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Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 7th September 2019, 01:01
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By tealboy1
I ended up buying a manfrotto 055 with a 128rc...

I ended up buying a manfrotto 055 with a 128rc head for $66 plus $32 shipping. Got a better deal than expected but the 055 is such a beefy tripod, it was my preferred choice. Arrived today but I’m...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By tealboy1
Interchangeability of EPís on Fieldscopes?

I have a ed2 60mm straight with a 20-45 zoom and 24x fixed. If I add a 78 or 82mm FS 3, will these EP,s be interchangeable? Iím assuming they are interchangeable but not sure. Will they be...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 2nd September 2019, 23:42
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By tealboy1
Have learned this is a velbon Sherpa 300...

Have learned this is a velbon Sherpa 300 customized for vortex. Head is the velbon ph157q. The tripod is only rated for 9lbs and is lighter duty than the manfotto tripods but the vortex is 140$...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 2nd September 2019, 10:51
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By tealboy1
I found it boog, like it but too short without...

I found it boog, like it but too short without having to use a lot of center piece extension which Iíve been warned to minimize for stability. Iím tall plus have a straight scope so an ep at 67Ē is...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Sunday 1st September 2019, 18:53
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By tealboy1
Agree, but when you are almost 6í3Ē using a...

Agree, but when you are almost 6í3Ē using a straight scope, itís harder to find things on the generous side but Iím heeding the advice as I see the value in having something tall enough. Also...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Sunday 1st September 2019, 15:29
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By tealboy1
Thank you Alexis, part of the problem is, I don’t...

Thank you Alexis, part of the problem is, I don’t know exactly how I’m going to use all of this, it is new to me but I become excited and interested in the idea of glassing with quality instruments. ...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Sunday 1st September 2019, 11:53
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By tealboy1
502an vs 500ah, and others

Do you all like the 502 head? The rating are outstanding and overall popularity high vs 500 based on volume of reviews but that doesnít mean it is better for scopes. I was warned of its bulkier...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 31st August 2019, 00:24
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By tealboy1
I have looked into these further. Seem to be of...

I have looked into these further. Seem to be of similar quality to the high end brands but at a lesser price
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 30th August 2019, 11:48
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By tealboy1
Vortex gt pro

Do you know who makes this, how good it is for 60-82mm spotting scopes? At $149, seems like a good combination. A search here revealed little so thought I would ask.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 29th August 2019, 19:29
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By tealboy1
Tripod recommendation for new scope?

Some may know, I purchased my first scope, a 60mm Nikon fs and now realize how piss poor my $25 maxwell camera tripod is. Prefer not to spend a fortunate as a new and very casual user but wish to...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 29th August 2019, 01:32
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By tealboy1
Always impressed with the incredible level of...

Always impressed with the incredible level of expertise from forum participants on this site. Appreciate the detailed feedback.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 28th August 2019, 17:20
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By tealboy1
Yeah, hard to find any reliable info on my fixed...

Yeah, hard to find any reliable info on my fixed ep. donít know regarding coatings. I will say, I compared it to a friends higher end scope and it compared favorably in brightness and clarity but I...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 28th August 2019, 13:08
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By tealboy1
Not identified in that lineup from your link. ...

Not identified in that lineup from your link. Remains elusive.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 28th August 2019, 11:17
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By tealboy1
Nikon EP, specs elusive

Anyone know details of my ep that came with the fs2 ED? Ep is stamped 24x/60 WF and 30x/78 WF. It also has a fixed rubber eyecup. Usually can find lots of info with searches but Iím struggling to...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 27th August 2019, 00:04
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By tealboy1
Received my new but used scope today

Thank you all for the help and recommendations. Iíve now purchased my first scope and got it today. Several of you know, but it is a Nikon Fieldscope EDii 60mm and came with 2 EPs, a 24x WF and a...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 26th August 2019, 23:55
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By tealboy1
I confirmed, It is the WF series.

I confirmed, It is the WF series.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 25th August 2019, 18:25
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By tealboy1
Great! Thanks. Can you tell if it is the 24xDS...

Great! Thanks. Can you tell if it is the 24xDS or WF? Believe the wf offers a eyecup and the ds does not as it is primarily used for dgiscoping based on google but I can’t tell from the pic which...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 25th August 2019, 16:24
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By tealboy1
My apologies, but I donít understand this...

My apologies, but I donít understand this statement ďplus, some 24x and [email protected] with rubber eyecupĒ

Does that mean there are 2 separate eyepieces, one is a 20-45 zoom and the second will be a 24x...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 25th August 2019, 11:07
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By tealboy1
What EP and I getting ?

Is this a Mc1 or mc2 and what are pros and cons of this zoom? Are these 2 different ep,s or just one as it looks like something is already attached to the scope. Sorry, new to scopes. The...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 21st August 2019, 11:09
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By tealboy1
Alexis, excellent summary, thank you, and to...

Alexis, excellent summary, thank you, and to slingworks and the others, very helpful
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 20th August 2019, 11:00
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By tealboy1
Two excellent replies, very helpful, thank you. ...

Two excellent replies, very helpful, thank you. The model number recommendations is also appreciated. Will look into each of these and narrow it down. Assume eBay is the best place to look? Not...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 20th August 2019, 00:13
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By tealboy1
Used scope, Best value, recommendations?

I tried searching to avoid asking this question but I’m struggling to find a good thread on the subject so hoping you can help.

Here’s what I’m looking for, a high quality used scope in the 60-80mm...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 18th August 2019, 22:56
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By tealboy1
Helpful, thank you very much. Will continue to...

Helpful, thank you very much. Will continue to monitor other responses but you make good points and I suspect for that kind of money I would be better to invest in a newer generation model
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 18th August 2019, 19:52
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By tealboy1
Leupold Golden Ring HD 20-60x80 Boone and Crockett Spotting Scope

Leupold seems very unpopular for spotting scopes but I ran across this one and wonder if it is worth pursuing or better to spend a similar amount on a different scope. I don’t have a scope, just a...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 12th August 2019, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By tealboy1
I haven’t been on in a long time but was...

I haven’t been on in a long time but was wondering what happened to the HTs and what you all thought of them so popped on to look around and found this thread. I purchased the 8x42 ht a few years...
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