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Forum: Binoculars Friday 6th April 2018, 20:38
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By WJC
That's allowing the field stop to do its job....

That's allowing the field stop to do its job.

I'm going to be out of socket until the first week in May. If needed, I can be reached via email.:cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 22:08
Replies: 148
Views: 3,190
Posted By WJC
You are certainly welcome on my end. I think...

You are certainly welcome on my end. I think better than just a good binocular, they are a good value in binoculars. :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 02:14
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By WJC
BINGO, Ted ... and thanks! Bill

BINGO, Ted ... and thanks!

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 02:04
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By WJC
BC: I didn't say that at all!!!!! I must say,...

BC:

I didn't say that at all!!!!! I must say, though, you're mighty quick at drawing wrong conclusions. My concern was that it's difficult to impossible to help you, as I'm sure we all want to do,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 01:34
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By WJC
Then I would say we are "all good" as the...

Then I would say we are "all good" as the young'uns say. I consider you a friend and just wanted you to know what my angle is in being here. :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th April 2018, 00:09
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By WJC
Hi, BC: You are absolutely correct. The...

Hi, BC:

You are absolutely correct. The INDIVIDUAL is the ultimate judge!

But, there are two sides to every coin. So, please allow me to give my take. Have I, for one, not been Johnny-on-the-spot...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 20:16
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By WJC
Flattery will get you ... EVERYWHERE! :cat: Bill

Flattery will get you ... EVERYWHERE! :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 20:13
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By WJC
BC: I am totally prepared for people not to...

BC:

I am totally prepared for people not to agree with me. Thatís what makes the world go Ďround. But two things pop into my mind. First, the quote was not mine; it was from Leif Robinson, 20 years...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 19:28
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By WJC
"There are good optics and there are cheap...

"There are good optics and there are cheap optics. But, there are no good/cheap optics."—Leif Robinson, Editor, Sky & Telescope

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 19:10
Replies: 29
Views: 652
Posted By WJC
Heavens no! Just trying to sprinkle a little...

Heavens no! Just trying to sprinkle a little reason.

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 19:08
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By WJC
Because you didnít recognize it, it doesnít...

Because you didnít recognize it, it doesnít follow that it wasnít.

You will also find the binos with sloppy focus wheels may not offer you the QUALITY of focus you would like. From what you have...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 18:56
Replies: 29
Views: 652
Posted By WJC
It is supposed to. BUT, mistakes are made. So...

It is supposed to. BUT, mistakes are made. So many of the questions you ask are already in your possession. All you need do is read. :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 18:46
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By WJC
I think it should be pointed out that there are...

I think it should be pointed out that there are two major kinds of slow focus.

1) Slow focus due to a greater number of revolutions (or fractions) to get the instrument to move from one image to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 16:39
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By WJC
... In addition, it is a great feature in hot...

... In addition, it is a great feature in hot environments in which FAST focus binos could be de-focused by a stiff breeze.
BC, you think the focus on the EII is a bit stiff. Count your many...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 15:12
Replies: 29
Views: 652
Posted By WJC
Hi, Andy: Zen-Ray had nothing to do with Alpen....

Hi, Andy:

Zen-Ray had nothing to do with Alpen. :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 03:40
Replies: 29
Views: 652
Posted By WJC
You're possibly too close to the rear eyelens and...

You're possibly too close to the rear eyelens and are looking past the field stop. :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 02:23
Replies: 81
Views: 2,399
Posted By WJC
Considering I talked you into the EII, don't you...

Considering I talked you into the EII, don't you think you OWE me!?

Except for the scattered tools I machined for the fleet in "A" School, I have none left. I recently sold a set of 20 phenolic grip...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 02:02
Replies: 81
Views: 2,399
Posted By WJC
I'm a big fan of "truth in advertising." So, you...

I'm a big fan of "truth in advertising." So, you may replace "retired" with ... discarded! :-C

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th April 2018, 01:52
Replies: 65
Views: 1,673
Posted By WJC
'Told 'ya! :cat: Bill

'Told 'ya! :cat:

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 21:08
Replies: 65
Views: 1,673
Posted By WJC
Stereopsis is the effect caused by using two eyes...

Stereopsis is the effect caused by using two eyes with slightly different vantage points. They offer stereoscopic vision on NEAR OBJECTS and the ILLUSION of stereoscopic vision on distant objects....
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 20:19
Replies: 65
Views: 1,673
Posted By WJC
8 power is 8 power is 8 power. However, if the...

8 power is 8 power is 8 power. However, if the apparent field is a bit smaller, things within that field may be PEFCEIVED as a bit larger. Please remember the reality check on page 74. Also, with the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 16:45
Replies: 81
Views: 2,399
Posted By WJC
No, silly; the EII IS here. Now, if you are the...

No, silly; the EII IS here. Now, if you are the practical sort, you may use it the rest of your life and enjoy the view. Or you may get sucked up into the hunt for the great, white “Alpha” and spend...
Forum: Others Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 16:05
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By WJC
What day is it? I'm sure that response seems...

What day is it?

I'm sure that response seems foolish and flipant to you. However, as you come to know how the optical instrument chain works, it will emerge as the instrument world in a nut shell....
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 00:37
Replies: 81
Views: 2,399
Posted By WJC
'Wouldn't take much. But stuck with the bass,...

'Wouldn't take much. But stuck with the bass, sax, or clarinet based on the stroke.

Bill
Forum: Binoculars Monday 2nd April 2018, 23:30
Replies: 81
Views: 2,399
Posted By WJC
Camera ... Ukulele, it's all the same! :cat: Bill

Camera ... Ukulele, it's all the same! :cat:

Bill
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