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    8x56 SLC

    As some in the US seem to be unable to obtain Niggeloh straps, I mailed the company yesterday and received a friendly reply today. Niggeloh (the founder's name) could in the English-speaking world be construed to have negative connotations, so their products are marketed in the USA as Vero...
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    8x56 SLC

    The Niggeloh strap I bought is contoured but otherwise conventional. They also produce luxury versions in leather and loden, but it appears these have some sort of superfluous quick-release system. John
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    8x56 SLC

    I posted some initial impressions here https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=392820 but have since read comments questioning its suitability for birding. Admittedly, that was also my initial impression but I would revise that opinion now. It dwarfs a 42 mm binocular, but at 1225 g it is...