Re: birding-aus New binoculars

To: "Lawrence E. Conole" <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus New binoculars
From: HARRIS & WESTRUP John & Jude <>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 1999 10:23:34 +1000

You're a late convert!  Friends of mine in Ballarat were raving about
them in 1994, before I left for Qld.  One of them commentedon their
clarity as "Who turned on the lights!".  But they do ahve their
downfalls though - price and the same friend took them on a pelagic a
month or two later and came home praising his older, less prestigous
pair of lower mag. 'bins.  He had some "trouble" with the Swarovski so
he decided to keep his old ones for the boat and the new ones for the

They are a nice piece of equipment though.


John Harris

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