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Old Sunday 25th November 2007, 20:15   #18
Richard Scott
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Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: South Yorkshire
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I was a bit sceptical that it would work, but I invested 1 on a pack of 100 cable ties (295mm x 4.8mm) and tried it out. My scope is the Leica 62mm (angled) and I wrapped the cable-tie over the stay-on case. After calibrating it as described I just had 15mm to cut off. I've since found that bending the excess rather than cutting it off allows for easier sighting. I always carry my scope in a rucksack and thought this might affect the cable-tie. It doesn't really move that much and can be very quickly moved back into position.

Anyway, it really does work and makes locating birds almost guaranteed.

I now have 98 cable ties for sale if anyone is interested.
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