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    Swarovski Spare Parts - Ordering Procedure and Parts Catalogue

    This is very helpful. Thank you!
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    Zeiss SF Diopter

    Hey Lee, Thank you for your message. I'm not really hung up on what the diopter says, I was just using the markings as a reference to discuss where the indentation was in the unlocked position. Whatever the markings say it seems that my best setting falls between two of the slots in the...
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    Zeiss SF Diopter

    Ah, I hadn't thought of a weather seal in the diopter, but I bet you are right. I've tried again to see if I could get it with a little pressure to lock at zero and it always moves slightly. It feels like the slots for locking are fairly coarse so it can't just lock anywhere you place it.
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    Zeiss SF Diopter

    Hello All, I recently got a great deal on a black SF 10x42 and I'm super happy. The diopter the position that is perfect for me is at zero. The diopter knob on the SF has a "notch" at zero so it falls into that position, but when you push the knob in to lock it it it moves slightly towards...
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    Habicht 8x30 and EL 8x32

    For sure Chuck, I would love to try them all out, but I'm not getting out much these days on purpose. I don't mean to be asking which I would like best necessarily, I'm just curious to hear other's thoughts about the two and their similarities.
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    Habicht 8x30 and EL 8x32

    For sure. The Habicht's focus is certainly slower than even non waterproof porros, but it never really bothered me. I use them as much for general viewing as I do for bird watching, I just really like looking through binoculars. I will say though that I have missed some fast moving birds before...
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    Habicht 8x30 and EL 8x32

    Thank you John, you're post always have so much information, wonderful. I've already seen some of what you mention, and it was very helpful, but I had not seen the above links, especially the comparison that you mention first above. Though it seems to be a bit more geared to how well the Habicht...
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    Habicht 8x30 and EL 8x32

    Hello all, New member here looking for some help from the wise. For some time now I've used a fantastic pair of Habicht 8x30's from '98 and I absolutely love them, despite the difficulties that we've all heard about, e.g. small diameter eye cups, slow focus knob... (Actually I've really sort...
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    Hello From Maine

    Thanks for the warm welcome. :)
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    Hello From Maine

    Hello All, I'm newly signed up, but have read many a thread before that. My interest in birding comes mainly from my interest in viewing though binoculars. I'm focusing more lately on birds as my partner and I have moved to a new house that is a fantastic place to watch birds. My partner is an...
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