pwebst25 at concentric.net
Sat Feb 6 13:04:52 PST 1999
> Dear Rob,
> Like I said, I don't think there's a single scope that's ideal for everyone. I
> used to leave my scope in the car at times because it was heavy and because it
> was too big to fit in my knapsack. But if we meet out in Bowerman Basin I'd be
> glad to look through your scope. And if you really want to impress me, bring
> it out to Leadbetter Point, a six-mile round-trip through the salicornia marsh.
> Here's to good birding this year... with whatever scopes!
> Paul Webster
> > I have to take mild exception to this: the usefulness, not the weight, of
> > the scope and tripod has always been my primary consideration when deciding
> > whether to lug or not, and I ain't no Hercules. For instance, would I carry
> > the scope the ~mile out to the boardwalk at Bowerman? Of course, without
> > hesitation. It's good to give the question some thought, but don't let it
> > dissuade you if you really want the top end scope.
> > Rob Saecker
> > Olympia
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