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Forum: Binoculars Friday 19th July 2019, 08:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By elkcub
Gijs, At this point, I'd be most interested in a...

Gijs,

At this point, I'd be most interested in a few (maybe three) spectra that are decidedly non-flat, like the Meopta Meostar shown below, which I borrowed from an earlier post. The more the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 16th July 2019, 04:25
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By elkcub
Gijs, Thanks, I really appreciate your effort...

Gijs,

Thanks, I really appreciate your effort to get a few of those files to me in digital form.

I don't recall asking for the oxygen radical study you mentioned, so you're off the hook on...
Forum: Conservation Monday 15th July 2019, 05:15
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By elkcub
Attached please find a recent 2019 paper from the...

Attached please find a recent 2019 paper from the GWPF entitled "THE IMPACT OF WIND ENERGY ON WILDLIFE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Papers from the Berlin Seminar." I haven't finished reading it, but it's a...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th July 2019, 05:18
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By elkcub
Hi Gijs, Is there a way to obtain the numerical...

Hi Gijs,

Is there a way to obtain the numerical values for the transmission curves that you publish at the House of Outdoors? For example, 5 nm spacing in Excel format? Of course, I'd be happy to...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 10th July 2019, 06:21
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By elkcub
At the end of the Atomic Insights discussion he...

At the end of the Atomic Insights discussion he signs off as: So I'm not sure he has legitimate credibility as a scientist in the first place. His arguments are long and convoluted and sound much...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 7th July 2019, 21:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By elkcub
Reading from pg. 22 it would appear that the huge...

Reading from pg. 22 it would appear that the huge adverse effect of fossil fuels is due to the presumed consequences "global warming," which results from CO2 generation. Absent that, the effect...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 13th June 2019, 00:34
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By elkcub
Hey Bill, The short way of saying it is that I...

Hey Bill,

The short way of saying it is that I don't quite follow what you mean by "staring (https://www.dictionary.com/browse/staring)" in this situation. So I'm simply asking you to describe the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 12th June 2019, 23:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By elkcub
Bill, Please go through the staring procedure in...

Bill,

Please go through the staring procedure in detail. For example, "Holding the binoculars away from your eyes ... (continue).

Thanks,
Ed
Forum: Zeiss Friday 31st May 2019, 22:42
Replies: 114
Views: 5,583
Posted By elkcub
Hi Arthur, In my opinion, forever! I'm...

Hi Arthur,

In my opinion, forever! I'm perfectly happy with my alpha binoculars, which include Swaro, Zeiss, Leica, and Swift products. They're all over 10 yrs. old and stood the test of time. ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 24th May 2019, 04:23
Replies: 100
Views: 6,959
Posted By elkcub
Edmund, I've attached a feasibility analysis for...

Edmund,

I've attached a feasibility analysis for zoom binoculars by Kevin Busarow of Oberwerk. Frankly, I don't think they're in the cards.

Ed
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 07:20
Replies: 70
Views: 3,235
Posted By elkcub
Many thanks. The table appears to allow...

Many thanks. The table appears to allow comparison of several models that I've been interested in over the years, including the old Nikon 8x30 and Swift Audubons.

Was there text to describe how...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st May 2019, 05:40
Replies: 100
Views: 6,959
Posted By elkcub
The original survey was modified midstream to...

The original survey was modified midstream to allow only one selection when it originally asked for multiple selections. Several folks commented on this, but, like me, were apparently stuck with...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th May 2019, 22:36
Replies: 100
Views: 6,959
Posted By elkcub
Andy, You left out a few popular formats: 6x26...

Andy,

You left out a few popular formats:

6x26 (Bushnell Custom)

6.5x32 (EO Kingbird)

7x26 (Bushnell Custom)
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th May 2019, 04:02
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By elkcub
Hi Dereck, I suspect the underlying problem may...

Hi Dereck,

I suspect the underlying problem may be that your current binoculars have insufficient eye relief, particularly if they are Porro prisms like Swaro Habichts, EIIs, etc. That may also be...
Forum: Others Saturday 11th May 2019, 23:49
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By elkcub
I suspect your binoculars are out of collimation...

I suspect your binoculars are out of collimation and need repair.

Ed
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 11th May 2019, 22:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By elkcub
Good choice. I don't think you'll regret the...

Good choice. I don't think you'll regret the decision. Make sure to wear it out observing things.

Ed
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 11th May 2019, 00:40
Replies: 48
Views: 2,931
Posted By elkcub
Thanks, Andreas. Henry, your clarification...

Thanks, Andreas.

Henry, your clarification would be appreciated, indeed. But to be fair, my question is somewhat skeptical because a human observer is involved and human observers differ.

Ed
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th May 2019, 20:48
Replies: 48
Views: 2,931
Posted By elkcub
How do they accomplish this, and how do we know...

How do they accomplish this, and how do we know it's the "right" AFOV?

I'm interested.
Ed
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th May 2019, 04:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By elkcub
Good luck to you, Adun. I'm giving mine to my...

Good luck to you, Adun. I'm giving mine to my grandson. :t:

Let us know how they hold up.

Ed
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 25th April 2019, 18:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By elkcub
John, Thanks for the drawing of the original...

John,

Thanks for the drawing of the original 8x42 SLC-HD. Would you happen to have one of the current 8x42 SLC for comparison?

Ed
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 25th April 2019, 08:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By elkcub
Clever hypothetical reason for an experience you...

Clever hypothetical reason for an experience you haven't been experiencing. ;)

Ed
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 25th April 2019, 07:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By elkcub
Canip, To answer your question, my specimen is...

Canip,

To answer your question, my specimen is mechanically very stable and the bridge doesn't rock at all in any position, including fully extended. The focusing wheel takes some force to operate,...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 19th April 2019, 04:50
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By elkcub
Hello Kev, Nice review. eBay is selling them...

Hello Kev,

Nice review. eBay is selling them for ~$90.00 so it sounds like you got a deal. I'm impressed that it sports an eye relief of 17.8mm with a FOV = 393'/1000 yds. Also, it's said to have...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 12th April 2019, 00:07
Replies: 39
Views: 12,767
Posted By elkcub
They dropped the designation "HD" in part to...

They dropped the designation "HD" in part to differentiate it from the new models, which have different body armoring (see post 33, lower left). Their rationale for making the change is still...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 10th April 2019, 01:29
Replies: 39
Views: 12,767
Posted By elkcub
Amen! Ed

Amen!

Ed
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