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    EL 8.5x42 Mk1 vs new kids on the block

    I asked Swarovski to change the focusspeed and it was done free of charge. Gijs van Ginkel
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    EL 8.5x42 Mk1 vs new kids on the block

    johnnyboyc, post 18, If my money convertor was wrong and it should be 792 euros I would go for the Swarovski. If there is anything the matter that Swarovski has to repair, it will be done free of charge as far as I know, and in that case the decision is made fast for me. Personally I would not...
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    EL 8.5x42 Mk1 vs new kids on the block

    johnnyboyc, post 18, 675 pounds amount to around 1100 euros if my calculator is OK. Personally I find that too much for this binocular, around 800-900 euros would seem better to me aasuming that it is a private person who sells it.. Gijs van Ginkel
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    EL 8.5x42 Mk1 vs new kids on the block

    jonnyboyc, post 16, The very first EL's were already very good and that did not change in 18 years. The first models however had a rather low focussing speed and it may be worthwile to check that and if you do not like it, it could be not your best choice. The focussing speed could be changed...
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