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Forum: Meopta Wednesday 15th January 2020, 00:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
I love them, it’s unfortunate. Hopefully they...

I love them, it’s unfortunate. Hopefully they replace.
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 15th January 2020, 00:38
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
If it’s plastic, it’s awfully tough plastic... it...

If it’s plastic, it’s awfully tough plastic... it feels like aluminum to me.
Forum: Meopta Monday 6th January 2020, 22:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
Funny eh! Lol, soooo good that they can fog. Most...

Funny eh! Lol, soooo good that they can fog. Most comfortable binoculars I have ever put to my eyes.
Forum: Meopta Monday 6th January 2020, 22:56
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
The binoculars are boxed up and being shipped out...

The binoculars are boxed up and being shipped out to my dealer tomorrow who will send them to meopta. Thankfully I don’t have to front that cost and hassle.

I have been informed they will either be...
Forum: Kowa Monday 6th January 2020, 22:54
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
Thanks Mike I will keep that in mind, happy New...

Thanks Mike I will keep that in mind, happy New Years to you.
Forum: Meopta Friday 3rd January 2020, 13:41
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
Not really keen on becoming a professional...

Not really keen on becoming a professional reviewer, just wanted to pay back with my thoughts on the two binoculars that you all helped my decide on buying.

Thanks about the comment on the issue...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 29th December 2019, 20:12
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
I thought that too, so I pulled out the Kowa’s...

I thought that too, so I pulled out the Kowa’s from the exact same place the MeoStars were stored and tried those and no sign of the slightest amount of fog when used in the exact same place and side...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 29th December 2019, 16:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
A blessing and a curse I guess. I guess the...

A blessing and a curse I guess. I guess the coatings on the oculars just aren’t sufficient to keep it from fogging.
Forum: Meopta Sunday 29th December 2019, 13:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
That sounds like some pretty crap luck. Then...

That sounds like some pretty crap luck.

Then again, I’m experiencing some faults too... fogging in conditions where nothing else is fogging and something in my field of view. If those two items can...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 28th December 2019, 17:10
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
Could be, we will see. Looking forward to seeing...

Could be, we will see. Looking forward to seeing the difference if any as well. I know up to receiving these binoculars those fujinons have been up there with the best, if not the best, that I have...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 28th December 2019, 17:05
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
Thanks for that, I’m assuming a simple repair on...

Thanks for that, I’m assuming a simple repair on meoptas part. Too bad it didn’t get noticed on their QC check.

What do you think could be causing the fogging I am experiencing? Could it be the fact...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 28th December 2019, 11:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
Thanks Andy, I hope so too, getting kind of long...

Thanks Andy, I hope so too, getting kind of long in the tooth now. I live in a very humid area, right next to the ocean. Temperatures are around -5 to 0 C most days now and we are seeing a many days...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 28th December 2019, 11:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
Fujinon FMTR-SX 7x50

Fujinon FMTR-SX 7x50
Forum: Meopta Friday 27th December 2019, 19:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By simpleman19
MeoStar B1.1 8x56

Hello All,

Received a pair of MeoStar B1.1 8x56 Binoculars on Christmas Eve, and I notice there isn’t much said about them on here. So here’s my initial thoughts.

First thing I notice is the case...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th December 2019, 18:11
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By simpleman19
Hey Andy, Thanks, I was just curious if they...

Hey Andy,

Thanks, I was just curious if they were and untouched gem or not. The tracts are the 10x42 that’s on my mind... just looking for another Japanese’s glass option that might be a bit less...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 24th December 2019, 14:17
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
Thanks for inspiration and comment. I hope I was...

Thanks for inspiration and comment. I hope I was able to give back at least a little compared to all the insight you have all given me.

I will try my best to given an honest review of the MeoStar...
Forum: Kowa Monday 23rd December 2019, 23:51
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
Alright, I got to use the binoculars while there...

Alright, I got to use the binoculars while there was snow on the ground and an abundance of leafless alder and birch. I didn’t notice any CA when I wasn’t looking for it, when I did look for it,...
Forum: Kowa Monday 23rd December 2019, 00:23
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
You are welcome. The eye relief... I honestly...

You are welcome. The eye relief... I honestly have found it very easy to get behind and have not experienced any sort of issue with the eye relief. The eye box is forging. When the eye cup is not...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 22nd December 2019, 22:15
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By simpleman19
Why no love for Sightron SIII 10x42 ED?

Hello all,

This is about the more recently released version of the Sightron SIII 10x42 ED.

After searching the forums, I have found no real information on these binoculars. They appear to offer a...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 19th December 2019, 23:48
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
Another follow up: After a full day of use, I...

Another follow up:

After a full day of use, I did notice some glare as I stated before at the bottom of my field of view. It was manageable though and still allowed ease of use for what I chose them...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 17th December 2019, 16:10
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
Further to yesterday’s first impressions: When...

Further to yesterday’s first impressions:

When inside and directly underneath artificial light I do notice a touch of glare. When outside it is not noticable.

Looking from the objective back...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 17th December 2019, 00:31
Replies: 84
Views: 8,214
Posted By simpleman19
Just recieved my set of 6.5x32 bd I’d. Going to...

Just recieved my set of 6.5x32 bd I’d. Going to give them a good go tomorrow and hopefully the next. Right away with use inside the house, I notice that there is a small amount of slop in the focus...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 13th December 2019, 23:32
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By simpleman19
Got to try my scope on my new 055 pro tripod and...

Got to try my scope on my new 055 pro tripod and 502 ah head... what a set up... incredibly stable and huge difference in ease of use. Going to have to get use to the pan brake being on front, but...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 8th December 2019, 18:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By simpleman19
Agreed. A bit too much. I just thought it was...

Agreed. A bit too much. I just thought it was interesting that they were making them.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 8th December 2019, 16:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By simpleman19
Tract making 10x50 toric

https://tractoptics.com/toric-10x50-schott-ht

Showing $60 off as an introductory price (regular 744, now 684).

37 feet at 1000 yards FOV difference

13.1’ close focus vs 8.2’ close focus

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