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  1. Alexis Powell

    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    Sorry I rubbed you the wrong way. I'm sure I haven't communicated my point because I never said anything about what feels natural. I think you are reading too much into my words and not reading my words. All good to know, but I don't see what any of this has to do with whether a bird can be...
  2. Alexis Powell

    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    On the general point, me thinks you haven't had a look through a Swarovski EL SV, Zeiss SF, or similar. More specifically, I'd think even a very poor bin would reveal the completely different color patterns of males of those species, and distinguishing females by overall shape/posture or bill...
  3. Alexis Powell

    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    Hmm...I missed the part where I argued that my preference is best for everyone. Rather, I thought I described why and for whom clockwise to infinity is better. I have many bins that focus the other way, so I'm super familiar w/it and far from phobic. But I don't subscribe to the notion that...
  4. Alexis Powell

    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    The topics are related. Sure, since Chandler Robbins selected a 10x bin, he gave up some potential for an even wider FOV, but within that limitation imposed by choice of magnification, he picked a bin with a wide absolute field. I'm not arguing that a bin with a 375 ft FOV is somehow unusable...
  5. Alexis Powell

    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    Sounds like it is going the wrong direction to win converts from Swarovski, Leica, Zeiss, and Nikon, or from anyone who focuses with their right hand and subscribes to the notion that final focus should be from near to far and that precision is more easily accomplished with a pulling motion than...
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