David Winser

Author's details

Name: David Winser
Date registered: February 18, 2011
URL: http://www.binocular-repairs.com

Latest posts

  1. With the best will in the world…….! — July 8, 2015
  2. BREAKING NEWS! — June 21, 2015
  3. Birdwatch Magazine Review of the ‘Tom Lock Series 1’ 10×42 Binoculars — October 23, 2014
  4. NEWS – Birdwatch Magazine Reviews the Tom Lock Series 10×42 — May 19, 2014
  5. It is here! The First Tom Lock Binocular introduced by Opticalia. — August 13, 2013

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  1. Out of Collimation? — 1 comment

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Nov
22

Pirates Part 2

  Pirates Part Two Poverty, pollution, political instability and theft.  Some of the reasons sited for the rising levels of piracy.  You can never discount the thirst for personal gain and making a quick buck.  I level this accusation at the pirates as well as our western leaders and industrialists. Somalia’s government collapsed in 1991 …

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Nov
17

What is Night Vision Technology?

How Does Night Vision Work? In simple terms night vision technology works by taking in infrared light and making it visible. You cannot see infrared light with the naked eye, it appears on the electromagnetic spectrum before visible light, red light through to violet, beyond violet is ultraviolet. Each Luna Optics Night Vision unit consists …

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Nov
16

Latest from the Lab

At Opticalia we specialise in the repair of binoculars old and new.  We also repair spotting scopes.  This is a picture of a pair Swift Storm King binoculars that were recently disassembled for cleaning before being reassembled and recollimated.       This is a photo of our collimation machine. It projects an image on …

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Nov
11

Pirates

Think pirates and it might conjure up childhood images from Treasure Island, pieces of eight and walking the plank.  But there is a new and very much more real and sinister association now and the threat to UK shipping is a serious one. Last month Prime Minister David Cameron backed the use of armed guards …

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Nov
10

Binocular Repair Latest News…

Here at Opticalia Towers there is a new, shiny bit of kit ready to revolutionise binocular realignment repairs.  We have developed a new device to speed up and increase the accuracy of the collimation process.  It is fully adjustable to accommodate large scale astronomical binoculars with eyepiece at 90 degrees, 45 degrees or straight through. …

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Nov
04

Top 5 UK Winter Birding Location

1. Slimbridge, Gloucestershire The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust is the place to see huge numbers of Berwick Swans http://www.wwt.org.uk/visit-us/slimbridge/ 2. Elmley Marshes, Kent This is a great spot to see peregrine falcon and wigeon are numerous. This RSPB reserve is not for the faint hearted as it can be one of the most unforgiving environments …

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Nov
02

Spotlight on the European Badger

The badger is a popular creature in the UK. It can often pop up in urban and suburban areas providing a great deal of enjoyment for some people (not just Mole and Ratty!). Your garden can be an inviting place for a family of badgers with its well clipped fruit trees, lawns and dustbins offering …

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Oct
28

Coming Soon…

A Exclusive Range of Spotting Scopes developed in cooperation with serving soldiers in an elite British Army Infantry regiment. We have been tasked with producing optics fit for use on the front line. We are currently carrying out field tests, with our guys testing our prototypes to destruction on manoeuvres both at home and abroad. …

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Oct
28

Wind Harm???

I was recently fortunate enough to spend a sunny week down in the South West of England. After a couple of days in Torrington and then Saunton, North Devon we headed down to St Ives on the Atlantic Coast road, running past Bude. I grew up in North Devon but it’s a good few years …

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Oct
28

Feed the Birds 29th October 2011

Tomorrow is National Feed the Birds Day in the UK. It’s aim is to raise awareness of what we can all do support our domestic wildlife through the harsh winter months. Follow the link below to find out how to get involved. There are top tips on how to create a home for all kinds …

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