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  1. funsan

    Pricing: Leica Ultravid 10x42 Blackline Binoculars

    A local retailer here is selling off these 10x42 UV Blackline's for US$1,050 / £830. Does this seem like good value? Leica took back the distribution rights a few years ago in Singapore and this is the old distributors new, old stock.
  2. funsan

    8x42 FL comparisons

    Last year there was an Asian Fairy Bluebird in the bushes just behind where your brother took that photo at the summit of Bukit Timah! There was a crowd of telephoto lenses taking photos.
  3. funsan

    8x42 FL comparisons

    As a family we spend nine months of every year birding in and around Singapore. The humidity, sweat and suncream are extremely tough on binos. The first and most obvious point is waterproof (Our porros stay in the UK). Nikon Monarch armour is the worst - baggy and sticky in months which is...
  4. Zeiss Victory T FL 8X42  Value ?

    Question by 'funsan' on item 'Zeiss Victory T FL 8X42 Value ?'

    Are they still for sale?
  5. funsan

    best wellies for birding?

    As I am sure you are back from PNG now. Can you let us know what you ended up with and how you got on? We bird here in Singapore and around the region and wear everything from crocs - my son's favourite and he is in the Singapore Commandos, to a pair of running shoes - my wife and I. Kampong...
  6. funsan

    Monocular to pocket binocular migration fail

    I love the dummy test with a cut down sealant tube - man after my own heart! Monocular looks good too.
  7. funsan

    Monocular to pocket binocular migration fail

    Would also second the Rick Young Harnesses have had them on M7 10x40, Leica UV7x42 and Nikon EII 8x30 - keeps your hands free when not using no bounce, ready in a flash and no awful pouch on the waist. You could probably put them on and manage livestock from my experience of mixed farms in the...
  8. funsan

    How close in performance is a Nikon 7x35 E (C) Criterion to a current Action Extreme?

    Ok, so I missed the E 7x35 Cs above. I went searching and have just received a mint pair of Nikon E 7x35 (pre C) from a Japan auction site. No case and missing one inside eyepiece cap, but otherwise absolutely perfect condition for US$100. Will need to find some new eyecups as the current...
  9. funsan

    FUJINON 7x28M Military Pocketsize Binoculars

    Looks like a very good choice. Any pair that are high quality, with the 7x and small form factor are a joy. Cycling to work along the Singapore river this morning I could stop and enjoy a Braminy Kite swooping along the river side and then back up high.
  10. funsan

    Help wanted with shortening my shortlist of 8x32 binoculars for < 300 € (Vanguard, Nikon, Opticron, Bresser)

    I live in Singapore and ordered Opticron binoculars from their UK website. Good pricing and came quickly. I think the days of little value add, high priced in country distributors are shortening unless you can try them in and out of store. I know they don’t have a good review but I have an...
  11. funsan

    Nikon E2 8x30 and Nikon E 7x35

    If anyone has a late model 7x35 e (c) in near mint condition please let me know.
  12. funsan

    FUJINON 7x28M Military Pocketsize Binoculars

    old post. Fresh eyes…….. I just received a pair of these from Amazon.com (US site) for $115. With left eye reticle and no laser filter (so no tint). Extremely solid build and high quality coated lens. I own a number of Fujinon X series prime lenses and this coating looks exactly the...
  13. funsan

    How close in performance is a Nikon 7x35 E (C) Criterion to a current Action Extreme?

    Hi Mikbul, I had just posted a wanted ad for this model so there maybe a deal to be done. I have a few questions. Does this pair have the green tint coating on the lenses, purple / red or clear? A little difficult to tell from the photos on my phone. How would you rate the...