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Forum: Swarovski Yesterday, 23:35
Replies: 73
Views: 3,820
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up GiGi, the 42mm Nikon MHG feels like a high...

GiGi, the 42mm Nikon MHG feels like a high quality construction to me - I was super impressed - absolutely the equal or more of the Swarovski SV in that regard. I wish it's sharpness thrilled me, but...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 02:04
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
For me it's not so much the "square" shape (is it...

For me it's not so much the "square" shape (is it really square ? the sides are pretty rounded) - it's more the "brick" like weight ..... 1-1.3kg is just not an option for me. Worse than that though,...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th October 2020, 10:26
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Post I think there will be 3 categories of...

I think there will be 3 categories of instruments:-
* purely optical
* optical with IS
* fully digital - the works^1.

1. What Dennis forgot to mention is that you will be tracked in real-time...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 27th October 2020, 08:13
Replies: 73
Views: 3,820
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question My Zens - have endured bumps, scrapes, knocks,...

My Zens - have endured bumps, scrapes, knocks, falls, being tossed around, high speed impacts, dangerous animal attacks, rain, hail, snow, salt, sand, dust storms, mud, smoke, oven-like temperatures,...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 27th October 2020, 02:30
Replies: 73
Views: 3,820
Posted By Chosun Juan
Smile You realize those mountains are female right .......

You realize those mountains are female right .... ? o:)








Chosun :gh:
Forum: Binoculars Monday 26th October 2020, 23:51
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up A good read - thanks Bill :t: Rather topical too...

A good read - thanks Bill :t:
Rather topical too considering where the country is at, and what it is facing.






Chosun :gh:
Forum: Binoculars Monday 26th October 2020, 23:31
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Chosun Juan
The 10x32 SV is favoured by a particular secret...

The 10x32 SV is favoured by a particular secret organization - I could tell you but then we'd probably both disappear .... ! :eek!: :gn:

It is again a very special little bin - it surprised me, as...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 26th October 2020, 13:59
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By Chosun Juan
Cool Roger Cicala: why I don't use an MTF bench to test my own lenses

Very interesting article by Lens Rentals' Roger Cicala on how he 'tests' his personal lenses 'practically' despite having access to a plethora of professional testing equipment. Methods that...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 26th October 2020, 10:55
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Dennis, I don't think you have yet covered in...

Dennis, I don't think you have yet covered in this thread, what for (or how) you have actually (or will) use these 14x TSX Fuji's .... ?

I looked up the specs on these, and while they might have...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 26th October 2020, 09:12
Replies: 73
Views: 3,820
Posted By Chosun Juan
I agree. Customers shouldn't be beta testers on...

I agree. Customers shouldn't be beta testers on any products (unless that's the specific deal) - especially on $3-$5K instruments (depending on your own pesos exchange rate at the time).

It will be...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 26th October 2020, 03:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Is the increase in Fov from the 120m of the SF to...

Is the increase in Fov from the 120m of the SF to the 133m of the NL directly noticeable to you ? or show up positively in any other intangible way ?

This is the question I perhaps most want...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 26th October 2020, 03:10
Replies: 73
Views: 3,820
Posted By Chosun Juan
NZBinodude - I know what you are saying about...

NZBinodude - I know what you are saying about some of the older finer precision instruments - then again some of those are full of fungus by now, or have subjected your eyeballs to a lifetime of...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 24th October 2020, 04:44
Replies: 56
Views: 1,440
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Sue, have you seen this lightly used Swarovski...

Sue, have you seen this lightly used Swarovski 8x30 CL B advertised here on BF ? 750 USD shipped (575) - check that - Contact the seller if interested (can use Private Messaging).

It could be worth...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 16:22
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Hey a 'production' car just tore up a Nevada...

Hey a 'production' car just tore up a Nevada highway at an average speed of over 500km/h. Musk is planning a launch to Mars in 2024. We are only talking about a stabilized Switch Power binocular here...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 12:16
Replies: 56
Views: 1,440
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Hi Sue, It's very important to get the...

Hi Sue,

It's very important to get the binoculars set up correctly for you - Inter-Pupillary Distance (IPD), Eye Relief (ER), and Diopter. Sometimes you do all that as well as possible, and the ease...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 23rd October 2020, 11:15
Replies: 72
Views: 4,229
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking Not if you are downunder ! ;) Chosun :gh:

Not if you are downunder ! ;)





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 10:20
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
I'd like to see an extra wide field 'alpha' level...

I'd like to see an extra wide field 'alpha' level lightweight switch power IS binocular - say 7.5x43 & 14.5x43 with the option of engaging IS at the higher power.

I want it to have weight and...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 05:07
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
With all the Swaro's, Zeiss HT, and SF etc - I...

With all the Swaro's, Zeiss HT, and SF etc - I seem to back the eyecups out about ~2mm, which is a little odd because they all list differently - very convenient for me though !

My Zens have 16.8mm...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 03:59
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow I need around 17-18mm ER with my glasses (short...

I need around 17-18mm ER with my glasses (short sighted). I guess a bigger EP is just a personal preference - it helps in offhand off-axis snap viewing ...... maybe one day when I am very old and...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 03:39
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Alexis - That 2.5mm EP is not going to work for...

Alexis - That 2.5mm EP is not going to work for me with my glasses - I don't think I'd like to drop below ~3.2 and even that is finnicky .....






Chosun :gh:
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 03:32
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Amen to that ! :t: Chosun :gh:

Amen to that ! :t:







Chosun :gh:
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 00:51
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Lol :-O I'm just saying how they feel in the...

Lol :-O I'm just saying how they feel in the hand for me :)

(also, someone was having a dig at Dennis which was out of order, so I thought I'd have a bit of fun showing them the error of their...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd October 2020, 00:21
Replies: 97
Views: 2,561
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow I think there is potential, but I'm undecided...

I think there is potential, but I'm undecided still based on current offerings - ergonomics are a nightmare for me. It's very much a case of YMMV - so if they work for someone - then great.

I also...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 22nd October 2020, 23:59
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By Chosun Juan
I think any recommendations to use the Canon IS...

I think any recommendations to use the Canon IS models are more likely to be found on AllCephalopoda.com rather than Allbinos.com because you need the dexterity of an octopus to use one. I find even...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 22nd October 2020, 23:47
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up :t: Chosun :gh:

:t:







Chosun :gh:
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