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  1. Thanks for your input folks. If I buy one,...

    Thanks for your input folks.

    If I buy one, I'll post about it.

    Cheers
    P
  2. ;)

    ;)
  3. My Carinthia Defence 1 counters your Snugpak...

    My Carinthia Defence 1 counters your Snugpak Jungle offensive. Check mate?

    :)
  4. I understand that but I'm trying to gauge opinion...

    I understand that but I'm trying to gauge opinion before I decide whether to buy or not as it's not a cheap bag.
  5. Do you mean the Def1 will be replacing the army...

    Do you mean the Def1 will be replacing the army jungle bag?

    If so we may be able to get the Def1 as surplus at some point.
  6. Any one got experience of the Carinthia Defence 1

    Hi all,

    can any of you folk tell me what the Defence 1 is like?

    I have read lots about the Defence 4 and seen one in a shop but there is very little info/opinion available on the Defence 1.
    ...
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    You're welcome. I know how easy it is to buy the...

    You're welcome. I know how easy it is to buy the wrong optics and be put off them for life. But if you choose the right ones, bins (or a scope) completely open up the landscape and its wildlife to...
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    I don't know how much you know about binoculars...

    I don't know how much you know about binoculars but there ia a good page on the Opticron website that explains the basics:

    http://www.opticron.co.uk/Pages/chooser_guides.htm
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    Hi, your in box is full. I've got a message...

    Hi,

    your in box is full. I've got a message for you.

    Cheers,
    P.
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    Sightron "Blue Sky" II 8x32 is getting rave...

    Sightron "Blue Sky" II 8x32 is getting rave reviews by the optics obsessives on Birdforum. They are apparently way way better than their price would indicate. Extremely good value for money. I...
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    Just thought of something. Do you wear glasses?...

    Just thought of something. Do you wear glasses? If so you'l be needing something with long eye-relief. Most glasses wearers need something over 16mm. Again, what you need in terms of this can only be...
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    How about Opticron Savanna WP 8x30 or 6x30. ...

    How about Opticron Savanna WP 8x30 or 6x30.

    The 8x might be a little dim on overcast days or at dawn and dusk but my Dad uses the very similar Vortex Raptor 8.5x32 and has never complained about...
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    I take it your looking for bins rather than a...

    I take it your looking for bins rather than a monocular, then, and your budget is 50 ish?
    And something around 8x40 and waterproof.

    I've got to emphasise that you really should try before you...
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    Hi, if you want to know about optics have a...

    Hi,

    if you want to know about optics have a look here:

    http://www.birdforum.net/forumdisplay.php?f=112

    Be warned though, there is a baffling array of info and opinions. But if you have a...
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    The 3-5 and 10-15 year estimates were something I...

    The 3-5 and 10-15 year estimates were something I read somewhere recently. I've been researching down bags. I have a cheap synthetic which has gone flat as a pancake loftwise. I have decided to try...
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    Here's a big difference: Life expectancy I...

    Here's a big difference: Life expectancy

    I read somewhere recently that synthetic bags last 3-5 years, down 10-15 years.

    If so then in terms of per year of use, down is a clear winner.

    An...
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