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Old Wednesday 12th September 2012, 15:34   #26
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Sounds like a cracking deal. Do you have a link to their secondhand stuff?
http://www.focusoptics.eu/focus/second-hand/used/

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That Swarovski deal sounds an awful lot like the one I mentioned in post #9
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Old Wednesday 12th September 2012, 16:07   #28
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That Swarovski deal sounds an awful lot like the one I mentioned in post #9
That will teach me not to pay enough attention! Off to search for some more bargains now...
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Old Thursday 13th September 2012, 14:50   #29
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Some Nikon offers

Well the used Nikon 8x30 EII has finally gone from SWOptics but*
Cameraworld have a demo Nikon 8x30 EII for a bit more as well as a used Action EX 8x40 for quite a bit less; both six months warranty.

SWoptics have a used 8x32 EDG (with full warranty apparently) for a bit under retail for anyone interested in that model.
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Old Friday 14th September 2012, 22:49   #30
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I have just received my weekly email from Uttings, listing their weekly specials. There are some very good offers on optics but for me the star is probably the Zeiss Victory 8x32 FL Simon King Special Edition at 899. It's not the latest model but it still looks like a bargain to me. Link here.

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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 15:36   #31
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Devon Cameras has a Opticron HRWP at 169 and a Classic 7x36 at 250 as well as other items in their clearance section.
http://www.devoncamera.co.uk/index.c...-1041/group/73
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Devon Cameras has a Opticron HRWP at 169 and a Classic 7x36 at 250 as well as other items in their clearance section.
http://www.devoncamera.co.uk/index.c...-1041/group/73
Good one. The much maligned here (but quite liked my me) Nikon Fieldscope 13-30/20-45/25-56x zoom eyepiece there for not very much.
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Old Thursday 20th September 2012, 17:01   #33
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I have just received my weekly email from Uttings, listing their weekly specials. There are some very good offers on optics but for me the star is probably the Zeiss Victory 8x32 FL Simon King Special Edition at 899. It's not the latest model but it still looks like a bargain to me. Link here.

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FL 8x32s are still current and have not been replaced.
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FL 8x32s are still current and have not been replaced.
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Another 4 off the Uttings price. Could put it towards one of these :
http://compare.ebay.co.uk/like/38038...bar&adtype=pla
to look like a non latest model of Simon King...
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Old Wednesday 26th September 2012, 17:27   #35
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Secondhand Zeiss FL 8x32 at the InFocus Titchwell shop for 699

Go to http://www.at-infocus.co.uk/usedequipment.html

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Old Friday 5th October 2012, 10:28   #36
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These look in nice condition, a bargain for somebody!!...

http://www.lcegroup.co.uk/Used/Carl-...*P*_62297.html
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Old Monday 8th October 2012, 16:56   #37
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For UK buyers I just bought some Nikon 8x25 HG London Olympics Limited edition bins from Clifton Cameras for 299, normally 470 + around here. Also way cheaper than the non Limited Edition version.
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Old Friday 12th October 2012, 22:38   #38
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warranty 2 vs 25 years...what can you do?

If I understand it correctly .....Nikon High grade/Premier..

Uk buyer: 2 years warranty http://www.cliftoncameras.co.uk/Niko...s_2012_Edition

US buyer: 25 years warranty...

http://www.eagleoptics.com/binocular...turer_warranty

The only way to get better warranties is to completely stop buying brands with lousy warranties until they treat people equally in this matter... do you agree ?

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The 7dayshop 10x42's are brill! I bought 3 pairs when they were 20.

I keep a pair in the car, they are good back up for my Swaro's.
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Wish the thread was named "decent deals" rather than "bargains" which might imply only exceptional deals should be posted; that was not intention.

Anyways a few decent deals on compacts.

Both Nikon HGL compacts are on a special at Viking Optical Centres.

At Ffordes in the Zeiss section there's a used "Zeiss 8x20B" which looks like a "Victory Compact". Those two words embossed on the armouring apparently likely mean it has dielectric prism coatings.
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I come across quite a few optical manufacturers offering cashbacks, they are mostly only available in the US, which is annoying especially if you are looking for a brand new bin.

That is what I thought that I would just pass on that Vanguard currently have a 40 cashback offer on all their ED models in the UK: http://www.bestbinocularsreviews.com...binoculars-08/

I am not aware of any other manufacturer cashback deals in the UK at the moment - does anyone else know of any that I can add?
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Old Wednesday 7th November 2012, 12:05   #42
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Minox BL Open Hinge 50 cashback till end of year.
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I come across quite a few optical manufacturers offering cashbacks, they are mostly only available in the US, which is annoying especially if you are looking for a brand new bin.

That is what I thought that I would just pass on that Vanguard currently have a 40 cashback offer on all their ED models in the UK: http://www.bestbinocularsreviews.com...binoculars-08/

I am not aware of any other manufacturer cashback deals in the UK at the moment - does anyone else know of any that I can add?
The Vanguard one is the only one I've come across -- makes the Endeavour ED even more of a steal at the price. Excellent price / performance ratio made even more compelling.
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Minox BL Open Hinge 50 cashback till end of year.
Many thanks for that - great offer too!
I see this cashback offer at WEX, but nowhere else at the moment.
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Old Thursday 10th January 2013, 15:50   #45
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This has to be a bargain - a bino that has a retail price of more than 90 (in non-Olympic livery) that can be had for under 30!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-lis...&condition=new
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WEX 29.99 today, matching JESSOPS price but they did not have to, but maybe decision made before sad news of Jessops.
Jessops a few were still in stores only at 29.99 but poor old Jessops.
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In case anyone is still interested in the 8x32 T FL Victory binoculars from Uttings, please let me know - I am about to buy a 85 diascope from them, and they offer a special discount for the kit, with the 8x32 included. I would be willing to sell them on, completely new and unboxed, with all the Simon King accessories, papers etc., for 700 with shipping (provided that their offer is still valid when I order them).
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This has to be a bargain - a bino that has a retail price of more than 90 (in non-Olympic livery) that can be had for under 30!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-lis...&condition=new
Presumably without phase correction coatings so a slightly soft image. That is speculation as I have not tried them. I note that they do not have the same construction as the non Olympics model, so they are not the same, and might be inferior. That is a guess.
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Must admit I had thought if you'd seen one Nikon 10x25 Sportstar EX you'd seen them all (rather like a Hollywood film ).
Perhaps some enterprising individual can get hold of Jessops' stock, deface the logos on them with a marker pen and sell them by the lorry load to Iran :
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011...pics-logo-zion
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In case anyone is still interested in the 8x32 T FL Victory binoculars from Uttings, please let me know.
They Victory 8x32 are reserved at the moment.
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