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    Digidapter (Paul Sayer)

    Hi, I am selling my Paul Sayer Digidapter. It is in excellent condition. It is to fit the Swarovski 25-50W eyepiece then adjusts to take most cameras. £55 posted (Payment by Paypal)
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    Otter trail camera

    I have updated my blog with details of my recent attempt to capture an otter on trail camera. The camera is an old Acorn camera. It has seen two years of use, was second hand when I purchased it, and the door flap to access the on/off switch is held on with insulation tape. This camera has been...
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    Novagrade Adapter with iPhone 6S

    Phonescoping. A few pictures in a variety of weather conditions at various distances. https://picturenatureblog.wordpress.com/2016/04/11/im-on-the-phone/
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    After some ideas.

    Hi, I'm going to Scotland and stopping near Loch Lomond in a few weeks. It's a first for me, and I'm looking for some tips on places to visit to see some of Scotland's iconic wildlife. All suggestions great fully received. Regards Moocher
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    Canon G3X for Birding

    I would be interested to know if anyone else has had the opportunity to use the new Canon G3X with its 1" Sensor and 600mm lens for birding. I have used one and rather than go through my thoughts again, they are here along with more pictures in my blog. I would be very interested to hear...
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    Novagrade's New Standard Adapter

    New Universal Novagrade Standard Adapter for Smartphones. I have just received a Novagrade Standard Adapter and though anyone interested in phones coping may be interested in my initial impressions. http://moochersmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/birding-record-shots.html
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    Badgers Trail Camera

    I have been thinking for ages about getting a trail camera to try and record the Badgers I watch on a regular basis. I eventually purchased a new one from Ebay that quickly developed problems and was promptly returned. In its place again from Ebay I purchased a second hand Acorn 5210A Wildlife...
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    Getting a record shot. Phonescoping

    I have been experimenting with getting record shots in less than ideal conditions. http://moochersmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/phonescoping-record-shots.html
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    Dcb II information required

    I posted this a few days ago in the Swarovski scope section, and no one has replied! Hoping for better luck here. Hi, I am after a bit of information from Swaro scope users. I have a ATS 65HD scope and have been considering getting the DCB II digiscoping bracket. I use a Swaro stay on case...
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    Swarovski Digiscoping Bracket Question

    Hi, I am after a bit of information from Swaro scope users. I have a ATS 65HD scope and have been considering getting the DCB II digiscoping bracket. I use a Swaro stay on case on my scope and like to keep it covered. I was advised that the original swing down DCB could NOT be used with a...
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    Phonescoping

    iPhone 5. Swarovski ATS 65HD. 25-50 Zoom eyepiece and Novagrade Adapter.
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    Update on the Novagrade adapter

    After a few months using the Novagrade adapter, I thought I would update on the experience. http://moochersmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/novagrade-smartphone-adapter-update.html
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    Phonescoping Practice

    I have been putting my iPhone 4S and Novagrade adapter to the test on my walk today. Results can be seen on my blog for those that may be interested. http://moochersmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/point-and-shoot-smartphone-photography.html Regards Moocher
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    Novagrade Universal Smartphone Adapter

    Managed to get my hands on one of these very well made adapters. First results And a bit of Videoscoping. http://youtu.be/b5u4i0CXw0o More details on my blog. http://moochersmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/novagrade-universal-smartphone-adapter.html
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    Swarovski DCB-A adapter

    I am after some information if anyone can help me out? I need to know if the Swarovski DCB-A adapter fits both ATS 65 HD and ATS 80HD? Also, are there different versions of the adapter for angled and straight scopes? Any clarification would be appreciated. Thanks
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    Swarovski DCB-A adapter

    After some information if anyone can help me out? I need to know if the Swarovski DCB-A adapter fits both ATS 65 and ATS 80? Also, are there different versions of the adapter for angled and straight scopes? Any clarification would be appreciated. Thanks
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    Derby Cathedral Peregrines

    Visited today. Great to see. http://moochersmoor.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/urban-birding.html Interesting blog here http://derbyperegrines.blogspot.co.uk
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    Iscoping proves its worth again

    Went to Gloustershire today to see the Red-Flanked Bluetail. What a beautiful bird it is. I was there for first light and very quickly a large group of birders had gathered. No doubt, like me, they had been hoping all week at work that this UK rarity would hang on for the weekend. The bird...
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    More great Customer Service

    I often speak with praise about Opticron. It's only fair, as if I felt they were not looking after my interests as a customer, I would be the first to publicly "throw them under the bus!" So, I feel when they treat me not just well, but exceptionally well, I should speak up about it. I have a...
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    Opticron snuck this one past me! Interesting.

    http://www.sherwoods-photo.com/opticron-iphone/iphone_adapter.htm
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    Opticron's new Travelscope

    Opticron's new brochure arrived today, and within its pages are details of Opticrons new 50mm Scope. The "MM3 ED." Made from Polycarbonate and lightweight alloys, only 8" long and weighing 600g without eyepiece. Compatible with full,range of HR, HDF and SDL eyepieces. I look forward to trying...
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    Duck ID

    Any comments on this welcome. It's about Teal size, maybe slightly larger, but there isn't much in it.
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    Mandarin Hybrid

    Hi. I have briefly looked up information on Mandarin hybridisation, and consensus of opinion so far is that it is quite rare. Well, on one of my local patches on Thursday evening I encountered this? At first I cold only see its head as it was behind some foliage. Even then it didn't look quite...
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    Iscoping with the GS52 ED

    I didn't know where to put this thread? So i have put a link in Videoscoping also. I was very impressed with the performance of this little scope today in very poor conditions. Took both stills and video using an iphone 4S hand held to the eyepiece. I am amazed at what this little scope can...
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    Opticron GS52 ED

    Had a go at videoscoping with the little Opticron GS52 ED scope today. Conditions were poor with constant rain. So i was surprised with the results. Make sure you are viewing youtube in HD. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdYh5y8PpCA Regards Moocher
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