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Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th March 2020, 15:05
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By Robert Wallace
May I remind UK birders about the BTO Garden...

May I remind UK birders about the BTO Garden Birdwatch scheme. This year it is celebrating 25 years of recording weekly sightings from your garden.
Records can be easily submitted on-line.
This is...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 13:18
Replies: 804
Views: 33,067
Posted By Robert Wallace
It will be interesting to see how some of the...

It will be interesting to see how some of the "honey pot" reserves suffer financially because of the impending restrictions.
Some reserves have become "nature theme parks" where the majority of...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th March 2020, 13:14
Replies: 90
Views: 4,739
Posted By Robert Wallace
Coronavirus and the launch of the Zeiss SF 32mm

It seems rather unfortunate that the much anticipated 8x and 10x 32SF binoculars are due to reach the market any time now.
I wonder how safe it is to try various models of binocular at your local...
Forum: Nikon Monday 16th March 2020, 12:55
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By Robert Wallace
Ref #1 Mandobear It does not altogether surprise...

Ref #1 Mandobear

It does not altogether surprise me that the Zeiss Dialyt 10x40B came out well because although they were not sealed, it was the objective lenses that moved not the eyepieces when...
Forum: Nikon Monday 16th March 2020, 12:43
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By Robert Wallace
I hope you mean "Troubdoris and me", Seriously I...

I hope you mean "Troubdoris and me", Seriously I had problems with my CZJ 10x50 Dekarems but like most binoculars at that time early 1974 in my case, rain guards were not supplied. I had to return my...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Friday 14th February 2020, 19:52
Replies: 21
Views: 4,328
Posted By Robert Wallace
My son's bought me a "smart phone" for Christmas...

My son's bought me a "smart phone" for Christmas and I downloaded the Collins guide on to it. The definitive field guide to British and European birds that easily fits in my pocket. Books are so...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 29th January 2020, 21:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By Robert Wallace
What brand of binocular was Chris Packham using...

What brand of binocular was Chris Packham using the other night? They looked to have red stripes, Kowa perhaps?
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Saturday 11th January 2020, 16:38
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Robert Wallace
I would be inclined to check what greenery is...

I would be inclined to check what greenery is allowed. what do they mean by shrubs? They seem to be swimming against the tide regarding encouraging birds. Gardening for wildlife is now trendy get...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 7th January 2020, 09:46
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Robert Wallace
I support Sandra's comments

I support Sandra's comments
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 3rd October 2019, 12:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,856
Posted By Robert Wallace
I have just received my new SF eyecups...

I have just received my new SF eyecups today,(prompt response from Zeiss Customer Services -thank you).
First impressions are similar to "Oblique" #4. The positioning feels better and more secure....
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 17th September 2019, 14:03
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
Sorry to labour my point about the replacement...

Sorry to labour my point about the replacement straps, but I have just looked at the Zeiss Nature Catalogue 2019/2020. The cover photograph shows a young woman holding a pair of SFs with exactly...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 17th September 2019, 09:10
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
I received my lens cleaning kit today (been on...

I received my lens cleaning kit today (been on holiday for the past two weeks) many thanks to Adam at Zeiss UK for sorting my internet problem and ensuring my lens cleaning kit arrived. Very pleased...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 17th September 2019, 09:03
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
Hello Richard I cannot comment on the FL and HD...

Hello Richard

I cannot comment on the FL and HD straps my binocular is an SF.
However I have worked in the Clothing and Textile Industries and therefore am more aware of the quality differences. I...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th September 2019, 13:09
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
MandoBear your photographs nicely illustrate the...

MandoBear your photographs nicely illustrate the point I was making about the coarse weave of the fabric.The original SF had a finer stronger weave.Incidently when I purchased my 7x42 T* P* in 1997,...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th September 2019, 12:53
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
So Gary why is my replacement strap different to...

So Gary why is my replacement strap different to the original?
I have unformed Zeiss UK of the differences. Very crudely the replacement strap is inferior to the original apart from it's lack of...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th September 2019, 14:29
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
My "safe" strap arrived while I was on holiday...

My "safe" strap arrived while I was on holiday and today I noticed two differences from my original strap for my 10x42SFs.

The rear of the padded neck piece had an inferior backing, the SF strap had...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 11th September 2019, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By Robert Wallace
I have a copy of this pocket guide because it...

I have a copy of this pocket guide because it fits in my pocket. It bucks the trend for bigger field guides. Good value for money at the rrp even better with discount (see whsmith online). I...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 18th August 2019, 14:32
Replies: 356
Views: 58,618
Posted By Robert Wallace
I bought my Swarovski 8x25 five years ago and...

I bought my Swarovski 8x25 five years ago and have been pleased with their performance. I don't mind the double hinge arrangement because they fold neatly and fit easily into a lens compartment of my...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 15th August 2019, 18:31
Replies: 32
Views: 3,810
Posted By Robert Wallace
I think your son works for Qinetiq ( no u)

I think your son works for Qinetiq ( no u)
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 6th August 2019, 08:43
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
All's well that ends well. Thank you Zeiss UK...

All's well that ends well.

Thank you Zeiss UK especially Luke Tait for coming to my assistance. It would seem that I managed to access the German web page (don't ask) either way my problem will be...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 5th August 2019, 14:33
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
Thanks Lee I think I went straight to the cart...

Thanks Lee I think I went straight to the cart there is no indication that you have to choose payment method before going to cart I assumed that was for information only.
I have learned you cannot...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 5th August 2019, 11:13
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
Ian and Troubadour thank you for your helpful...

Ian and Troubadour thank you for your helpful information.
I can't remember how I processed the order but I ended up with an order confirmation and a Cash in Advance as the payment method. I also...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 2nd August 2019, 15:08
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
Alleluia, The Xeiss lens cleaning kit is now in...

Alleluia, The Xeiss lens cleaning kit is now in Stock.
I filled in all my details on line, the address is rather eccentric with the street name before the number (clearly not designed foe UK...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 30th July 2019, 18:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By Robert Wallace
The way the value of the pound is dropping I...

The way the value of the pound is dropping I would consider buying sooner than later. I notice that Zeiss are offering up to 250 off, on some of their models according to recent adverts, I think in...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 26th July 2019, 12:16
Replies: 100
Views: 8,702
Posted By Robert Wallace
I suspect the same will apply to the UK after...

I suspect the same will apply to the UK after 31st October when we leave the E.U.
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