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    Taking pictures through binoculars

    Hi everyone, Many birders i meet are digiscoping, i.e. taking pictures through spotting scopes, and some of their pictures are great. I never heard of anybody taking pictures through a pair of bins. It's difficult to hold both the bins and the camera steady but i managed to get a few nice...
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    Removing funghi from old bins?

    Hi, Old Porros (and other non-waterproof bins) are often subject to funghi growing in objective tubes. This causes the image to appear blurry. I'd like to know why they grow and exactly where they grow (i guess it's between prisms but i can't know for sure). Is there any way of cleaning the...
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    Habicht 8x30W

    Hi, got my new pair of Habicht 8x30 black leatherette finish yesterday...now what to say? the view through the bin is just fantastic : very bright, color is warm, contrast is huge. The bins are very lightweight and a pleasure to use. Focusing is smoother than my previous habicht was. Eye relief...
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    Swaro aftermarket service : simply excellent

    Hi everybody! I have an old Habicht SL 7x50, which was purchased second-hand...couldn't afford to pay for a brand new pair at the time! Over the time they had worn, the focusing wheel was fuzzy, the eyepieces were stuck and the prisms had begun to peel inside, even if I had always taken good...