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    Leica Retrovid 7x35 vs Swarovski 8x32 EL SV

    Yeah, when I bought the 7x42s two weeks ago, I took a close look at the Retro's, as I mentioned elsewhere. The optics of the Retro's really are incredible - someone said Noctovid sharp, and that's actually not hyperbole. However, I prefer the UVHD+s in pretty much every other way. I just love...
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    Leica Retrovid 7x35 vs Swarovski 8x32 EL SV

    I can imagine someone doing aftermarket eyecups with a 3d printer for these. My gig with the Retrovids was the too many turns lock to lock on the focuser for active birding. Seems like a little attention to these by Leica would get them to primetime. Perhaps that's coming - remember the...