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Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Wednesday 24th October 2018, 13:24
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By davem
From your location, I'd suggest heading on over...

From your location, I'd suggest heading on over to somewhere such as Cley Spy in Glandford and spending some time with them to test and try out new and secondhand models within your budget.
They can...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 22nd March 2018, 14:44
Replies: 45
Views: 10,396
Posted By davem
Hi Lee, Yes, Vortex will be there for what will...

Hi Lee,

Yes, Vortex will be there for what will be approximately our 11th year at the Birdfair.

Same place (we presume) As the past 7 years, Marquee 1, Stands 1+2.

If you want to take a look at...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 10th May 2016, 08:52
Replies: 5
Views: 6,854
Posted By davem
That's correct, the Swarovski SW series of...

That's correct, the Swarovski SW series of eyepieces (25-50x / 30x) WILL fit the Vortex Razor HD 85/65 scope but the Vortex 20-60x zoom will NOT fit the Swarovski.

Conversely, the Vortex 30x...
Forum: Vortex Friday 11th March 2016, 14:35
Replies: 19
Views: 12,511
Posted By davem
Dielectric coatings are an advanced form of...

Dielectric coatings are an advanced form of Phase-correction so yes, the prisms do have the dielectric coatings.

Having compared the two 8x42s side by side (to check FOV data) we can say that the...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 20th October 2015, 13:22
Replies: 1
Views: 3,789
Posted By davem
Yes, in short! Although they share many...

Yes, in short!

Although they share many characteristics incl close focus, FOV, same eyecups, same locking diopter etc, the Vipers are better optically and when put side by side, especially in more...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 8th October 2015, 12:53
Replies: 4
Views: 6,163
Posted By davem
Perfect situation for the VIP Warranty to be...

Perfect situation for the VIP Warranty to be used....?

If you've still got the 'scope, let us have it back (directly or via your dealer) and if it can't be fixed, it'll be replaced.
Forum: Vortex Wednesday 15th April 2015, 13:41
Replies: 19
Views: 15,420
Posted By davem
32mm Talons have been discontinued (and certainly...

32mm Talons have been discontinued (and certainly to me had a yellowish tinge) but I've never noticed it in the 42mm versions that are still current in the range.

As for sales trend, here in the UK...
Forum: Vortex Saturday 7th March 2015, 20:45
Replies: 5
Views: 7,944
Posted By davem
Yes, this 25-50x SW fits and works fine on the...

Yes, this 25-50x SW fits and works fine on the Razor 85 HD body.

Trust this helps!
Dave.
Forum: Vortex Monday 16th February 2015, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 10,446
Posted By davem
If you're considering other manufacturer's...

If you're considering other manufacturer's eyepieces, don't forget a certain well-known Austrian brand has eyepieces that fit the Razor body...

I have the 30xSW on my Razor 85HD... :t:
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 16th December 2014, 13:13
Replies: 3
Views: 6,311
Posted By davem
I do not know (despite my connections with the...

I do not know (despite my connections with the brand), however from taking a Vortex bino to a dealer the other day a comparison with another similarly-priced bino which on paper looked identical to...
Forum: Vortex Monday 23rd June 2014, 18:01
Replies: 4
Views: 9,051
Posted By davem
Hi all, Much of the Viper 65's weight can be...

Hi all,

Much of the Viper 65's weight can be attributed to the much thicker all-over rubber armouring which it has when compared with the Razor.

The Razor 65's magnesium alloy body has partial...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 10th December 2013, 13:42
Replies: 5
Views: 9,320
Posted By davem
Just to stop the rumour mill from growing, the...

Just to stop the rumour mill from growing, the new 15x56 specification as mentioned above doesn't seem to be attached to the Talon HD from what we have seen.

Sorry can't be more exact than that but...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Friday 15th November 2013, 12:53
Replies: 6
Views: 6,580
Posted By davem
My apologies if this is called as self promotion...

My apologies if this is called as self promotion / advertising, but just to add to the list PhoneSkope that make a wide range of adapters for spotting scope eyepieces and have cases to fit iPhones...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 29th October 2013, 13:33
Replies: 3
Views: 12,433
Posted By davem
From the Vortex point of view, as this is $50...

From the Vortex point of view, as this is $50 less than the 60mm Diamondback, the choice between those two is an absolute no-brainer.

The 'XD' Vipers are being phased out so if you can get one at...
Forum: Vortex Saturday 19th October 2013, 01:35
Replies: 8
Views: 10,985
Posted By davem
No, sorry, there's not. When you're at max...

No, sorry, there's not.
When you're at max 'twist' the metal runner is at its full extension.

A real DIY suggestion however - could Vortex CAnada send you a spare pair of rubber eyecups to put on...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 7th April 2013, 18:10
Replies: 1
Views: 1,405
Posted By davem
Delkin USB3 Card reader & card compatability?

Hi all,

after taking delivery of my 2nd of the above readers (1st one kept appearing & disappearing from my PC) I can get it to read all bar one of my cards.

It's fine with the Sandisk (older)...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 4th April 2013, 13:07
Replies: 6
Views: 14,732
Posted By davem
A very difficult one to advise on but a few...

A very difficult one to advise on but a few pointers which may help...

If we are talking about the angled versions of the scopes, the Razor 85mm is about 6cm shorter than the Viper 80mm although thr...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 20th March 2013, 13:37
Replies: 14
Views: 3,550
Posted By davem
Failing that, you should be able to get your...

Failing that, you should be able to get your hands on a 70-200 L IS (mk1) used for about the same as the non IS version you've looked at.

Stunning lens and I've not yet seen any evidence that the...
Forum: Canon Thursday 14th February 2013, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,600
Posted By davem
Can't argue with its quality for the price -...

Can't argue with its quality for the price - don't tend to use the 1.4x unless really necessary but with the 1D3 and micro-adjusted for both with and without the TC on I've had some (though I say it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th February 2013, 12:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By davem
A close-up of the right side of its head. The...

A close-up of the right side of its head.

The obvious white patch below the eye is not present on the left hand side.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 4th February 2013, 12:33
Replies: 30
Views: 3,054
Posted By davem
Not to mention being about half the size?

Not to mention being about half the size?
Forum: Vortex Wednesday 21st November 2012, 21:16
Replies: 19
Views: 24,987
Posted By davem
Whoops!! That should read... I think I'm right...

Whoops!! That should read...

I think I'm right in saying that the original AT/ST80 eyepieces DO NOT fit it but have never had a problem with the ATS/STS range of eyepieces.

Sorry!
Forum: Vortex Monday 19th November 2012, 13:46
Replies: 19
Views: 24,987
Posted By davem
We've got a Swarovski 30x SW eyepiece in our demo...

We've got a Swarovski 30x SW eyepiece in our demo kit for the Razor 85HD that goes with us to all shows as an alternative (albeit almost 2x the price) to the VTX fixed 30x eyepiece.

We've also...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 9th October 2012, 13:29
Replies: 5
Views: 3,920
Posted By davem
Afternoon all! Just a quickie to offer a late...

Afternoon all!

Just a quickie to offer a late reply to this thread and to introduce for those that need it, Newpro UK Ltd as the Vortex distributors for the UK.

We keep as many of the spare...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th September 2012, 13:25
Replies: 52
Views: 10,295
Posted By davem
Just to clutch at straws for a second, on the...

Just to clutch at straws for a second, on the picture of the peep with the Plover, is that a photographic artefact, or is there a small amount of white feathering above the Plover's gape line?
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