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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 16th January 2018, 09:54
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By pete_gamby
Here we go with the next lot: UK &...

Here we go with the next lot:

UK & Ireland

Attenborough Nature Centre, Attenborough, 20/1
The Barn At Beal, Beal, 21/1
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye, 21/1
WWT Arundel, Arundel, 23/1
Abberton...
Forum: Opticron Tuesday 9th January 2018, 15:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By pete_gamby
More listings added this...

More listings added this week

https://www.ebay.com/sch/opticronllc/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

These are for shipping only to US-based customers from our Huntersville, NC head office and the...
Forum: Opticron Thursday 4th January 2018, 17:58
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By pete_gamby
Bruce - not really but it has been typically...

Bruce - not really but it has been typically positioned as mid to upper price point.

The word is sort of a derivation/convolution of "Image" and "Magic" and hence we pronounce it ee-magic not...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th January 2018, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By pete_gamby
Thanks Andy - only just back at my desk...

Thanks Andy - only just back at my desk yesterday!

UK & Ireland

Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Retford, 6/1
Potteric Carr Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Doncaster, 6/1
Wolseley Centre In Focus, Stafford,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th January 2018, 17:28
Replies: 49
Views: 1,709
Posted By pete_gamby
Does indeed look very much like the Light Optical...

Does indeed look very much like the Light Optical SX-1 platform which we used as the basis for our BGA Classic range:

http://opticron.co.uk/Pages/bga_classic.htm

HTH

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Opticron Thursday 4th January 2018, 16:02
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By pete_gamby
Just to clarify - Steve has the Imagic BGA VHD in...

Just to clarify - Steve has the Imagic BGA VHD in his possession :-)

Imagic is a registered trademark name of ours and has been used on both roof and porro binos as well as on scopes for many, many...
Forum: Opticron Friday 15th December 2017, 09:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By pete_gamby
Further price reductions now made on our eBay...

Further price reductions now made on our eBay listings:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&rmvSB=true&_ssn=opticronllc&_sac=1#seeAllAnchorLink

These are for shipping only...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th December 2017, 10:01
Replies: 29
Views: 22,458
Posted By pete_gamby
This is the last listing for 2017 and I've...

This is the last listing for 2017 and I've included everything up to January 3rd 2018.

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 5/12
Chew Valley Lake LCE, Bristol, 8/12
College Lake Wildlife Centre,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 15:49
Replies: 29
Views: 22,458
Posted By pete_gamby
Getting busier, especially this weekend. UK &...

Getting busier, especially this weekend.

UK & Ireland

WWT Arundel, Arundel, 21/11
Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 25/11
Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve, Colchester, 25/11
WWT Washington,...
Forum: Opticron Thursday 23rd November 2017, 10:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By pete_gamby
I've edited my post to make it clear I meant...

I've edited my post to make it clear I meant David/typo's comments not any errors!

The production base for the Traveller ED was determined by our need to acheive a certain price point. The...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 23rd November 2017, 10:17
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By pete_gamby
Amazon also stocks our range of OG...

Amazon also stocks our range of OG covers:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00I3ZZZOA

HTH

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 13:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By pete_gamby
@Upland: It's disappointing to hear that you've...

@Upland: It's disappointing to hear that you've seen two examples of this binocular that didn't meet your expectations.

We do 100% inbound QC at our main warehouse* in the UK on all our BGA models...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 15th November 2017, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pete_gamby
Berlebach has a pan head without QR plate but...

Berlebach has a pan head without QR plate but it's not priced like the Kingjoy:

https://www.berlebach.de/?bereich=details&id=102&sprache=english

HTH

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 8th November 2017, 14:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By pete_gamby
We aqdded more models and made some further price...

We aqdded more models and made some further price reductions to this list:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/opticronllc/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

These are for shipping only to US-based customers...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th November 2017, 16:52
Replies: 29
Views: 22,458
Posted By pete_gamby
Wow - missed another week or two. Apologies....

Wow - missed another week or two. Apologies. Here's the latest lot.

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 7/11
Brockholes Visitors Centre, Preston, 10/11
Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, Sevenoaks,...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 30th October 2017, 09:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By pete_gamby
We offer discounts to charitable organisations...

We offer discounts to charitable organisations and have supplied numerous coast watch stations around the UK with binos and scopes.

We have a selection of marine...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th October 2017, 13:47
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By pete_gamby
Damn! The 'U' key on my keyboard is duff - can a...

Damn! The 'U' key on my keyboard is duff - can a mod edit the title to put one at the start please :-)
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th October 2017, 13:46
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By pete_gamby
USFWS Survey 2016: More Birders Than Hunters?

Just found that the preliminary data from the USFSW survey was published in August (bit slow on the uptake here!).

The data in the report always seems to go against what I hear both on forums and in...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th October 2017, 09:44
Replies: 29
Views: 22,458
Posted By pete_gamby
More events! UK & Ireland Wasdale Head Show and...

More events!

UK & Ireland

Wasdale Head Show and Shepherds Meet, Seascale, 14/10
Low Barns Nature Reserve, Bishop Auckland, 15/10
Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve, Christchurch, 15/10
Potteric Carr...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 4th October 2017, 16:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By pete_gamby
For The Optics Tinkers Amongst Us

I spotted this tool in Astronomy Now magazine and decided to get some for our service team:

http://www.365astronomy.com/365astronomy-adjustable-lens-tool.html

The service guys and gal are all over...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 26th September 2017, 10:06
Replies: 29
Views: 22,458
Posted By pete_gamby
Next batch for you: UK & Ireland Nidderdale...

Next batch for you:

UK & Ireland

Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge, 25/9
Campkins In Store Day, Cambridge, 29/9
Attenborough Nature Centre, 30/9
Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, 30/9
Eskdale Show,...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 25th September 2017, 16:18
Replies: 29
Views: 22,458
Posted By pete_gamby
It's in the October list Bruce - the entry states...

It's in the October list Bruce - the entry states that it "Generally occurs: Early October" - guess we should remind Bill to update his own database :-)

My next list due to go up tomorrow.

Cheers,...
Forum: Opticron Monday 25th September 2017, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By pete_gamby
End of Line and Ex-demo sale - Opticron US

We have listed a number of binocular and scope items for sale. All covered by "as new"...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Wednesday 20th September 2017, 16:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By pete_gamby
As Steve says, a universal adaptor with clamps is...

As Steve says, a universal adaptor with clamps is the best way to go.

Although we did have experience of a non-curved screen getting cracked using the Novagrade when the user hadn't put the correct...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Friday 15th September 2017, 12:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,288
Posted By pete_gamby
The Birders Store in Worcester has a good...

The Birders Store in Worcester has a good selection including the Phone Skope and Novagrade options plus our Universal Smartphone Mount amongst...
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