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Forum: Binoculars Thursday 5th October 2017, 09:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By sbooder
OK, I have the O-rings in place and it works a...

OK, I have the O-rings in place and it works a treat. Quite a neat solution I think?
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th September 2017, 15:01
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By sbooder
Initial thoughts on using for 1...

Initial thoughts on using for 1 afternoon.

Optically there seems little if any difference between these and the Frontier 8x43 EDs. They are slightly brighter but I have yet to test them at dusk,...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th September 2017, 11:33
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By sbooder
Bargain Hawke Sapphires!

I broke my Hawke Frontier 8x43s not long ago. I was running with them zipped under my jacket and fell. I broke both hinges by landing on top of them and suffered a hair fracture in my sternum to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 14th March 2017, 11:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,830
Posted By sbooder
As long as they work, that's the main thing.

As long as they work, that's the main thing.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 14th March 2017, 07:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,830
Posted By sbooder
DIY Robinson Trap

Hi All,
here is my new homemade Robinson. It's more Heath Robinson than pro Robinson but it works, and all built from scraps (apart from junction box and plug).
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Tuesday 13th December 2016, 09:44
Replies: 1
Views: 4,246
Posted By sbooder
Just to update anyone who was interested. I...

Just to update anyone who was interested. I bought this jacket in the end and it is superb. Waterproof, breathable and comfy, soft material too. There is the Highlander Morland jacket in the range...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Friday 30th September 2016, 08:40
Replies: 1
Views: 4,246
Posted By sbooder
Rexmoor Highlander

Hi All,
do any of you own the Rexmoor Highlander jacket or know what it is like please? The price seems good, but that always raises suspicion!

Thanks,
Simon.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 5th May 2016, 09:23
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By sbooder
Cockchafer taking off.

Cockchafer, (Melolontha melolontha) taking off. From this mornings moth trap count.
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Tuesday 29th March 2016, 06:35
Replies: 3
Views: 5,568
Posted By sbooder
Look forward to hearing about your results.

Look forward to hearing about your results.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Thursday 24th March 2016, 04:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By sbooder
Thanks Martin. I came to the same conclusion...

Thanks Martin. I came to the same conclusion about a week ago. It seems to be the best method without the need for too much aggression.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 11th March 2016, 07:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By sbooder
Cleaning MV bulbs

Hi All,
I need to find a gentle but thorough method for cleaning my MV bulbs please? I have tried gentle scrubbing with a nylon cloth but with little success.

Any tips welcome please?

Many...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Monday 18th January 2016, 04:53
Replies: 3
Views: 5,568
Posted By sbooder
645 Pro App

Hi All,
has anyone tried the 645 Pro APP for iPhones that produces a type of RAW image called a dRAW/TIFF yet?

The idea sound good and if it works, I would thing it may well improve images...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 9th January 2016, 19:23
Replies: 44
Views: 5,361
Posted By sbooder
I would just like to stop dipping!

I would just like to stop dipping!
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Wednesday 6th January 2016, 10:15
Replies: 0
Views: 2,776
Posted By sbooder
Anyone tried Phone Skope U2 yet?

Hi All,
anyone here got any experience of this (https://www.phoneskope.com/store/add_product_to_cart/3/2)yet please?

I am looking for a good iphone to scope adapter.

Thanks.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 5th January 2016, 19:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By sbooder
I like it. I am still getting used to the...

I like it. I am still getting used to the smaller field of view that comes with a zoom EP. My old scope was a Kowa TSN82 with a fixed 32x EP and of course the field of view was bigger. I am going...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 5th January 2016, 11:51
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By sbooder
Hawke Endurance Fixed Power EP

Hi All,
has anyone tried this EP (http://www.hawkeoptics.co.uk/fixed-power-eyepiece-endurance-ed.html) with the Endurance ED 85 spotting scope please, and if so, what are your...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 4th January 2016, 10:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By sbooder
Don't worry, I have sorted it. It was my strap...

Don't worry, I have sorted it. It was my strap getting in the way and not letting it tighten enough...D'oh!
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 4th January 2016, 08:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By sbooder
Hi Rich, thanks for the reply. One...

Hi Rich,
thanks for the reply. One other thing I noticed the other day, the handle would not lock the head in a certain position on the tripod, it locked the tilt but not the swivel. Is...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 30th December 2015, 18:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By sbooder
Thanks for the recomendation Rich, I got the...

Thanks for the recomendation Rich, I got the Endurance ED 85 and Slik Master for Xmas. The only thing I do not like is on the tripod. I do not like the leaver that allows the scope to swivel on the...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Saturday 21st November 2015, 07:51
Replies: 6
Views: 5,070
Posted By sbooder
I have not used a mitten srting since I was at...

I have not used a mitten srting since I was at primary school, forgot all about them.

You have set me off now thoe, I now want a Dachstein Woolwear Woodsman Jacket...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Saturday 21st November 2015, 07:31
Replies: 6
Views: 5,070
Posted By sbooder
Well, if they are good enough for Clint! Thanks...

Well, if they are good enough for Clint!

Thanks for the info. It gives the width of the mittens for different sizes, do you know which part of the mitt is measured? Do they measure across the part...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Saturday 21st November 2015, 06:16
Replies: 6
Views: 5,070
Posted By sbooder
True Mittens

Hi All,
can anyone recommend a good pair of true mittens please. I am looking for the type that are not fold down with fingerless gloves built in, just mittens where your fingers touch...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 17th November 2015, 19:13
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By sbooder
Thanks Rich. I did look at that tripod and...

Thanks Rich. I did look at that tripod and wondered if it was OK, sometimes you get worried if something is of a low price but it does look robust.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 17th November 2015, 15:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By sbooder
Tripod for Hawke Endurance?

Hi All,
need some advice please, on a tripod to go with the Hawke Endurance ED 85 (http://www.hawkeoptics.co.uk/endurance-ed-20-60x85-spotting-scope.html). I like a simple tilt & pan...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 14th November 2015, 09:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,820
Posted By sbooder
Thanks for the replies. Well they arrived this...

Thanks for the replies.

Well they arrived this morning, and I must say, they are so good. I am just waiting for the wife to get her act together so we can go birding and walk the pooch too at the...
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