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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 03:12
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By ceasar
I think it is a juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk. It...

I think it is a juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk. It has crescent shaped "windows" at the base of it's 6 primaries and thin pale tail bands.

Bob
Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 01:15
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By ceasar
They may still be making them. You can still...

They may still be making them.

You can still order the 8x54 and 10x54 off the Zeiss Website via the website of their e-commerce server provider KIBO...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 20th May 2018, 13:44
Replies: 45
Views: 3,474
Posted By ceasar
The Green ones looked really good new but the few...

The Green ones looked really good new but the few I saw after they were in use for a while had a faded green color.

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 19th May 2018, 23:21
Replies: 64
Views: 1,364
Posted By ceasar
a. Camera Land b. Doug and his crew are always...

a. Camera Land

b. Doug and his crew are always helpful, friendly and efficient. I live about 120 miles from Long Island and I usually get my purchase (I've also purchased cameras from them) in 2...
Forum: Leica Saturday 19th May 2018, 21:15
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By ceasar
I have one. It is the basic 8x42 Ultravid...

I have one. It is the basic 8x42 Ultravid inside.

It doesn't have Aqua Dura coatings nor does it have the Schott HT glass in its roof prisms that the Ultravid HDs have. That information is...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 19th May 2018, 13:28
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By ceasar
The abbreviations listed below are from my 2006...

The abbreviations listed below are from my 2006 Zeiss "Carl Zeiss Riflescopes and Binoculars" catalog at pages 52 and 53 showing The ZEISS binocular range at a glance (Note that these are for...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 19th May 2018, 04:00
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By ceasar
Andy, The alpha binoculars you own should last...

Andy,

The alpha binoculars you own should last you into your retirement years before they start to wear out!:king:

Bob
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 19th May 2018, 03:29
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By ceasar
I have one that was made in 2006. D7623xxxxx. I...

I have one that was made in 2006. D7623xxxxx. I have heard that was the last year they were made. I purchased mine from Eagle Optics in December 2012 as a Demo. They told me that it was the last...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 18th May 2018, 22:29
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By ceasar
Andy, I don't think you will need to worry about...

Andy,

I don't think you will need to worry about how Nikon handles repairs of the discontinued EDG if they come out with a new Alpha to replace it. They will replace old eligible EDGs with the new...
Forum: Nikon Friday 18th May 2018, 20:34
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By ceasar
If it is really hard to turn, it is not normal. ...

If it is really hard to turn, it is not normal. On diopters a little stiffness is a good thing but you don't want to sprain your thumb trying to turn it.:eek!:

If you can't get your dealer to...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 18th May 2018, 13:22
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By ceasar
Andy My question is: Why should a binocular's...

Andy

My question is: Why should a binocular's warranty be transferable? (Unless it is stated so in the Warranty).

I do not know if Zeiss, Swarovski and Meopta have warranties for their products...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 17th May 2018, 21:45
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By ceasar
Careful! Nikon could well be using their "free"...

Careful! Nikon could well be using their "free" replacement Warranty option on a large amount of their cheap binoculars with new ones as compared to the number of free repairs that Swarovski does...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 15th May 2018, 19:47
Replies: 41
Views: 2,036
Posted By ceasar
:t::t::t: Three thumbs up to that! Roadbike! Bob

:t::t::t:

Three thumbs up to that! Roadbike!

Bob
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 15th May 2018, 14:23
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By ceasar
:hi: Hi Claudia, Welcome to Bird Forum! Look...

:hi:

Hi Claudia,

Welcome to Bird Forum!

Look into the new Swarovski CL Companion 8x30 B or 10x30 B if you think you will be using your binocular often. It is a much better binocular than the CL...
Forum: Vortex Monday 14th May 2018, 21:22
Replies: 41
Views: 2,036
Posted By ceasar
FWIW, it isn't "all that hard." Germany has...

FWIW, it isn't "all that hard."

Germany has placed a large Schott Glass manufacturing plant 20 miles from where I live in Northeast Pennsylvania's Anthracite Coal Region.

It has 200 employees. ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 01:59
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By ceasar
Wheeler notes that in his "Raptors of North...

Wheeler notes that in his "Raptors of North America" series and has photographs in the Chapter on the Broad-winged Hawk showing birds with more than one white band. See plates 249, 252 and 253 of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th May 2018, 01:35
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By ceasar
Right! It must have been startled. I've tried...

Right!

It must have been startled. I've tried to get pictures of it using a "silent" dog whistle but that didn't work. It did set the dogs in the neighborhood barking though.

Bob
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 22:31
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By ceasar
I like the picture of the very light colored...

I like the picture of the very light colored Red-tailed Hawk. :t: I think it might be a "Fuertes" Red-tail (B. j. fuertesi). It looks very much like the "Fuertes" Red-tailed Hawk pictured in Plate...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th May 2018, 22:07
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By ceasar
It is a mature moulting Broad-winged Hawk. The...

It is a mature moulting Broad-winged Hawk. The broad white bar in the middle of the tail is the defining mark. Cooper's Hawks have a longer gray tail with equal width black bands. Broadwings are...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 13th May 2018, 16:13
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By ceasar
They have a bunch of accessories, mostly for...

They have a bunch of accessories, mostly for clothing and cell phones. There is also a knife and a wrist watch but there are no optical boosters for binoculars. There is a 1.7X for the scopes which...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 12th May 2018, 20:18
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By ceasar
I'm pretty sure it is discontinued. At least I...

I'm pretty sure it is discontinued. At least I haven't seen it listed as an accessory. Maybe Swaro has an adapter that will fit your 15x56? It would make a useful 30x56 hand held telescope. (Make...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th May 2018, 21:48
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By ceasar
Agree with Kratter. White scapular "back straps"...

Agree with Kratter. White scapular "back straps" are good field marks for RTH.

Bob
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 13:51
Replies: 92
Views: 3,278
Posted By ceasar
Allbinos says this about the coatings on the...

Allbinos says this about the coatings on the Meostar B1 10x42 HD

"The company boasts of using special Meobright coatings, covering all air-to-glass surfaces which are supposed to ensure 99.8% of...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th May 2018, 21:30
Replies: 79
Views: 2,425
Posted By ceasar
It is 7.5º or...

It is 7.5º or 393.75'@1000yds.

https://www.allbinos.com/107-Nikon_SE_8x32_CF-binoculars_specifications.html

Read the 11 reviews in the link above.

Bob
Forum: GPO Monday 7th May 2018, 22:00
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By ceasar
Swarovski has eye cups with one stop to address...

Swarovski has eye cups with one stop to address the problem of eye relief for people who wear glasses and people who do not. Most other manufacturers have eye cups with multiple stops to solve this...
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