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Forum: Say Hello Today, 06:52
Replies: 7
Views: 82
Posted By Troubador
Hi Matt, nice of you to join us and we hope you...

Hi Matt, nice of you to join us and we hope you have many enjoyable visits here. Take a look around the site: its big with many sub-forums and there are sure to be several of interest. Don't forget...
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 06:48
Replies: 8
Views: 99
Posted By Troubador
Hi Paul, Greetings from Sheffield. This is a big...

Hi Paul, Greetings from Sheffield. This is a big site so take a stroll around and step-in wherever you like.
Lee
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 06:46
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By Troubador
Hey Boykie, nice of you to join us. Enjoy your...

Hey Boykie, nice of you to join us. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 06:45
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By Troubador
Hi Donna and welcome to Bird Forum, enjoy your...

Hi Donna and welcome to Bird Forum, enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 15th July 2018, 19:04
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Troubador
Would it really be intelligent to pass on details...

Would it really be intelligent to pass on details of an action that confers a competitive/re-productive advantage to a competing member of the same species?


Might make sense to it's 'selfish genes'...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th July 2018, 17:34
Replies: 206
Views: 43,010
Posted By Troubador
No Robert and Elizabeth just laughed. They were...

No Robert and Elizabeth just laughed. They were from Duesseldorf and I managed to visit them at their home one time and they served me a vegetarian lunch which was unidentifiable despite their name....
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th July 2018, 11:13
Replies: 206
Views: 43,010
Posted By Troubador
Thanks Joachim and VB for shining a light on this...

Thanks Joachim and VB for shining a light on this little corner of German. Many years ago we met a lovely German couple on Mallorca whose family name was Koch. We were friends for many years and they...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th July 2018, 07:34
Replies: 206
Views: 43,010
Posted By Troubador
I think 'kochen' can also mean to brew, as in,...

I think 'kochen' can also mean to brew, as in, brew beer :t:

I hope to clarify all aspects of the re-structuring with an interview at Bird Fair.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 15th July 2018, 07:08
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
I expect to be able to borrow one for review and...

I expect to be able to borrow one for review and I am guessing that will be August/September and plan to take it to the Isle of Islay in October to give it a real work out. Your Kowa 884 is an...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 15th July 2018, 07:03
Replies: 51
Views: 2,734
Posted By Troubador
Absolutely agree about 7x. I have a MeoStar 7x42...

Absolutely agree about 7x. I have a MeoStar 7x42 which is not a fov-monster like an FL but has the extra depth of field and ease of eye-placement to which you refer. But I do like the compact form of...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 12th July 2018, 05:49
Replies: 51
Views: 2,734
Posted By Troubador
If you know something is there you can aim any...

If you know something is there you can aim any bino at the subject. If you don't know something is there and are sweeping the sky or land speculatively then an 18% bigger fov gives you more of a...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 12th July 2018, 05:43
Replies: 206
Views: 43,010
Posted By Troubador
Some weeks ago I arranged a top level interview...

Some weeks ago I arranged a top level interview to take place at Bird Fair to find out just what is happening with Zeiss Sports Optics and I will publish the results as soon as possible after Bird...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 11th July 2018, 18:48
Replies: 206
Views: 43,010
Posted By Troubador
Despite the impression given in some news media,...

Despite the impression given in some news media, production of Sports Optics is not being moved from Wetzlar to Oberkochen and will continue in Wetzlar. So for example Harpia production is starting...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th July 2018, 11:37
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
If you think sticking Birdforum somewhere will...

If you think sticking Birdforum somewhere will help then by all means go ahead and, well, stick it......

We aim to please and thanks for the prodding. As you can see this thread will remain a...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th July 2018, 06:06
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
OK Jerry, will do. Lee

OK Jerry, will do.

Lee
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 10th July 2018, 16:13
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By Troubador
Hi Jo Ann and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your...

Hi Jo Ann and welcome to Birdforum. Enjoy your visits here.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:11
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
There is still time to change your ticket. Be...

There is still time to change your ticket. Be Bold. Be Resolute. Be at Bird Fair!!!

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:10
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
Jos, just behave yourself. These soaring...

Jos, just behave yourself. These soaring temperatures have clearly affected your logic circuits. A cool dark room is recommended.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:08
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
I have a meeting at the highest level, scheduled...

I have a meeting at the highest level, scheduled for day one at Bird Fair. Whatever can be found out I will definitely find out.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:06
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By Troubador
Already on the list Christophe. Lee

Already on the list Christophe.
Lee
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:04
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By Troubador
Martin Take a close look at Opticron Traveller...

Martin
Take a close look at Opticron Traveller 8x32 for around 300. Its a cousin of the Nikon, has a great field of view for those alpine vistas, and is light and compact.

Lee
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:00
Replies: 51
Views: 2,734
Posted By Troubador
Whoa Bob. Don't undersell the Nikon! It has an...

Whoa Bob. Don't undersell the Nikon! It has an area of view 19% bigger than the Swaro CL, which is a nice advantage.

I will be looking out for these at Bird Fair.

Lee
Forum: Leica Tuesday 10th July 2018, 06:45
Replies: 87
Views: 9,919
Posted By Troubador
Hi Glenn It sounds as though for normal use the...

Hi Glenn
It sounds as though for normal use the retro-Trinnies can be considered rain-proof but 'water-proof' these days means immersion to a certain depth without ingress and it seems they would not...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 9th July 2018, 18:53
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By Troubador
We need to know your budget Martin. Lee

We need to know your budget Martin.

Lee
Forum: Zeiss Monday 9th July 2018, 14:30
Replies: 41
Views: 1,677
Posted By Troubador
David I am not now sure if the objective will...

David

I am not now sure if the objective will turn out to be all that complex. Light transmission of 88% doesn't suggest a massive increase in glass/air boundaries.

Lee
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