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March scopes/using for Spotting?
Jun 13th, 2019 at 8:57pm
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Hi there
This is a bit of a different thought process it may be mad but here I go
I am about to buy a swaro spotting scope but am struggling with the idea of carrying it around plus tripod. Then I had a look at high zoom scopes as an alternative March do 5-50 and 8-80 zoom scopes. Anyone trying this method for evaluating animals or is this nuts

  
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Re: March scopes/using for Spotting?
Reply #1 - Jun 14th, 2019 at 12:36pm
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I have never tried this, but would be surprised if you could hold it steady enough by hand with those high magnifications. It would probably need to be on a tripod.
  
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Re: March scopes/using for Spotting?
Reply #2 - Jun 14th, 2019 at 8:32pm
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Yea you might be right. Even with a bipod it still might not be able to get it steady enough
  
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Re: March scopes/using for Spotting?
Reply #3 - Jul 1st, 2020 at 7:50am
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I went to a Nikon B700 camera with a monster digital zoom(60x - 120x).  Only weighs about 600 grams and takes 4K video also. Useful for hunting where weight and size are important..
Have a look on Youtube to see it in action.  A spotting scope will look like a dinosaur afterwards..
  

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