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Old Monday 19th March 2007, 18:04   #1
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Binocular bargains

I had a look through the Nikon Action 8x40's a few days ago for my partner and they were excellent, with a wide FOV and very bright. Reduced from 119 to 49 and still available at Warehouse Express.
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Old Sunday 25th March 2007, 19:01   #2
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I had a look through the Nikon Action 8x40's a few days ago for my partner and they were excellent, with a wide FOV and very bright. Reduced from 119 to 49 and still available at Warehouse Express.
We walked Sutton Bank today and the view through my partners 49 pair of Nikons is stunning, and with a 10 year guarantee, what more can I/we say
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Old Sunday 25th March 2007, 20:50   #3
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We walked Sutton Bank today and the view through my partners 49 pair of Nikons is stunning, and with a 10 year guarantee, what more can I/we say
Just odered a pair of nikon actions for 49 myself from warehouse express, will be here tuesday ,seems like a good deal.
I was ready to order bushnell's from a guy on ebay then somebody put a thread up saying they were fake.

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Old Sunday 25th March 2007, 21:58   #4
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Just odered a pair of nikon actions for 49 myself from warehouse express, will be here tuesday ,seems like a good deal.
I was ready to order bushnell's from a guy on ebay then somebody put a thread up saying they were fake.

thanks for the tip

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not all bushnells on uk ebay are fake, pos only the ones from the five sellers that [bushnell uk ltd identified] it was my [fake] post, glad it helped.
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not all bushnells on uk ebay are fake, pos only the ones from the five sellers that [bushnell uk ltd identified] it was my [fake] post, glad it helped.
Can you post that link?
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[bushnell uk ltd identified].
Theres no such thing as far as i can find ?
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Hi,

I'm very new to birdwatching, and want to buy a cheap pair of binoculars to get me started, the Nikon actions seem great value,

Does anyone know if they would be suitable for someone who wear glasses?

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Hi,

I'm very new to birdwatching, and want to buy a cheap pair of binoculars to get me started, the Nikon actions seem great value,

Does anyone know if they would be suitable for someone who wear glasses?

Thanks,

Julie
Julie,

The eye relief might be a bit short at 11.9mm. This means that you might loose a bit of the wide field of view. No harm in trying them out and sending them back if they dont suit you.

At around this price I could only find the Opticron 8x40 Aspherical ZWCF (66 www.tecno.co.uk) with better -14mm- eye relief.

BTW tecno also do the Actions (43) -

http://www.tecno.co.uk/Store/s43019/...s/details.aspx

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Julie,

The eye relief might be a bit short at 11.9mm. This means that you might loose a bit of the wide field of view. No harm in trying them out and sending them back if they dont suit you.

At around this price I could only find the Opticron 8x40 Aspherical ZWCF (66 www.tecno.co.uk) with better -14mm- eye relief.

BTW tecno also do the Actions (43) -

http://www.tecno.co.uk/Store/s43019/...s/details.aspx

Steve
Thanks for the reply Steve,

I've ordered the Actions from Tecno, they should be delivered tomorrow, hopefully they will be OK, if not I can always give them to my Dad as it's his birthday soon (he doesn't wear glasses).

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