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Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th August 2018, 04:20
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By cycleguy
Toric 8x42 HT is now listed as in-stock. CG

Toric 8x42 HT is now listed as in-stock.

CG
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th August 2018, 01:00
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By cycleguy
Was at Cabela's over the weekend picking up some...

Was at Cabela's over the weekend picking up some supplies for the upcoming seasons. Stopped by the binocular display case but this binocular wasn't on display. I did look at some of the Leupold and...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th August 2018, 13:27
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By cycleguy
Lugs appear to be nearer the end of the tube than...

Lugs appear to be nearer the end of the tube than most..??

CG
Forum: Binoculars Friday 10th August 2018, 02:46
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,209,903
Posted By cycleguy
Boy... you sound like me. I recently picked up 3...

Boy... you sound like me. I recently picked up 3 BRKT Gunny Hunter in A2. Like I really need those. But I did list 3 binoculars for sale in the classifieds.... when will I ever learn!!!

CG
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th August 2018, 00:16
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By cycleguy
This might help too... PS again for other...

This might help too...

PS again for other people... the strap lug piece shown is for a larger model and doesn't appear to be compatible with the 8x30 as it is a little thicker which doesn't allow...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th August 2018, 00:05
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, I'll try to help but not certain I...

Hi,

I'll try to help but not certain I understand your question correctly.

The Field Pro system (binocular with the field pro lug, push pin - there is probably a better word for this, and strap...
Forum: Nikon Monday 6th August 2018, 00:17
Replies: 179
Views: 9,062
Posted By cycleguy
:t: Very well put; I completely agree!! CG

:t: Very well put; I completely agree!!

CG
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 4th August 2018, 22:59
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By cycleguy
Cabela's Krotos Dual HD 10x42

I'm looking thru a Cabela's Optics catalog that arrived in my box today and noticed they have another house brand model referred to as the Krotos, and listed as a new item.

It is positioned between...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 4th August 2018, 13:13
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By cycleguy
Tract Optics website is showing the 8x42 Toric HT...

Tract Optics website is showing the 8x42 Toric HT as coming soon with an anticipated delivery date of late August.

Still, not seeing reviews here on BirdForum of the Toric HT, or Toric HT compared...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 28th July 2018, 00:01
Replies: 179
Views: 9,062
Posted By cycleguy
Outside viewing I've felt it in my gut. The...

Outside viewing I've felt it in my gut. The other night I was laying on the couch holding each as steady as possible and looking into the kitchen and trying to decipher print on my big game licenses...
Forum: Nikon Friday 27th July 2018, 03:24
Replies: 179
Views: 9,062
Posted By cycleguy
Typo, I have at times felt the same about the...

Typo,

I have at times felt the same about the center my Maven B3 8x30 when comparing to the CL 8x30, Victory Pocket 8x25, and Kowa Genesis 8.5x44. Something about it has me believin' I see a little...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 21st July 2018, 13:22
Replies: 407
Views: 58,079
Posted By cycleguy
I've been receiving this question from a few...

I've been receiving this question from a few people. They are all very good binoculars!!!

Choosing which is best ... well there is no standout. You need to look at it as they are all very good...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 14th July 2018, 02:54
Replies: 179
Views: 9,062
Posted By cycleguy
Bob, Yes it is; as are many things...

Bob,

Yes it is; as are many things BirdForum!

Hey, I'm just trying to fit in here!!;)

CG
Forum: Nikon Friday 13th July 2018, 00:16
Replies: 179
Views: 9,062
Posted By cycleguy
I'm with the side that appreciates a wider field...

I'm with the side that appreciates a wider field of view and the more usable the FOV the more better.

If I follow the thinking of a smaller field of view with a monopod neck that swivels in all...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 11th July 2018, 13:07
Replies: 179
Views: 9,062
Posted By cycleguy
Glad to see more quality choices becoming...

Glad to see more quality choices becoming available in this format (x30)!!! Look forward to finding one retail and checking it out. Don't think I'm up to buy before you try this time as I've...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 22nd June 2018, 01:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,566
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, You asked: In forum members opinion which is...

Hi,

You asked:
In forum members opinion which is the best company for making the best binoculars?
In forum members opinion which is the best company for making the best average all round binoculars?...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd June 2018, 01:50
Replies: 93
Views: 9,254
Posted By cycleguy
Ditto... and the diopter setting on the 8x30CL...

Ditto... and the diopter setting on the 8x30CL isn't much easier and just about as frustrating!

CG
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd June 2018, 01:45
Replies: 93
Views: 9,254
Posted By cycleguy
I think it is another case of personal...

I think it is another case of personal preference. I know some appreciate the smaller size of the 8x25 and it is a better fit for what they are looking for, and others appreciate the larger size and...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 2nd June 2018, 13:02
Replies: 93
Views: 9,254
Posted By cycleguy
OK, sounds like you know the answer to your own...

OK, sounds like you know the answer to your own question before asking it, but here goes...

Everything I've read and my own experience indicate the eyecups are too short to place deeper into the eye...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 29th May 2018, 03:13
Replies: 30
Views: 2,998
Posted By cycleguy
Alexis, This sort of exemplifies the point. I...

Alexis,

This sort of exemplifies the point. I believe Swarovski offered a high quality 8/10x25 pocket first then Zeiss followed with a high quality 8/10x25 pocket. Now Swarovski is offering a high...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 28th May 2018, 16:33
Replies: 30
Views: 2,998
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, As I see it, the new 8x30 cl is a...

Hi,

As I see it, the new 8x30 cl is a good/strong competitor in second tier 8x32 glass - and is likely why Swarovski no longer has one. (EL 8/10x32 & CL 8/10x30 are now the extent of the offerings...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 21st May 2018, 00:24
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By cycleguy
Sounds like a favorite ol' "Eagles "song of...

Sounds like a favorite ol' "Eagles "song of mine!

As for the 8x42 HT... that may be a favorite ol' Ray Orbison song of mine!!

Ha!!!

CG
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 19th May 2018, 22:09
Replies: 85
Views: 4,438
Posted By cycleguy
A) On-line retail (like B&H) with clear, concise,...

A) On-line retail (like B&H) with clear, concise, and specification packed web site; not auction sites like ebay.
B) Selection primarily. I live in a major metropolitan area and there is no decent...
Forum: Leica Saturday 19th May 2018, 14:45
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By cycleguy
Was Using two different 8x30 out back for some...

Was Using two different 8x30 out back for some time comparing side x side. Then, ran in the house and grabbed my 7x42 UVHD+ to compare... wow, what a pig!!

Love the pig!

CG
Forum: Leica Saturday 19th May 2018, 00:08
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By cycleguy
If it was branded "turbo", "magnum", "sport",...

If it was branded "turbo", "magnum", "sport", or/and "tactical" - it would be a stronger seller. :eek!:

My .02,

CG
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