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Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 15th September 2015, 18:20
Replies: 336
Views: 181,790
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Sandpiper I used the P5100 with a Zeiss 85...

Hi Sandpiper

I used the P5100 with a Zeiss 85 and zoom and a swing aside bracket and I got on really well with it.

Swapped to the STX and not really hit any form. I wonder if it is down to the over...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 12th September 2015, 21:33
Replies: 336
Views: 181,790
Posted By Sleeper
Just to say thanks for the info on the various...

Just to say thanks for the info on the various setups.

I have decided to buy a V1 and a 10-30 lens.

Will be using it with the Swarovski 85 STX and DCB 11

I have owned several setups and for ages I...
Forum: India Sunday 30th November 2014, 17:07
Replies: 18
Views: 4,432
Posted By Sleeper
I wonder if this would be accessible from the...

I wonder if this would be accessible from the Arpora wood area?

I looked at this place on a map before my last trip but never got around to trying to find it.

Looks also like an interesting more...
Forum: India Sunday 30th November 2014, 12:03
Replies: 18
Views: 4,432
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Jeanie Thanks for the added details. Could...

Hi Jeanie

Thanks for the added details. Could you confirm this is the hotel place?

Nilaya (https://goo.gl/maps/k8aMA)
Forum: India Saturday 15th November 2014, 16:10
Replies: 18
Views: 4,432
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Jeanie That would be a tick on my Goa list....

Hi Jeanie

That would be a tick on my Goa list. Any other details you can give about your sightings would be great as a group of us are heading out soon.

Thanks.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 10th May 2014, 14:34
Replies: 1
Views: 3,574
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Yves Sorry a bit late but this info I hope...

Hi Yves

Sorry a bit late but this info I hope will help. It is for the 443 but the tripod is identical apart from a few differences like the head being able turn round for photographic purpose. I...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Monday 28th April 2014, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,889
Posted By Sleeper
I would imagine that this could galvanise Chris'...

I would imagine that this could galvanise Chris' resolve in the Malta issue.

Let's hope he was not charged with anything.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 25th December 2013, 15:08
Replies: 19
Views: 3,614
Posted By Sleeper
Dave A real lovely and very informative trip...

Dave
A real lovely and very informative trip report as standard. A nice spot after Goa with new and familiar to boot. The ability to see more mammals is a huge bonus.

Thanks for taking the time to...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 29th August 2013, 20:03
Replies: 12
Views: 17,214
Posted By Sleeper
Swissboy Bit late on this topic but thank you...

Swissboy

Bit late on this topic but thank you for taking the time to post this. I have a high prescription +4.75 and this caused me to find that zoom was a no go on comfort viewing. I was pleased to...
Forum: India Saturday 26th January 2013, 17:32
Replies: 20
Views: 3,831
Posted By Sleeper
Spot on as the cost for non EU members for a visa...

Spot on as the cost for non EU members for a visa to UK....80.

Once you get over the initial shock of the doubling of the visa cost then maybe we just had it to easy to start with rather than it...
Forum: India Saturday 26th January 2013, 17:28
Replies: 49
Views: 10,150
Posted By Sleeper
heading that way in a couple of day's. Thanks for...

heading that way in a couple of day's. Thanks for the added info Jeanie. Just hope the snow does not delay us.
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 31st December 2012, 15:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By Sleeper
Well those sound right up my street...not at all...

Well those sound right up my street...not at all envious.

Will be interesting if you do try out Lesvos in June how you find things as I am not sure there will be a great deal of visitors then so...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Sunday 30th December 2012, 11:58
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Alf No Goa this season then? I have visited...

Hi Alf
No Goa this season then?

I have visited Lesvos but like most that was in May, but I have to say I would not be averse to try in June simply for the wildflowers and as above pointed out the...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 14th December 2012, 18:52
Replies: 514
Views: 207,834
Posted By Sleeper
Thanks for the input Neil May I ask how you feel...

Thanks for the input Neil

May I ask how you feel about the 30x starter mag? Do you feel that the bird can be over full in the frame at all. I fancy the 95 but I remember having a 30x ww on a zeiss...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 29th November 2012, 15:01
Replies: 514
Views: 207,834
Posted By Sleeper
Had another go with the 85 and 95 at Martin Mere...

Had another go with the 85 and 95 at Martin Mere the other day. I took along the eyecup Swarovski kindly supplies for those who wear glasses. I am a +4.75 prescription so I thought it would be a good...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 16th October 2012, 18:16
Replies: 514
Views: 207,834
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Dale Thanks for the extra info. I particularly...

Hi Dale
Thanks for the extra info. I particularly appreciate your info regarding getting closer to the eyepiece as my prescription is on the high + side and even with aspheric lenses I still find my...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 15th October 2012, 18:56
Replies: 514
Views: 207,834
Posted By Sleeper
Has anybody used the special eyepiece for...

Has anybody used the special eyepiece for spectacle wearers with the ATX scopes yet?

I have the special eyepiece but have not had chance to test out the difference as yet.

On paper what would this...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 21st August 2012, 20:27
Replies: 18
Views: 4,553
Posted By Sleeper
Good news I think Brock has it when mentioning...

Good news
I think Brock has it when mentioning that Gary was the strong link rather than Zeiss. I had cause to use Gary when he worked for Leica and he was very helpful.

Shrewd move on Zeiss'...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 14th August 2012, 22:42
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By Sleeper
Hi Richard Thanks for the feedback. I had a...

Hi Richard

Thanks for the feedback. I had a peruse around your new blog and I also enjoyed your take on Cape May. Whilst we had similar experience of Ticks we were lucky enough to not see anything...
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 10th August 2012, 17:35
Replies: 12
Views: 2,173
Posted By Sleeper
Will be there. My wife keeps an eye on the...

Will be there.

My wife keeps an eye on the carvings....this may be the year.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Friday 10th August 2012, 16:54
Replies: 1
Views: 1,829
Posted By Sleeper
Canon S95

Just thought I would let others know that Amazon are now doing this camera for 199. I have just purchased a second hand P5100 so sadly I can't risk it!

Still seems like a good camera for...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 9th August 2012, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By Sleeper
Cape May & New York June 2012.

A trip that came from nowhere really as I had no real desire to go to the States but having spoke to Pete Dunne I realised he could sell ice to Eskimos.

Two very different places that made for a...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 9th August 2012, 14:55
Replies: 82
Views: 17,895
Posted By Sleeper
Such a sad thing when such a great spot has to be...

Such a sad thing when such a great spot has to be "improved"

I think having people putting the correct info on such a forum is appreciated and having visited the area in Oct 2011 my wife and I have...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 7th August 2012, 17:05
Replies: 514
Views: 207,834
Posted By Sleeper
Another voice in helping get a feel for the scope...

Another voice in helping get a feel for the scope without actually getting a...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 3rd August 2012, 17:00
Replies: 16
Views: 2,587
Posted By Sleeper
Hi I an with John Henry and the Algarve. Superb...

Hi
I an with John Henry and the Algarve.

Superb places to stay

http://www.wildrossendale.co.uk/PortugalTripReport-2011.html

Let's be honest Azure Winged Magpie with a glorious bit of winter sun....
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