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  1. W

    Request advice re: Nikon Fieldscope ED50

    If I'm seated then I extend the monopod and tilt it back, doesn't happen often. Its probably worth highlighting that monopods are very compromised for high magnification viewing so anything that means the monopod isn't straight or at the shortest length possible has a big effect on stability...
  2. W

    Request advice re: Nikon Fieldscope ED50

    No worries. I don't use a ball head or tilt head myself. In a hide you can angle the scope up or down resting on a window ledge or against a tree or post if your outside. Will
  3. W

    Request advice re: Nikon Fieldscope ED50

    Hello. I use a monopod almost exclusively, it's a Siriu p326. Very decent and reasonably priced. I was in the same boat as you a few years back- the scope got left at home most of the time until I switched to a smaller scope and the mono. As Richard asks the heigh does depend on if your...