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Forum: Swarovski Friday 8th November 2019, 13:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By dae33
I have a Vixen SG 6.5x32, which is equal...

I have a Vixen SG 6.5x32, which is equal optically to Kowa 6.5x32.
It's quit complex to compare different mags, but Vixen looks almost as sharp on axis as Habicht 8x30 Porro, with very slight edge to...
Forum: Others Friday 8th November 2019, 13:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By dae33
It came out, that it were dew traces at outer...

It came out, that it were dew traces at outer lenses only. I was able to clean it with stronger than isopropyl liquid for photo lenses.
But anyway, Vixen SG has strange feature: eyepiece lenses...
Forum: Others Wednesday 4th September 2019, 08:48
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By dae33
My Vixen SG has fogged up inside of both eye...

My Vixen SG has fogged up inside of both eye pieces last weekend. :eek!:

I have not experienced such an issue before with any other binoculars. My previous Astro bino - Fujinon fmt 7x50 had never...
Forum: Others Friday 7th June 2019, 08:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By dae33
There is such a binoculars - Maven B3 6x30. I was...

There is such a binoculars - Maven B3 6x30.
I was choosing between B3 and SG 6.5x32, and went with SG. Cause it has more TFOV 9* vs 8.5*.
After a week of using SG 6.5x32 i can share my initial...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 6th June 2019, 10:20
Replies: 70
Views: 3,592
Posted By dae33
There is detailed explanation with...

There is detailed explanation with pictures:
original: http://astro-talks.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2799&p=54991#p54811

in Google...
Forum: Others Tuesday 4th June 2019, 12:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,956
Posted By dae33
It passed some time since the first meeting with...

It passed some time since the first meeting with B2. And i'd like to share my experience with it.

B2 7x45 replaced Habicht Porro 8x30 easily. Almost the same TFOV, same brightness, less...
Forum: Others Thursday 3rd January 2019, 10:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,956
Posted By dae33
I had several days for testing due to NY...

I had several days for testing due to NY holidays. And i like B2 more and more i test it.

The plan was to replace Leica Trinovid 7x42BN and Fujinon fmt-sx 7x50 with the Maven B2 7x45. As the one...
Forum: Others Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 17:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,956
Posted By dae33
Thank you for the comment. I decided to buy B2...

Thank you for the comment. I decided to buy B2 after reading your review of 7x45 and 6x30.

My option was to buy Zeiss Victory 7x42FL used or Maven B2 7x45 new. Since i prefer new binoculars, i went...
Forum: Others Saturday 29th December 2018, 21:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,956
Posted By dae33
Maven B.2 7x45

I would like to leave my initial impressions about the Maven B2 7x45.
I have briefly compared them to Fujinon fmt-sx 7x50 and Leica Trinovid 7x42 BN. Serial number is 2526.

First of all, about the...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 08:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By dae33
mblank, you can test Delta Optical Titanium 65ED...

mblank, you can test Delta Optical Titanium 65ED II (https://deltaoptical.pl/luneta-titanium-65ed-ii) in a local shop.
It looks like cheaper (or the same) version of Athlon Ares.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 21st September 2018, 11:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By dae33
I found a nice review at...

I found a nice review at allbinos
https://www.allbinos.com/165.1-article-Review_of_four_65_ED_spotting_scopes_Introduction.html
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 17th September 2018, 11:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By dae33
I made the international order for Athlon Ares at...

I made the international order for Athlon Ares at OpticsPlanet a week ago.
Some days later my order was cancelled with the explanation, that USA dealers should not sell internationally. :(

Then i...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 29th August 2018, 16:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By dae33
What's included with the spotting scope please?

What's included with the spotting scope please?
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 29th August 2018, 16:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By dae33
I'm actually choosing between same...

I'm actually choosing between same models:
Celestron M2 65mm -- accepts 1.25" eyepieces, the cheapest, smallest FoV, lightweight
Vortex Viper HD 65mm - ?? any features?
Athlon Ares 65mm -- has...
Forum: Others Wednesday 29th August 2018, 15:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By dae33
Yes, it looks like Vanguard just opened the soft...

Yes, it looks like Vanguard just opened the soft edge in EDIV model. Eyepieces look identical in both EDII and EDIV.


If Vanguard fix the diopter lock issue (or improve the quality control) and add...
Forum: Others Monday 27th August 2018, 09:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By dae33
Here are my 5 cents about Endeavors. I had ED II...

Here are my 5 cents about Endeavors.

I had ED II 8x42 a year ago. Have bought it after reading good review at allbinos.
The CA level is quite small on axis, but very noticeable and annoying at...
Forum: Others Monday 27th August 2018, 09:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By dae33
I've got C2 7x28 in DEMO version a week ago and...

I've got C2 7x28 in DEMO version a week ago and can share my brief review. I prefer low mag binoculars for general use.
My apologizes for the text, as English is not my native language.

Maven...
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