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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 11th December 2017, 22:14
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By dipped
The zoom ring and the twist up eyecup neither of...

The zoom ring and the twist up eyecup neither of which the old 25x eyepiece has. I have the zoom eyepiece.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 11th December 2017, 18:40
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By dipped
Which Hawke 10x43? I'd go for the Hawke, bigger...

Which Hawke 10x43? I'd go for the Hawke, bigger F.O.V and easier close focussing due to the objectives being closer together. A better all round package.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 11th December 2017, 14:15
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By dipped
Nice find with the Nikon scope which actually has...

Nice find with the Nikon scope which actually has the 25-75x zoom on it, not just a 25x eyepiece.
Forum: Leica Friday 8th December 2017, 15:35
Replies: 33
Views: 2,065
Posted By dipped
It would be if that was true. Surely that is a...

It would be if that was true.

Surely that is a 42mm Conquest model in the picture.

Maybe Chuck has so many binoculars it's hard for him to keep track of them all;)
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 2nd December 2017, 22:52
Replies: 198
Views: 77,357
Posted By dipped
Great deal on used Opticron HR80 angled scope...

Great deal on used Opticron HR80 angled scope with 23x eyepiece at 249.99

Details here https://www.lcegroup.co.uk/Used/Opticron-HR80-GA-ED+SLD-23x-+-camera-adapter+-T-Mount-Nikon_198077.html
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 29th November 2017, 22:37
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By dipped
Glad to hopefully been of help.

Glad to hopefully been of help.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 29th November 2017, 21:09
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By dipped
Bit too short for my taste, height only 127cm...

Bit too short for my taste, height only 127cm with column down.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 29th November 2017, 20:16
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By dipped
This is the one I'd go for - decent fluid head,...

This is the one I'd go for - decent fluid head, fairly tall tripod, not too heavy, with 20% =96 off what's not to...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 15th November 2017, 23:09
Replies: 199
Views: 18,209
Posted By dipped
Yes, https://www.lintuvaruste.fi/ scroll down for...

Yes, https://www.lintuvaruste.fi/ scroll down for reviews.

The English versions of the older reviews can be found on the wayback machine.
Forum: Canon Tuesday 31st October 2017, 18:19
Replies: 82
Views: 7,150
Posted By dipped
Wex Photo and Video is now showing the 12x32 as...

Wex Photo and Video is now showing the 12x32 as in stock.

I spoke to the Canon Rep in store a while ago and comments from the public at the Birdfair launch included the large (oversized? eyecups),...
Forum: Nikon Monday 30th October 2017, 20:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By dipped
Hi and welcome to BF You won't do better than...

Hi and welcome to BF

You won't do better than this http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=352230

A great scope from a respected poster. Don't bother with the Edg scope this is a bargain
Forum: Kowa Thursday 26th October 2017, 21:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By dipped
Shame I don't see the 82mm series in the photo....

Shame I don't see the 82mm series in the photo. Apart from the fragility of the scope body a top scope IMHO.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 25th October 2017, 11:51
Replies: 198
Views: 77,357
Posted By dipped
Only one left...

Only one left...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 24th October 2017, 20:17
Replies: 189
Views: 44,214
Posted By dipped
You beat me to it.

You beat me to it.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th October 2017, 20:15
Replies: 198
Views: 77,357
Posted By dipped
Now only 4 available.

Now only 4 available.
Forum: Canon Tuesday 24th October 2017, 20:13
Replies: 189
Views: 44,214
Posted By dipped
I wonder if a new mark II model is on the way...

I wonder if a new mark II model is on the way then. Let the speculation begin...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th October 2017, 19:26
Replies: 198
Views: 77,357
Posted By dipped
Canon 10x42 L IS 693.97 on Curry's ebay,...

Canon 10x42 L IS 693.97 on Curry's ebay, bargain. Only 5 left at time of posting.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/112504665231?clk_rvr_id=1344937905109&rmvSB=true
Forum: Canon Tuesday 24th October 2017, 19:21
Replies: 189
Views: 44,214
Posted By dipped
Wow that is a good price. 18 sold only 5 left....

Wow that is a good price. 18 sold only 5 left. Could be Curry's clearing their stock?
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 19th October 2017, 15:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By dipped
Hi dwatsonbirder I used to have an ED82 and a...

Hi dwatsonbirder

I used to have an ED82 and a friend has the AT80 with the 25-50x zoom.

Looking at what you are most interested in the Nikon is brighter than the old swaro but doesn't have the...
Forum: Others Thursday 5th October 2017, 14:39
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By dipped
Kenko stabilised binos in development

I came across a video on youtube of Kenko's pre-production stabilised binoculars.

They're claiming the lightest weight of any equivalent stabilised bino.

No specs yet but the 10x30's might be of...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 22:57
Replies: 199
Views: 18,209
Posted By dipped
Good find SBB They look very modern, I think the...

Good find SBB

They look very modern, I think the styling is improved.

Looks like the central hinge is offset so they can fold up smaller ala the new compact Zeiss FL's.

Also the front eyepiece...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 28th September 2017, 15:00
Replies: 43
Views: 8,306
Posted By dipped
I think I've speculated before that the change in...

I think I've speculated before that the change in the rubber armouring compound from HG to HGL may account for the slight reduction in weight for the 32mm models.

Being familiar with both I prefer...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 27th September 2017, 22:57
Replies: 28
Views: 2,364
Posted By dipped
I really don't think you have anything to worry...

I really don't think you have anything to worry about. If you look at the Wikipedia for AK prisms you only need the entry and exit prism faces to be clean and perfect. It's hard to see what your...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 24th September 2017, 20:14
Replies: 43
Views: 8,306
Posted By dipped
According to the Nikon brochure from 2002 (see...

According to the Nikon brochure from 2002 (see previous posts), which was when the 32mm models were introduced all the HG range then had eco glass (no lead).

So the only HG models that had lead were...
Forum: Kowa Friday 22nd September 2017, 20:58
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By dipped
Brief review SV 8x25 DCF

My son bought a pair of these from Amazon based on the Kowa name and the fact they tick all the right boxes, eg phase corrected, waterproof etc.

I was keen to try them myself and he wanted me to...
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