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Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 02:19
Replies: 38
Views: 1,554
Posted By dries1
Thanks for the info Jerry, unfortunately all too...

Thanks for the info Jerry, unfortunately all too common these days.

This quote from Alexis is quite telling and spot on. I own quite a few Nikon glass, some over 15 years old, and I still gaze...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 21:56
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By dries1
In your described conditions and glass choices, I...

In your described conditions and glass choices, I would go with the 8X42 instead of the 8X32. The HT is near $1700.00 dollars, if it is a mint sample or near mint, try it out and see if you can...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 18:41
Replies: 23
Views: 945
Posted By dries1
Now that this is settled, can we move on? Andy W.

Now that this is settled, can we move on?

Andy W.
Forum: Nikon Monday 2nd December 2019, 17:20
Replies: 38
Views: 1,554
Posted By dries1
Thanks B, and yes the older Nikon Lens are dust...

Thanks B, and yes the older Nikon Lens are dust magnets. I have had my Nikon 28MM wide angle lens cleaned, and now just try to keep them out of dusty environments. For work I use a Fujinon handy...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 2nd December 2019, 15:54
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By dries1
No not my cup of tea either. Soon there will be...

No not my cup of tea either. Soon there will be more passive aggressive birders with the social media connection, arguing about an ID. Social medias new mantra,your facts VS my facts.

Andy W.
Forum: Leica Monday 2nd December 2019, 15:07
Replies: 195
Views: 12,403
Posted By dries1
Too bad, If Nikon would make a SE 8X40/10X50...

Too bad, If Nikon would make a SE 8X40/10X50 water proof with adjustable eyecups, I would be all in. However based on market trends today, they would not sell well.

Andy W.
Forum: Nikon Monday 2nd December 2019, 14:19
Replies: 38
Views: 1,554
Posted By dries1
I still have my Nikon F3 with a nice 28MM lens as...

I still have my Nikon F3 with a nice 28MM lens as well as my Nikonos II and II cameras, and appreciate the optics they have made over the years, but Who is Amy Winehouse?

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 28th November 2019, 21:48
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By dries1
Thanks for the heads up, and happy Thanksgiving...

Thanks for the heads up, and happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Thursday 28th November 2019, 18:49
Replies: 29
Views: 2,180
Posted By dries1
I would send them back, they are new after all,...

I would send them back, they are new after all, and get one with better focus. This could be a more common problem since they are a new glass on the market. Some bugs to work out, there are going to...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 28th November 2019, 17:39
Replies: 29
Views: 2,180
Posted By dries1
I had that trouble with an 8X42 BD II and both...

I had that trouble with an 8X42 BD II and both tubes did not focus simultaneously, lag in one), returned them for a replacement, new one is fine. There is going to be variability with any...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Thursday 28th November 2019, 03:19
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By dries1
Lee, Thanks for taking the time and your guests...

Lee,

Thanks for taking the time and your guests for providing insight how things work in your neck of the woods. All my Zeiss are a-ok, no problems here. It is nice to know that they still work on...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 27th November 2019, 01:58
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By dries1
If it will be the only one in the cabinet, then I...

If it will be the only one in the cabinet, then I would go for the 8.5X42, also a great glass for the night sky- and just about everything else. It is a weight vs performance issue. If you can handle...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 27th November 2019, 01:51
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By dries1
Thanks Ronh, nice review and story, especially...

Thanks Ronh, nice review and story, especially the way you lead into it. I am glad you are getting out there and enjoying the views.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 26th November 2019, 17:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By dries1
Publin, I hope and believe your 10X50s can be...

Publin,

I hope and believe your 10X50s can be fixed. On this forum we are all helpful to each other, we may disagree on many things, but they are minor in the grand scheme of things.
I have...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 26th November 2019, 13:09
Replies: 38
Views: 1,554
Posted By dries1
This will not stop many from h....g, so a mute...

This will not stop many from h....g, so a mute point Chosun. I use other methods.

42za, I could not agree with you more.

SteveTS, I think you are spot on.

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 26th November 2019, 02:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By dries1
Collimation is much more involved than a good...

Collimation is much more involved than a good recipe for cleaning glass, how is that going?

Andy W.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 24th November 2019, 03:16
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By dries1
Thanks for the photos Henry, informative and very...

Thanks for the photos Henry, informative and very telling - It looks like a good transitional direction and made easier to manufacturer.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Thursday 21st November 2019, 15:49
Replies: 53
Views: 3,138
Posted By dries1
Ok you got me Chosun, my apologies. Andy W.

Ok you got me Chosun, my apologies.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Thursday 21st November 2019, 15:40
Replies: 53
Views: 3,138
Posted By dries1
OK you got me Chosun. Andy W.

OK you got me Chosun.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Thursday 21st November 2019, 15:23
Replies: 53
Views: 3,138
Posted By dries1
Chosen, what glass do you own actually, you...

Chosen, what glass do you own actually, you provide some great insight and comments but you never state any glass you own except the Zen Ray, is that your only glass?

Andy W.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 20th November 2019, 15:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By dries1
For what you are looking for and for the proposed...

For what you are looking for and for the proposed use I am with Gijs on this, I have the B1 8X42 and 7X42, very durable with excellent optics.

Andy W.
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 19th November 2019, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By dries1
I will try to send some pics tomorrow, these are...

I will try to send some pics tomorrow, these are collector quality, I was quite surprised. I did get the seller to send more detailed pics of both the oculars and objectives after viewing a few...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 19th November 2019, 21:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By dries1
Thanks for the description, and clear skies...

Thanks for the description, and clear skies ahead.

Andy W.
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 19th November 2019, 13:11
Replies: 53
Views: 3,138
Posted By dries1
Chosen, What glass do you currently have in your...

Chosen,

What glass do you currently have in your arsenal?

Andy W.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 19th November 2019, 12:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By dries1
The 15s are portable that is why I feel they are...

The 15s are portable that is why I feel they are the best reaching hand held glass for astro there is. Additionally one can go with minimal gear and watch the fall migration.

Andy W.
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