Thank you so much for creating this thread and preserving the history of this wonderful scope, (as well as the wonderful owners of it). I hope the new owners will use this venue, this thread, to continue posting.
I knew it was coming, the changing of the guard. Sorry. Are YOU staying in SoCal? There are at least two Goto Kogaku scopes in Oregon, My 3" and your old 2.4" now owned by that other, other Keith north of me. That almost adds up to 6", you know, if you have to relocate...