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Forum: Hawke Optics Saturday 8th August 2009, 05:16
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
It appears to me to be how "spongy" is percieved...

It appears to me to be how "spongy" is percieved and defined. In this case the definition may be defined by the user on the basis of the slow rate and the seeming delay that causes in getting from...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 12th November 2008, 21:12
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
Kevin, I "equate" these with nothing but...

Kevin,

I "equate" these with nothing but themselves and have stated that they are optically very much closer to the alpha glass than anything else out there out there at $500. I realize the alpha...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 12th November 2008, 19:45
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
John, I have no idea if expensive glass will...

John,

I have no idea if expensive glass will de-value. Probably not. However all of the "WOW" for expensive binoculars went away for me when I first looked through a Pentax DCF WP in 1996. Since...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 12th November 2008, 18:26
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
I think the question of what exactly do you get...

I think the question of what exactly do you get for the extra money you spend for the alpha glass vs the Hawke/Promaster is a valid one. It seems there should indeed be something. Whatever it is it...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 8th October 2008, 02:39
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
If he's still out there, I have a question for...

If he's still out there, I have a question for Huan_Lingyun. It is this. What is the deal with the slow focus rate in these binoculars? On one hand it seems molasses slow and on the other it seems...
Forum: Hawke Optics Tuesday 7th October 2008, 03:30
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
On the assumption that the Promaster ELX ED and...

On the assumption that the Promaster ELX ED and the Hawke ED are slightly tweaked versions of the same model, I'm going to respond to Huang Linguan's request for what else we'd like to see.

My vote...
Forum: Hawke Optics Thursday 2nd October 2008, 23:52
Replies: 186
Views: 82,117
Posted By Steve C
Frank, Your observations are actually about what...

Frank,

Your observations are actually about what I expected. I am not surprised that you like it. What I really wondered was what if any sacrifices might have been given over to the FOV increase. ...
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