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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 19th July 2017, 11:29
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
Update Been using the MM4 on several trips now...

Update

Been using the MM4 on several trips now and I love it!
I'm glad I went with the bigger 60mm and find 40x to be just about perfect.

A bit tricky getting used to the scope in the beginning,...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 9th July 2017, 01:12
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
I just realized I had missed the big thread about...

I just realized I had missed the big thread about the upcoming Kowa 553 scope and how it looks like it turns out not that great in the end. The Kowa was the thing I was postponing my decisions on.

I...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 5th July 2017, 21:26
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
The Kowa 553 could be that Gränsfors small forest...

The Kowa 553 could be that Gränsfors small forest axe equivalent ;)


It's not a U-turn, it's just a pitstop.
"Blinder Eifer schadet nur" :t:
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 5th July 2017, 13:48
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
Update on my hunt for a scope I've learnt more...

Update on my hunt for a scope

I've learnt more about spotting scopes, and optics in general, in the last week than I ever could have imagined.
Mostly thanks to all of you rugged birders with such a...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 3rd July 2017, 09:46
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
Good info! "A scope is only as good as its...

Good info! "A scope is only as good as its tripod"
I was planning on getting the Manfrotto 700RC2 head and MT290XTC3 tripod if I go with the slightly lighter, more compact, MM4.
If the Swaro it would...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 2nd July 2017, 19:28
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
I've read through all the comments and been going...

I've read through all the comments and been going over the options in my head the last couple of days.
I've narrowed it down and feel I go two routes right now;

Swarovski ATS65HD +...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 27th June 2017, 19:11
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
Seems like we've got similar prices for the...

Seems like we've got similar prices for the bigger brands.
I've looked around a little for used scopes in Sweden, but the market isn't huge, and never really used ebay and such I'm a bit unsure who's...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 27th June 2017, 09:43
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
Thank you for all your input! I came in here...

Thank you for all your input!
I came in here really set on a small ED50-type scope but now I'm starting to lean more towards a 65mm.
I don't know if I'm willing to deal with the Japanese market,...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 26th June 2017, 20:33
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By upettersson
Thoughts about first scope

Hello!

Recently I've been thinking about getting a scope but I'm unceartain what I really need.
It'd be used;
Down by the lake. (http://i.imgur.com/14nvm3E.jpg)
In open fields/wetlands (got great...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 26th June 2017, 14:07
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By upettersson
Hello from Sweden

Hello everyone!

Man in his twenties from the middle, great plains, of Sweden who's been growing a stronger and stronger interest in birds over the last few years.

I've always loved nature. Grew up...
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