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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd July 2018, 07:41
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By sbb
Hi, we only get to see that beautiful view once...

Hi,
we only get to see that beautiful view once in our lives..... lucky if we can get to do it again. Take the chance and enjoy the beauty with an alpha..... Or the best you can afford. May be a...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 25th June 2018, 08:18
Replies: 63
Views: 3,945
Posted By sbb
So I was in a similar position. I was tossing up...

So I was in a similar position. I was tossing up between the 32 and 42 EL's. The 32 give away very little optically to the 42, and are in a smaller package. I hate hiking with the 42mm due to the...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 30th May 2018, 03:45
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By sbb
I use a optech harness. The adapters, I wrote to...

I use a optech harness. The adapters, I wrote to the European office and they sent me a pair for free.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 02:47
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By sbb
They sent me the connections for free so I can...

They sent me the connections for free so I can now use a normal harness when I want to.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 15th May 2018, 03:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By sbb
Car got broken into at the Safeway at San...

Car got broken into at the Safeway at San Francisco near the pier. Travel insurance covered the laptop (only up to $500) Zeiss Victory 8x20 (full amountof $700) and other bits and pieces.
Forum: Swarovski Monday 7th May 2018, 09:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By sbb
Totally agree, almost like the 42x8.5EL but...

Totally agree, almost like the 42x8.5EL but without the bulk!
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 5th May 2018, 11:06
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By sbb
http://www.badlandspacks.com/gear/optics/bino-c Si...

http://www.badlandspacks.com/gear/optics/bino-c
Silent (magnetic closures) and harness makes it a breeze if you are trekking across hard terrain.
I also have the optech neoprene,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 19th April 2018, 09:32
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By sbb
I used to use the Zeiss 8x20 victory which are...

I used to use the Zeiss 8x20 victory which are better then the Leica. Not sure if you can find them anymore in Spain. But am now using the Swarovski 8x25 CL Pocket. Much easier to use.
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th April 2018, 11:55
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By sbb
Don't forget about the Swaros 8x25 CL Pockets.

Don't forget about the Swaros 8x25 CL Pockets.
Forum: Swarovski Friday 16th March 2018, 01:25
Replies: 14
Views: 2,632
Posted By sbb
Gary, if just using it for storing, then the...

Gary, if just using it for storing, then the Wildnature is a good choice as the two zips provide protection from dust and the like. The other two Urban Jungle and Northern Lights, I like them, as...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th February 2018, 01:27
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By sbb
Hey guys, I'm located in Singapore and I gave the...

Hey guys, I'm located in Singapore and I gave the number a call.. Guess what.... "The number you have dialed is not in service"

Also sent and email and it bounced.

Has to be a scam, even without...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 10th February 2018, 01:09
Replies: 39
Views: 3,596
Posted By sbb
My logo also fell off. Looks like they used cheap...

My logo also fell off. Looks like they used cheap double sided tape.
An email to Germany had them send me one which was super glued on.
Forum: Leica Thursday 8th February 2018, 01:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By sbb
Sounds like the gave it a once over.. Great to...

Sounds like the gave it a once over.. Great to hear you got them back as new :)
Forum: Binoculars Friday 2nd February 2018, 03:22
Replies: 35
Views: 2,640
Posted By sbb
My initial thoughts would be your main uses, ie...

My initial thoughts would be your main uses, ie to view wide expanses, hence FOV would be up there on the requirement list. Bushnell M or the GPO would fit that bill..

But then again with everyday...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 24th January 2018, 08:56
Replies: 405
Views: 55,473
Posted By sbb
Would have been awesome to have met her in real...

Would have been awesome to have met her in real life. Stalwart in the industry..... :)
Dr. Caroline Emilie Bleeker (1897-1985)
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 24th January 2018, 04:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By sbb
Another consideration is the Badlands bino cases....

Another consideration is the Badlands bino cases. They utilise a magnetic close.
http://www.badlandspacks.com/gear/optics
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 06:30
Replies: 405
Views: 55,473
Posted By sbb
Google translate is amazing!

Google translate is amazing!
Forum: Binoculars Friday 19th January 2018, 10:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,968
Posted By sbb
Another one you may want to consider is Styrka, a...

Another one you may want to consider is Styrka, a new competitor to Vortex I...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 17th January 2018, 05:07
Replies: 47
Views: 3,682
Posted By sbb
The new CL bag selection is a step in the right...

The new CL bag selection is a step in the right direction, especially the urban jungle bag where with one hand u can unclip the bag and pull out the binos. However, the neck strap looks average... If...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 16th January 2018, 07:56
Replies: 47
Views: 3,682
Posted By sbb
Agree with the objective covers. My first Terra...

Agree with the objective covers. My first Terra 8x42 were terrible as they were too loose and any knocks would release them from the objective lens... However, the second batch of Terra had a tighter...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 16th January 2018, 07:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By sbb
Lucky man!

Lucky man!
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 10th January 2018, 03:09
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By sbb
Medinfoto, I keep mine on as I have them on a...

Medinfoto,
I keep mine on as I have them on a tripod stand on my balcony. However, when I am out hiking infield, I will take them off. As you mentioned, it is too much trouble to be constantly taking...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th December 2017, 02:25
Replies: 22
Views: 3,009
Posted By sbb
- Purchases: Swaro Pocket 8x25 to replace the...

- Purchases: Swaro Pocket 8x25 to replace the stolen Zeiss Victory 8x20mm when parked at Safeway Fisherman's Wharf San Fran. Swaro SV8x32 after falling in love with that "immersive" experience wiht...
Forum: Leica Thursday 14th December 2017, 02:11
Replies: 112
Views: 9,421
Posted By sbb
Really quite unacceptable for equipment that is...

Really quite unacceptable for equipment that is expected to be used outdoors! Though, maybe it is a Leica marketing ploy to get people to buy the Ultravids.
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 02:44
Replies: 3,591
Views: 1,181,117
Posted By sbb
UK Zeiss Black friday, 10% off...

UK Zeiss Black friday, 10% off !
https://shop.zeiss.co.uk/Black-Friday-2017-cms-20170926_165324
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