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Forum: Opticron Sunday 1st December 2019, 09:05
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By giosblue
I have a PF65 and I use it with the XW20 and a...

I have a PF65 and I use it with the XW20 and a couple of other eps The 15mm BST gives a superb view, pin sharp, highly recommend and for 50 a bargain. I also use couple of Opticron eps. a16mm and...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 30th November 2019, 23:04
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By giosblue
In the UK, Depending on the nature of the...

In the UK, Depending on the nature of the product, you have up to six years to make a warranty claim.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 30th November 2019, 20:18
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By giosblue
Whatever the retailer has regarding their own...

Whatever the retailer has regarding their own returns policy , the minimum consumer law is very simple.
It allows the consumer to view the goods as if he were in the shop.
They CAN open the...
Forum: Pentax Friday 29th November 2019, 19:31
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By giosblue
The Defintive Answer.

Does the Baader MK1V reach proper focus on the the Pentax PF80/65 spotting scope?

Yes and no.
The MK1V comes with two adapters s for the 1.25 nose piece.
One is flat and one has a shoulder on the...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th November 2019, 20:50
Replies: 52
Views: 2,319
Posted By giosblue
Plenty good enough for now, until I find...

Plenty good enough for now, until I find something that just blows me away

Will you ever find a pair of bins that blows you away? I don't think so.

When I look through my bins, I don't see that the...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th November 2019, 16:52
Replies: 52
Views: 2,319
Posted By giosblue
My eyes struggle to see anything better than the...

My eyes struggle to see anything better than the M7 8x30.
Personally I think they are brilliant.
Having said that I don't see the big differences between binoculars anyway.
I think they're all prety...
Forum: Pentax Thursday 28th November 2019, 08:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By giosblue
Mine is the MK111, Might buy a MK1V though, if it...

Mine is the MK111, Might buy a MK1V though, if it focuses to infinity or very close I'll probably keep it.

Ron
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 9th November 2019, 07:51
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By giosblue
I've recently bought a pair of Nikon Monarch 7...

I've recently bought a pair of Nikon Monarch 7 8x30 and they are brilliant, highly recommended.
256 from Jessops. In comparison to my Vortex Razors I don't feel like I am missing out on...
Forum: Nikon Friday 11th October 2019, 13:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By giosblue
I agree with your mini review 100%. I tried a...

I agree with your mini review 100%. I tried a pair of these about 15 months ago. I was comparing them to my 30 year old B&L Elites and my Optolyth Alpins.When I took my first look I was blown away...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 22nd September 2019, 12:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By giosblue
This just about sums it up for me. I found that...

This just about sums it up for me. I found that the Pentax had too much CA, it felt like I was looking through an old lens.
What us Pentax users really need, are the Baader optics inside the Pentax...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 22nd September 2019, 12:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By giosblue
Here is a picture of my modified Baader Zoom. I...

Here is a picture of my modified Baader Zoom. I focuses to well over a mile away at the highest magnification.
Personally this has been more this adequate for my needs. Do you really need infinity...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 28th July 2019, 18:16
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By giosblue
I tried a couple of Morpheus EP's a couple of...

I tried a couple of Morpheus EP's a couple of years ago and I also thought they had a yellow tint. If you don't swap out and compare you get used to it.
The wide view is something else though.
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 13th November 2018, 23:36
Replies: 34
Views: 3,745
Posted By giosblue
I had the Vortex Razor and the Zeiss Conquest...

I had the Vortex Razor and the Zeiss Conquest side by side for three weeks and here are my observations. Build quality. To me the build quality of both is very good, they are different in fit and...
Forum: Opticron Monday 15th October 2018, 16:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By giosblue
Would the 40858 eyepiece be a 10mm in Astro terms?

Would the 40858 eyepiece be a 10mm in Astro terms?
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th October 2018, 17:12
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By giosblue
Thanks for that Lee, puts my mind at rest. The...

Thanks for that Lee, puts my mind at rest. The good news is, it always ends up in the same place on both bins.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th October 2018, 15:04
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By giosblue
Diopter Settings?

Just got two pairs of Vortex Razor Bins, 8x42 and 12x50, both give really nice views, delighted with them.
However, when I set the diopter one is minus and the other one is plus. I know it doesn't...
Forum: Vortex Thursday 27th September 2018, 20:48
Replies: 21
Views: 5,123
Posted By giosblue
I wouldn't say the build quality was bad, I...

I wouldn't say the build quality was bad, I didn't have a problem with the diopter, but it is a bit vague and plasticky.
The eye cups don't stayin any intermediate position on the Viper or the Razor....
Forum: Vortex Thursday 27th September 2018, 19:19
Replies: 21
Views: 5,123
Posted By giosblue
I bought some 2018 Vipers for hide work, I also...

I bought some 2018 Vipers for hide work, I also recently bought a pair of Vortex 8x42 Razors. Your review is pretty much spot on with my findings. Optically I thought they were very good, not far...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 20th September 2018, 19:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By giosblue
You made a good choice with the Pentax, I have...

You made a good choice with the Pentax, I have PF65ED and it's bigger brother the PF80ED.
I think the only top quality zoom that would work, would be the latest Baader Zoom. I have the earlier one...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 9th September 2018, 18:33
Replies: 89
Views: 4,418
Posted By giosblue
I'm beginning to think that top binoculars are...

I'm beginning to think that top binoculars are sharper than most peoples eyes can detect. Maybe when the magnification increases differences in resolution would be more apparent. But for 8x and 10x,...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 6th September 2018, 22:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,675
Posted By giosblue
Get yourself a Pentax PF65. Superb little scope.

Get yourself a Pentax PF65. Superb little scope.
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 4th September 2018, 10:41
Replies: 11
Views: 2,634
Posted By giosblue
Ok, I decided to keep the Razors, the Conquest...

Ok, I decided to keep the Razors, the Conquest have been returned.

Reasons.

The eyecups were a bit too short for my eyes on the Conquest. I could get them to work, but they weren't quite...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd September 2018, 17:25
Replies: 89
Views: 4,418
Posted By giosblue
So, in my case the optics must have better...

So, in my case the optics must have better resolution than my eyes, otherwise I too would be able to see the difference in sharpness, No?

Stopping down the lens with a mask means you are only using...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd September 2018, 16:48
Replies: 89
Views: 4,418
Posted By giosblue
Can someone explain what they mean by "stopped...

Can someone explain what they mean by "stopped down" I get it with a camera lens with a variable aperture.

How does it work with binoculars? They are open aperture all the time aren't they?
Forum: Vortex Sunday 2nd September 2018, 22:25
Replies: 81
Views: 15,281
Posted By giosblue
Uttings are saying the new Vipers are “Superb” ...

Uttings are saying the new Vipers are “Superb” on their website. I know they want to sell these, but even so.
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