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Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 12:13
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
Next set of event for you: UK & Ireland WWT...

Next set of event for you:

UK & Ireland

WWT Arundel, Arundel, 22/5
Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 26/5
WWT Llanelli, Llanelli, 27/5
WWT Washington, Washington, 27/5
Northumberland County...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 14th May 2018, 12:15
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By pete_gamby
The SP13 code in one of the brochures suggests...

The SP13 code in one of the brochures suggests that it is a Kunming United Optics "factory standard" model. There are two previous generation models shown on their website (SP4 and...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 9th May 2018, 15:12
Replies: 28
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Posted By pete_gamby
Google is your friend when it comes to finding HD...

Google is your friend when it comes to finding HD anything:

https://www.hillspet.com/dog-food/pd-hd-canine-dry

They even registered it as a trademark :-)
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th May 2018, 13:10
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
And another set of dates for your diaries: UK &...

And another set of dates for your diaries:

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 8/5
Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, Sevenoaks, 12/5
Chesil Beach Centre Dorset WT, Portland, 12/5
WWT Arundel,...
Forum: Opticron Tuesday 1st May 2018, 07:44
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By pete_gamby
Opticron warranty is transferrable. HTH Cheers,...

Opticron warranty is transferrable.

HTH

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Opticron Tuesday 24th April 2018, 13:49
Replies: 53
Views: 3,667
Posted By pete_gamby
Both US and UK websites now have specifications...

Both US and UK websites now have specifications published for the 7x42 model.

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th April 2018, 11:50
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
And the next batch: UK & Ireland Chew Valley...

And the next batch:

UK & Ireland

Chew Valley Lake LCE, Bristol, 27/4
Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 28/4
Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve, Colchester, 28/4
Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 12th April 2018, 14:25
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
Ooops - late again! UK & Ireland Brockholes...

Ooops - late again!

UK & Ireland

Brockholes Visitors Centre, Preston, 13/4
Damson Day Country Fair Lyth Valley, Crosthwaite, 14/4 - NEW VENUE
BTO The Nunnery, Thetford, 14/4 - NEW VENUE
Rye Harbour...
Forum: Opticron Monday 9th April 2018, 20:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By pete_gamby
Unfortunately we can't force dealers to place...

Unfortunately we can't force dealers to place stock orders, even if they have orders from their customers. Perhaps you can advise our US office which dealer you have placed the order with and we may...
Forum: Opticron Monday 9th April 2018, 15:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By pete_gamby
The DBA VHD+ monocular is in stock in both our UK...

The DBA VHD+ monocular is in stock in both our UK and US warehouses. We are taking orders from our stockist dealers but if you can't find one in stock with your preferred supplier and/or you aren't...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th March 2018, 15:35
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
Bit quiet this week - must be something else...

Bit quiet this week - must be something else happening at the weekend...

UK & Ireland

Dawlish Warren NNR, Dawlish Warren, 1/4
North Cave Wetlands - In Focus, Brough, 1/4
Blashford Lakes, Ringwood,...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 23rd March 2018, 13:48
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By pete_gamby
There are computer applications that will skim...

There are computer applications that will skim Amazon listings for products that are eligible for Prime delivery. Once the application has harvested the listings data, it will then auto post it to...
Forum: Opticron Friday 23rd March 2018, 12:26
Replies: 53
Views: 3,667
Posted By pete_gamby
Yes it will. And through our network of European...

Yes it will. And through our network of European dealers and distributors.
Forum: Opticron Friday 23rd March 2018, 10:38
Replies: 53
Views: 3,667
Posted By pete_gamby
It was requested by one of our biggest US...

It was requested by one of our biggest US customers because there is no 7x42 roof prism binocular in that price/performance range.

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 23rd March 2018, 08:25
Replies: 75
Views: 4,487
Posted By pete_gamby
Although Amazon don't list them as a single unit,...

Although Amazon don't list them as a single unit, there ought to be a size in our objective lens cover range that would fit an ED50:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005XXZG6M/

These can be ordered in...
Forum: Opticron Thursday 22nd March 2018, 16:26
Replies: 53
Views: 3,667
Posted By pete_gamby
Yes Bob - that's the one. The MSRP of the BX2...

Yes Bob - that's the one.

The MSRP of the BX2 (was $389) suggests it is probably in a different performance class than the Discovery range, probably more like an older variant of our Natura...
Forum: Opticron Thursday 22nd March 2018, 14:12
Replies: 53
Views: 3,667
Posted By pete_gamby
First shipment arrived in the warehouse this week...

First shipment arrived in the warehouse this week and is in in-bound QC so we should have them ready in a week or so.

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Opticron Thursday 22nd March 2018, 08:52
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By pete_gamby
See the attached pics - this is not an identical...

See the attached pics - this is not an identical neck strap to the one supplied with the MMS but the principal is the same.

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 20th March 2018, 08:22
Replies: 75
Views: 4,487
Posted By pete_gamby
If you are in Christchurch UK and not NZ and...

If you are in Christchurch UK and not NZ and you're not in a desperate hurry to buy, you could go along to one of the In Focus events at either Stanpit Marsh (15th April) or Blashford Lakes (8th...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 13th March 2018, 15:02
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
Next batch for you: UK & Ireland Attenborough...

Next batch for you:

UK & Ireland

Attenborough Nature Centre, Attenborough, 17/3
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Retford, 17/3
Brockholes Visitors Centre, Preston, 17/3
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye,...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 28th February 2018, 08:03
Replies: 48
Views: 4,211
Posted By pete_gamby
Hi Jim - unfortunately we don't offer solutions...

Hi Jim - unfortunately we don't offer solutions for other scopes. We did make a couple of prototypes for Swarovski eyepieces but since our dealers never placed any orders, we didn't get to "mass...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th February 2018, 09:02
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By pete_gamby
Gosh - into March already! UK & Ireland Nature...

Gosh - into March already!

UK & Ireland

Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, 3/3
Attenborough Nature Centre, Attenborough, 3/3
WWT Caerlaverock, Caerlaverock, 4/3
Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve,...
Forum: Opticron Saturday 24th February 2018, 11:12
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By pete_gamby
Hi Gwen - these are from our China-based supplier...

Hi Gwen - these are from our China-based supplier and use standard objective glass in order to get a price point of around $500. We're hoping that will allow many more people to enjoy the benefits of...
Forum: Opticron Friday 23rd February 2018, 09:14
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By pete_gamby
New MM3 60 Travelscope

Our new MM3 60 scope range is now available to buy. Price for body only 199 and zoom eyepieces from 129.

Full information here:

http://www.opticron.co.uk/Pages/mm3_60_ga_scope.html
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 21st February 2018, 08:57
Replies: 48
Views: 4,211
Posted By pete_gamby
We use TinkerCAD for design work and...

We use TinkerCAD for design work and i.Materialise for the printing for our smartphone adaptors:

https://www.tinkercad.com/

https://i.materialise.com/

The material we chose is their polyamide...
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