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Forum: Canon Yesterday, 14:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,234
Posted By ceasar
Thanks for the information on the Fujinon 12x28...

Thanks for the information on the Fujinon 12x28 and 16x28 Dennis. It answers a lot of questions.

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 13:59
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By ceasar
Sometimes eye cups just won't fit properly in...

Sometimes eye cups just won't fit properly in your eye sockets.

I have never been able to use binoculars with the eye cups back in my eye sockets.

You might find the proper eye relief you need by...
Forum: Canon Saturday 14th September 2019, 21:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,234
Posted By ceasar
From the picture of the Fujinon 12x28 in the...

From the picture of the Fujinon 12x28 in the Binomania website (with the hand holding it) It appears to be about the same size as Swarovski's 8 and 10 x 25 CL Pocket binoculars....
Forum: Nikon Saturday 14th September 2019, 20:13
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By ceasar
It is one of the basic economy ($200.00 price...

It is one of the basic economy ($200.00 price range) Chinese made binoculars. This one is made to Nikon's specs. It has a below average FOV for a 10x of 315' @1000yqrdw and average eye relief of...
Forum: Canon Saturday 14th September 2019, 04:34
Replies: 35
Views: 1,234
Posted By ceasar
Binomania's biggest problem is that it is...

Binomania's biggest problem is that it is written in Italian.

I'll keep my Canon 12x36 IS 3. I'm satisfied with it after using it for 6 months.
How technically sophisticated does a binocular have...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 12th September 2019, 23:24
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By ceasar
FWIW, while we are on the subject of the Zeiss...

FWIW, while we are on the subject of the Zeiss Night Owl 7x45B T* B* we should note that Jerry Liguori, the author of "HAWKS AT A DISTANCE, IDENTIFICATION OF MIGRANT RAPTORS,"(published 2011;...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th September 2019, 14:02
Replies: 51
Views: 1,701
Posted By ceasar
Hi Bill, I've never fully understood "AFOV." I...

Hi Bill,

I've never fully understood "AFOV." I have never been able to separate it, visually that is, from the actual FOV that I see when I use a binocular. Take my Nikon 8x30 EII with its 8.8 FOV...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th September 2019, 13:35
Replies: 51
Views: 1,701
Posted By ceasar
No Dennis, I've never had the opportunity to use...

No Dennis, I've never had the opportunity to use one. I always felt that it would give me claustrophobia ;) being familiar as I am with using 7x42 binoculars with 8 FOVs.

One thing we tend to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th September 2019, 00:39
Replies: 51
Views: 1,701
Posted By ceasar
Thank you Arthur. I have never had the...

Thank you Arthur.

I have never had the opportunity to use the 7x42 ClassiC. I note that Allbinos lists 10 enthusiastic reviews from some fortunate owners and that the ClassiCs were manufactured...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 11th September 2019, 00:06
Replies: 51
Views: 1,701
Posted By ceasar
Andy, The Zeiss Victory 7x42 T* FL uses an 8x...

Andy,

The Zeiss Victory 7x42 T* FL uses an 8x eyepiece with shorter objective tubes to get 7x with a wider 8.5 FOV than the normal 8 FOV a standard 7x42 has with its perceived but "inadequate"...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th September 2019, 16:10
Replies: 51
Views: 1,701
Posted By ceasar
See the Four accurate but less than enthusiastic...

See the Four accurate but less than enthusiastic individual reviews in Allbinos below.

It's overall Specifications are not impressive even with its well known very high transmission.

It has a very...
Forum: Leica Monday 9th September 2019, 22:49
Replies: 35
Views: 907
Posted By ceasar
Hi GG. Why not take a look at the Swarovski CL...

Hi GG.

Why not take a look at the Swarovski CL Companion 8x30 B with its new "Optical Box?"

Jan Van Daalen has high praise for it! "A little jewel from another planet!"

There is no reason it...
Forum: Leica Thursday 5th September 2019, 18:30
Replies: 69
Views: 4,049
Posted By ceasar
FWIW the one thing you get that everybody should...

FWIW the one thing you get that everybody should agree about is longer eye relief.;)

Bob
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 4th September 2019, 22:29
Replies: 86
Views: 4,823
Posted By ceasar
Not as far as I know but I am allergic to Bee...

Not as far as I know but I am allergic to Bee Stings so I carry Benedril with me and I take pills for spring, summer and fall allergies.

Do you think they will protect me while using the old...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 4th September 2019, 13:37
Replies: 86
Views: 4,823
Posted By ceasar
Near as I can tell is that it may be...

Near as I can tell is that it may be poisonous.:news::h?:

Bob
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 29th August 2019, 13:50
Replies: 53
Views: 2,012
Posted By ceasar
In 2010 when Nikon was having a fire sale on...

In 2010 when Nikon was having a fire sale on their discontinued double hinged EDG I binoculars (which were sold only in North America) I purchased a 10x32 EDG I from them for $1000.00. (They also...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 25th August 2019, 16:54
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By ceasar
Many expensive binoculars do have screw on and...

Many expensive binoculars do have screw on and screw off eye cups to make it easier to clean the oculars. Even some moderately priced binoculars have eye cups like these.

Some people have tried...
Forum: Vortex Sunday 25th August 2019, 14:18
Replies: 27
Views: 3,399
Posted By ceasar
I'm surprised that they didn't send you a new...

I'm surprised that they didn't send you a new binocular. Look it over carefully,
maybe they did.;)

Bob
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th August 2019, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By ceasar
Agree with Red-shouldered Hawk. White checkering...

Agree with Red-shouldered Hawk. White checkering on primaries

Bob
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 25th August 2019, 13:19
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By ceasar
Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk based on white scapular...

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk based on white scapular banding and its light and dark narrow banded tail which is a juvenile trait.

There is a possibility that it may be a "Krider's" Red-tailed Hawk...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 24th August 2019, 14:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By ceasar
Hi Tenex, You might want to give it one more...

Hi Tenex,


You might want to give it one more try and contact Cory Suddarth in Oklahoma for repairs.

If he can't fix it it probably can't be fixed. Review his website in the link below for more...
Forum: Swift Friday 23rd August 2019, 14:36
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By ceasar
I have the later model with the twist-up eye cups...

I have the later model with the twist-up eye cups and I enjoy using it. I would like a wider FOV but I will give Humphrey H. Swift, the late owner of Swift Binoculars, who purportedly designed the...
Forum: Vortex Monday 19th August 2019, 23:17
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By ceasar
I purchased a Vortex 8x42 Diamond Back when it...

I purchased a Vortex 8x42 Diamond Back when it was first introduced quite a while ago. It was a surprisingly good binocular for its price then; very well constructed! Its price, as I recall, was...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th August 2019, 13:37
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By ceasar
Agree with Juvenile RTH. Has classic white...

Agree with Juvenile RTH. Has classic white scapular bands of RTH and equal width dark and light juvenile bands showing on the bird's tail in picture #3.

Bob
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 15th August 2019, 13:28
Replies: 338
Views: 44,971
Posted By ceasar
That is my experience with an older 8x20 model I...

That is my experience with an older 8x20 model I have which was made in Hungary. I have to keep my index fingers braced up against my brow ridge to get the extended eye relief for the eye cups that...
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