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Forum: Meopta Tuesday 26th June 2018, 16:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By peterginsburg
I believe David is correct regarding Meopta and...

I believe David is correct regarding Meopta and Cabela's but it appears that the 8X42 is not part of the latter's line of products.
Peter
Forum: California Thursday 21st June 2018, 05:25
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By peterginsburg
Yes, 21 October. See: ...

Yes, 21 October. See: http://www.socalbirding.com/

Peter
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 10th May 2018, 20:07
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By peterginsburg
Agree with rkj, I was very recently in AZ and in...

Agree with rkj, I was very recently in AZ and in a few places Chipping Sparrow was the most common bird and absolutely abundant. Other places visited far fewer seen.
Peter
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 13th April 2018, 13:55
Replies: 32
Views: 3,748
Posted By peterginsburg
My High Andes arrived promptly in USA without...

My High Andes arrived promptly in USA without problem. Thanks again to Andy.

Peter
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd March 2018, 19:39
Replies: 81
Views: 5,804
Posted By peterginsburg
I both agree and disagree with many points given....

I both agree and disagree with many points given. First, however, it needs to be pointed out that the B&L Elite has gone through massive changes over the years so using that general term has little...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 18th February 2018, 16:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By peterginsburg
The original instrument (bought 25 years ago) had...

The original instrument (bought 25 years ago) had a tan body which had a thicker coating. What I just received is the scope with a hard, green exterior. This is the same as mentioned by cumc57 in...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 18th February 2018, 03:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By peterginsburg
Kevin, Yes, I was just about to make that...

Kevin,

Yes, I was just about to make that clarification, the objective was replaced. The serial number on the mounting ring is the same so I assume it is the same scope. I'm not sure what you mean...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 18th February 2018, 03:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By peterginsburg
Kowa Service

Around two weeks ago I sent in my TSN-824 to have the gummy surfaces of the prism housing and sun shade cleaned/repaired. That was all I asked to have done. The objective did have some very old...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 12th January 2018, 20:47
Replies: 20
Views: 6,268
Posted By peterginsburg
The San Diego Bird Festival (21-25 February) will...

The San Diego Bird Festival (21-25 February) will have a large variety of optics companies and retailers attending. ...
Forum: Meopta Friday 29th December 2017, 18:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By peterginsburg
FYI, it's also the same in the older Cabela's...

FYI, it's also the same in the older Cabela's version (Euro HD 8X32).

Peter
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 26th November 2017, 06:37
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,207,285
Posted By peterginsburg
I happen to own the Cabela's Instinct Euro HD...

I happen to own the Cabela's Instinct Euro HD scope (straight version) and have for quite some time with zero problem. It can hold its own against the best scopes out there (Kowa 880 series,...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 25th November 2017, 13:59
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,207,285
Posted By peterginsburg
Cabela's optics sale

Among those on sale is the Euro Instinct HD spotting scope (Meopta S2 82 angled with non-interchangeable 20-70 eyepiece) for $1500.

See:...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 24th November 2017, 14:51
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,207,285
Posted By peterginsburg
Zeiss sale at Rockjumper

Many Zeiss models including HT and SF for sale at 30% off at rockjumperbirding.com.

Peter
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 2nd November 2017, 12:52
Replies: 25
Views: 1,951
Posted By peterginsburg
Chill6x6 is essentially correct. The basic...

Chill6x6 is essentially correct. The basic difference between the two is that Cabela's version comes with a non-removable 20-70X eyepiece. He is also quite correct in that it is a great bargain for...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 17th October 2017, 15:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By peterginsburg
Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of India...

Did I miss discussion of this book (ISBN 0691176493)? I had an extremely quick look at it yesterday and came away with one overriding impression--very large and extremely heavy.
Peter
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th October 2017, 07:05
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By peterginsburg
"The Lazuli Bunting is common in San Diego County...

"The Lazuli Bunting is common in San Diego County as both a breeding bird and a migrant, but it is absent in winter." Source: San Diego County Bird Atlas.
Peter
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 17th August 2017, 14:37
Replies: 220
Views: 46,890
Posted By peterginsburg
In an on-line video previously sent to me by...

In an on-line video previously sent to me by Zeiss and which I've unfortunately since deleted it was clearly stated that one of the rings is for focus and the other for zoom.
Peter
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 9th August 2017, 01:50
Replies: 15
Views: 9,140
Posted By peterginsburg
I stand corrected!! The previous Cabela's rep...

I stand corrected!! The previous Cabela's rep was incorrect. I called again and the new "ugly" (for those who care what their binocular looks like) binoculars do exist and are available in 8X32,...
Forum: Meopta Tuesday 8th August 2017, 21:34
Replies: 15
Views: 9,140
Posted By peterginsburg
I have no idea of where the photo came from in...

I have no idea of where the photo came from in zzzzzz's first post. I just called Cabela's and they don't even stock an item with that item number. I recommend going directly to cabelas.com and...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 31st July 2017, 05:39
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,207,285
Posted By peterginsburg
Scope for sale (again at Cabela's). The Cabela's...

Scope for sale (again at Cabela's). The Cabela's Instinct Euro HD scope is on sale for $1800 ($500 off regular price). This is basically the same scope as the Meostar S2 with a non-removable 20-70...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 28th July 2017, 21:36
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,207,285
Posted By peterginsburg
Still on sale at Cabela's (Meostar B1 8X32) for...

Still on sale at Cabela's (Meostar B1 8X32) for...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 22nd July 2017, 19:03
Replies: 3,605
Views: 1,207,285
Posted By peterginsburg
Cabela's optics sale

See: http://www.cabelas.com/product/home/huge-optics-sale%7C/pc/105625080/c/562861080/cabelas-instinct-euro-hd-binoculars/1728614.uts


Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe this is the same as the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th June 2017, 23:19
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By peterginsburg
Given the range and habitat, would Scrub or...

Given the range and habitat, would Scrub or Yellow-throated Euphonia not be a better choice. Also note white at base of rectrices.
Peter
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th June 2017, 21:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By peterginsburg
As Birdbrain22 said this is a dark morph...

As Birdbrain22 said this is a dark morph Red-tailed Hawk but it does not appear to be a Harlan's. It has neither the white markings on the breast nor the primaries barred to the tip.

Peter
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 29th May 2017, 20:12
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By peterginsburg
And, yes, I know Piping is out of range but...

And, yes, I know Piping is out of range but unless the photo colors are way off the mantle looks too pale for Semipalmated.
Peter
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