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Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 19:57
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Posted By [email protected]
Can you go $500.00? The new Vortex Viper's HD...

Can you go $500.00? The new Vortex Viper's HD 8x32 are very nice and very small and compact. Great warranty too.

http://www.vortexoptics.com/discontinued/vortex-viper-hd-8x32-binocular
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 03:16
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By [email protected]
Frank. Would you check out the Sightron 8x32 SII...

Frank. Would you check out the Sightron 8x32 SII Blue Sky for me?:king:
Forum: Leica Yesterday, 03:07
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By [email protected]
I like em but they are a little bit "retro" WWII...

I like em but they are a little bit "retro" WWII military.
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 02:57
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By [email protected]
If you like Vanguard ED II in the 10x42 why don't...

If you like Vanguard ED II in the 10x42 why don't you just get the 8x32 version. I agree that they are an excellent bargain. Here is the regular Vanguard ED version for $249.99 and the Vanguard...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 02:08
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By [email protected]
I agree. Leupold has always had excellent...

I agree. Leupold has always had excellent customer service.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 23rd September 2018, 18:45
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By [email protected]
If the MIC models don't hold up you can just send...

If the MIC models don't hold up you can just send them to Vortex and they will send you a new pair.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 23rd September 2018, 02:03
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By [email protected]
I don't know I don't notice too much difference...

I don't know I don't notice too much difference having had Japanese built Vortex's and now a Chinese built Vortex Viper. The Chinese one doesn't seem much different. I can't find a thing to complain...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 22nd September 2018, 16:21
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
Patudo. I agree with everything you said. I think...

Patudo. I agree with everything you said. I think just adding extra baffles to the control a small amount of glare is going to compromise other areas of the SV 8x32. That is what the Swarovski...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 22nd September 2018, 15:11
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By [email protected]
I just recently compared the newer Vortex Viper...

I just recently compared the newer Vortex Viper HD to several different binoculars at Cabella's in different magnifications. I tried the Leupold BX4 and I didn't think the build quality or optics...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 23:04
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
Look at these false pupils in the Zeiss 8x42 FL....

Look at these false pupils in the Zeiss 8x42 FL. Way more distinct than the SV FP 8x32!
Forum: Nikon Friday 21st September 2018, 22:36
Replies: 32
Views: 1,277
Posted By [email protected]
Grey and overcast is when you really see CA and...

Grey and overcast is when you really see CA and white skies also.
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Friday 21st September 2018, 21:41
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By [email protected]
Thanks, for the response. I agree the Viper's are...

Thanks, for the response. I agree the Viper's are the sweet spot in the Vortex line. The Conquest's IMO don't have a lot of contrast compared to other binoculars at their price point and they have a...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 21:08
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
It looks about the same as the SV 8.5x42.

It looks about the same as the SV 8.5x42.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 20:31
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
Honestly, you kind of have to be a Zeiss Boi to...

Honestly, you kind of have to be a Zeiss Boi to own a Terra.;) There are many less expensive binoculars that outperform it. But I CAN understand wanting the brand name and the support and recognition...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 20:26
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
Really! You like it that much.;)

Really! You like it that much.;)
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 20:14
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
You could be right and it could be a myth but we...

You could be right and it could be a myth but we are both just guessing as if there were any changes made without dissecting the binocular. No, I am not sending you mine to dissect.;) Swarovski, is...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 17:03
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
Swarovski may have tweaked the baffle design or...

Swarovski may have tweaked the baffle design or done a million other small things to the internals or the eyepiece and it would be difficult to see in a photo like that. It could very well be that...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 00:26
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
I haven't tried the Noctivid but I hear it is...

I haven't tried the Noctivid but I hear it is good at glare control. The best I have tried to date as I said were the big 8x56 SLC and 8x56 FL. They are pretty much glare free also. Every time I buy...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 20th September 2018, 23:35
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
I agree with Ceasar on Torview's photo's. There...

I agree with Ceasar on Torview's photo's. There are very few if any binoculars that would not have any glare looking almost directly into the sunset in that situation. That is one of the worst...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 20th September 2018, 19:19
Replies: 105
Views: 11,333
Posted By [email protected]
I have had both the Vortex Razor and the older...

I have had both the Vortex Razor and the older Tract. I would go with the new Tract Toric HT 10x42. I think you will be happier.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 20th September 2018, 04:33
Replies: 105
Views: 11,333
Posted By [email protected]
I would be inclined to go with the Tract Toric HT...

I would be inclined to go with the Tract Toric HT 10x42 if I had to choose between those three. You should probably try the Nikon Monarch HG 10x42 because it would have the biggest FOV and it is very...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 20th September 2018, 01:53
Replies: 106
Views: 4,896
Posted By [email protected]
If there is no glare in the newest SV 8x32 FP or...

If there is no glare in the newest SV 8x32 FP or it is extremely hard to reproduce as RainStar and Torview say in the above posts how are you going to take a picture of something that doesn't exist?
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 19th September 2018, 14:11
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By [email protected]
I think using two eyes with a binocular like the...

I think using two eyes with a binocular like the Nikon 20x120 III you can pick up fainter colors. That is interesting that the 20" Obsession wouldn't pick it up. My 10" would never pick it up either.
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 19th September 2018, 00:23
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By [email protected]
I would have bought the SV 10x42 on the spot...

I would have bought the SV 10x42 on the spot also. It is not FP but it is still a $1500.00 glass for $1K. In my experience Swarovski service is hard to beat. That is part of the reason you pay more...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 18th September 2018, 07:01
Replies: 32
Views: 1,277
Posted By [email protected]
I didn't say there was something wrong with your...

I didn't say there was something wrong with your vision if you are not bothered by CA. My point is HD or high dispersion glass which helps control CA has benefits other than eliminating the color...
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