, others outlets may have the Terra in stock.

Jerry
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 02:03
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By NDhunter
They are both in totally different classes. A...

They are both in totally different classes. A quality 12x50 is difficult, so the reason to look
at the higher end models is in order.

My 12x50's consist of Nikon Action, Action Extreme, and SE...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 01:06
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By NDhunter
The Meopta Meostar 12x50 HD, is a nice choice in...

The Meopta Meostar 12x50 HD, is a nice choice in the midrange, I have been using this one
for a while and really like it.
Nice quality fit and finish, there is a review of this model on the Meopta...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 31st August 2018, 03:19
Replies: 114
Views: 5,516
Posted By NDhunter
I agree with you, and you are being trolled by...

I agree with you, and you are being trolled by Dennis, he does this all
the time, repeats himself, has to have the last word, etc.

The mods. should do something, so complain to the admin. You have...
Forum: Meopta Friday 31st August 2018, 02:49
Replies: 60
Views: 2,285
Posted By NDhunter
That is a good point, when the first image of the...

That is a good point, when the first image of the new Cablea's Instinct
(Meopta) binoculars came out, I mentioned this wild armor design deserves
a nomination for the ugly binocular award.

I get...
Forum: Nikon Friday 31st August 2018, 02:02
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By NDhunter
Alexis: I did not fit the DS eyepiece but just...

Alexis:

I did not fit the DS eyepiece but just eyeballed it should fit, so be careful.

I have been busy with wheat harvest, lots of rain, now finished today.

Very nice crop, we are blessed.

Jerry
Forum: Nikon Thursday 30th August 2018, 01:09
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By NDhunter
I have a Travellite 8x25 V, and I find this small...

I have a Travellite 8x25 V, and I find this small binocular to be a very nice alternative to the
more expensive roof prism types. Easier to get behind, as in a less fussy view, with eye relief,...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 30th August 2018, 00:46
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By NDhunter
I just had a go with the scope with a 16-24-30,...

I just had a go with the scope with a 16-24-30, MC wide eyepiece. This is the eyepiece that is
24mm at 60, with the twist-up eyecup. I also have the 16-24-30 Wide digiscoping eyepiece, both
are...
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