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Old Sunday 1st December 2019, 14:01   #1
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Red face I'm a bino bore !

Am I bird watcher or a bino freak.......?
I can't stop looking at binocular reviews and tech specs to get me to the holy grail of bird vision. It's this obsession that's lead me to Birdforum.
I started with Nikon Aculon 8x42's, tried a couple of zooms, went on to roof prisms then went for closer images with the 12x50's roof prisms...all Nikon.
I saw the article by 'Typo' on the Vanguard Endeavor EDII 8x42 and bought them at an amazing knock down price from Amazon.....and they are superb. BUT that fix wasn't enough. I'm now waiting for some Zeiss Conquest HD 10x42's to arrive. Again at an amazing price in the Black Friday sales.....
Where will this end up.....rehabilition when I get to the Swaro's ?
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Old Sunday 1st December 2019, 14:04   #2
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Hi Ian and a warm welcome to you from all the Staff and Moderators.

I'm sure you will enjoy it here and I look forward to hearing your news.

LOL you're beginning to sound like a bino freak unless you come to love birdwatching more I'm afraid there's no hope for you. Have you got a bottomless bank account
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Welcome aboard Ian and try to enjoy the birds more than the binos
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Welcome to BirdForum! I am sure you will find lots to interest you here, and I hope you enjoy your visits.
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Hello Ian and welcome to the forum, enjoy and all the best.
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Old Sunday 1st December 2019, 17:33   #6
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Hi Delia

Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to participating in all the interesting posts.

AND no I haven't a bottomless pit of money .....some have gone back to Amazon and some I'll keep.

Thanks also to the other kind messages....... Now I must get back to trawling the net !!
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Hi Ian!!!! Welcome to Birdforum! Regards from Argentina.
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