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Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th October 2018, 16:54
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By cycleguy
A lot of U.S. big box sporting goods sales...

A lot of U.S. big box sporting goods sales experience for binoculars is: "you go to the display wall and select which binocular looks best in its blister pack - then take it to the front register for...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th October 2018, 05:00
Replies: 109
Views: 3,883
Posted By cycleguy
:t: What this guy said:t:, but I'd be happy with...

:t: What this guy said:t:, but I'd be happy with 10x steady.
Wouldn't mind the option of being able to click a pic to record what I saw (of course in the same slim package and of high quality).

CG
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 7th October 2018, 01:55
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By cycleguy
Thanks, think I better learn how to pronounce...

Thanks, think I better learn how to pronounce this; I keep putting the "t" in the wrong place. :bounce:

CG
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 6th October 2018, 23:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By cycleguy
Jerry, Never been around the Habicht. Given...

Jerry,

Never been around the Habicht. Given that - the Swaro EL 10x30 WB!!! It was my first really good binocular. The 8x32 EL WB never seemed to shine as well for me, and the 8x32 EL Swarovision...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 6th October 2018, 17:14
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By cycleguy
Here are a couple of pictures: It rotates 360...

Here are a couple of pictures:

It rotates 360 degrees (pan) on the horizontal plane and has bearing lines if needed, rotates about 160 degrees (up/down) in the vertical plane, the top plate can be...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 6th October 2018, 16:19
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By cycleguy
Marcsantacurz, I purchased the Cabela's branded...

Marcsantacurz,

I purchased the Cabela's branded window mount (looks like the Nikon in NDhunter post) some time ago to use with a straight Nikon 50mm Fieldscope; but never did end out using it ... so...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,400
Posted By cycleguy
As far as some other favorites... I really really...

As far as some other favorites... I really really like the strap that comes with these, and the lined/padded canvas binocular case, and the rubber rain guard.

Throw in the multiple discounts I...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:41
Replies: 24
Views: 1,400
Posted By cycleguy
I picked this glass up when it first came out and...

I picked this glass up when it first came out and posted on here that I felt the contrast was a hair less than many other popular binoculars despite seeing/reading numerous posts by others about what...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th October 2018, 03:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,400
Posted By cycleguy
Chuck, I have both the original eye-cups and the...

Chuck,

I have both the original eye-cups and the longer replacement eye-cups. Each was difficult/terrible to extend up or down and like yours would often unscrew the eye-cup. I settled for leaving...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 4th October 2018, 02:09
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By cycleguy
Price tag is a killer!!!! Also noticed some...

Price tag is a killer!!!!

Also noticed some Blaser branded glass at $2K and up...

CG
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 22:42
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By cycleguy
I have heard so many positive responses for this...

I have heard so many positive responses for this model but have never found it to work for me. In 10x42 it knocks my socks off (but I'm not a 10x guy) and in the 8x32 it just doesn't.

I did try...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Retailers Wednesday 26th September 2018, 02:14
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By cycleguy
A wonderful read... thanks for doing this Lee and...

A wonderful read... thanks for doing this Lee and thanks to the retailers for sharing!!:t:

Lots of great stuff and reflects my sentiment regarding Swaro not really being in the top tier until the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th August 2018, 15:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By cycleguy
Dennis, Obviously these are entry level...

Dennis,

Obviously these are entry level binoculars, price point range approx $200-$425. It will be interesting to see how they compare to comparably priced models; and models priced a bit more...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Wednesday 29th August 2018, 14:16
Replies: 64
Views: 3,158
Posted By cycleguy
....and the answer as to why there is no Meostar...

....and the answer as to why there is no Meostar 8x42 HD?

CG
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 28th August 2018, 22:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By cycleguy
Maven C3 50mm

Don't know if these have been out for a while or not, but I did get an email from Maven today saying NEW C.3 50mm Binocular, available in 10x50 and 12x50.

You can visit their website to see the...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 28th August 2018, 22:42
Replies: 151
Views: 9,638
Posted By cycleguy
Always room for rebellious outer group...

Always room for rebellious outer group members....:t:

CG
Forum: Leica Tuesday 28th August 2018, 20:06
Replies: 151
Views: 9,638
Posted By cycleguy
Did a six mile hike this morning in a high...

Did a six mile hike this morning in a high prairie grassland area. After passing a few signs which showcased some of the birds in the habitat, I was wishing I had brought a pair of binoculars along....
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 18:17
Replies: 48
Views: 3,471
Posted By cycleguy
I'll just add a general "Thank You" to all the...

I'll just add a general "Thank You" to all the people that contribute to this forum in a positive way!!!:clap:

CG
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th August 2018, 05:20
Replies: 15
Views: 2,030
Posted By cycleguy
Toric 8x42 HT is now listed as in-stock. CG

Toric 8x42 HT is now listed as in-stock.

CG
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th August 2018, 02:00
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By cycleguy
Was at Cabela's over the weekend picking up some...

Was at Cabela's over the weekend picking up some supplies for the upcoming seasons. Stopped by the binocular display case but this binocular wasn't on display. I did look at some of the Leupold and...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th August 2018, 14:27
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By cycleguy
Lugs appear to be nearer the end of the tube than...

Lugs appear to be nearer the end of the tube than most..??

CG
Forum: Binoculars Friday 10th August 2018, 03:46
Replies: 3,654
Views: 1,258,370
Posted By cycleguy
Boy... you sound like me. I recently picked up 3...

Boy... you sound like me. I recently picked up 3 BRKT Gunny Hunter in A2. Like I really need those. But I did list 3 binoculars for sale in the classifieds.... when will I ever learn!!!

CG
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th August 2018, 01:16
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By cycleguy
This might help too... PS again for other...

This might help too...

PS again for other people... the strap lug piece shown is for a larger model and doesn't appear to be compatible with the 8x30 as it is a little thicker which doesn't allow...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th August 2018, 01:05
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By cycleguy
Hi, I'll try to help but not certain I...

Hi,

I'll try to help but not certain I understand your question correctly.

The Field Pro system (binocular with the field pro lug, push pin - there is probably a better word for this, and strap...
Forum: Nikon Monday 6th August 2018, 01:17
Replies: 205
Views: 13,760
Posted By cycleguy
:t: Very well put; I completely agree!! CG

:t: Very well put; I completely agree!!

CG
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