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Forum: Others Friday 24th January 2020, 16:50
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By pete_gamby
At a guess I'd say that the Milan ED is a United...

At a guess I'd say that the Milan ED is a United Optics BW20:

http://www.united-optics.com/showproject.asp?ProdNum=156

Canip - the design of the Bernina suggests it was made by Shinsei Optical.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 09:45
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By pete_gamby
Back on the schedule and will be posting every...

Back on the schedule and will be posting every two weeks again.

UK & Ireland

Attenborough Nature Centre, Attenborough, 18/1
Sevenoaks Wildfowl Reserve, Sevenoaks, 19/1
Rainton Meadows Visitor...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th January 2020, 11:18
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By pete_gamby
Just a quick update for the coming week or so...

Just a quick update for the coming week or so before normal service resumes from Tuesday 14th:

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 7/1
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye, 11/1
Hauxley Nature...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd January 2020, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By pete_gamby
Thanks Andy - first batch to follow next week....

Thanks Andy - first batch to follow next week. Keep your eyes on this thread for some new venues for 2020!
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 19th December 2019, 16:58
Replies: 37
Views: 1,069
Posted By pete_gamby
Just thought some data might be interesting for...

Just thought some data might be interesting for you. I looked at the number of repairs and/or adjustments we've done to various 8x32 binocular families where the description of the work done related...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 17th December 2019, 16:24
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Final list for 2019 - see you back here in...

Final list for 2019 - see you back here in January!

UK & Ireland

Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 21/12
Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory, Sandwich, 22/12
WWT Washington, Washington, 22/12
WWT...
Forum: Opticron Monday 9th December 2019, 15:45
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By pete_gamby
According to my colleagues in our service...

According to my colleagues in our service department, the Piccolo pictured has imperial threads whereas the 40931 has a metric thread. Therefore not compatible unfortunately.

Best regards, Pete
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 11:03
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Shopping time! UK & Ireland Blashford Lakes,...

Shopping time!

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 3/12
Dawlish Warren NNR, Dawlish Warren, 8/12
College Lake Wildlife Centre, Tring, 8/12
Hauxley Nature Reserve, Alnwick, 8/12
Nene Wetlands...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 19th November 2019, 14:05
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
And the next lot for you to enjoy: UK &...

And the next lot for you to enjoy:

UK & Ireland

Dawlish Warren NNR, Dawlish Warren, 22/11
Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 23/11
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Retford, 23/11
WWT Llanelli,...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th November 2019, 14:50
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By pete_gamby
AFAIK the Kowa SV and the Kite Petrel are...

AFAIK the Kowa SV and the Kite Petrel are variants of the Kamakura FMC:

http://kamakura.se/produkter.php

and the Countryman is not.

The Imagic TGA would not match the Countryman for sharpness and...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th November 2019, 10:05
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Next batch ready: UK & Ireland Blashford Lakes,...

Next batch ready:

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 5/11
Hauxley Nature Reserve, Alnwick, 10/11
WWT Arundel, Arundel, 12/11
North West Bird Watching Festival, WWT Martin Mere,...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th November 2019, 09:34
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By pete_gamby
https://www.opticron.co.uk/our-products/binoculars...

https://www.opticron.co.uk/our-products/binoculars/countryman-bga-hd-plus-binoculars/countryman-bga-hd-10x50
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 31st October 2019, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By pete_gamby
https://www.opticron.co.uk/our-products/accessorie...

https://www.opticron.co.uk/our-products/accessories/binocular-tripod-mounts/binocular-tripod-plate-mount
Forum: Opticron Thursday 24th October 2019, 13:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By pete_gamby
Quick update on these. We will now be shipping to...

Quick update on these. We will now be shipping to dealers next week (week commencing 28th October) and the updated UK stockist list is as follows:

UK & Ireland

Associated Photography
Bristol...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 16:57
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Here we go: UK & Ireland Portland Bird...

Here we go:

UK & Ireland

Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 26/10
WWT Llanelli, Llanelli, 27/10
WWT Washington, Washington, 27/10
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye, 2/11
WWT Caerlaverock,...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 9th October 2019, 07:50
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Ooops :-) Now edited.

Ooops :-) Now edited.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 8th October 2019, 12:48
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Next batch for you: UK & Ireland Blashford...

Next batch for you:

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 8/10
Pensthorpe Natural Park, Pensthorpe, 10/10
Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, Skegness, 10/10
Wasdale Head Show and Shepherds...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 7th October 2019, 12:24
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By pete_gamby
The external thread dimension will match with...

The external thread dimension will match with Opticron zoom eyepieces but as binastro says, the question is whether the Tasco you have is metric or imperial. The chances of finding a second hand...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 3rd October 2019, 09:17
Replies: 26
Views: 1,976
Posted By pete_gamby
And then to add more to the list for...

And then to add more to the list for consideration we just added an MM3 50 non-ED to the MM range...
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 13:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By pete_gamby
Opticron Imagic IS Binoculars

Well, as usual, they sort of escaped rather than being launched but we now have more information up on the...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 24th September 2019, 13:27
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Plenty of events coming up: UK &...

Plenty of events coming up:

UK & Ireland

Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge, 23/9
Attenborough Nature Centre, Attenborough, 27/9
Eskdale Show, Eskdale, 28/9
Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve, Fareham,...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th September 2019, 11:02
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Country fair season continues: UK &...

Country fair season continues:

UK & Ireland

Blashford Lakes, Ringwood, 10/9
Westmorland County Show, Milnthorne, 12/9
College Lake Wildlife Centre, Tring, 14/9
Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre,...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 6th September 2019, 17:18
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By pete_gamby
My daughters go shopping in Stevenage most...

My daughters go shopping in Stevenage most weekends (and it's also where I was born and raised) so if they need me to take them there this weekend, I will try to remember to do you a favour :-)

Pete
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 29th August 2019, 11:23
Replies: 3,918
Views: 1,462,366
Posted By pete_gamby
Looks like Amazon UK is having a funny five...

Looks like Amazon UK is having a funny five minutes with one of our scopes! At time of posting the now discontinued IS 70 R straight scope was on offer for under...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 27th August 2019, 10:01
Replies: 30
Views: 6,485
Posted By pete_gamby
Mudfest is over but the events keep on...

Mudfest is over but the events keep on coming:

UK & Ireland

Keswick Show, Braithwaite, 26/8
Ennerdale Show, Kirkland, 28/8
Portland Bird Observatory, Portland, 31/8
Loweswater Show, Keswick,...
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