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Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th July 2019, 18:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By w.travis
They are practically identical to the Zen-Ray...

They are practically identical to the Zen-Ray EDII 7x36, which I previously owned. However I feel the brightness and clarity of the view between Sightmark Solitude 7x36 XD and ZR EDII go to the ZR. ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 12th July 2019, 03:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By w.travis
Much cheaper 7x option (not 42mm), but still a...

Much cheaper 7x option (not 42mm), but still a good bino IMO is Sightmark Solitude 7x36 XD. I purchased one a few years after selling my Zen-ray 7x36. I missed the huge field of view. It's my go...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 22nd April 2019, 02:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By w.travis
If it were me I would get the Tract Toric. ...

If it were me I would get the Tract Toric. However, I'm bias because I own one and LOVE it.

https://www.tractoptics.com/products/binoculars/toric-10x42
Forum: Binoculars Monday 22nd April 2019, 02:31
Replies: 56
Views: 3,385
Posted By w.travis
I'm probably the only one that does this, but...

I'm probably the only one that does this, but when I am doing serious birding I carry a 7x and a 10x around my neck. I use the 7x if the bird is close in dense cover and the 10x if it's farther...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 21st August 2018, 19:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By w.travis
This ^

This ^
Forum: Others Thursday 16th August 2018, 16:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,507
Posted By w.travis
I tried two different EDIIs at one point. I sent...

I tried two different EDIIs at one point. I sent them both back. To my eyes they had too much chromatic aberration.
Forum: Others Thursday 16th August 2018, 16:48
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By w.travis
I have not, but still love my original 10x42...

I have not, but still love my original 10x42 Toric. Now wishing they will come out with a 7x36 Toric!
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 6th August 2017, 20:57
Replies: 22
Views: 5,755
Posted By w.travis
Tract Toric 8x42. They are running a good sale...

Tract Toric 8x42. They are running a good sale on them right now. $75 off the bundle. You will not beat them for the money. I have the 10x42 and they will be the last 10x binos I will ever own....
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 25th July 2017, 20:45
Replies: 43
Views: 46,092
Posted By w.travis
Still loving my Toric 10x42!

Still loving my Toric 10x42!
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 21:17
Replies: 29
Views: 8,066
Posted By w.travis
I have had both the Bushnell Legend M 10x42 and...

I have had both the Bushnell Legend M 10x42 and the Vanguard Endeavor ED II 10x42. I have also had Zen-Ray ED and EDIII 10x42. I have gotten rid of all of them due to various reasons. My current...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 25th April 2017, 19:17
Replies: 65
Views: 26,704
Posted By w.travis
The 8x I currently use is the Sightron.

The 8x I currently use is the Sightron.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 25th April 2017, 11:36
Replies: 43
Views: 46,092
Posted By w.travis
That is good to know for anyone out of the USA. ...

That is good to know for anyone out of the USA. I think you should post about your 8x42s. I would be interested in reading and am sure others would too especially because of the high performance...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 24th April 2017, 22:53
Replies: 43
Views: 46,092
Posted By w.travis
They are not a cheapo bin by any means, but they...

They are not a cheapo bin by any means, but they are an amazing bang for the buck as they compare with alpha performance as you mentioned. I have read some peoples opinion on 24hourcampfire rating...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st April 2017, 01:34
Replies: 43
Views: 46,092
Posted By w.travis
623426 Excellence

623426

Excellence
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st April 2017, 01:29
Replies: 43
Views: 46,092
Posted By w.travis
I'v had the Toric 10x42 for about 2 weeks now. ...

I'v had the Toric 10x42 for about 2 weeks now. Let me just say, I have ZERO plans to ever get another 10x42. My prior 10x42s were Zen ED and EDIII which, I really liked, but the Toric are in a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 19th April 2017, 00:04
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By w.travis
Forgot to mention. I live in Pinellas county and...

Forgot to mention. I live in Pinellas county and am familiar with FDP as well as many other locations here. If you ever want some help out in the field let send me a Private Message and I can get...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 18th April 2017, 23:35
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By w.travis
Hello Serena, It is difficult to tell by the...

Hello Serena,

It is difficult to tell by the photos, but I will give you my opinion.

The 3 best field marks I like to use to distinguish between Northern and Louisiana are the bill size,...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th April 2017, 22:55
Replies: 19
Views: 8,889
Posted By w.travis
More migrants heading you way. The Tract Toric...

More migrants heading you way. The Tract Toric 10x42 got some new birds in its glass today.

13 Warbler species:

Black-throated Blue
Priarie
Blackpoll
Cape May
American Redstart
Black and White
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 18th April 2017, 20:03
Replies: 127
Views: 47,123
Posted By w.travis
Another vote for 7x32 here!

Another vote for 7x32 here!
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th April 2017, 02:00
Replies: 19
Views: 8,889
Posted By w.travis
"Thanks! I've basically been seeing the same...

"Thanks! I've basically been seeing the same birds for 5 months... A change in scenery is nice! You should enjoy your Toric's."

Tract Toric 10x arrived. They are amazing, I couldn't put them...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 13th April 2017, 00:59
Replies: 19
Views: 8,889
Posted By w.travis
Sightron blue sky II 8x32 Tract Toric 10x42 (as...

Sightron blue sky II 8x32
Tract Toric 10x42 (as soon as they arrive) Can't wait!

Considering getting another ZR EDII 7x36. Use to have one but sold it. I loved it for close range birding. I am...
Forum: Zen Ray Thursday 13th April 2017, 00:52
Replies: 14
Views: 11,418
Posted By w.travis
Coopershawk, May I ask, what did you not like...

Coopershawk,

May I ask, what did you not like about the 7x36?
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 12th April 2017, 01:50
Replies: 43
Views: 46,092
Posted By w.travis
Trevor, No worries, thank you for getting back...

Trevor,

No worries, thank you for getting back to me. I'm excited to say I ordered the Toric 10x and am awaiting its arrival.
Forum: Florida Sunday 9th April 2017, 21:54
Replies: 6
Views: 6,320
Posted By w.travis
No worries Niels. That's a good list. Out of...

No worries Niels. That's a good list. Out of them I would say the most likely ones to get are:

Grey-headed Swamphen- actually pretty likely, you will just have to drive across the state toward...
Forum: Florida Monday 3rd April 2017, 17:07
Replies: 6
Views: 6,320
Posted By w.travis
Celery Fields is probably your best bet for the...

Celery Fields is probably your best bet for the King Rail near Sarasota. What other birds are you going to target? I would be glad to help. I am pretty familiar with the area, and have a good...
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