Lenses for spotter- yes again!

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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by some bloke » 20 Aug 2018, 11:25

:lol:

I seem to have not read any information regarding fitting them in front of E700's etc - would someone care to share any links for all to read?
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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by poppy mae » 20 Aug 2018, 12:18

Now your asking ! Maybe Reindeer can help , basically using a machined down t20 head to accomodate the yukon lens , married to a modified floplast fitting to house the camera , pretty compact, if i can find a photo you will get the jist

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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by reindeer » 20 Aug 2018, 14:55

Don't tell him too much....That is all he needs to know for now ;)
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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by some bloke » 20 Aug 2018, 15:33

If memory serves about the lens thread size - it might screw into one of my M42 / E700 adaptors? :angel:
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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by reindeer » 20 Aug 2018, 21:57

................. :thumbup:
Floplast housing is the way to go though because this makes a very small size spotter possible.
Mind you, I use Cinemizer Oled videoglasses, so no need for a screen.
There are pictures in a previous post of mine. I will look them up and post the link.
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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by poppy mae » 20 Aug 2018, 22:08

Made the original one similar to Daves jobs using a screen , still in use with the young keeper , spots well to 300plus yards , the other two use a vf2 near eye , one fitted in a yukon ranger body , the other designed differently in a box, both work well, when i said it complements the thermal ,it does , on a few occasions spotted in thermal looked like a clear image in the open , on the digital showed the fox behind a fence , then brambles , also in a 2 man team can guide the shooter in. What does make an awesome spotter is a 5x Drone !

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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by reindeer » 21 Aug 2018, 13:12

Never too old to learn a new trick david :wave:
Here is a link to a picture of the Yukon/e700/T20 spotter:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hgeezap0ju7t ... M_0109.JPG
and here a picture of my complete setup on my .30-06 boar rifle:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hgeezap0ju7t ... M_0110.JPG
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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by some bloke » 21 Aug 2018, 15:40

reindeer wrote:
21 Aug 2018, 13:12
Never too old to learn a new trick david :wave:
Here is a link to a picture of the Yukon/e700/T20 spotter:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hgeezap0ju7t ... M_0109.JPG
and here a picture of my complete setup on my .30-06 boar rifle:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hgeezap0ju7t ... M_0110.JPG
That looks very good my 'ansum. :thumbup:
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Re: Lenses for spotter- yes again!

Post by kalmantihanyi » 15 Oct 2018, 05:07

some bloke wrote:
14 Aug 2018, 00:05
They're designed to be focused and zoom set up in a fixed location - such as a well lit car park, corridor or warehouse for example. Almost every time you change your viewing distance you will have to feck about with the focus at the very least.

There is a reason most sensible spotter builders use a primary (fixed zoom ) lens.
I'm agree with @some bloke
Kal, Love Outdoors :wave:

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