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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 19th May 2018, 04:43
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By mayoayo
Try placing an add in the "wanted" section of the...

Try placing an add in the "wanted" section of the forum classifieds and see what offers you get for your budget,,,used ,the ED50 shall be close to that 400 euro budget..This is a very safe place to...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 18th May 2018, 04:22
Replies: 64
Views: 1,312
Posted By mayoayo
A.Ebay using paypal B.Interesting...

A.Ebay using paypal
B.Interesting possibilities,wide selection
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 17th May 2018, 22:38
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By mayoayo
I think you can actually go wrong with either...

I think you can actually go wrong with either one..400 euro for the Delta is expensive...the scope is ok,but I dont trust the quality control..I bought one used and something was really wrong with...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 17th May 2018, 22:13
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By mayoayo
The front of the focus knob ,..perhaps under the...

The front of the focus knob ,..perhaps under the rubber ..try to cut a lil under the rubber in the front of the focus knob...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 19th April 2018, 14:30
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By mayoayo
What was the damage?..Broken glass?..It is a...

What was the damage?..Broken glass?..It is a c



Try the new baader hyperion mk IV..i think It does fit directly on the 824.great eyepiece..It does not give absolutely anything away compared with...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 8th March 2018, 21:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,697
Posted By mayoayo
I second the Regal as a good option,..another...

I second the Regal as a good option,..another good option is the Pentax PF65ED..especially if you own a good collection of astro eyepieces and can find a body-only used unit..You have a recent thread...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 2nd March 2018, 15:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,399
Posted By mayoayo
The last test i did was at 75m aprox..about 250...

The last test i did was at 75m aprox..about 250 feet..I was looking at a bulletin board in a corner of a street,from my living room,..There are adds,and public announcements that the city post there...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 1st March 2018, 21:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,399
Posted By mayoayo
I was thinking to get a 6mm eyepiece to go to...

I was thinking to get a 6mm eyepiece to go to 75X, but having reached 67X with ease,I want to go for the 90X to try .
I dont know if my unit is super cherry,but it very well might be..It is not a...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 28th February 2018, 21:02
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By mayoayo
Ok...good news..the Mark IV has not the same...

Ok...good news..the Mark IV has not the same design ,so now the dust protection is not holding the plastic spacer and can be safely removed..this is good..I will definitely send Baader news of my...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 28th February 2018, 20:36
Replies: 23
Views: 1,399
Posted By mayoayo
I pushed one particular unit of the many ED50 i...

I pushed one particular unit of the many ED50 i have owned to ridiculous magnification using an 8x pair of binos as a booster of the 27x and he results were incredible,..sure the image was dim,and...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 25th February 2018, 00:22
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By mayoayo
Huge and heavy..not a hiking scope by any...

Huge and heavy..not a hiking scope by any means,but a good scope in its price range..my advice would be to try something lighter..i was going to go with the classic Nikon ed50,but given the high...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 24th February 2018, 15:24
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By mayoayo
You are right ..This thin cover or sleeve MIGHT...

You are right ..This thin cover or sleeve MIGHT seem unnecesary ....If you take it off and zoom up and down a couple of times,You might think "this thing is not necessary".BUT, If you keep the cover...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Saturday 24th February 2018, 14:39
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By mayoayo
I have one ...paid 10 euros for it,including...

I have one ...paid 10 euros for it,including delivery ,through amazon ,so i cant fault it at all...its very lightweight ,and does the job of aligning the phone and the eyepiece ..The clamp for the...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 23rd February 2018, 23:00
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By mayoayo
Maybe I didnt explain this well..probably need to...

Maybe I didnt explain this well..probably need to put some pictures up..It doesnt need the 1 1/4 astronomy tube..I thought you meant the thin tube that covers the main zoom tube..that is what i call...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 23rd February 2018, 21:12
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By mayoayo
just a note of advice..Using the zoom without the...

just a note of advice..Using the zoom without the sleeve could cause problems...The eyepiece zooms moving the barlow piece up and down along a groove or guide..the barlow is guided by a screw that...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 20th February 2018, 20:09
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By mayoayo
Kowa made some replacement parts for the old 820...

Kowa made some replacement parts for the old 820 that are not rubber coated..I had an old 823 repaired a few years back in the Kowa technical service in Spain,before they closed their shop,and the...
Forum: Kowa Monday 5th February 2018, 21:40
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By mayoayo
I had a Kowa 823 for a few years and It was a...

I had a Kowa 823 for a few years and It was a great scope, but i recently bought a second unit and that thing is amazing..side by side is obviously resolving more detail and in use in the field gets...
Forum: Kowa Monday 5th February 2018, 21:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By mayoayo
Think about it...

You must return the scope,It is a lemon,,,,A true cherry unit would have made you forget the phone call and stay watching.....


3:-)


Enjoy the scope..
regards
M
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Friday 26th January 2018, 18:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By mayoayo
Nice design Wimpy..thanks for sharing

Nice design Wimpy..thanks for sharing
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 25th January 2018, 15:18
Replies: 5
Views: 3,676
Posted By mayoayo
The new version has a bit more backfocus...

The new version has a bit more backfocus ,probably achieved with modified and improved hardware..The reason the previous versions weren' t working was probably the massive locking collar of the...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Sunday 21st January 2018, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By mayoayo
I just got my first smart phone,a free unit given...

I just got my first smart phone,a free unit given by the company to keep my bussiness,but even not being a very expensive phone(lenovo moto g5s),the camera has surprised me definition...So i am in...
Forum: Nikon Friday 19th January 2018, 23:55
Replies: 28
Views: 2,794
Posted By mayoayo
In Spain is little known as a sport optics...

In Spain is little known as a sport optics brand,yet people recognizes the brand as top quality, so the right market strategy would grant them a better niche in that market...their customer service...
Forum: Kowa Friday 19th January 2018, 22:46
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By mayoayo
You think you are going to be able to print those...

You think you are going to be able to print those fine threads with a 3d printer?
i thought of this ,but i dont think is possible....I hope you prove me wrong!..I need one!
good luck
Forum: Nikon Sunday 14th January 2018, 20:51
Replies: 33
Views: 13,851
Posted By mayoayo
Could you ask them to send you the scope against...

Could you ask them to send you the scope against a credit card,and try the scope before closing the deal.?
The original Vortex Razor beating the ED82? Dont see any reason to happen except correction...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 14th January 2018, 20:31
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mayoayo
Yes Joaquim...possible ,but then lets confront...

Yes Joaquim...possible ,but then lets confront it,for a company to have to go to the limits of what is possible and create a special or complicated eyepiece to retrofit their old models doesnt sound...
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