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Forum: Meopta Thursday 12th April 2018, 20:51
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By PHA
Hola Trovador, Good and useful review! Thank...

Hola Trovador,

Good and useful review! Thank you! I also see Meopta Meostars as a rather under appreciated binoculars. I have since 2011, and use a lot, my 8x32 B1. I like it more every day.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 23:41
Replies: 69
Views: 4,115
Posted By PHA
Hi Jan, Good point! My first really good...

Hi Jan,

Good point!

My first really good binocular was a Swarovski Habicht 10x40 I bought used in 1981, for the leather case price....! I use it, a lot and hard, until 2001 when it was stolen from...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 22nd January 2018, 11:06
Replies: 134
Views: 6,457
Posted By PHA
Hi, I have had 6 Swarovski Habicht, 5 10x40 and...

Hi,

I have had 6 Swarovski Habicht, 5 10x40 and 1 in 8x30. Of almost all ages: 2 of the earliest ones (1970s) 10x40, 1 of the 80s, the first sealed, and 2 W GA (rubber armoured). One of them I still...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 21st January 2018, 09:54
Replies: 134
Views: 6,457
Posted By PHA
Hi, The Swarovski Habicht W GA are my serious...

Hi,

The Swarovski Habicht W GA are my serious contenders here...

PHA
Forum: Leica Wednesday 17th January 2018, 21:10
Replies: 61
Views: 5,275
Posted By PHA
Hi, When I compared my Z HT 10x42 vs Noctivid...

Hi,

When I compared my Z HT 10x42 vs Noctivid 10x42, I tried HARD to provoke veiling glare, defect I see very important for my tastes..I tried both in VERY difficult situations looking against the...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 17th January 2018, 13:46
Replies: 61
Views: 5,275
Posted By PHA
Hi Tobias, Thank you for your riview. But I am...

Hi Tobias,

Thank you for your riview. But I am surprised by your finding of "some pronounced veiling glare against the sun" in the Noctivid....
When I compared last June my Zeiss HT 10x42 with a...
Forum: Leica Sunday 14th January 2018, 21:19
Replies: 68
Views: 5,251
Posted By PHA
Hi Dennis, The HT Binoculars have that 95% ...

Hi Dennis,

The HT Binoculars have that 95% about TOTAL TRANSMISSION of the instrument, not by the fluoride (not fluorite) lenses but because of the Abbe-Koenig prism. The SF has the same HT glasses...
Forum: Leica Monday 1st January 2018, 22:57
Replies: 29
Views: 5,317
Posted By PHA
Good for you, GT! How do you compare the NV vs...

Good for you, GT!

How do you compare the NV vs SV Field Pro 10x50?

Thank you and have a good 2018.

PHA
Forum: Binoculars Friday 22nd December 2017, 11:33
Replies: 113
Views: 5,709
Posted By PHA
Hello fleurviola, As Gijs says, Swarovski ARE...

Hello fleurviola,

As Gijs says, Swarovski ARE MAKING these, superb, Porro prism binoculars. I have one, my favorite configuration, the GREAT Habicht W GA 10x40 of the last version. And have had 5 of...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 7th November 2017, 15:06
Replies: 40
Views: 3,678
Posted By PHA
Hello Sancho, Whats the price you are asking for...

Hello Sancho,

Whats the price you are asking for your S2? Sending to Barcelona, Spain, should be easier, I presume...

Thank you!

PHA
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 31st October 2017, 16:17
Replies: 40
Views: 3,678
Posted By PHA
Thank you very much, Gijs!! PHA

Thank you very much, Gijs!!

PHA
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 31st October 2017, 13:33
Replies: 40
Views: 3,678
Posted By PHA
Hello Gijs, How do you rate the Meopta S1 APO...

Hello Gijs,

How do you rate the Meopta S1 APO vs. S2? Is the S2 a really BIG improvement over the S1?
I know it should be defined what is BIG. More so, taking in consideration the price difference...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 20th October 2017, 20:33
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By PHA
Hi Rathaus, Thank you! Other NV users have said...

Hi Rathaus,

Thank you! Other NV users have said the same to me....The veilingglareless of the NV do reflects in their high quality general view, not only in dfficult light situations.

PHA
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 19th October 2017, 13:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By PHA
Hi Rathaus, Yes!! After trying side by side my...

Hi Rathaus,

Yes!! After trying side by side my HT 10x42 vs a NV 10x42, looking for veiling glare, the difference was HUGE in favour the NV!! The others optic atributes were very similar. The only...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 14th October 2017, 20:58
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By PHA
Thank you, James! PHA

Thank you, James!

PHA
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 14th October 2017, 16:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By PHA
Hi Troubador, Thank you, anyway. I made the...

Hi Troubador,

Thank you, anyway.

I made the question because I had the 10x42 FL before my present HT and, if I remember well, the FL was somewhat better than the HT, in the control of the, really...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 14th October 2017, 11:53
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By PHA
Veiling glare Victory FL vs HT

Hello,

I have a question (I know james holdsworth and Troubador have both):

Between the Victory FL and the HT, is there, or can be see, any noticeable difference in the veiling glare control?...
Forum: Leica Thursday 5th October 2017, 10:30
Replies: 41
Views: 4,926
Posted By PHA
Hi, Having compared, not 8x but 10x, this two...

Hi,

Having compared, not 8x but 10x, this two binoculars, my HT 10x42 and the shop's Noctivid, for several hours, the LEAST thing I would be concerned, is the light transmission difference!! To me,...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 28th September 2017, 11:31
Replies: 13
Views: 2,542
Posted By PHA
Hi, Me neither.... PHA

Hi,

Me neither....

PHA
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 16th August 2017, 00:17
Replies: 14
Views: 3,418
Posted By PHA
Hi Rathaus, Agree. Well put in words.

Hi Rathaus,

Agree. Well put in words.
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 15th August 2017, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 3,418
Posted By PHA
Hi jring, Good for you! If you prefer the Nikon...

Hi jring,

Good for you! If you prefer the Nikon SE. It is a very good binocular, indeed! I am very happy, also, with my Habicht. The stiff focusing ring is due to the sealing in the tubes of the...
Forum: Nikon Monday 14th August 2017, 19:09
Replies: 14
Views: 3,418
Posted By PHA
Hi jring, I don't know if you have or have seen...

Hi jring,

I don't know if you have or have seen a S. Habicht 10x40 of the last versions. I have one and comparing it with my Zeiss Victory HT 10x42, I can assure the Habicht is CLEARLY better in its...
Forum: Nikon Monday 14th August 2017, 14:10
Replies: 14
Views: 3,418
Posted By PHA
Hi, I dont know the actual street price for a...

Hi,

I dont know the actual street price for a mint SE 10x42. Some 7 years ago I compared side by side a SE 10x42, new, with my Swarovski Habicht W GA 10x40, in very good condition.
The "test" was...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 1st August 2017, 18:37
Replies: 38
Views: 9,953
Posted By PHA
Hi Hermann, Yes! Not for me but, I understand,...

Hi Hermann,

Yes! Not for me but, I understand, can be for others.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 1st August 2017, 09:45
Replies: 38
Views: 9,953
Posted By PHA
Hi Gijs, By the way, I have the Meopta Meostar B...

Hi Gijs,

By the way, I have the Meopta Meostar B 8x32. And not from the last versions. I compared, briefly, having read your evaluation on both, while in London past june, with a UVHD+ 8x32. I must...
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