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Forum: Canon Tuesday 5th June 2018, 19:26
Replies: 25
Views: 2,593
Posted By Stanbo
Whoooh!!! Sancho, Shh, Just between the two of...

Whoooh!!! Sancho,
Shh, Just between the two of us. Please can you restrain your language when talking about Canon is binos.
We Canon users are a sensitive bunch and the constant critism of our...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 9th May 2018, 10:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By Stanbo
That's where my wife's Pentax Papilio 6.5 x 21...

That's where my wife's Pentax Papilio 6.5 x 21 comes into its own, with its very close 0.5m focus. She's the flora expert and it's like having an mobile encyclopedia with me when were are out...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 3rd May 2018, 17:23
Replies: 167
Views: 8,793
Posted By Stanbo
It's worth reading Kimmo Kabsetz's post:...

It's worth reading Kimmo Kabsetz's post:

[URL="https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=297776&highlight=finnstick"]

I first came across mention of the Finnstick when I posted that I was having...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th March 2018, 10:51
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By Stanbo
And I thought that this thread was going to be...

And I thought that this thread was going to be about driving while looking through binoculars!

Stan
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 1st March 2018, 15:48
Replies: 42
Views: 3,963
Posted By Stanbo
The author can be found in postings #9 and...

The author can be found in postings #9 and #11.

Stan
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th February 2018, 15:04
Replies: 49
Views: 2,540
Posted By Stanbo
I had the Opticron Traveller in 8x form and...

I had the Opticron Traveller in 8x form and traded it for a Nikon Monarch 7 8x30 after testing them together.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 11:01
Replies: 114
Views: 5,403
Posted By Stanbo
Well, here goes. A binocular that allows the...

Well, here goes.

A binocular that allows the operator to see the most detail in the most natural way without realising that they are using a mechanical instrument.

Stan
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th January 2018, 17:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Stanbo
Phil, If you want to start off gently with IS to...

Phil,

If you want to start off gently with IS to see how you get on with Canons I suggest you look for a second hand 10x30 Mk1. I did about 4 years ago when I bought one in mint condition from the...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 8th January 2018, 14:47
Replies: 42
Views: 3,963
Posted By Stanbo
Henry, I did mention that the objectives on the...

Henry,

I did mention that the objectives on the Canon are fixed and it was my intention to also say that on traditional binoculars that the objection spacing could vary. I should be more...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 8th January 2018, 13:38
Replies: 42
Views: 3,963
Posted By Stanbo
Arthur While the Canons are now all poro prisms...

Arthur

While the Canons are now all poro prisms and have most of the benefits that that optical design bestows, their set up isn't the same as for a "normal" poro which has a much wider objective...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 13th December 2017, 20:14
Replies: 21
Views: 2,125
Posted By Stanbo
Hi Doug, I don't have any of the new models and...

Hi Doug,

I don't have any of the new models and its unlikely at the moment that l would buy a new model at twice the price that doesn't seem to have any significant advantage over the current...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 13th December 2017, 13:49
Replies: 21
Views: 2,125
Posted By Stanbo
It would appear that the there is a standard mode...

It would appear that the there is a standard mode on all new x32 models which probably acts in the same way as the current models. There is also a power mode for panning which switches off the the...
Forum: Canon Sunday 10th December 2017, 12:47
Replies: 21
Views: 2,125
Posted By Stanbo
lf the 18x50 is left switched on in a horizontal...

lf the 18x50 is left switched on in a horizontal or vertical position it should switch off after about 5 mins - mine does in both cases. I think the 15x50 is the same.

Only the 10x42 L switches off...
Forum: Canon Saturday 9th December 2017, 19:46
Replies: 21
Views: 2,125
Posted By Stanbo
Was it resting flat or vertical? Stan

Was it resting flat or vertical?

Stan
Forum: Canon Sunday 3rd December 2017, 21:40
Replies: 96
Views: 15,783
Posted By Stanbo
.....and rather heavy at 1673g (3lb...

.....and rather heavy at 1673g (3lb 11ozs)

Although it looks like a roof prism binocular it's a porro the same as all other stabilised binoculars, but l stand to be corrected.

It will be...
Forum: Canon Sunday 3rd December 2017, 20:59
Replies: 96
Views: 15,783
Posted By Stanbo
Mechanical...

Mechanical

https://www.zeiss.co.uk/sports-optics/en_gb/nature/binoculars/specialist-binoculars/20x60-binoculars.html/

Stan
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 12th September 2017, 16:51
Replies: 77
Views: 6,857
Posted By Stanbo
The one I am happy with. Stan

The one I am happy with.

Stan
Forum: Binoculars Monday 28th August 2017, 16:56
Replies: 47
Views: 7,086
Posted By Stanbo
It's a funny thing but when i've got them to my...

It's a funny thing but when i've got them to my eyes I can't see what they look like.

Stan
Forum: Canon Thursday 17th August 2017, 16:05
Replies: 4
Views: 2,420
Posted By Stanbo
Canon IS binoculars are sometimes prone to kidney...

Canon IS binoculars are sometimes prone to kidney bean effect like the Nikon SE's and both can often be cured or at least reduced by careful IPD adjustment. It has been suggested before (Kimmo ?)...
Forum: Canon Thursday 17th August 2017, 12:33
Replies: 4
Views: 2,420
Posted By Stanbo
I had a problem with one eyecup on a 8x25 is and...

I had a problem with one eyecup on a 8x25 is and I contacted Canon for a replacement. They put me in touch with a stockist in Stoke area, but I can't remember who it was. Anyway replacement eyecups...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 9th August 2017, 15:36
Replies: 96
Views: 15,783
Posted By Stanbo
Quite possibly, but we will just have to wait and...

Quite possibly, but we will just have to wait and see. However, it does say UK sourced and manufactures warranty on the advert.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 9th August 2017, 13:40
Replies: 96
Views: 15,783
Posted By Stanbo
The start of price reductions on the new Canon's...

The start of price reductions on the new Canon's ?

10x32 is 1034 (1299)
12x32 is 1074 (1349)
14x32 is 1111 (1399)

At microglobe.co.uk

Stan
Forum: GPO Tuesday 1st August 2017, 16:44
Replies: 18
Views: 5,920
Posted By Stanbo
As a matter of interest, are GPO binoculars made...

As a matter of interest, are GPO binoculars made in Germany?
Forum: Nikon Sunday 9th July 2017, 17:27
Replies: 43
Views: 15,268
Posted By Stanbo
Can I add to what Vespobuteo has said. The...

Can I add to what Vespobuteo has said.

The letter L appears on the front label and it's 695g in weight - about 100g lighter than the earlier model.

As l said l an earlier post I had the Nikon 8x32...
Forum: Nikon Friday 7th April 2017, 15:59
Replies: 33
Views: 12,052
Posted By Stanbo
It can be adjusted to however you like it. It...

It can be adjusted to however you like it. It does need a two pin wrench to fit the multi holed bolt at the front of the hinge. Just unscrew the the cap at the from and you will what I mean. A local...
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