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#1 LivingNDixie

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 12:44 PM

Okay everybody we had a thread with the same title that went over a thousand posts, well when threads get that long they get a little hard on the software so here is a restart of that same thread.

So everyone, what is in your eyepiece case.

Well for me I have the following

40mm MK70 (University Optics)
27mm Panoptic (Televue--enroute thanks Greg!)
22mm Panoptic (Televue)
17mm LVW (Vixen)
14mm XW (Pentax)
12mm Nagler T4 (Televue)
10mm XW (Pentax)
8mm Plossl (Televue)
7mm XW (Pentax)
Maxbright diagonal (Astro-Physics)

So that is what I have collected over about 3 years of buying, selling and trading.

Go ahead and post what you have, pictures are welcome, just remember the image posting guidelines.

#2 Mark9473

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 01:08 PM

Meade series 4000: 32, 15 and 9.7 mm
BO/TMB planetary 4 mm
Baader Hyperion zoom 8-24 mm

#3 Luigi

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 01:38 PM

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#4 Greg K.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 01:39 PM

27mm Panoptic (Televue--enroute thanks Greg!)


I hope you get that today.

#5 Greg K.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 01:41 PM

My current lineup:

Widefields
40mm TMB Paragon
30mm GSO SuperView
22mm Nagler T4
21mm Hyperion
13mm Nagler T6
9mm Nagler T6
4.8mm Nagler T1

Not-so-widefields
25mm Ultrascopic
20mm Ultrascopic
15mm Ultrascopic
10mm ultrascopic
7.5mm Ultrascopic
6mm Vixen LV
25mm Sirius Plossl
10mm Sirius Plossl

2x 2" GSO barlow
2x Ultima barlow
3x Apogee barlow
.63x Meade SCT reducer/corrector
.5x Atik reducer

#6 Denimsky

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 02:52 PM

I have

Pentax XO 5mm
Takahashi LE ED 5mm
Pentax XW 7mm
Speers Waler 10mm
Rigel Cross illuminated cross hair 12mm
Pentax XW 20mm
Pentax XL 40mm
Televue 1.25" 2X barlow
Televue 1.25" 2.5X powermate

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 02:54 PM

Packed away snug in a Pelican 1450;

Celestron 35mm Ultima
Televue 15mm Plossl
Baader GO 9mm Ortho
Baader Hyperion 24mm
Baader Hyperion 17mm
Baader Hyperion 5mm
Televue 2X Barlow
Celestron 32mm Plossl
Orion Cheshire tools
Orion Enhanced Diagonal
Televue 12T4 Nagler
Televue 19mm Panoptic

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 02:55 PM

Naglers 26mmT5,16mmT5,9mmT6,7mmT6 and 5mmT6
Celestron Ultima 2x barlow
Catseye auto collimator and Catseye chesire
Lumicon 2" var.pol and 2" ND25
Orion 2" ultrablock
Antares 1.25" var.pol.,ND25,80A and 21
2"-1.25" threaded adapter,variable red flashlight
All of the above securely nestled inside a Storm im2300

#9 Jim7728

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 03:18 PM

Latest and 5 years in the making.:cool:


... I'am so broke now. :bawling: :grin:

#10 Greg K.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 03:24 PM

Gumby seems impressed. :bow:

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 03:36 PM

My current lineup:

30mm Ultima
24mm Pan
18mm Badder Ortho
17mm Hyperion
13mm T6
12mm, 7mm, UO HD Ortho
8.5mm XF Pentax
6mm, 5mm, 4mm, 3.2mm BO/TMB Plantary
8.8mm, 6.7mm 4.7mm Meade 4000 UWA
Orion Shorty Plus Barlow

#12 Todd

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 03:44 PM

As soon as my wife finishes making me a new eyepiece case (for her Design and Tech course), these will be going in it:

TV 27 Pan
TV 24 Pan
TV 13 Ethos
TV 10 Radian
TV 9 Nagler
TV 8 Radian
TV 7 Nagler
TV 6 Radian
TV 5 Radian
TV 2x Barlow
TV 1.0 Dioptrx

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 03:46 PM

At this point in time...

Wide field:

31 Nagler T5
20 Nagler T5
13 Nagler T6
10 Pentax XW
7 Pentax XW
5 Pentax XW

Narrow field:

25 Zeiss Jena Ortho
16 TMB Supermono
14 TMB Supermono
12 TMB Supermono
10 TMB Supermono
9 TMB Supermono
8 TMB Supermono
7 TMB Supermono
6 TMB Supermono
5 TMB Supermono
4 TMB Supermono
2.5 Pentax XO


1.8x TMB ED Barlow
2x Skywatcher APO Barlow
5x TV Powermate
Astronomiks OIII filter
Baader planetary colour filters

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16-inch f/4.4 David Lukehurst Dobsonian on Brian Reed Tracking Platform

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 05:29 PM

This is my current (and ever changing) contents:

Paragon 40mm
Siebert Ultra 24mm X 2
Orion Stratus 21mm
Smart Astronomy Flat Field 19mm (soon to be X2, I think)
Tak LE 18mm X 2
Pentax XW 14mm
Siebert Ultra 10mm
BO/TMB Planetary 9mm
Siebert Star Splitter 4.9mm

Lumicon 12.5mm reticle
Televue 9mm reticle (on its way)

Thinking of selling the 21mm Stratus, and a few others that are currently stashed away in a drawer, to fund the purchase of a Pentax XW 20mm.

#15 Darren Drake

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 05:37 PM

Here is an older pic of the contents of my 24lb eyepiece box. Since then I have added 2 pair of eyepieces which are two 25mm Sirius plossls and two WO 20mm Swans for binoviewing and a 2-inch 25mm military Erfle.

#16 Jeff Young

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 05:55 PM

31T5 Nagler w/ AP Telecompressor
26T5 Nagler
17T4 Nagler
12T4 Nagler
8.8 Meade s4000 UWA

Baader MkV binoviewer
2x 10 AP SPL
2x 12 AP SPL
2x 15 TV Plossl
2x 18 Pentax SMC ortho
2x 20 TV Plossl
2x 25 TV Plossl

55 TV Plossl
1.7X AP Barcon
2" Lumicon DeepSky, UHC, OIII, HA
2" ND4
Lumicon 12 ortho illuminated reticle

-- Jeff.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 06:26 PM

M'kay...

Posted Image

For starters...

#18 jrbarnett

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 06:28 PM

And...

Posted Image

Which I like very, very much.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 07:48 PM

M'kay...

Posted Image

For starters...


:jawdrop:

How do you ever figure out what EP to use?!? :lol:

Seems like I'd be sitting there all night trying to decide which EP would work best... :thinking:

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 08:54 PM

This eyepiece needs a case of it's own. It's a 100mm Erfle with a 70 degree fov and belongs to a good friend of mine.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 09:44 PM

100 mm Erfle...WOW. What scope does that work in???

I've got the following:

3 Sirius 25 mm's
3 Sirius 10 mm's (Thanks Orion, for bundling those with the scopes...I've got enough for binoviewing if I go down that road)
1 Highlight 32 mm
1 Highlight 20 mm
1 Highlight 17 mm
1 Highlight 12.5 mm
1 Expanse 20 mm
1 Expanse 15 mm
1 Expanse 9 mm
1 Expanse 6 mm
1 Paul Rini 30 mm

On order: 1 5 mm TMB Planetary. I was hoping it would get here today, but it hasn't come yet and the USPS tracking site is USELESS. All it says is "Electronic Shipping Info Received" and it has said that since Wednesday.

I've also got the Orion Tri-Mag and Shorty Barlow Plus, the variable polarizer, a 13% moon filter, a color filter set, an ultrablock, an OIII filter, and a V-Block filter for the Short Tube.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 09:45 PM

41 Panoptic
35 Panoptic
27 Panoptic
22 Vixen LVW
17 Nagler T4
13 Nagler T6
10 Pentax XW
7 UWAN
4 UWAN

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 10:21 PM

Currently:

31T5 Nagler
13mm Ethos
9mm TMB Planetary
2x 2" Powermate

8mm Ethos (on wait list)

#24 Greg K.

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 11:23 PM

Short but sweet list, Psyire.

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 12:29 AM

Mine.

Eyepieces laid on its side are the ones I use the most on my 22" f/4. The 22" is the scope I use the most, more than 95% of the time. They are...

20mm Pentax XW - finder eyepiece
10mm Tak LE
7.5mm Tak LE
5mm Tak LE

The rest are used as necessary. They are...
35mm Panoptic - top center
13mm Ethos - unlabeled eyepiece on 2nd row -
9mm Nagler - 2nd row at the right, next to the Ethos
4,5, 7, 9 and 12mm TMB Supermonocentric (the 12mm is lent to a friend) - second to bottom row.
2.8 and 3.6mm Tak LE - bottom row

Oh, the Paracorr is not used much, only for public viewing of low power eye candy. The 2x Televue Big Barlow hasn't been used in many many years. I don't know why I still have it.
On the left are three popular filters which I had for almost 20 years. They are Lumicon O-III, H-beta and Orion Ultrablock (the original). I don't know why I have the orange filter sitting in my case without a case. I don't use it, somehow it ended up there.






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