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Reviews by Dougie

Recommended
Yes
Price
0$
Pros
  • Build Quality, Price
Cons
A truely fantastic bit of kit, especially if you have spent all your money on long lenses and have a restricted budget for a tripod head!! 500+ for a Wimberley your avin a laugh!!
Personally I use mine cradled rather than supported from above, it holds my 500mm f4 steady as a rock, great for panning shots as well, super smooth pan and tilt action. Have managed to set lens and camera up on the head so when you let go it will swing back in a balanced position. The only criticism is that the head is a little bulky, but for value for money it gets 11 out of 10 for me

Dougie
Recommended
No
Price
0$
Pros
  • None
Cons
  • Data write problems from the outset
Rubbish!!! had mine back to manufacturer several times, due to data transfer problems, and lost data. Selling up and going to Nikon
Recommended
Yes
Price
0$
Pros
  • Quality Optics, Fantastic Customer Service
Cons
  • None
I bought mine used in mint condition from Ebay. Had them for a little over 2 years now, fantastic optics, very robust, and excellent design for use when wearing gloves. Customer after market care and service is absolutely spot on after having the binoculars back for a slight repair, came back serviced and with new lens covers, and eyecup rubbers, other manufacturers please follow Swarovski\'s lead.
Recommended
Yes
Price
650$
Pros
  • Superb optics, light weight
Cons
  • Lens cap
Absolutely super bit of kit, the image is bright, and quality and finish of this product is fantastic, only let down by the awful lens cap, why didn\'t Leica stick with the snap on type lens cap that they use on the 77!!!!
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