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Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd February 2018, 19:29
Replies: 39
Views: 1,769
Posted By jan van daalen
Nehh, it's just generation over generation. Nepal...

Nehh, it's just generation over generation.
Nepal is now overcrowded (but aren't we the ones who do it?) and Bhutan is like a virgin landscape. Look at it now and come back later 40 years from now....
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd February 2018, 08:46
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By jan van daalen
Maybe "Made in Beyruth Germany" is Made in...

Maybe "Made in Beyruth Germany" is Made in Beiroet Lebanon?

AFAIK all roofs are now made in China and only the Porro's are made/assembled in Germany.
Could be the reason of a raise and fall of a...
Forum: Leica Friday 23rd February 2018, 07:00
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By jan van daalen
Hi Jerry, Yours are the same as mine. These have...

Hi Jerry,

Yours are the same as mine. These have the HT prism glass type.
I was not aware of the excistence of a Safari serie with the standard HD version.
Now I have to look for those to get the...
Forum: Leica Thursday 22nd February 2018, 19:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By jan van daalen
Mine have the HD in red engraved. Yours? Jan

Mine have the HD in red engraved. Yours?

Jan
Forum: Leica Thursday 22nd February 2018, 16:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By jan van daalen
Hi Dries, Congrets. I'm told (and sold) that...

Hi Dries,

Congrets. I'm told (and sold) that these are the + models so with HT Prism glass, still sold down here for 2.545,00 euro.

I find them much more nice looking than the silver and/or black...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 21st February 2018, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By jan van daalen
Hi Dom, FWIW, yes the cups look flimsy but even...

Hi Dom,

FWIW, yes the cups look flimsy but even in the FL they used the same material and there were AFAIK never any structural problems.
Succes;)
Jan
Forum: Leica Wednesday 21st February 2018, 18:35
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By jan van daalen
OK, so it is the choice between a model that...

OK, so it is the choice between a model that experiences flare and/or blackouts during view, against a model of which the eyecups feel cheap and against a model of which the harnas is not aesthatic.
...
Forum: Leica Monday 19th February 2018, 09:44
Replies: 81
Views: 8,721
Posted By jan van daalen
The term "current estimate" is correct. It is not...

The term "current estimate" is correct. It is not planned in the budgetyear of March 2018 - March 2019.

Will it be after that? Time will tell.

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 18th February 2018, 21:54
Replies: 46
Views: 1,543
Posted By jan van daalen
The more I learn about the subject, the more I...

The more I learn about the subject, the more I understand how little I know.
I do know, that I learn a lot from some guys and doll (who lives upsidedown:gh: and can't help it) and am glad to be part...
Forum: Leica Sunday 18th February 2018, 10:30
Replies: 81
Views: 8,721
Posted By jan van daalen
Hi Pete, I know, called them the minute after...

Hi Pete,

I know, called them the minute after they advertized (months ago) they could deliver, while Leica told me they couldn't, and ordered some:king:
It seems German weeks has more days than...
Forum: Leica Saturday 17th February 2018, 14:24
Replies: 81
Views: 8,721
Posted By jan van daalen
LOL, but for the 7x35 there would always be a...

LOL, but for the 7x35 there would always be a budget:t:
Forum: Leica Saturday 17th February 2018, 07:59
Replies: 81
Views: 8,721
Posted By jan van daalen
OK, it's official. In the coming fiscal Leica...

OK, it's official.
In the coming fiscal Leica year (march 2018-2019) there is no room for a budget regarding the Icons.

Jan
Forum: Leica Wednesday 14th February 2018, 13:18
Replies: 81
Views: 8,721
Posted By jan van daalen
I doubt labor is cheaper in Japan, compared to...

I doubt labor is cheaper in Japan, compared to Germany. I do know Japan is capable of mass production. Something Germany/Portugal is not.
But the rumor that Far East components were delayed together...
Forum: Leica Sunday 11th February 2018, 16:15
Replies: 29
Views: 2,842
Posted By jan van daalen
The testresults from Gijs show an improvement of...

The testresults from Gijs show an improvement of 2-3% of the lighttransmission over the full spectrum, probably caused by the use of HT glass in the prisms of the HD+.
Leica mentions an improved...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 10th February 2018, 15:45
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By jan van daalen
Yep, the more recent P models are a joy to use...

Yep, the more recent P models are a joy to use for life.
Ofcourse the modern models outrun them but looking through those oldies is still like coming home.

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Friday 9th February 2018, 11:09
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By jan van daalen
As were the same of Zeiss. Jan

As were the same of Zeiss.

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Friday 9th February 2018, 00:37
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By jan van daalen
To be frank....... their price. If they would ask...

To be frank....... their price.
If they would ask double their current pricing, everybody would consider them Alpha.

If one would take the plants of Swarovski, Zeiss and Leica and put it on the...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 8th February 2018, 15:44
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jan van daalen
Lee, Like a very wiser man citaded earlier: "If...

Lee,

Like a very wiser man citaded earlier: "If it ain't Dutch, it ain't.....", right8-P

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 8th February 2018, 12:55
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jan van daalen
One could always say that he was deeply inspired...

One could always say that he was deeply inspired by him.

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 7th February 2018, 23:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By jan van daalen
Hi Bill, Yes and No;) One could argue that an...

Hi Bill,

Yes and No;)

One could argue that an "expensive" bin is worth the repair and a cheapo isn't, but wittnessing the Bushnell Legend price in the US in regards to the EU price, I can imagine...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 7th February 2018, 12:08
Replies: 69
Views: 4,243
Posted By jan van daalen
OK, counting the A beans results in a 1/3 does...

OK, counting the A beans results in a 1/3 does not use A optics and 2/3 grows to a A brand.

Thanks guys (no dolls I'm sad to say)

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 7th February 2018, 11:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By jan van daalen
Talking to Vortex and Bushnell on this matter,...

Talking to Vortex and Bushnell on this matter, might bring some light on this aspect.
Currently (2017) Vortex has no repair department in the UK so every defect bin is replaced by a new one. As soon...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 6th February 2018, 16:08
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jan van daalen
Bob, It all depends on the brand and/or its...

Bob,

It all depends on the brand and/or its distributor.
For example, Zeiss offers for their Victory FL/HT/SF/Conquest line a 10 years warranty period which was extended to 25 by the distributor....
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 6th February 2018, 14:35
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jan van daalen
Currently I am stalking some elusive flying...

Currently I am stalking some elusive flying fish.......

Jan
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 6th February 2018, 11:28
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jan van daalen
Hi Bob, It's obvious we are talking from the...

Hi Bob,

It's obvious we are talking from the view of two different worlds: USA-EU;)
So probably we are both right.

Jan
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