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    Product Review: Opticron SR.GA 8 x 32.

    Hello Pat, Yes, I think these were all part of the 1990s JB-56 series of binoculars, re-branded under various names. Some info & discussion on these here: A baby ULTIMA joins the family! - Binoculars - Cloudy Nights Regards, Neil.
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    Product Review: Opticron SR.GA 8 x 32.

    Hello yarrellii, Thanks for pointing that out about the other brands. The Vixen Ultima 8 x 32 sure is a dead ringer of the Dioptron, so far as I can see. https://www.astroshop.eu/vixen-binoculars-ultima-zr-8x32-zwcf/p,8912#tab_bar_1_select Boogieshrew: Thanks for your input here. That's very...
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    Product Review: Opticron SR.GA 8 x 32.

    Hello Everyone, Please find below a link to my completed review of the Opticron SR.GA 8 x 32 porro prism binocular: https://neilenglish.net/product-review-opticron-sr-ga-8-x-32/ I hope you find it informative! With best wishes, Neil. .
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Dear Don, I think your suggestion is eminently sensible. I gave both the Nikon E II and Opticron Sr.GA a week in the tubs with some camphor balls and desiccant but have now removed the camphor. Maybe I could just do this periodically, say every six months or so. Will need to give this some more...
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Hello Don, Thanks once again for the thumb up! No, I'm very new to porros. Never gave their lack of waterproofing any thought because I spent all my time testing roofs. I do really like them though! So I'm very much experimenting with all of this. The storage box idea appeals to me because you...
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Hello again, I've just come in from a walk to one of my local ponds. Rain was forecast but instead we got beautiful sunshine. The hills look magnificent in the Nikons; sumptuous images! It was these 42mm covers that I purchased. I got the pair for £12.26...
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Result: hanging well now! £12.26 all in.
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Good afternoon Durobird, Many thanks for your post. Indeed, I read your thread on the E II from late last year with great interest, which prompted me to investigate the instrument further. You are very fortunate indeed to have both the EII and the Habicht and your findings regarding your...
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Oh very nice indeed Paul, but I had the folks who use this glass more in mind: greatestbinoculars: Swarovski Habicht 8x30 W binoculars review Regards, Neil.
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Ps. Would love to hear how long-term users of the EII have managed cold weather conditions. Thanks, Neil.
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Thank you jafritten, I'm pretty much in agreement with you regarding the Leica glass. The Nikon seems to be just as sharp as my 8 x 20 Ultravid. I've recently just begun to think about those short fallings you mentioned. I don't think there is any realistic chance of Nikon adding those...
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Thanks for all the feedback folks. Much appreciated as always! Paultricounty: Though I didn't spell it out as fully as I could have, I would say it's fairly obvious that the wider set one's eyes are, the greater the 3D effect manifested. We're all different in that regard. Philipp: My back of...
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    Product Review: The Opticron Savanna WP 8 x 30

    Hello Don, Glad your sister and husband enjoyed the trip over. This time of year is just magical here. This far north(56N), we get very long days, with great evening light and the wonderful gloaming before sunset. Much of June and July brings twilight so it doesn't get properly dark, allowing...
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Pileatus, Denis, Tom: thank you all very much. It's a labour of love for me. Keeps me out of mischief! With best wishes, Neil.
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    Product Review: Nikon E II 8 x 30.

    Hello Everyone, Please find a link to my completed review of the Nikon E II porro prism binocular: https://neilenglish.net/product-review-nikon-e-ii-8x-30/ I hope you find it informative. With best wishes, Neil.
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    Product Review: The Opticron Savanna WP 8 x 30

    Hello Don, Greetings from Scotland! Many thanks indeed for the feedback. Most appreciated. Yes, indeed, I've taken a real shine to these smaller, compact porros. Exceptional value for money! The Opticron Savanna 8 x 30 WP and TGA WP 8 x 32 are real sweet binos. I would rate them very...
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    Product Review: Canon IS 8 x 20

    Hello Yarrellii, Thanks for your very interesting contributions to the thread, comparing the performance of the little Canon IS 8 x 20 to other high-spec instruments. Feel free to continue at your leisure. With best wishes, Neil. Ps. Feel free to also send some of that lovely Mediterranean...
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    Product Review: Opticron Imagic TGA WP 8 x 32

    Hello Everyone, Please find a link to my latest review of the Opticron Imagic TGA WP 8 x 32, which has sadly been recently discontinued, but can still be sourced from some retailers. https://neilenglish.net/product-review-opticron-imagic-tga-wp-8-x-32/ I hope you find it interesting. With...
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    Product Review: The Opticron Savanna WP 8 x 30

    Thanks Richard! Much obliged. Neil.
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    Advise - Opticron Imagic GKA 8x42 problem

    Hello Richard, Sounds like you're in a bit of a pickle with that bino. Maybe others more familiar with the product will chime in with better advice, but I came across this binocular repair company based in Norfolk: Binocular Repair Services For All Makes of Binoculars and Telescopes They...
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    Product Review: The Opticron Savanna WP 8 x 30

    Hello Everyone, Please find a link to my completed review of the Opticron Savanna WP 8 x 30 porro prism binocular. https://neilenglish.net/product-review-opticron-savanna-8-x-30/ I hope you find it informative! With best wishes, Neil.
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    GPO Passion ED 8 x 32 Review

    Thanks for the feedback guys. Much obliged. Unfortunately those less expensive GECOs were not on my radar when I came around to testing these. Looks like some super good deals were to be had. Whichever way you slice it, those GPO Passion EDs are super nice. With best wishes, Neil.
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    Adventurer T WP 6.5x32mm – an older person's view

    Hello Adrian, I just saw this thread having just completed a review of the 8x Adventurer T 8 x 32. See here: https://www.birdforum.net/threads/product-review-opticron-adventurer-8-x-32-t-wp.420575/ I must say I agree with your assessment of these little porros. Indeed, I am having a...
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    Product Review: Opticron Adventurer 8 x 32 T WP

    Thanks RB. Alas I haven't looked at the Travellers but I hear they're great. I'm going to take a break from roofs for a while and more fully explore a few more porros. Best wishes, Neil.
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    Product Review: Opticron Adventurer 8 x 32 T WP

    Hello Philipp, Many thanks indeed for the feedback. I wasn't aware that Celestron were offering another version of the Opticron Adventurer T WP. It looks really nice, with good build quality. I am very impressed with the focuser on the Opticron. It has just right' kinetic properties, very...
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