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Forum: Binoculars Today, 20:18
Replies: 69
Views: 2,513
Posted By WJC
From the Navy's OM 3 & 2. :cat: Bill

From the Navy's OM 3 & 2. :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 00:18
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By WJC
Hi Rickenbacker, You may note that a binocular...

Hi Rickenbacker,

You may note that a binocular with a camera built-in will usually cost less than a cheap bino and cheap camera sold separately. There's a reason for that.

Rickenbacker or Schecter...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th January 2020, 19:16
Replies: 68
Views: 4,827
Posted By WJC
200117 Hi, Omid, Friends donít let friends use...

200117

Hi, Omid,

Friends donít let friends use ZOOM binoculars.

I number of times, people, with ZERO optical experience, have taken it upon themselves to corroborate something Iíve said. I never...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th January 2020, 17:47
Replies: 69
Views: 2,513
Posted By WJC
Attached

Attached :cat:
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th January 2020, 22:43
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By WJC
Transmission

200116

Considering our physiological differences, accommodations, and the fact that a binocular manufactured Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. will differ slightly from the “same” binocular manufactured Thursday...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th January 2020, 18:02
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
Physiology

200116

Hi, interoception,

I rarely enter the realm of neurosciences. I believe the last time was when I stubbed my little toe on a large, heavy stool that found its way to the middle of my hallway...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 23:54
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By WJC
200115 One of the most blatant distortions used...

200115

One of the most blatant distortions used to teach people about optics is the myriad drawings showing light passing through a system and coming to a point at the focal point. This, however,...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 21:14
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
Oh, that you would be correct.:cat: BC

Oh, that you would be correct.:cat:

BC
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 19:36
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
Don't blame the clown for being a clown; blame...

Don't blame the clown for being a clown; blame yourself for going to the circus ... guilty! :cat:

BC
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 01:24
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
200114 Rico70: Rico, I think you are trying to...

200114

Rico70:

Rico, I think you are trying to offend the wrong people. Most folks have been exceptionally kind and patient with you. I speak with people from all over the world ... every week...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 22:54
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
"The enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it's...

"The enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it's the illusion of knowledge." ó Dr. Stephen Hawking
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 22:50
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By WJC
Oh, you mean like Carton's "fernglasser"?...

Oh, you mean like Carton's "fernglasser"? 8-P

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By WJC
An M. Hensoldt clone? BC

An M. Hensoldt clone?

BC
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 14th January 2020, 18:43
Replies: 98
Views: 3,777
Posted By WJC
Steve, While magnification does not cause...

Steve,

While magnification does not cause Chromatic Aberration, it certainly can increase or decrease its degree. Some people think the objective is the culprit in creating CA. However, while it is...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th January 2020, 04:30
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
I can't. Those things are almost as costly as a...

I can't. Those things are almost as costly as a WX. :cat:

BC
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th January 2020, 04:06
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
"light power?" in my next 45 years as an optical...

"light power?" in my next 45 years as an optical engineer and tech I hope to learn what that is. :cat:

BC
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 7th January 2020, 03:14
Replies: 98
Views: 3,777
Posted By WJC
Chromatic Aberration, which might cause the...

Chromatic Aberration, which might cause the rational observer no trouble ... even if it was noticed, can drive many observers to distraction.

When I was with Captainís, I developed a fairly accurate...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 00:58
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
Hi, Rico70, I certainly donít want to get in...

Hi, Rico70,

I certainly donít want to get in trouble with you, as I have my hands full with another on this forum. So, I will make it short:

There is no need for solid research on this.

ó A 7x...
Forum: Leupold Sunday 5th January 2020, 20:29
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By WJC
Hi, Bob: I would accept, "perfect for all...

Hi, Bob:

I would accept, "perfect for all PRACTICAL purposes." But "perfect" is a misnomer. 3:-) At least they spelled BaK4 correctly, as opposed to bak4, Bak 4, BAK 4, BAK4, and "Back 4." Sadly,...
Forum: Leupold Saturday 4th January 2020, 23:41
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By WJC
Hi, Dave, I hope you sell your binos. However,...

Hi, Dave,

I hope you sell your binos. However, for a time Leupold ASSEMBLED two pocket models from Asian parts. They do not nowónor have they everó MANUFACTURED binoculars.

That said, if it's...
Forum: Nikon Friday 3rd January 2020, 02:43
Replies: 98
Views: 3,777
Posted By WJC
And then we have the old fellow who told me the...

And then we have the old fellow who told me the ship-mounted bino he used during WWII was a “1,000 power.” He didn’t know that he was talking to a Navy Opticalman who had been inside every model ever...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd January 2020, 00:58
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
Jan, Glad to see you, again! BC

Jan,

Glad to see you, again!

BC
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 2nd January 2020, 20:52
Replies: 156
Views: 4,652
Posted By WJC
Mark Twain asked his publisher why there was so...

Mark Twain asked his publisher why there was so much erroneous material in print. The publisher responded:

"Because paper never shuns ink." — W.D. Howells

120 years later, Bill Cook responded that...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 1st January 2020, 17:12
Replies: 39
Views: 1,860
Posted By WJC
Hi, b-lilja, And YOUR comment was appreciated....

Hi, b-lilja,

And YOUR comment was appreciated. So many donít know how to take mine. But I keep plodding along trying to help my neighbor. This motley crew is my family. They have to be, my 3...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 31st December 2019, 00:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,860
Posted By WJC
Hi, b-lilja, Glancing through this thread, I see...

Hi, b-lilja,

Glancing through this thread, I see you have been addressed by some very knowledgeable observers. Although their opinions are of value, they are particular to themselves OR a limited...
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