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Forum: Opticron Thursday 14th June 2018, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By chill6x6
Enjoyed the review Lee! I have this binocular...

Enjoyed the review Lee! I have this binocular but haven't had time to do much lately outside of work!

Glad SOME of us are able to enjoy the outdoors and use some optics! ;)
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 3rd June 2018, 16:23
Replies: 167
Views: 9,024
Posted By chill6x6
Hi Sean, That's more common than you may think...

Hi Sean,

That's more common than you may think but is an easy fix. The o-ring is your friend:
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 3rd June 2018, 03:54
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By chill6x6
Pretty interesting....but kind of a strange read...

Pretty interesting....but kind of a strange read IMO...



HAHA....

I scratch my head sometimes when I read Allbinos transmission data. I can't imagine it being anywhere but say 88-90%. Can you?...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 2nd June 2018, 17:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By chill6x6
I'd say I have good eyesight. Fully corrected to...

I'd say I have good eyesight. Fully corrected to better than 20/20 with eyeglasses. Basically ALL the binoculars I use are at least POINTED in the direction of eyeglasses wearer.

Consider I AM...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 29th May 2018, 17:00
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By chill6x6
^^^^ This! I've used the 8X42 a lot, as you...

^^^^
This!

I've used the 8X42 a lot, as you probably know. I've never gone birding with this binocular and said "I wish I had brought my ______ binocular instead." I HAVE said that with other...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 25th May 2018, 14:16
Replies: 29
Views: 1,572
Posted By chill6x6
Bob, Mine is a 2008 and it DOES have Swarobright.

Bob,

Mine is a 2008 and it DOES have Swarobright.
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 24th May 2018, 23:29
Replies: 29
Views: 1,572
Posted By chill6x6
AWESOME binocular. You can do very little...

AWESOME binocular. You can do very little better(if any) in a 7x42....
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 24th May 2018, 23:25
Replies: 3,577
Views: 1,156,259
Posted By chill6x6
Tract...Site-Wide

So I got an email today from Tract Optics. Memorial Day Weekend Sale 10% off ALL in stock optics...Code:

REMEMBRANCE

Ends 05/28/18

BTW....Don't forget those that served and now serve in our...
Forum: Zen Ray Monday 21st May 2018, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By chill6x6
Best advice is to buy another binocular. Sorry...

Best advice is to buy another binocular. Sorry but that's about it. No Zen-Ray Company to be found. Gone. Many binoculars may be bought from reputable brands and dealers and many good deals from...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 21st May 2018, 12:11
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By chill6x6
I bought one of these about a month ago. I...

I bought one of these about a month ago. I figured since the 42mm HT was D/C if I ever wanted a big objective Zeiss I probably should get one. This one is a 8X54. I haven't messed with it much...
Forum: Leica Sunday 20th May 2018, 14:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,670
Posted By chill6x6
I think you've picked two good ones! It's...

I think you've picked two good ones! It's probably not going to be an easy choice.

If you've been able to actually try them, you are ahead of most.

Eye flexibility? I'm not sure what you mean...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 20th May 2018, 13:05
Replies: 42
Views: 1,640
Posted By chill6x6
Hi Dan.. I went thru a stage where I wanted the...

Hi Dan..

I went thru a stage where I wanted the same thing, I had the same idea. The problem that I've found is that if it protects the binocular it usually makes the binocular harder to use or get...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 15th May 2018, 01:43
Replies: 85
Views: 3,112
Posted By chill6x6
a) Who is your preferred optics dealer 1a....

a) Who is your preferred optics dealer

1a. Cameralandny
1b. Honey Creek Bill and Beak


b) Why do you like buying from them?

Both places are good folks. GREAT service. Cameralandny gets my Leica...
Forum: Zen Ray Friday 11th May 2018, 22:47
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By chill6x6
Well Andy....yes....yes they can and do.

Well Andy....yes....yes they can and do.
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 22:45
Replies: 92
Views: 4,011
Posted By chill6x6
Agree 100%. You have the lab results to back...

Agree 100%. You have the lab results to back that up! :t:
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 8th May 2018, 13:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By chill6x6
Yep! Good description... I use mine mostly on...

Yep! Good description... I use mine mostly on vacation....small, light, not TOO expensive if something happened to them. But they still provide a nice view and plenty of ER for me.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 8th May 2018, 13:05
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By chill6x6
I don't have the SLC 10X42....I have the SV 10X42...

I don't have the SLC 10X42....I have the SV 10X42 though... ER distance would probably be something like UVHD+ 7X42>SV 8.5X42>SV 10X42. Difference is small...I would think only about 1-2mm. For...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 8th May 2018, 04:00
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By chill6x6
Of course I AGREE with your enthusiasm! I've...

Of course I AGREE with your enthusiasm!

I've used mine a pile over the last month. I've been birding a lot this past month too. The vast majority of the time has been spent with the SV 8X32 and...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th May 2018, 12:44
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By chill6x6
You've picked two nice choices there. I've...

You've picked two nice choices there.

I've spent a little time with both of those....the Monarch 7 and Vanguard ED IV both 8X42.

I have actually spent quite a bit of time with the ED IV.... ...
Forum: Leica Monday 7th May 2018, 12:23
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By chill6x6
BINGO! So thankful to be able to do just that!...

BINGO! So thankful to be able to do just that! :t:
Forum: Nikon Monday 7th May 2018, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By chill6x6
They work fine for me with glasses... Pretty...

They work fine for me with glasses... Pretty good binoculars!
Forum: Binoculars Monday 7th May 2018, 12:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,533
Posted By chill6x6
Another 8X32.... :smoke: HAHA FL 8X32....I've...

Another 8X32.... :smoke: HAHA

FL 8X32....I've had one for a couple of years. I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. Of course great design and build quality. I wear glasses as you...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 4th May 2018, 13:05
Replies: 38
Views: 2,196
Posted By chill6x6
Thanks for setting me straight on that. I was...

Thanks for setting me straight on that. I was pretty sure I had read same numbers just backwards! Then again it could have been reader error!;)
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 3rd May 2018, 09:11
Replies: 274
Views: 9,928
Posted By chill6x6
BC, I've wanted am UVHD+ 8X32 since I looked at...

BC,

I've wanted am UVHD+ 8X32 since I looked at one last may at Magee Marsh. They are really a sweet little binocular. The ER issue just doesn't work for me. ALMOST but not quite. It's great...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 12:46
Replies: 38
Views: 2,196
Posted By chill6x6
It should come as no surprise that I have more...

It should come as no surprise that I have more than one spotting scope! :smoke:

I have them from 60mm to 95mm. The 60-66mm scope doesn't hold a candle to the larger scopes at higher magnifications...
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