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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 7th October 2018, 12:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Paul E
I would recommend the Vortex, in a blind (as it...

I would recommend the Vortex, in a blind (as it were) test anyone will struggle to see any difference. I am a photographer with high end camera optics, and in terms of optical quality I am certain...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 4th October 2018, 16:22
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Paul E
Newpro tell me that for Vortex its usually not...

Newpro tell me that for Vortex its usually not cost effective to repair damaged scopes so they will just replace it (its a Razor HD not a Viper - oops) with the current, improved, model. The 48...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 16:00
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Paul E
There seems to be a happy ending to this. I...

There seems to be a happy ending to this. I contacted east Coast Binocular Repairs as recommended by PYRTLE and they could not have been more helpful.

They contacted the Vortex UK importer who said...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 13:03
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Paul E
Thanks for your reply, I will give them a try. I...

Thanks for your reply, I will give them a try. I am not really sure I understand why parts for a Vortex should be any less available than any other make, but we will see. I am perfectly wiling to pay...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 10:57
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Paul E
Vortex Viper Damaged

I was visiting Ham Wall RSPB last week (lovely place) and unfortunately my Vortex Viper scope fell off my tripod while I was carrying it. It now has something rattling about inside and is unusable. I...
Forum: Vortex Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 10:44
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Paul E
Vortex Viper Scope Damaged

I was visiting Ham Wall RSPB last week (lovely place) and unfortunately my Vortex Viper scope fell off my tripod while I was carrying it. It now has something rattling about inside and is unusable. I...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 10th January 2015, 16:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,437
Posted By Paul E
I have had one for about a year and am very happy...

I have had one for about a year and am very happy with it. It has great optics, is very well made and compact and easy to transport. I think its great value for money and has quality you wont find...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 2nd February 2014, 16:19
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By Paul E
Thanks for the reply and the kind offer. I will...

Thanks for the reply and the kind offer. I will try the UK dealers and see if they can get a case if not I may take you up on your offer.
Thanks again
Paul
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 2nd February 2014, 15:16
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By Paul E
Thanks for the reply and the kind offer. I will...

Thanks for the reply and the kind offer. I will try the UK dealers and see if they can get a case if not I may take you up on your offer.
Thanks again
Paul
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 1st February 2014, 16:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By Paul E
Vortex Razor HD 65mm case

I have recently purchased a Razor HD 65mm and was hoping to get a tight fitting stay-on case to replace the loose one that is supplied with the scope. I cannot seem to find these cases available in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th April 2013, 19:53
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Paul E
Thanks both for the speedy (and accurate) replies.

Thanks both for the speedy (and accurate) replies.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 10th April 2013, 19:47
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Paul E
Help with ID please - UK

I expect this is a common bird but I cant ID. Sorry for the poor photo but its the best I have been able to get although the bird has been in my garden since the weekend. The breast is pale coloured....
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 11th June 2012, 20:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By Paul E
Cheers Mick, and ummm thanks McMadd for your...

Cheers Mick, and ummm thanks McMadd for your thoughtful comment
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Sunday 10th June 2012, 16:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By Paul E
First visit

... to greek islands and I need to get a good ID guide, can anyone recommend a good field guide for the area?
Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2012, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Paul E
Cheers James, that's it.

Cheers James, that's it.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2012, 21:07
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Paul E
Bird call I'd

I heard a bird calling loudly outside my back door, I didn't get much of a look at it only that it was sparrow sized. The call was one sound repeated over and over again and it sounded just like...
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 15th July 2011, 19:47
Replies: 1
Views: 1,419
Posted By Paul E
Chaffinch foot problem

Attached is a photo of a poor little chap with a significant problem with both feet. He manages to hop around ok at the moment and is a regular visitor to our garden feeders but its clearly not easy...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th July 2011, 15:22
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Paul E
Thanks Steve for the quick reply. It wasn't as...

Thanks Steve for the quick reply. It wasn't as big as that, about the size (or poss slightly bigger) of a Buzzard in the UK I would say and definitely no white on primaries or secondaries.

Paul
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th July 2011, 15:16
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Paul E
Hawk or Eagle in Yucatan

I have just returned from Yucatan, Mexico and several times saw a large dark eagle or hawk gliding overhead. Through my bins I saw it had no white on its tail, it was predominantly black/dark with...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 19th June 2011, 18:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,787
Posted By Paul E
Oops yes, sorry meant Mute (how embarrassing!). I...

Oops yes, sorry meant Mute (how embarrassing!). I was flushed with success of the Hobby and Bittern sighting/hearing!
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 19th June 2011, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,787
Posted By Paul E
Shapwick Heath NNR - Somerset Levels

Had a nice couple of hours at Shapwick Heath yesterday and saw:

House Martin
Swift
Swallow
Cetti's Warbler
Reed Warbler
Great Crested Grebe
Grey Heron
Lesser Black Backed Gull
Forum: Sussex Monday 13th June 2011, 16:05
Replies: 3
Views: 2,250
Posted By Paul E
oops sorry, just seem how old that message was!

oops sorry, just seem how old that message was!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th June 2011, 14:41
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Paul E
Yes that must be it. Thanks

Yes that must be it.

Thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th June 2011, 14:26
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Paul E
Dove ID - Israel

I spent a couple of days on business in Tel Aviv and hope someone can ID a bird from these very basic details. It was a dove about the size of a collared dove but was darker with a lot of purple on...
Forum: California Thursday 20th January 2011, 12:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,693
Posted By Paul E
Bird ID book

I am visiting the US in Feb/March starting in Chicago but quickly heading west. I need to get a bird ID book for the US and as I will travelling around I need it to be not too large (but not too...
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