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#351 Jeff Adams

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 12:19 PM

CPC 1100 at Stub Stewart State Park outside of Portland, OR.

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#352 Halbie2001

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 03:06 PM

I have assembled this over the past two years.
Works quite well when we have clear skies in north Georgia.


Celestron CPC 1100 XLT
Celestron Onyx 80EDF XLT
JMI EV-1 Focuser
William Optics 2" Carbon Fiber Dura-Bright
Celestron 2" StarBright XLT
Losmandy Plates and Rings
Starizona SS Counterweights
Baader Planetarium Skysurfer V Finderscope

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#353 Dupree

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 12:47 PM

Here is a picture of my Nexstar 11 GPS on a modified wedge. The instrument was cannabalized when the OTA was deforked to be mounted on a CGEM DX. Loved the Nexstar GPS mount enough that I haven't sold it yet.

Never know a new OTA might come my way some day and I'll want to restore the CF 11" OTA back to its rightful ride.

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#354 Clay Gilliland

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 03:55 AM

Great looking scope Zippeee, the Tardis is a great touch. The display case looks good as well.

#355 MartinHajovsky

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Posted 06 April 2012 - 03:46 PM

I can't even begin to tell you how great it is to see everyone's rigs on here. I am about to purchase a CPC 800 and am learning so much just from seeing and reading these posts.

Love Zippee's TARDIS stickers, Anne in the UK's incredible series of equipment and wires (pretty sure there's a scope under all of that) and the cart/wheels attached under gapalp's tripod. Once I get my stuff and put it all together, I'll post one here as well.

#356 Gastrol

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 11:32 AM

Here's my CPC1100

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#357 gapalp

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 12:50 PM

and the cart/wheels attached under gapalp's tripod.


Alas, its off the cart and in a POD observatory now. But it made for a great pic! I still have the cart, not sure what to do with it. I think Anna's is on a cart now too.

#358 PatDunne

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 07:08 PM

A fairly standard set-up, I added the Starlight Microfocuser in the last few weeks.

As you can see I like the Ultima LX, I've an 8mm, 13mm, 17mm, 22mm & 32mm I added the 2" diagonal when I bought the 32mm back in March. I have the scope over a year and all I need now are clear skies over Dublin :cool:.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:48 PM

A rare photo with both my Beauty and the Beast together. Normally, the Beauty is in the Motorhome.

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#360 oldstargazer

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 10:15 PM

Here it is at work.

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#361 oldstargazer

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 10:17 PM

And here it is resting with a part of the other equipment showing.

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#362 oldstargazer

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 11:09 PM

I finally got the bolts for the wedge.

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#363 Lord Beowulf

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 11:39 PM

Here's my new 11" Edge HD setup.

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#364 mercer2

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 01:28 AM

my first telescope
Celestron 11" Edge HD CPC
Stellarvue 13x80mm Finderscope with Right Angle View
starzinona weight kit
william optiocs 2" quartz dialectric diaogonal
Denk II Super System Denk II Super System plus filter switch
various tv eyepieces in pairs plus a denkmeier eyepiece pair 24mm
Hotech Advanced CT Collimator for 2" Focuser
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#365 Baxstar

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 01:39 PM

This is my CGEM925! With my new 14ES100! I'm very proud of it. I'm only sixteen so it was a very big deal for me. Lots of hours of hard work!

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#366 MikeBOKC

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:28 PM

Oh to have had a scope/mount of that quality at age 16!! You are doing very well to be so advanced as an observer in your teens!

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:04 AM

Here is my rig! Still a few items left to buy.

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#368 1965healy

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:21 AM

Nice looking rig! Now buy some books to put on those shelves!

#369 snowcrow

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:29 AM

Have plenty of book, they're just packed. The house is up for sale. I'm still settling my Mom's estate, she pasted this last June. :(

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 02:43 PM

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CPC1100 set up the way I'm usually using it, with the Bino's in, controlled with my iPad and SkySafari/Skywire setup.

The golf cart you see in the background of the first pic is how I carry everything out to the spot in 1 trip; it also makes trips to the garage for fresh beverages from the fridge much better.

I've got 270 degrees of near perfect viewing from that spot. The reason I set up there is for the horizon views, and its the only spot where the yard light won't crush my dark adaption. I'm still working on getting the folks to tell the electric coop to remove the yard light since the coop won't allow a switch to turn it off.

#371 billywhizzzzz

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:36 PM

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Hi , just saw this thread so I thought I would kill two birds with one stone and say hi to you all , and show off my gear as well so ............

Hello to one and all , I am brand new to this fantasic hobbie , and im well and truly hooked , just picked up a secondhand telescope yesterday andlike so many waiting for some clear skys so I can try it out , its my first telescope , but to be honest my freind was selling it at what I thought was a very good price , so I jumped at it . Its a Celestron Nexstar 11 gps I paid £500 forthe lot , ie scope , eyepeices, focal reducer ect ect , for me as a newbie to this fine sport I thought being as its fully ccomputerized its got to be a big plus for me .

Anyway glad to meet you all

Best regards steve

#372 MikeBOKC

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:57 PM

Welcome -- and that's a very good deal for a fine scope. If you run into any issues of questions, be sure to post here as there are a lot of people who have owned of still own the same equipment.

#373 willythebarber

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:06 AM

here's my baby, all set up for a bit of imaging.

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 11:37 AM

second..


Where did you get/make that laptop shelf coming off your eyepiece holder? I'm looking for something exactly like that.

#375 Sorny

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