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Recent content by Gaz Shilton

  1. Gaz Shilton

    repair cost

    Wonder why they were so expensive to repair. I sent 2 pairs of Leica for service/repair via a optics store in September to Leica, Portugal. 8x32BA and 8-12x42 duovids. Got the 8x32 back 3 weeks later. Cleaned and new rubber armour £35. Duovids still outstanding as they need 'spare parts', but...
  2. Gaz Shilton

    Norfolk uk

    I'll get these wrong, but, I'll say Grey plover, Redwing, Barwit.
  3. Gaz Shilton

    Leica warranty period?

    I bought a pair of Leica 8x32 BA in 1998. Sent them to leica Portugal last month for cleaning. Came back after 3 weeks cleaned and new rubber armour. £35. Also sent my duovids away at the same time as rubber armour had come loose and needed re collomating. Not got them back yet as they needed...
  4. Gaz Shilton

    Bird of Prey North wales

    Looks like a buzzard to me.
  5. Gaz Shilton

    warbler uk

    I'll say Chiffchaff
  6. Gaz Shilton

    uk id

    Female pheasant?
  7. Gaz Shilton

    Reed Warbler ,Northern Greece

    Cheers. Can't be this years (can it), that's what made me question it.
  8. Gaz Shilton

    Reed Warbler ,Northern Greece

    How can you tell?
  9. Gaz Shilton

    Is there a phone scoping adaptor for Kowa TSN 883 and iPhoneX?

    Opticron may do one also. Phoneskope is hugely expensive if you live outside the US. With shipping it's close to £100 shipped to UK. For what is literally a little piece of plastic!!!
  10. Gaz Shilton

    At last...

    My personal opinion is that the pricing you have mentioned is optimistic, for example this may be a bit more competitive. Hope this helps! I see what you mean. Where I've been looking is over priced. Thanks for that.
  11. Gaz Shilton

    At last...

    How would a 10x42FL stack up against 7x or 8x? I have a shop local to me that has a 10x42FL for £1,149.00. Would these be worth a look? They look really good. Also they would be a lot lighter than my leica 10x42BN's and I'm curious.
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    uk today

  13. Gaz Shilton

    Service Experience - Leica Switzerland

    Was thinking of sending my Duovids in for service. After reading this thread I might forget about them and buy Swarovski instead!!
  14. Gaz Shilton

    Your Most Recent "Life" Bird

    Long Billed Dowitcher, Fairburn Ings.
  15. Gaz Shilton

    Gull not able to extend a wing and not fed

    Why would the RSPCA need to call the fire Brigade for a young gull rescue?