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Forum: Binoculars Saturday 21st January 2017, 21:56
Replies: 38
Views: 30,022
Posted By Stud Duck
As previously mentioned Swarovski and Leupold are...

As previously mentioned Swarovski and Leupold are the best I've dealt with.
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 19th January 2017, 19:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,697
Posted By Stud Duck
I just spoke with a CSR from Zeiss and learned...

I just spoke with a CSR from Zeiss and learned the following: Zeiss does not polish lenses nor will they apply any coatings to existing lenses. They will not allow a customer to upgrade the lenses in...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 18th January 2017, 17:14
Replies: 7
Views: 2,697
Posted By Stud Duck
Great information, thanks Bob.

Great information, thanks Bob.
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 18th January 2017, 13:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,697
Posted By Stud Duck
Upgrading lenses/coatings

Hello all,

I'm looking for a set of Victory T*FL 10x42 with the Lotu Tec coating and I've come across a set that meets my criteria except for the Lotu Tec. Since I'm a hunter rather than a...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th December 2016, 17:44
Replies: 1,111
Views: 227,580
Posted By Stud Duck
I haven't read the previous 10 pages of...

I haven't read the previous 10 pages of responses, so forgive me if this has already been mentioned.

Zen-Ray Optics was supposed to be the death of the Alphas as well, they amounted to nothing more...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 18th December 2015, 12:17
Replies: 57
Views: 5,204
Posted By Stud Duck
Brock, Excellent post and in my opinion, you are...

Brock,

Excellent post and in my opinion, you are correct on all points.
Forum: Zeiss Monday 7th December 2015, 16:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By Stud Duck
Interesting read, thank you.

Interesting read, thank you.
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 6th December 2015, 20:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By Stud Duck
Even though I will use them for hunting and big...

Even though I will use them for hunting and big game observation, you probably put your binos through more abuse than I ever will.

Your experience makes me feel a lot better about the money I just...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 4th December 2015, 15:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By Stud Duck
Thank you both for your guidance; I purchased the...

Thank you both for your guidance; I purchased the binos this morning.

I've very easy on my equipment, but the binos will be subjected to the rigors of hunting. How would you say the Zeiss' build...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 3rd December 2015, 13:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By Stud Duck
Fair price?

I have the opportunity to purchase a set of pristine Zeiss Victory 10x42 T* FL binoculars for $1100 shipped. The purchase includes the binos, neck strap, carry case, ocular and objective lens...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 29th November 2015, 18:57
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By Stud Duck
Eye cups

I have come to the conclusion that egronomics and how the binocular fits my face mean more to me than it has in previous years. As strange as it sounds, I'm starting to place more emphasis on ergos...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th November 2015, 15:39
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Stud Duck
Thank you my friend. My next email was going to...

Thank you my friend.

My next email was going to Swarovski to ensure they were an authorized dealer, but that won't be necessary now.

Again, thank you.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 13th November 2015, 15:13
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Stud Duck
Sale-Telescopes.com

http://www.sale-telescopes.com/

Does anyone have any experience with the online retailer found at the link above?

I was poking around the net looking for a deal (if that's possible) on a set of...
Forum: Leica Thursday 12th November 2015, 22:35
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By Stud Duck
Thank you for the assistance.

Thank you for the assistance.
Forum: Leica Thursday 12th November 2015, 19:57
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By Stud Duck
Determining date of manufacture

What digit(s) in the serial number or method is used to determine the date of manufacture?
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 10th November 2015, 17:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By Stud Duck
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 10th November 2015, 10:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By Stud Duck
Jerry, Thank you for sharing your notes, I...

Jerry,

Thank you for sharing your notes, I appreciate the help.

Perhaps you or the others here can help me with one more question: What digit(s) in a Swarovski's serial number determines the year...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 9th November 2015, 20:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By Stud Duck
Lense coatings

I'm currently shopping for a used set of Swarovski SLC 10x42 binos and was wondering if anyone has seen a "timeline" for when the lens coatings were improved and the name of the coatings for the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd November 2015, 11:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Stud Duck
Swarovski: fair price?

I've been looking for a set of 8x32mm binos for a short time now and have come across a set of Swarovski SLC 8x32mm WB binos; manufactured in 2009. Lenses are excellent, body/armor is very good to...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 22nd December 2014, 18:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By Stud Duck
Thank you both for the input. Excellent post...

Thank you both for the input.

Excellent post Steve, as always, I appreciate it.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 21st December 2014, 16:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By Stud Duck
Viper HD or Zen ED3: controlling glare

I will be purchasing a new set of 10 power binos in the near future and one of the most important attributes is the lack of glare/stray light while glassing in the direction of a low-lying winter...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 17th December 2014, 18:43
Replies: 1,576
Views: 566,970
Posted By Stud Duck
I haven't had a chance to get mine out for more...

I haven't had a chance to get mine out for more than a minute, but they came through on the most important aspect for me, and that is controlling glare.

When I arrived home on Monday evening, the...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th December 2014, 14:13
Replies: 1,576
Views: 566,970
Posted By Stud Duck
Well Frank, thanks to your review I just...

Well Frank, thanks to your review I just purchased a set of Sightron "Blue Sky" II 8x32 binos from OpticsPlanet; with a 10% off coupon and free shipping, I got them for $169.

I'm looking forward to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th December 2014, 15:33
Replies: 1,751
Views: 72,934
Posted By Stud Duck
This would really make me a nice Christmas gift!!!

This would really make me a nice Christmas gift!!!
Forum: Vortex Sunday 7th December 2014, 12:31
Replies: 19
Views: 14,614
Posted By Stud Duck
Hawken and Typo, I mentioned the wrong bino in...

Hawken and Typo,

I mentioned the wrong bino in the second paragraph of my second post. The binos I'm considering is the Viper HD and the Talon, not the Razor. I apologize for the confusion. That...
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