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Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st June 2019, 23:42
Replies: 29
Views: 1,671
Posted By Samolot
I had the 10x42 SE and wasn't overly impressed -...

I had the 10x42 SE and wasn't overly impressed - a bit too much kidney bean blackouts for me and a bit too warm but still a very fair piece of glass. I would like to try the Habicht 10x40 at some...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 16th June 2019, 17:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By Samolot
Binocular cases have been a chronic...

Binocular cases have been a chronic disappointment. My only use for them is to store binoculars in a drawer. Lt, I sometimes do what you do: wear my binoculars in a discrete side bag because...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th June 2019, 17:48
Replies: 3,784
Views: 1,336,795
Posted By Samolot
Conquest HD Demo's on sale at Red Hawk Rifles....

Conquest HD Demo's on sale at Red Hawk Rifles. Just picked up an 8x32 for 619$.

https://redhawkrifles.com/demo-zeiss-conquest-hd-binoculars/
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 15th June 2019, 17:01
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Samolot
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 15th June 2019, 12:59
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Samolot
Zeiss HD Conquest 8x32 - Inner eyecup diameter

Hi,

Looking for a pair of binoculars for my family to use. Wanted a pair of 8x32's with the largest inner eyecup diameter to accomodate the most. Can anyone who has this pair do me a favor and...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 15th June 2019, 12:29
Replies: 3,784
Views: 1,336,795
Posted By Samolot
The 25% off at LL Bean would be nice if they...

The 25% off at LL Bean would be nice if they started stocking the HG 8x30.
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 5th June 2019, 00:15
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Samolot
Ive been looking at this phenomenon for quite...

Ive been looking at this phenomenon for quite some time. I reached out to the Ebay dealer with said GBP prices and they indeed confirmed the weak exchange rate. I may try this out for a pair of...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 19th May 2019, 15:36
Replies: 114
Views: 5,177
Posted By Samolot
While we are all just speculating, I'm just...

While we are all just speculating, I'm just trying to think of what the MSRP will be. If it is indeed a "scaled-down" version of the SF, I would bet 2399.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th May 2019, 22:13
Replies: 57
Views: 3,279
Posted By Samolot
In my opinion, the larger the exit pupil, the...

In my opinion, the larger the exit pupil, the easier the view. However, the larger the binocular, the heavier it is and thus prone to more shaking which defeats any easier-view. Having said that,...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 16th May 2019, 12:54
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Samolot
Great photo - I had the EL 10x50 (which has the...

Great photo - I had the EL 10x50 (which has the same eye cups as the 42) and now own the EL 8x32. While the 10x50's eye cups were bigger, the INNER diameter was bigger on the 8x32, which caught me by...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 16th May 2019, 12:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,671
Posted By Samolot
I had the 8x30 Habicht - the glare wasn't so bad...

I had the 8x30 Habicht - the glare wasn't so bad with 3rd party eyecups. What took me a while to notice was the tunnel-like view. While the field of view is impressive (408ft), and the view itself...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 15th May 2019, 18:44
Replies: 50
Views: 2,131
Posted By Samolot
12% off on Optics planet with the coupon... I...

12% off on Optics planet with the coupon... I wouldn't mind partnering up 50/50 with someone local and own it 6 months out of the year.
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 14th May 2019, 10:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,794
Posted By Samolot
Nice write up! I agree with all of your...

Nice write up! I agree with all of your observations. The winged eyecups help with glare and ease of view considerably, i think you will enjoy them. The only gripe I had about the new eyecups is that...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 30th March 2019, 21:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
Thanks for the heads up! I put a small key ring...

Thanks for the heads up! I put a small key ring on the lug for now. I may look into getting rick young's rubber straps (https://rickyoungoutdoors.com/binocular-connection-straps/). I need a solution...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 30th March 2019, 21:04
Replies: 62
Views: 4,943
Posted By Samolot
Very tempted to try the pockets now. This was a...

Very tempted to try the pockets now. This was a very informative thread. By the way, I fixed most of my glare/ease-of-view issues on the habicht using winged eyecups that extend the eyecups. I posted...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 30th March 2019, 14:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
After playing around with different accessories -...

After playing around with different accessories - I finally found a nice elegant and functional solution for the original rainguard - see pictures. Best part is the rainguard can be easily slipped...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 30th March 2019, 14:50
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Samolot
If you have two binoculars, I found a really nice...

If you have two binoculars, I found a really nice way to store them in the same bag. I get a lot of stuff from Peak Design - I recently got their "wash bag" that doubles nicely as a dual binocular...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 22nd March 2019, 21:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
I just got my dialyt's back from a zeiss service...

I just got my dialyt's back from a zeiss service (btw: fantastic turnaround - tuned it right up, cleaned, lubricated, etc...), and the 37 mm rainguard fits like a glove. Looks amazing. Still looking...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 13th March 2019, 17:45
Replies: 55
Views: 5,245
Posted By Samolot
Any chance someone can look up: 2395970 (Zeiss...

Any chance someone can look up: 2395970 (Zeiss 7x42 TP)? Just curious!
Forum: Zeiss Monday 11th March 2019, 20:30
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
Was just told the cordura case I wanted is not in...

Was just told the cordura case I wanted is not in stock. Still looking for a better replacement...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 4th March 2019, 12:16
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
marcsantacruz - perfect! I ordered opticron...

marcsantacruz - perfect! I ordered opticron accessories before and have loved them - this is an easy decision. I went with the 37 mm rainguard - ill let you know how it fits. I also ordered a cordura...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd March 2019, 16:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
I was out hiking with the 7x42's and I now...

I was out hiking with the 7x42's and I now understand the benefit of the original rainguard. Its very effective! The case though... still leaves much to be desired ;) Also, anyone find a good pair of...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 3rd March 2019, 01:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
I actually have all the included accessories, but...

I actually have all the included accessories, but have found the rainguard in particular to be too flimsy and falls off too easily. Was thinking if any of the other zeiss rainguards have a more snug...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 2nd March 2019, 22:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Samolot
Zeiss 7x42 T*P* - Rainguard/Objective Cap Recommendation

Hi there,

Just got a second-hand 7x42 T*P* - one thing I found lacking are the accessories, or lack thereof. Does anyone have any recommendations for a nice rainguard and objective covers for this...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 24th January 2019, 17:38
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By Samolot
Agreed. There is one on EBay right now, a tad...

Agreed. There is one on EBay right now, a tad expensive. I managed to pick one up a few weeks ago from a different seller. Really enjoyed them, but have shipped them off to get them "overhauled"...
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