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  1. Hi all Just on my usual browsing in the hope I will have some money to get some new bins at some point I saw the bresser Spezial saturn 20x60s, I couldnt find much in the way of reviews (except one on cloudy nights) which is probably a sign. At about half the price I presume these have nothing on the Pentax 20x60s. It was more out of interest if anyone has used these and if they are any good? Thanks all for your time
  2. I did see the Pentax but bit expensive for me at the moment but maybe I should save my pennies and wait for a good deal
  3. Hi all, Thanks for the opinions and info. I think I might go for the 15x's hopefully battle against light pollution slightly maybe and I have a monopod so should hopefully steady enough. Didn't know if there was any difference build quality wise between the Celestron and the opticron. Thanks
  4. Hi all, I was looking at some 15x70 skymaster on amazon for around £60 thought I might give them ago to compare to my 10x50's as they seemed a good price, then saw some opticron 11x70 for similar price just wanted to know peoples thoughts on either product and how they compare before I press the buy button? Thanks
  5. It was too good to be true order got an email to say order was cancelled
  6. Yea sounds like a German company but business address is somewhere in China. I will have a bargain but I won't hold my breath
  7. Hi guys, I saw these through amazon which look and sound like celestron skymaster pros especially with the images provided. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B08747BTKM?ref=ppx_pt2_mob_b_prod_image And thought it might be worth a punt at under £40 and through amazon marketplace so I should be able to return them fairly easily if needed. As the price is a bit too good to be true they probably are cheap tat, but hoping they might be made in the same factory or something as the SkyMaster pros will see. They should arrive in a little over a months time hopefully and I will report back then.
  8. Sorry to hijack, I was thinking about the 20x80 pros too. Would these be useable on a monopod with a manfrotto 222 that I have or a bit unwieldy and better suited to a tripod? Thanks
  9. Nice, I was looking at get a used manfrotto 222 head similar to the tripod head but this might be good and just sell the tripod.
  10. Hi guys I'm looking at getting a benro MAD49A for my olympus dps-1 10x50 as its quite tall. I was thinking of getting a tripod base/foot for a monopod when looking around for added stability. I'm unsure if the foot on the benro unscrews at all to add a separate base on to it? If anyone has experience with it? Might be the case might not need a separate foot. Any other advice/recommendations on different monopods and set ups would be appreciated. Thanks
  11. Thanks, I went olympus in the end as they were slightly cheaper. Very happy with them so far
  12. Also maybe helios naturesport plus I am having trouble deciding
  13. Hi guys, So am about to buy my first pair of bins I was looking at Olympus 10 x 50 DPS-1 but noticed they didn't have "bak 4" and "multi coated lenses" which the opticron adventurer t wp 10x50'S do. I'm not sure how important all the specs really are. So just wanted to see if anyone had any experience with either of these? Thanks a lot for your time and help
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