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  1. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    And speaking of "perfection" VS the "perfect for all PRACTICAL purposes." :cat: Bill
  2. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    Slow down your Xlr8n. I want people to use whatever they want. That can be a great teaching tool; it separates the professionals from the kitchen table technicians. :cat: Bill
  3. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    And SOME—SOME—plastics aren't bothered at all. "Plastic" covers a LOT of material. :cat: Bill
  4. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    Hi, Alexis, There ya go again, tryin’ to get me to screw up my curmudgeonly, know-it-all mystique! Truth being what it is ... I guess I’ll have to. And I also guess you know that, from me, you are going to get it straight. Sorry ‘bout that! To start with: — “We’re sorry, the number you have...
  5. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    So, I guess you poo pooed my idea of clinical-grade horse dung! Coward! Almost all of the formulae proffered by everyone who has ever cleaned a piece of glass will work just fine. (see attached) What gets my goat is when people, starved for attention, start acting like they’re the one who...
  6. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    200918 WINDEX! Oh, you demon! “Don’t you know ...” Oh, how I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve been subjected to that opto-garbage. See attached from my first bino book. By the way, if you use acetone for no more the 5 seconds per charge you probably won’t have streaks. Please read 6)...
  7. WJC

    Bino Thoughts #4

    Today, while working in the optics lab aka ... the garage ... a stranger came up and started a conversation—a guy looking through one side of a binocular...on a stand...through an auxiliary telescope...at a large refracting telescope...backwards—can draw people to ask questions. He was wearing a...
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