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Forum: Conservation Monday 15th October 2018, 21:47
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
I'm not so sure she hijacked the issue for her...

I'm not so sure she hijacked the issue for her "cause," or that that's a fair accusation. The 2016 US suicide rate (https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/suicide/index.html) generally appears to correlate...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 14th October 2018, 08:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By elkcub
Would someone please clarify which one is a...

Would someone please clarify which one is a Habicht? Or, if you wish, which one isn't a Habicht?

Ed
Forum: Swift Friday 12th October 2018, 03:25
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By elkcub
Let me save you the trouble if you currently own...

Let me save you the trouble if you currently own one of the HR/5 multicoated models, particularly the fully-multicoated ones. I have an 820 and it really isn't much of an improvement, if any. ...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 11th October 2018, 22:35
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
@ Chosun. :flowers: Hope springs eternal. Let...

@ Chosun.

:flowers: Hope springs eternal. Let us pray.

@ Borjam.

What Feynman actually said, with his engineer's hat on, was: "I told them nothing has enough power to go for six months like...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 11th October 2018, 02:31
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By elkcub
I agree with Alex. As seen in the 1995 Eagle...

I agree with Alex. As seen in the 1995 Eagle Optics Catalog (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=237084&highlight=Eagle+Optics+Catalog) that I posted a few years ago, Swarovski was well...
Forum: Swift Thursday 11th October 2018, 01:06
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By elkcub
Congratulations! I also prefer the Swift to the...

Congratulations! I also prefer the Swift to the Nikon and Swaro. I suspect that your specimen was produced at the very end of the 804R production cycle, and included upgraded multi-coatings used in...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 10th October 2018, 23:52
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By elkcub
:hi: Is that individually? Ed

:hi: Is that individually?

Ed
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 10th October 2018, 23:05
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Borjam, Feynman unearthed an engine technology...

Borjam,

Feynman unearthed an engine technology hoax by physically withholding the electrical power cord that made it work. So what? That's like revealing a magician's trick or some other scam. ...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 10th October 2018, 00:22
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By elkcub
Arthur, As Bill will probably verify, several of...

Arthur,

As Bill will probably verify, several of the Swift 804 binoculars had identical optical trains but differed in their multi-coatings. I do experience systematic differences in contrast and...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 9th October 2018, 22:11
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Before I retired my professional focus was on...

Before I retired my professional focus was on aerospace safety. From what I've read in the literature and posted earlier on this website, the broad answer to: "Does EMR harm living organisms?" is...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 9th October 2018, 21:09
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Well, if they live long enough they might get a...

Well, if they live long enough they might get a Nobel prize, but certainly not in fundamental physics. They probably won't get a literature prize either.

You're speaking as an engineer and not a...
Forum: Conservation Monday 8th October 2018, 20:52
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Unfortunately, the discussion is completely...

Unfortunately, the discussion is completely misdirected. Diana's quotation from Raines' very thorough NASA report was not well selected and stripped of its context seems to be ridiculous. That's...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 6th October 2018, 23:45
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Welcome back, Diana. Yes, I've read through his...

Welcome back, Diana. Yes, I've read through his criticisms and signed onto the survey. Like Pall, when reading through the 'guidelines,' I constantly find myself asking: "Where the heck is the...
Forum: Others Thursday 4th October 2018, 20:49
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By elkcub
Hi Lightbender, The best (and only) technical...

Hi Lightbender,

The best (and only) technical analysis of this topic that I'm aware of is in Smith & Atchison's book "The Eye and Visual Optical Instruments" (1997). I've attached pgs 323-4, where...
Forum: Swift Monday 24th September 2018, 22:07
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By elkcub
Yes, I would agree that yours are yet another...

Yes, I would agree that yours are yet another variant of Type 4a. There appears to be no writing within the white triangle on the right cover plate, whereas we identified two variants saying "Mark...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 16th September 2018, 05:42
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By elkcub
Thanks, Bill. I was a BVD aficionado back then...

Thanks, Bill. I was a BVD aficionado back then too. Think I'll stick with my Customs.

Ed
Forum: Nikon Saturday 15th September 2018, 20:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By elkcub
Also, how favorably do these compare with...

Also, how favorably do these compare with Bushnell Custom 7x26 reverse Porros?

Ed
Forum: Conservation Friday 14th September 2018, 05:41
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Here's the current situation for Diego Garcia:...

Here's the current situation for Diego Garcia: "...As of August 2018, Diego Garcia is the only inhabited island of the BIOT (Brit. Indian Ocean Territory); the population is composed of military...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th September 2018, 21:29
Replies: 106
Views: 5,476
Posted By elkcub
Hi Henry, Assuming the glare problem has been...

Hi Henry,

Assuming the glare problem has been corrected, it would really be interesting if Swarovski could now fix the older models when they are sent in for repair. That's about the only company...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 9th September 2018, 20:30
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
@PH Here's the current situation being reported...

@PH
Here's the current situation being reported in Canterbury (https://www.kentonline.co.uk/canterbury/news/one-in-three-properties-missing-out-on-full-4g-188750/) regarding 4G signals. Since...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 5th September 2018, 03:40
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
I'm sure it helps to have a "little bird"...

I'm sure it helps to have a "little bird" transmitting the right links, in this case, a critical letter to the editor. But, before going further one must note that the Declaration of interest...
Forum: Conservation Monday 3rd September 2018, 21:50
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Borjam/all, Please review the attached study...

Borjam/all,

Please review the attached study done in 2011 and tell us what you think. It was done on a single subject under very well controlled experimental conditions and produced statistically...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 1st September 2018, 22:59
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Kevin, I think what she's saying is that she has...

Kevin,

I think what she's saying is that she has taken no offense (hence, expects no apologies) and intended no offense (hence, offers no apology). Looked at this way it's a statement of civility. ...
Forum: Conservation Friday 31st August 2018, 22:27
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
Yeah, unless I remember incorrectly it's written...

Yeah, unless I remember incorrectly it's written by the same author. So nothing really new, just more obvious.

Thanks,
Ed
Forum: Conservation Friday 31st August 2018, 21:29
Replies: 1,371
Views: 80,518
Posted By elkcub
It may be freely available to purchase. If you...

It may be freely available to purchase. If you have a pdf please attach.

Thanks,
Ed
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