It’s a painstaking process. But it goes in line with what Al Nagler has preached for years — to produce the best quality optical equipment without compromise. I could not photograph the many optical benches I saw. The testing equipment allows individual lenses and elements to be mated and even rotated microscopically to produce optimum performance. But it all makes sense when one sees it — the system of checks and balances to ensure that optics and mechanics work at a high level.
They might do well in the UK where thousands of street lights are being SHUT OFF by local councils and road authorities to meet carbon emission targets. Article is entitled, 'Street lights turned off in their thousands to meet carbon emission targets,' 27 October, 2012, at www.telegraph.co.uk Drivers will just have to suffer with using their new blindingly bright automobile headlights. When I was a kid in New Orleans we had to survive with incandescent street light bulbs and auto headlights. Imagine that!