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Forum: Swarovski Saturday 13th October 2018, 21:32
Replies: 38
Views: 1,539
Posted By NDhunter
Lets remember Nikon and how they are important in...

Lets remember Nikon and how they are important in the history of alpha binoculars.

Steve Ingraham in "Better View Desired", said in 1998 that when Nikon introduced the Venturer LX,
this model was...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 12th October 2018, 01:28
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By NDhunter
This is a bit off topic, but does anyone have the...

This is a bit off topic, but does anyone have the similar 8x30 Dialyt, P coated ?

And how does that one perform ?

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th October 2018, 22:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By NDhunter
If I recall correctly, it has been said that the...

If I recall correctly, it has been said that the faster focuser came in around
2004 or so. Swarovski has updated binoculars sent in for service to the
faster focusing also. A call to Swarovski...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th October 2018, 23:13
Replies: 3,629
Views: 1,244,630
Posted By NDhunter
Stay on topic, please.... Jerry

Stay on topic, please....

Jerry
Forum: Leica Tuesday 9th October 2018, 18:24
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By NDhunter
Bill: There has been lots of repair questions on...

Bill:

There has been lots of repair questions on the site lately, and I should not
go off topic with the Leica's, but I will anyway, so pardon me.

It has been mentioned about binocular lenses that...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 6th October 2018, 22:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By NDhunter
Habicht is the name of one of the tallest...

Habicht is the name of one of the tallest mountain peaks in the Tyrol Alps of Austria.
So Habicht means at a high level.


Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 6th October 2018, 21:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By NDhunter
Swarovski 8x30-32 discussion.

Swarovski has had 4 different models of these sizes over the years.

The Habicht porro, SLC, CL and the EL.

Which ones are your favorites, and why ?

I have a photo of all 4, in no particular...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 6th October 2018, 20:57
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By NDhunter
Andy: I have the 8x30 SLC Neu, and it is a very...

Andy:


I have the 8x30 SLC Neu, and it is a very nice binocular, even comparing
with todays high end binoculars.
The price should be in the $650. - $700 range, and that is with box, case and all...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 6th October 2018, 01:28
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By NDhunter
I have also heard that Cabela's has become more...

I have also heard that Cabela's has become more sticky on warranty issues, since they
were purchased by Bass Pro.
A call to Cabela's customer service will confirm they will not transfer the warranty...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 5th October 2018, 14:52
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By NDhunter
Here is another one that is common, the Nikon...

Here is another one that is common, the Nikon 7070 window mount. It can be used with a
binocular with a binocular tripod mount, or with a tripod adaptor for using a spotter.

This kind is common,...
Forum: Meopta Friday 5th October 2018, 01:34
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By NDhunter
Thanks for that post, read both closely, the...

Thanks for that post, read both closely, the Cabela's wty. does not
transfer, the Meopta wty. is transferable.

I don't have any dog in the fight, just trying to educate.
Jerry
Forum: Meopta Thursday 4th October 2018, 22:39
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By NDhunter
I think it is better to get the Meopta if it...

I think it is better to get the Meopta if it works for you. Cabela's does
not offer a transferable warranty on preowned optics, where Meopta has
a lifetime transferable warranty.

Jerry
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 22:48
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By NDhunter
James: Where did you learn this news ? As it is...

James:

Where did you learn this news ? As it is new, I have not seen
anything like this, since the model was introduced.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Monday 1st October 2018, 00:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By NDhunter
Chuck: Your only Swarovski, now that's no...

Chuck:

Your only Swarovski, now that's no fun.....:eek!:

Jerry
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Saturday 29th September 2018, 00:56
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By NDhunter
Joe: I am sorry if I came across a bit harsh. ...

Joe:

I am sorry if I came across a bit harsh. B&l has been gone for a while now
and Bushnell has acquired the name and more.

I am pleased to see that Bushnell is still honoring the wty. of Bausch...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Friday 28th September 2018, 00:22
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By NDhunter
B&L is no more, and is now Bushnell, contact...

B&L is no more, and is now Bushnell, contact them, I suppose you did before you asked here.

Jerry
Forum: Nikon Thursday 27th September 2018, 21:47
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By NDhunter
Bob: I think that is a good idea. Doug at...

Bob:

I think that is a good idea. Doug at Camera land can contact Nikon and
may find one that is available. He would be a good person to check with.

Sometimes certain models can be transferred...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 26th September 2018, 11:39
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By NDhunter
Peter: The binocular I used is the Leica...

Peter:

The binocular I used is the Leica Trinovid BCA 8x20. The ribbed part that
you are wondering about, is the diopter adjuster. No mods to this binocular.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 26th September 2018, 00:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By NDhunter
Another photo showing the difference in size of...

Another photo showing the difference in size of the binocular and eyecups.

Jerry
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 25th September 2018, 23:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By NDhunter
I will also add to this discussion, as I have...

I will also add to this discussion, as I have also acquired all 3 of these models, in the past year or so.

They are: 1999 8x30 WGA, 2017 8x30 W, 2015 7x42, and 1999 10x40.
I purchased all of these...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 25th September 2018, 01:58
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By NDhunter
Ted: Thanks for posting, the Swaro. porros are...

Ted:

Thanks for posting, the Swaro. porros are very nice indeed. I find the GA armored in the 8x30 to have
better ergos than the leather version. Just more to have in your hands, and the wider GA...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Monday 24th September 2018, 23:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By NDhunter
I have done business with Cameraland for many...

I have done business with Cameraland for many years. I have always liked the high level of service
and I recall Doug went to bat for me with the company for an issue I had with a purchase I...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Saturday 22nd September 2018, 01:50
Replies: 62
Views: 2,780
Posted By NDhunter
Bogen Manfrotto tripods are very popular, so you...

Bogen Manfrotto tripods are very popular, so you can't please
everyone.

Jerry
Forum: Leica Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:45
Replies: 67
Views: 3,690
Posted By NDhunter
Andy: That is good to know, you do have a...

Andy:

That is good to know, you do have a difficult job there. I can tell optics for you are a diversion,
as they are for me.

Enjoy, and good luck with your project.

Jerry
Forum: Leica Monday 17th September 2018, 23:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,690
Posted By NDhunter
Andy: I'm very sorry I hurt your feelings. ...

Andy:

I'm very sorry I hurt your feelings. :eek!:

Did you go ahead and read more ? Live and learn, there is lots of information
on Birdforum, especially some years back.

Jerry
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