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#1 Northern

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Posted 27 January 2021 - 08:40 AM

Nikon 7806 adaptor.
Just received it for my Nikon 18x70.

I like it and very secure!

Around $30 in Japan.

 

But it won't work well on my Fujinon 10x50, as many of you know. And possibly 16x70 and 10x70 and 7x50.

A quick solution was just to remove the litte plastic spacer in the adaptor, with allows you to reduce IPD from 70 to 64-65..

 

Further reduction, and one needs to file both corners of the arms or mill a semi round grove in the bottom where you just removed the plastic filler.

Which would let you to lower the IPD even more.

 

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Edited by Northern, 27 January 2021 - 08:42 AM.

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Posted 27 January 2021 - 09:52 AM

Why not use the 1/4"-20 tripod adapter already built into the Fujinon?



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Posted 27 January 2021 - 10:20 AM

The Nikon one is far superior... better built, more center of gravity.

 

Can be used on more binoculars.


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Posted 27 January 2021 - 10:30 AM

Thanks for the info. I appreciate this topic because I don't know much about the different adapters, and quick release plates, 1/4"-20, etc, and when I tried to get info from vendors and stores (binocular stores and even tripod manufacturers) I really didn't get much assistance. In one case I was lucky and found a small vendor here who made me a custom adapter (I wanted something a bit larger/heavier duty then standard). 




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