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Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd February 2020, 11:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,242
Posted By matt green
I was recently in the same situation and spent...

I was recently in the same situation and spent some time looking at sub 10x42, in short the zeiss conquest hd came top of the list..very bright and contrasty with reasuring build quality and...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 23rd December 2019, 16:53
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By matt green
Thanks for that, yes more to consider maybe I...

Thanks for that, yes more to consider maybe I should be looking to add an extra dozen or so bins to the collection just to be sure I'm covered for every situation.

Had the opportunity to compare my...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th December 2019, 19:55
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By matt green
Thanks for the replies everyone, Interesting...

Thanks for the replies everyone,

Interesting thoughts regarding the 10x50, I lately I have come to prefer the view through 10x binos.

I see swarovski make the slc with a stonking 56 objective, they...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th December 2019, 16:33
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By matt green
Thanks for your insight, Ian Yes folks on here...

Thanks for your insight, Ian

Yes folks on here do seem to favour the actions over the aculons, they do come up secondhand every now and then so will keep a look out..will likely try a pair out next...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th December 2019, 11:09
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By matt green
7x50 porros for dusk viewing?

Greetings!

Recently been pondering wether a budget priced 7x50 porro would have any major advantages at dusk compared to my regular hawk ed x 10x42, had a brief look from various sites on the web...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 4th June 2018, 14:52
Replies: 85
Views: 9,075
Posted By matt green
Awwwww may have left this too late! Cley spy at...

Awwwww may have left this too late!

Cley spy at Glandford, the binocular/scope shopping centre of the universe!

Always loads to play with at their farmland shop, with a no hassle to buy atmosphere...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd October 2017, 19:20
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By matt green
Thanks, both Yes I ought to know better...hangs...

Thanks, both

Yes I ought to know better...hangs head in shame!!!!

Matt
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd October 2017, 18:28
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By matt green
Warbler ID (staffordshire)

I probably ought to know better but I'm struggling to place these two Warblers, seen very poorly from behind strong sunlight (hence terrible record shots) To my eyes they both resemble Yellow Browed...
Forum: Opticron Saturday 30th September 2017, 16:40
Replies: 4
Views: 3,450
Posted By matt green
Thanks for the feedback, will definitely check...

Thanks for the feedback, will definitely check out the zoom with the bigger scopes. We currently use the brands mighty midget 50mm ed but could definitely use a little more reach!

Matt
Forum: Opticron Friday 29th September 2017, 15:08
Replies: 4
Views: 3,450
Posted By matt green
SDL zoom vs fixed HDF eyepieces?

The title says it all, looking at eyepieces at around 28-32ish magnification on either 66 or 80mm objective scopes and wandering which would offer the best image quality?

Anyone with experience of...
Forum: Leica Thursday 4th August 2016, 15:34
Replies: 832
Views: 165,511
Posted By matt green
From the link in post 122 you can copy the...

From the link in post 122 you can copy the picture and enhance the image shadows in Lightroom etc to reveal quite clearly the design of the new bins, you can even make out the name and size on the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 6th July 2016, 14:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By matt green
Mmmmmm, thought they were just mail order only...

Mmmmmm, thought they were just mail order only until I looked up their website, may make a visit some time soon!!

Matt
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th July 2016, 16:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By matt green
Thanks for the feedback both, David, agree about...

Thanks for the feedback both,

David, agree about the shops in Norfolk and know them well but I currently reside in the midlands!! Nearest shop to me currently with a good selection of models would...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 4th July 2016, 19:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By matt green
Opticron WP HR 8x42 vs current mid price roofs?

Hi all

Just wondering how the awesome little opticron Porro's hold up against the current crop of mid price roofs available in recent times, I'm thinking opticron verano hd 8x42 /Minos 8x44 hd...
Forum: Norfolk Friday 21st October 2011, 17:27
Replies: 25,930
Views: 7,669,984
Posted By matt green
Fond memories of my old patch, I'm currently out...

Fond memories of my old patch, I'm currently out of the county but Strattonbirder is local to that area!

Matt
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 2nd March 2011, 12:43
Replies: 378
Views: 115,302
Posted By matt green
Yep, however the chap from Swarovski who is also...

Yep, however the chap from Swarovski who is also a member on here has now rectified the issue!!

Matt
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 1st March 2011, 18:46
Replies: 378
Views: 115,302
Posted By matt green
I've done a google search on the net and found...

I've done a google search on the net and found some pictures, there's definately a different design of rainguard for the latest Swarovisions and the old model EL!!

Matt
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 1st March 2011, 12:49
Replies: 378
Views: 115,302
Posted By matt green
Swarovski rainguard? Anyone know how I can get...

Swarovski rainguard?

Anyone know how I can get hold of the current design rainguard, the one that slopes down the edge at a slight angle to match the shape of the rubber armour around the occular...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 23rd February 2011, 21:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By matt green
Stratton Birder eh? Sounds like I might have...

Stratton Birder eh?

Sounds like I might have possibly bumped into you before!!!

Glad you found it onto the forum, looking forward to hearing about the latest sightings back home!

Matt
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 30th January 2011, 10:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By matt green
I was anticipating people replying with either a...

I was anticipating people replying with either a resounding ''yes you've got Crossbills'' or no it's just a squirrel!!

For what it's worth there's pictures of feeding Crossbills on the net but found...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 25th December 2010, 10:06
Replies: 25,930
Views: 7,669,984
Posted By matt green
Merry Xmas to all you Norfolk birders!!B (: Matt

Merry Xmas to all you Norfolk birders!!B (:

Matt
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 1st November 2010, 21:07
Replies: 784
Views: 212,449
Posted By matt green
Having seen just a couple of minutes of said...

Having seen just a couple of minutes of said programme, I can tell it's going to be a load of shite...with our noble hobby solely portraid by a bunch of Knubends..

Off to listen to Pistols....B (:

M
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th October 2010, 19:44
Replies: 36
Views: 13,759
Posted By matt green
Forget the Hawkes.. Opticron HR WP 8x42 (229...

Forget the Hawkes..

Opticron HR WP 8x42 (229 from most places) trounces EVERYTHING except the most expensive roofprisms from Zeiss, Leica, Swaro etc..

In fact, I've compared them to a Swaro EL...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 22nd September 2010, 18:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,851
Posted By matt green
OK, so now I've sourced a mint pair of EL's from...

OK, so now I've sourced a mint pair of EL's from 2004!! Anyone know what lense coatings they might include, the shop said they have the Swarobright coatings but not sure about any others? Can't seem...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 21st September 2010, 20:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,851
Posted By matt green
Thanks for that Bradley Had a very helpful email...

Thanks for that Bradley

Had a very helpful email reply from Swaroland this morning, they say the bins I was interest in are a 2001 vintage!! That means pre Swarobright, might even be pre fast...
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