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Old Friday 24th February 2006, 13:27   #1
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New reviews on Alula

For those interested in such things there are two new reviews online at the Alulu website (by Kimmo). One on the Opticron ES100 scope, the other on the Leica and Zeiss 8x32 binoculars. As usual an interesting read and thorough review. http://www.alula.fi/GB/index.htm
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For those interested in such things there are two new reviews online at the Alulu website (by Kimmo). One on the Opticron ES100 scope, the other on the Leica and Zeiss 8x32 binoculars. As usual an interesting read and thorough review. http://www.alula.fi/GB/index.htm
This is a great review, which I have hoped to see from Kimmo or another critical expert for some time. I would be interested in the Zeiss, if Zeiss could learn how to make binoculars that were properly aligned when they left the factory--this problem in the FL has been reported several times on this forum. I have handled the Ultravid 8x32 and was blown away, but I have developed an allergy to latex, and Leica, unlike Zeiss and Swarovski, hasn't learned to make bins that have non-latex-based rubber eyecups or eyecup rings. I received a silicone-based replacement pair from Leica for my 7x42 Ultravid, but they are not even close to the shape or precision of the originals. They fit sloppily, and the rainguard doesn't fit over them. Still, the binocular is incredible, and I will live with the problem.
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Thankyou for the information!

Great reading which has influenced my next choice of bin.

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