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Forum: Opticron Yesterday, 21:50
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By chill6x6
I'm glad you like them! :t:

I'm glad you like them! :t:
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Thursday 20th September 2018, 17:58
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By chill6x6
Thanks for that info! :t:

Thanks for that info! :t:
Forum: Nikon Thursday 20th September 2018, 17:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By chill6x6
So a little more birding with the Premier...

So a little more birding with the Premier 8X32...I started at almost exactly 7AM...quit about 1130.

I like it....I like it a LOT. Very user-friendly with a huge sweet-spot. Eye placement is very...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 19th September 2018, 12:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By chill6x6
Wouldn't a SV 10X50 be the next best thing? ;)

Wouldn't a SV 10X50 be the next best thing? ;)
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th September 2018, 16:29
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
adhoc, Do you think you will be satisfied with...

adhoc,

Do you think you will be satisfied with Discovery 7X42 when you compare the optics to you Zeiss Victory? I would be inclined to think you won't be.

I say buy a nice 7X42 ONCE(Do as I say,...
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:15
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By chill6x6
So.....one question. I can see the focus...

So.....one question. I can see the focus adjustment was talked about a LITTLE....but...SLACK/PLAY in the focus adjustment...how is it? It it THERE? Forge and/or Engage... Is it the same/similar...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:07
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
First a question for you....What's your primary...

First a question for you....What's your primary binocular(s) NOW?



Marc,

Sounds like you have a pretty well thought-out plan! I hope you are elated with the Discovery 7X42 and that will be that!...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 18th September 2018, 00:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By chill6x6
Thanks for the comments Bob, Andy, and AP.... ...

Thanks for the comments Bob, Andy, and AP.... Especially thanks for the photos Andy!

I really didn't notice any difference in "hang" while using the RYULH as I mostly do.



CA....There's a...
Forum: Nikon Monday 17th September 2018, 13:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By chill6x6
A little time with the Premier 8X32...

Recently I bought some LNIB Nikon Premier 8X32 binoculars....like two weeks ago. I've only been out with them on a couple of trips BUT.... SWEET! Really nice! Focus adjustment-Nikon smooth. ER-...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th September 2018, 12:44
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
ANY FL 7X42 you find will be fine. ANY Ultravid...

ANY FL 7X42 you find will be fine.
ANY Ultravid 7X42 will be fine although as mentioned it won't have a very close focus. Same for a Trinovid BN.
SLC 7X42...MINE is a 2008...CERTAINLY no worries...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 17th September 2018, 12:35
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
So why did I use the Discovery 7X42 a lot? In...

So why did I use the Discovery 7X42 a lot? In particular THIS summer I've had to stay close to home because of work....and being between migrations the odds of me seeing a bird I haven't seen aren't...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th September 2018, 17:44
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
Of course I can't disagree with any of that. If...

Of course I can't disagree with any of that. If you want a 7X42 roof there's the Discovery then, well...maybe the Meopta then the Leica and that's about it. So a LOT of difference in the...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th September 2018, 17:37
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
Done! And I even got out a REAL camera too! The...

Done! And I even got out a REAL camera too!

The Discovery....I had TWO o-rings under each eyecup to hold the proper position for me with glasses since it doesn't have any eyecup stops. So, that...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th September 2018, 12:16
Replies: 105
Views: 11,244
Posted By chill6x6
I don't know. I never had those two in the same...

I don't know. I never had those two in the same magnification. Both are nice binoculars! Both are probably very similar optically too. At $524 the closeout Toric UHD is certainly the bargain of...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th September 2018, 12:02
Replies: 70
Views: 3,130
Posted By chill6x6
If I were in the market for a 7X binocular on...

If I were in the market for a 7X binocular on SOMEWHAT of a budget, I'd look at the following:

Used SLC 7X42
Used/NIB Leica 7X42 Trinovid BN
Meopta B.1 Meostar 7X42
Zeiss FL 7X42

Some of those are...
Forum: Others Wednesday 5th September 2018, 13:45
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chill6x6
You're welcome! After spending more than a year...

You're welcome! After spending more than a year with it, I'd have no problem with it as a primary binocular for the price conscious birder!



Thanks for your comments David! I'm pretty confident...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 5th September 2018, 13:37
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By chill6x6
FYI....Optics Planted NOW has the 8X44 Wildlife...

FYI....Optics Planted NOW has the 8X44 Wildlife XP for $849.00. And if you use the code FTZBX you get another 5% off....Sooooo...that makes it 807.49 with free shipping.
Forum: Others Tuesday 4th September 2018, 15:34
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chill6x6
I didn't have those two at the same time. I DID...

I didn't have those two at the same time. I DID have the ED II and the Toric at the same time briefly. To me there was no doubt that I liked the ED II better optically BUT at the time I thought the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 4th September 2018, 15:22
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By chill6x6
Hey Alan! For sure your Maven 9X45 you could...

Hey Alan!

For sure your Maven 9X45 you could never replace for what you have in it! ;) It's a great "do it all" binocular for sure.

I have really too many binoculars to list so I'll list a few...
Forum: Others Monday 3rd September 2018, 19:14
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chill6x6
Vanguard Endeavor ED II vs. IV..my take

Greetings!

I probably should have posted something about this subject sooner, a LOT sooner. But nevertheless....here goes.

I've owned the ED II for about three years, the ED IV thirteen months. ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 31st August 2018, 14:22
Replies: 38
Views: 1,821
Posted By chill6x6
It's hard to get it ALL for around $500 but I've...

It's hard to get it ALL for around $500 but I've found one CAN get a LOT.

Of the ones I've had I almost always come back to TWO and that's the Vanguard Endeavor ED II/IV and the Monarch 7. ...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 30th August 2018, 03:36
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By chill6x6
I kinda agree with that FOV issue.... I also...

I kinda agree with that FOV issue.... I also realize they are reasonably priced.

Vortex offers Viper HDs in 10X50 and 12X50. FOV is better for the Viper HDs... I believe. 10X50 C1 is...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 30th August 2018, 03:18
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By chill6x6
My opinion... I've never bought one because of...

My opinion...

I've never bought one because of TWO reasons....the winged eyecups design AND at the price they WERE, there were PLENTY of other choices available. Now they have dropped the price of...
Forum: Meopta Thursday 30th August 2018, 03:09
Replies: 62
Views: 2,381
Posted By chill6x6
Wow Lee! GREAT interview and really lots of nice...

Wow Lee!

GREAT interview and really lots of nice information. Mr Slany comes across as straightforward with lots of good info. He really didn't seem to dodge too much.

I WILL agree that Meopta is...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 29th August 2018, 13:32
Replies: 31
Views: 888
Posted By chill6x6
Thanks Bob.. Good info Andy... Thanks...

Thanks Bob..



Good info Andy...



Thanks Jerry...
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