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    Pretty disapointed with double Leica purchase.

    You can go birding with a cheap, chinese glass or a vintage one. With a better bino things get easier and more enjoyable. The joy of using a Leica-bino is not in its sharpness over the field. You have to use it over several hours to really appreciate it. No glass is perfect and I'm not talking...
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    Leica eye candy....

    Personal preference is a rule that can be applied anywhere, anytime.
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    Leica eye candy....

    What a wonderful collection! I dare to as a question which may sound like someone asking a father which is the child he loves the most but so be it: If you had to choose one glass from this set for your personal, everyday use, which one would you pick? Thanks in advance, I'm looking forward to...
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    Leica UV 8x20 vs Zeiss VP 8x25

    I own a 8x20 Trinovid and only take it with me if compactness is the priority and/or I don't now for sure if a bino will be needed at all or if I need something very unobtrusive (theater, opera). My reasons are the same as Has530's: Finicky eye-placement and relative tunnel-vision. Leitz/Leica...
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    Which binocular(s) did you use today?

    Short walk with the Nikon MHG 8x42 through the fields behind my house. Overcast skies after a hot summerday, windy, thunderstorms passing by in the north. Clear air but vers diffuse lighting. The MHG impressed me once again with a bright and contrasty picture and was a joy to handle. Lots of...
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    Zeiss CHD 8x32 vs Nikon MHG 8x42

    I will definitely give the Meoptas a try If I have the chance. 👍
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    Zeiss CHD 8x32 vs Nikon MHG 8x42

    I also looked into a lot of reviews three years ago before I decided to buy a pair of MHG 8x42. As of today I'm very happy with them and I can not find any real fault on them. Honestly I think they are really on a sweet spot. Compact, light, great optics, wide view, very nice focussing...
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    Best place in Europe for a short birding trip in June?

    In case you find yourself lacking the time or energy to travel anywhwere further away from Belgium just have a visit to the Het Zwin Sanctuary near Knokke on the northern coast of Belgium. It won't be much different from the english side of the channel but at least you could spent some hours...
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    Hello from Wiesbaden!

    Thanks to all for the warm welcome. It's very much appreciated!
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    Hello from Wiesbaden!

    My name ist Stefan, living in the Taunus-Hills north of Wiesbaden, Germany. I've studied Biology and worked in the field of cellbiology for several years before making the move over into IT-business. My main hobby is photography but as I'm living in a rural area, at the edge of a small town, I...