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Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 12th May 2020, 16:39
Replies: 1,483
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Posted By matt green
Just noted an egret sp heading west over...

Just noted an egret sp heading west over gainsborough trading estate towards redhill school, despite a mad dash to the back of the house where we have an open view over stourbridge juction station we...
Forum: West Midlands Thursday 26th March 2020, 20:12
Replies: 1,483
Views: 436,986
Posted By matt green
Only managed 4 hours today myself during my...

Only managed 4 hours today myself during my alloted exercise session around Clent and Walton Hill, was hoping for a little something around the well known Wheatear/Ouzel paddock but nothing!!

Only...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 23rd March 2020, 14:01
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By matt green
Eyecup preferences for non spec wearers?

Just been wondering if anyone else has developed the habit of using their bins with the eyecups rolled down despite not having to wear glasses? Looking back to my first quality pair of bins I...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 3rd February 2020, 10:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,613
Posted By matt green
I was recently in the same situation and spent...

I was recently in the same situation and spent some time looking at sub 10x42, in short the zeiss conquest hd came top of the list..very bright and contrasty with reasuring build quality and...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 16th January 2020, 10:24
Replies: 4,004
Views: 30,852
Posted By matt green
Jon and Roy Recently added a few of Jon...

Jon and Roy

Recently added a few of Jon Middletons songs in my favourites, this being one of those songs that hits 'that special place'

Lyrics and visuals are full of meaning to me..

'' I'm...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 23rd December 2019, 15:53
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By matt green
Thanks for that, yes more to consider maybe I...

Thanks for that, yes more to consider maybe I should be looking to add an extra dozen or so bins to the collection just to be sure I'm covered for every situation.

Had the opportunity to compare my...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th December 2019, 18:55
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By matt green
Thanks for the replies everyone, Interesting...

Thanks for the replies everyone,

Interesting thoughts regarding the 10x50, I lately I have come to prefer the view through 10x binos.

I see swarovski make the slc with a stonking 56 objective, they...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th December 2019, 15:33
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By matt green
Thanks for your insight, Ian Yes folks on here...

Thanks for your insight, Ian

Yes folks on here do seem to favour the actions over the aculons, they do come up secondhand every now and then so will keep a look out..will likely try a pair out next...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th December 2019, 10:09
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By matt green
7x50 porros for dusk viewing?

Greetings!

Recently been pondering wether a budget priced 7x50 porro would have any major advantages at dusk compared to my regular hawk ed x 10x42, had a brief look from various sites on the web...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 4th June 2018, 13:52
Replies: 85
Views: 9,467
Posted By matt green
Awwwww may have left this too late! Cley spy at...

Awwwww may have left this too late!

Cley spy at Glandford, the binocular/scope shopping centre of the universe!

Always loads to play with at their farmland shop, with a no hassle to buy atmosphere...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 18th December 2017, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By matt green
Christmas cards delivered empty, a warning!

At a time of so called good cheer and good will to all there still seems to be a few who take the opportunity to take advantage of our friends, families and loved ones generosity when sending exmas...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd October 2017, 18:20
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By matt green
Thanks, both Yes I ought to know better...hangs...

Thanks, both

Yes I ought to know better...hangs head in shame!!!!

Matt
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd October 2017, 17:28
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By matt green
Warbler ID (staffordshire)

I probably ought to know better but I'm struggling to place these two Warblers, seen very poorly from behind strong sunlight (hence terrible record shots) To my eyes they both resemble Yellow Browed...
Forum: Opticron Saturday 30th September 2017, 15:40
Replies: 4
Views: 3,523
Posted By matt green
Thanks for the feedback, will definitely check...

Thanks for the feedback, will definitely check out the zoom with the bigger scopes. We currently use the brands mighty midget 50mm ed but could definitely use a little more reach!

Matt
Forum: Opticron Friday 29th September 2017, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 3,523
Posted By matt green
SDL zoom vs fixed HDF eyepieces?

The title says it all, looking at eyepieces at around 28-32ish magnification on either 66 or 80mm objective scopes and wandering which would offer the best image quality?

Anyone with experience of...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 19th December 2016, 13:38
Replies: 4,004
Views: 30,852
Posted By matt green
Some utterly gorgeous blues from Mississippi Fred...

Some utterly gorgeous blues from Mississippi Fred Mcdowel, from his second visit to an appreciative London audience in 1962...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuRcd0w-0Vw

Matt
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 30th November 2016, 14:28
Replies: 4,004
Views: 30,852
Posted By matt green
Discovered this little duo from a cycling...

Discovered this little duo from a cycling documentary on the bike channel!!

Jon and Roy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHgVwASRdXc

Matt
Forum: Leica Thursday 4th August 2016, 14:34
Replies: 832
Views: 167,629
Posted By matt green
From the link in post 122 you can copy the...

From the link in post 122 you can copy the picture and enhance the image shadows in Lightroom etc to reveal quite clearly the design of the new bins, you can even make out the name and size on the...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 6th July 2016, 13:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,823
Posted By matt green
Mmmmmm, thought they were just mail order only...

Mmmmmm, thought they were just mail order only until I looked up their website, may make a visit some time soon!!

Matt
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 5th July 2016, 15:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,823
Posted By matt green
Thanks for the feedback both, David, agree about...

Thanks for the feedback both,

David, agree about the shops in Norfolk and know them well but I currently reside in the midlands!! Nearest shop to me currently with a good selection of models would...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 4th July 2016, 18:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,823
Posted By matt green
Opticron WP HR 8x42 vs current mid price roofs?

Hi all

Just wondering how the awesome little opticron Porro's hold up against the current crop of mid price roofs available in recent times, I'm thinking opticron verano hd 8x42 /Minos 8x44 hd...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 17th February 2012, 20:45
Replies: 4,004
Views: 30,852
Posted By matt green
From a band I'd never heard of before, but glad I...

From a band I'd never heard of before, but glad I have now discovered them!

Felt - Birdmen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g8gJozWA2k&feature=related

Matt
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 16th February 2012, 21:05
Replies: 4,004
Views: 30,852
Posted By matt green
A bit of post punk is needed.. Echo and the...

A bit of post punk is needed..

Echo and the bunnymen - A promise

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_bvO3mL0Lc

Matt
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 22nd October 2011, 09:59
Replies: 4,004
Views: 30,852
Posted By matt green
The Rifles have realised their third album, tis a...

The Rifles have realised their third album, tis a good one too!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMDlE42-ssA

Matt
Forum: Norfolk Friday 21st October 2011, 16:27
Replies: 25,932
Views: 7,718,569
Posted By matt green
Fond memories of my old patch, I'm currently out...

Fond memories of my old patch, I'm currently out of the county but Strattonbirder is local to that area!

Matt
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