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Forum: Kowa Wednesday 25th March 2020, 14:22
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By mayoayo
I think if you put some sort of form ( una horma)...

I think if you put some sort of form ( una horma) and stretch that SOC around, it will end working well.. That material ends stretching with time. Now that we all need some exercise, a couple of...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 29th February 2020, 15:12
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By mayoayo
Hi Again.. Thx Mark, glad to see you. Today I was...

Hi Again.. Thx Mark, glad to see you. Today I was able to get to the roofs again and had about 30 or 40 minutes to do a bit of sketching.. It is an adventure to get to this roof because it is a...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 22nd February 2020, 20:24
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By mayoayo
There are great birding sites all around...

There are great birding sites all around Portland.. Oak's bottom or the Audubon sanctuary are just in town, to say so, and then Smith and Bivvy lakes wetlands nature area and Kelly point, in the...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 20th February 2020, 20:38
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By mayoayo
Thanks guys... fugl..Are falcons still nesting...

Thanks guys...
fugl..Are falcons still nesting under the interstate bridge?
I used to go to watch them every evening,.. I Lived in PDX for a few years.. Really miss the birding there..!!!!
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 20th February 2020, 16:12
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By mayoayo
Falcon sketch

Today I gained access to one of the highest points in town and got a really nice view of the resident Peregrine. In spite of the wind I was able to do a couple of sketches. I had a great time and...
Forum: Kowa Friday 3rd January 2020, 20:03
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By mayoayo
Dont pay that kind of money for the kowa zoom.....

Dont pay that kind of money for the kowa zoom.. The Baader Hyperion Mk IV zoom locks directly onto the 821 collar ring and offers amazing, wide angle, performance for about 200 euro...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 13th December 2019, 22:42
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By mayoayo
The old 32x on the kowa seems single coated.I had...

The old 32x on the kowa seems single coated.I had that eyepiece years ago and never noticed,but got another recently and when compared with other eyepieces i felt the contrast is not the best.The old...
Forum: Kowa Monday 25th November 2019, 20:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By mayoayo
There is a baader astro adapter for the 883, made...

There is a baader astro adapter for the 883, made for the baader zoom....
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 23rd November 2019, 15:15
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By mayoayo
Hi there..Removing the eyepiece could open the...

Hi there..Removing the eyepiece could open the body and loose the nitrogen ,,,you could do the whole operations inside a clear trash bag(unused,please)...Do not open the bag,just enough to fit the...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 20th November 2019, 20:45
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By mayoayo
Blue rock thrush

An old note i just found,i dont think i ever shared here..quite fond of the sketch,In Love with the species ..I am lucky enough to have them breeding in my local patch,definitely one of my favorite...
Forum: Pentax Monday 18th November 2019, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By mayoayo
Pentax infamous barrel notch

The problem with pentax scopes is that the eyepiece socket ,has a notch in the bottom that prevents many eyepieces to sit all the way in,preventing them to reach infinity focus..Yes ,I need infinity...
Forum: Opticron Sunday 17th November 2019, 00:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By mayoayo
Hello...The Baader zoom has to be disconnected of...

Hello...The Baader zoom has to be disconnected of the barrel ,yes,and then a small step down ring needs to be fitted,Baader provides those rings if needed,not sure of the price.The eyepiece is not...
Forum: Opticron Friday 8th November 2019, 09:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By mayoayo
The MM4 ED got excellent reviews .The 602 uses...

The MM4 ED got excellent reviews .The 602 uses standard glass ,so I dont think is going to be in competition with a good unit of the ED MM4.The MM4 should be better controlling Chromatic aberration...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 5th November 2019, 04:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,876
Posted By mayoayo
I don't think they are as old as to be single...

I don't think they are as old as to be single coated..Optics of that vintage and older ,in high standard optics used multicoatings .The Amber and bluish hues were the coatings of the day,but that...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 3rd November 2019, 18:44
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By mayoayo
The 821M is a standard glass scope,versus the ED...

The 821M is a standard glass scope,versus the ED glass used in your Regal..If you Regal is a decent unit,I dont think the kowa is an upgrade in any ways..even a good unit of an F/5,5 non ED scope ,it...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 27th October 2019, 18:17
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By mayoayo
I had the 25x LER for a while,used It on a...

I had the 25x LER for a while,used It on a 824..If i remember well ,the massive Eye relief forces you to look into the eyepiece from those 30mm (or more ),but you cant get close or you get...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 26th October 2019, 09:37
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By mayoayo
What other eyepieces you have now? If you dont...

What other eyepieces you have now? If you dont have any other eyepiece,the 40x is a bit too much magnification for the ED50 as a regular use eyepiece..It is still reasonably bright in good light but...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 24th October 2019, 02:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By mayoayo
The Baader mk IV would work with the MM4...

The Baader mk IV would work with the MM4 bodies,..If it was me,though,I would go for the ATX65 for sure,..Granted the weight is not its strong point,but it can be taken apart,making it the most...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 11th September 2019, 21:37
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By mayoayo
The Baader Hyperion Mk IV Universal 8-24 Zoom,..A small review and open thread.

Hello..I want to make a small review of this eyepiece,and use the thread to keep all the comments that users want to add about this eyepiece, its use in different scopes and its performance.

I...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 11th September 2019, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By mayoayo
And Please 663/64 owners,add to the thread if you...

And Please 663/64 owners,add to the thread if you wish..
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 11th September 2019, 16:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By mayoayo
Cool..thx

Cool..thx
Forum: Kowa Friday 6th September 2019, 04:34
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By mayoayo
Are all the bayonets from the TSN 1/2/3/4 ...

Are all the bayonets from the TSN 1/2/3/4 ,60#,61#,66# etc absolutely the same?
I know they are compatible ,can you confirm if they have the exact same dimensions?
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 4th September 2019, 13:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By mayoayo
The Baader Hyperion Mk IV doesnt fit the small...

The Baader Hyperion Mk IV doesnt fit the small kowas?.I would have to test that Myself ..unfortunately i havent been able to locate a scope to do so...I am not saying that the people that tried didnt...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 30th August 2019, 19:10
Replies: 9
Views: 3,376
Posted By mayoayo
Only the Mk IV..I modified the Mark III ,but now...

Only the Mk IV..I modified the Mark III ,but now the threads on the standard collar of the Mk. IV fit the Kowa 82 external threads beautifully.It is also a lighter eyepiece,helping the balance on a...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 28th August 2019, 22:53
Replies: 74
Views: 7,919
Posted By mayoayo
That would be imposible.As I explained earlier...

That would be imposible.As I explained earlier the Nikon mount has a very narrow passage for the light Path, and the barrel of the Baader Zoom (or any other zoom besides the Nikons) would not go...
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