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Forum: Hawke Optics Sunday 19th November 2017, 14:03
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Posted By chris6
David, Thank you. Yes I probably exaggerated any...

David,

Thank you. Yes I probably exaggerated any deficiencies of the Nikon EX 7x35, and now have not even got one. When one of our daughters had the choice of those I had at the time I was a bit...
Forum: Hawke Optics Saturday 18th November 2017, 14:32
Replies: 186
Views: 82,078
Posted By chris6
David, The Avocet and Landscout 7x35 were both...

David,

The Avocet and Landscout 7x35 were both excellent, exceeding expectations so have posted impressions for them.

The Orion Ultraview 8x42 was also unreasonably good, except that it was out of...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 15th November 2017, 16:01
Replies: 186
Views: 82,078
Posted By chris6
mmm good point...and yes in pictures the Avocet...

mmm good point...and yes in pictures the Avocet looks very clean. It is marked 'HT2580', and maybe 'Japan'. Can you tell when it might have been made?

Chris
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 15th November 2017, 14:39
Replies: 186
Views: 82,078
Posted By chris6
Right, thanks David but on visits to an RSPB shop...

Right, thanks David but on visits to an RSPB shop I did not find anything in that bracket to fit the bill. When I read old posts in this forum or Cloudynights things of interest tend to be out of...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 15th November 2017, 09:34
Replies: 186
Views: 82,078
Posted By chris6
Hi Typo, yes a pity but only having one pair at...

Hi Typo, yes a pity but only having one pair at the moment the only way is to buy some more!

The Hawke 8x43 was to supplement or replace a current Pentax 8x32 DCF ED, the still wider view to make...
Forum: Hawke Optics Tuesday 14th November 2017, 19:28
Replies: 186
Views: 82,078
Posted By chris6
'spongey focussing'

The focus wheel on Hawke Frontier ED 8x43, received last week, had around 5 degrees of free play. The seller kindly checked two other new examples and said they were the same, so I just returned them...
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