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Forum: Leica Yesterday, 15:13
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By lmans66
Seems like many companies in all industries are...

Seems like many companies in all industries are suffering a bit on quality control . Maybe to eek out more profit, or just lack of caring, not sure.... But from what I do gather from you and and I...
Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 00:48
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By lmans66
For those who complain.....why not do this...

For those who complain.....why not do this yourself? I applaud anyone who provides knowledge and this guy does a nice visual representation and comparison.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Monday 13th July 2020, 19:56
Replies: 38
Views: 23,599
Posted By lmans66
David the DCB or DCA was a spendy little gadget...

David the DCB or DCA was a spendy little gadget but it worked! ....Not sure if they still even sell it new anymore, jim
Forum: Zeiss Monday 13th July 2020, 19:54
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By lmans66
Kept my HT since 2013..... I know he didn't...

Kept my HT since 2013..... I know he didn't like the copy he had, but he sure liked the binocular before he looked down the tube. I like his honesty.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 13th July 2020, 18:03
Replies: 19
Views: 6,702
Posted By lmans66
A few weeks ago I was out birding and came across...

A few weeks ago I was out birding and came across a blue bird nest etc... But not in focus~....so I readjusted the diopter. Later on that day towards dusk, I readjusted again as it was out of focus,...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 13th July 2020, 16:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By lmans66
I think there is an opportunity for you...

I think there is an opportunity for you here....teach others. Have classes....For now it has to be 'Aussie's only' but perhaps once virus lets up you have an opportunity to combine birding + the...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 13th July 2020, 13:34
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By lmans66
I enjoy this guy.....visual....shows you via the...

I enjoy this guy.....visual....shows you via the bins (although thru an eye-phone) but you get a solid idea of what he is talking about.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 13th July 2020, 13:29
Replies: 19
Views: 6,702
Posted By lmans66
For me...this is a pretty unacceptable element of...

For me...this is a pretty unacceptable element of the Swaro and especially since they are charging a premium for this binocular. Supposedly, ....supposedly you only set your diopter once and be done...
Forum: Leica Sunday 12th July 2020, 16:36
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By lmans66
John..so funny that Leica....with all of their...

John..so funny that Leica....with all of their Germany ingenuity and technology cannot fox the focus wheel issue on the Ultravids. I know I recently returned a pair that had that issue.

I got on...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 11th July 2020, 21:18
Replies: 4,221
Views: 759,783
Posted By lmans66
Something in Australia.....with the grandkids but...

Something in Australia.....with the grandkids but just too busy to bird, if you can believe that. Just out of the corner of my eye did I keep up on it.
Forum: Meopta Saturday 11th July 2020, 16:21
Replies: 29
Views: 829
Posted By lmans66
I am certainly a fair newbie to the world of...

I am certainly a fair newbie to the world of understanding Meopta's lineup as I questioned the same just a few months ago. But from my understanding there is little if any difference between the B1.1...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 11th July 2020, 16:16
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By lmans66
I agree with you that 99% of the birding with a...

I agree with you that 99% of the birding with a min of 3m ...for birding. But as you state, you are not really into the insects etc ... I know I am not 'really into them' but certainly enjoy looking...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 11th July 2020, 14:29
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By lmans66
All from one mama?

All from one mama?
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 11th July 2020, 13:02
Replies: 145
Views: 8,640
Posted By lmans66
Many times I will brace myself against the car,...

Many times I will brace myself against the car, fence post etc...or crouch which allows less movement. Especially true with HT but true with any bin I assume. Go outside with any binocular during the...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 11th July 2020, 12:53
Replies: 29
Views: 829
Posted By lmans66
Other than not having the designation of HD,...

Other than not having the designation of HD, ....it appears the same. Since purchasing it I found someone who had a Cabela's (not sure on year) and I didn't see any difference optically or...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 11th July 2020, 02:07
Replies: 29
Views: 829
Posted By lmans66
I just bought my wife a B1.1 8x32 at Sports...

I just bought my wife a B1.1 8x32 at Sports Optics.... I also saw them at Scopelist as I initially bought one for her there and it wasn't a good copy. So, I know they are floating around.
Forum: Meopta Friday 10th July 2020, 13:56
Replies: 29
Views: 829
Posted By lmans66
I wonder if they never brought over since they ...

I wonder if they never brought over since they counted on a strong showing from Cabela's..... and there simply wasn't enough of a market outside of Cabela's? Not sure.... But will be interesting now...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 10th July 2020, 12:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By lmans66
That Papilio is something else as it places you...

That Papilio is something else as it places you in a world that you have never seen before that often. My only problem is that any movement of your bins or the creature, throws the focus off, and my...
Forum: Meopta Friday 10th July 2020, 06:50
Replies: 29
Views: 829
Posted By lmans66
You forgot the Meostar B1.1 8x32... I too like...

You forgot the Meostar B1.1 8x32...

I too like this line-up. They are in the process of shifting to the B1 Plus so you can get some pretty good deals on the current B1.1's. Now, with the addition of...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 9th July 2020, 17:58
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By lmans66
Sorry...my fault...house wren were these..... But...

Sorry...my fault...house wren were these..... But I imagine it would be near the same of 13-14 days and that might make sense for I have seen the adults come and go earlier with fecal sacs...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 9th July 2020, 17:34
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By lmans66
Wrens stay in a nest?

How long would chicks stay in the nest prior to being able to fly and leave? I was just looking at ours yesterday and with four of them in the birdhouse they all seemed jockeying for food, but this...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 00:11
Replies: 673
Views: 35,033
Posted By lmans66
in regards to the products....I don't think in...

in regards to the products....I don't think in all my years of birding have I seen anyone carry a binocular in the case (Swaro or not) ..... Now, they might have the case if they 'travel'....but not...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 8th July 2020, 18:54
Replies: 673
Views: 35,033
Posted By lmans66
Sometimes around the States...they give you a 10%...

Sometimes around the States...they give you a 10% or more discount for pre-order as I have seen with the SF.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th July 2020, 23:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,766
Posted By lmans66
I never said it was over 'yet'.... I will update...

I never said it was over 'yet'.... I will update when I do.

I think I am just going to have pick one out of a hat and be done with it and happy. I started my quest not wanting an alpha so...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th July 2020, 16:14
Replies: 34
Views: 1,766
Posted By lmans66
Ah...right....but 'within' by matrix creation of...

Ah...right....but 'within' by matrix creation of not only stats but field birding, I decided to give the Leica's a try even though I had ruled them out. I found a used Ultravid and a Trinovid at B& H...
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