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Forum: Binoculars Friday 22nd November 2019, 14:11
Replies: 36
Views: 1,618
Posted By ceasar
That must be the retail price in Canada. It can...

That must be the retail price in Canada.

It can be ordered from Nikon for $999.95.

https://www.nikonsportoptics.com/en/nikon-products/binoculars/monarch-hg-10x42.html

And...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st November 2019, 22:41
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By ceasar
Assume you saw them in the field and did not have...

Assume you saw them in the field and did not have the photographs to mull over and you were required to identify them while they were in flight. What would your identifications be? Remember...
Forum: Leica Thursday 21st November 2019, 17:56
Replies: 108
Views: 6,038
Posted By ceasar
I remember reading somewhere in this website...

I remember reading somewhere in this website about Bushnell (I think) roof prism binoculars which used Uppendahl prisms that had phase coatings. Also, didn't some late model Leitz binoculars with...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 20th November 2019, 03:38
Replies: 108
Views: 6,038
Posted By ceasar
To be fair the EDG was introduced in the USA in...

To be fair the EDG was introduced in the USA in 2008 with an open frame body and in 2010 it was changed into its current single hinge construction and introduced into Europe. The optics in it are...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 19th November 2019, 05:19
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By ceasar
Red-shouldered Hawk. No doubt! Bob

Red-shouldered Hawk. No doubt!

Bob
Forum: Nikon Monday 18th November 2019, 13:59
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By ceasar
Regarding the SE Porro prisms; I would ignore...

Regarding the SE Porro prisms; I would ignore Japan and send them to Cory Suddarth for any work needed.

Bob
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th November 2019, 13:50
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By ceasar
Thank you for that link from mpnature. Every...

Thank you for that link from mpnature. Every little bit helps!

I respectfully disagree with your conclusion. The second bird still looks like a Cooper's Hawk to me. I think the birds are close...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th November 2019, 04:59
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By ceasar
I think that the second bird is a Cooper's Hawk. ...

I think that the second bird is a Cooper's Hawk. It is a visibly more "bulky" bird than the 1st bird.

Wheeler comments on "An age-old problematic species for both adult and juvenile as concerns...
Forum: Leica Saturday 16th November 2019, 14:31
Replies: 108
Views: 6,038
Posted By ceasar
If they are going to do that I expect that they...

If they are going to do that I expect that they will be expensive!

I ordered one of the original versions from Camera Land when they were taking orders for them and, if my memory is correct it was...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 16th November 2019, 14:15
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By ceasar
The "Horned Eye Cups" that came with my Nikon...

The "Horned Eye Cups" that came with my Nikon EDGs will work with the eye cups on my Zeiss Victory 7x42 T* FL in the down position.. There is plenty of eye relief when using them. :t: They stretch...
Forum: Leica Saturday 16th November 2019, 13:14
Replies: 108
Views: 6,038
Posted By ceasar
Allbinos still has listed the Leica 7x35, 8x40...

Allbinos still has listed the Leica 7x35, 8x40 and 10x40 Trinovids which were announced in September 2017. In fact they currently are the first 3 Leica binoculars listed by Albinos at this time. ...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 22:27
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By ceasar
Red-tailed Hawk as noted above. The white...

Red-tailed Hawk as noted above. The white scapular markings on the upper wing coverts are typical of the Eastern Red-tailed Hawk.

Harlan's Hawks with their atypically patterned tails winter over...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 14:28
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By ceasar
It is a "Krider's" Red-tailed Hawk. They are...

It is a "Krider's" Red-tailed Hawk.

They are found mainly in winter along the Mississippi Basin according to the range maps in Wheeler's "RAPTORS of Eastern North America." Very similar...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 10th November 2019, 20:40
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By ceasar
I think you are confusing the old discontinued...

I think you are confusing the old discontinued Nikon HG/HGL binoculars with the newer line of Monarch HG binoculars.

The discontinued HG and HGL series binoculars were manufactured before the...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 10th November 2019, 19:51
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By ceasar
Hi Pat, There is an element of chance in...

Hi Pat,

There is an element of chance in purchasing any binocular.

You like the Monarch 7 and I note that price appears to be one of your major considerations.

Indeed, the Monarch 7 could...
Forum: Nikon Friday 8th November 2019, 04:54
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By ceasar
Their "weight" and "hang" always drew many...

Their "weight" and "hang" always drew many complaints as I recall.

Bob
Forum: Nikon Thursday 7th November 2019, 15:55
Replies: 54
Views: 23,740
Posted By ceasar
Sorry Andy. I guess my attempts at humor fell...

Sorry Andy. I guess my attempts at humor fell flat. If I wasn't retired I would be wise to keep my day job.

I do think that the owners of the HG L's and LX L's don't have to worry too much about...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 7th November 2019, 14:37
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By ceasar
CJ, Our son will be home for Thanksgiving. I am...

CJ,

Our son will be home for Thanksgiving. I am going to bring that Adhesive Tape anecdote up with him. ;). By the way, did you see the word dielectric there in? It brings to my mind the coatings...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 7th November 2019, 13:36
Replies: 54
Views: 23,740
Posted By ceasar
Gee! I never expected anyone to take my comment...

Gee!

I never expected anyone to take my comment seriously!;)

As for the durability of their respective coverings one might wear the coverings of the HG Ls out, maybe 10 years sooner, if one used...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 7th November 2019, 03:06
Replies: 54
Views: 23,740
Posted By ceasar
Andy, Can we speculate that the reason the armor...

Andy,

Can we speculate that the reason the armor on the HG/LX versions is "so much better" because it was needed to protect the users from the mysterious rays emanating from the leaded glass Nikon...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 6th November 2019, 15:58
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By ceasar
I have owned and used Nikon's 8x32 LX L and 10x32...

I have owned and used Nikon's 8x32 LX L and 10x32 LX L for years. I purchased the 8x32 LXL from Eagle Optics in January of 2006 for $849. Nikon identifies them on the box as 8x32 HGL DCF. The box...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th November 2019, 01:07
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By ceasar
Could be a Goshawk. Has a large, light...

Could be a Goshawk. Has a large, light supercilium and irregular dark under tail bands.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 2nd November 2019, 00:26
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By ceasar
FWIW there is also research taking place in...

FWIW there is also research taking place in Terahertz Technology at the other (long) end of the light spectrum.

"Terahertz (THz) radiation is a type of light, more energetic than microwaves but less...
Forum: Leica Thursday 31st October 2019, 13:40
Replies: 41
Views: 2,646
Posted By ceasar
Here is the thread discussing the release of the...

Here is the thread discussing the release of the aforesaid new versions of the Leitz Trinovids.

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=355079

Bob
Forum: Leica Friday 25th October 2019, 14:53
Replies: 51
Views: 2,400
Posted By ceasar
It looks like a nice, clean binocular. :t: Here...

It looks like a nice, clean binocular. :t:

Here is the 6x24 shown in Allbinos and it's specs.

https://www.allbinos.com/1635-Leitz_Trinovid_6x24-binoculars_specifications.html

They were made from...
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