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  1. RogP

    Excellent Zeiss service

    Noticed last Saturday that I had lost the little cover cover that pushes on to the bottom of the middle hinge of my Zeiss Victory 8 x 42 FL binoculars. I mailed Zeiss customer care and received a replacement from their Service Centre in Norfolk on Thursday. Excellent service despite the Covid...
  2. RogP

    Swarovski customer service - excellent!

    I'd managed to lose the 52mm for my DCA, so I posted a request to see if I could to buy a replacement, on their website this Monday morning. I had a reply on Tuesday that they were posting me a free replacement from Austria, and it arrived here in the UK, through the thick of the Christmas post...
  3. RogP

    Advice - birding near Hangzhou

    I'm likely to be visiting the Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Hangzhou this July to give a course, and would like to do some birding beforehand or afterwards. I've never been to China before, but I gather that it's difficult to do anything without a guide. I've be grateful for...
  4. RogP

    Balance rail alternative for digiscoping

    I've just started using an STM65 for digiscoping with the DBC adapter and a Nikon Coolpix P5100. It all fits together nicely but, as expected, the setup is back-heavy when I swing the camera down, and so I lose sight of the target bird every time. The solution you'll say is to use the Swarovski...
  5. RogP

    Snow Finch near Zurich?

    My son is working in Zurich and I'll be able to stay with him during the next couple of months. Does anyone have a reliable Winter/Spring location for Snow Finch nearby, accessible by public transport? Many thanks, Roger
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