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#1 Dob Frog

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:41 AM

Time to start a fresh thread gang!

If you need to catch up, go to Part 6 here.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:43 AM

Well, since most of us whom follow this thread can easily be described as, ahem, *fresh*, I suppose it makes sense in a twisted, BEOTS-gang-like sorta way ;)

It *does* make it easier to follow tho, that's for sure..


So, while we're being FRESH:

Just when IS BEOTS this year?

Gotta start planning (since I'm missing seeing many of you at NEAF!

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:02 AM

I didn't say "fresh gang thread" Dave. :whistle:

We are leaning towards having the BuckEye on the Sky (BEOTS) star party June 15 thru June 17. We realize that Father's Day is on June 17th, but this seems to be a good target date.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:28 AM

Being a father m'self, can't think of a better father's day then family, friends and telescopes. :jump:

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:21 PM

:bawling: :bawling:

nuff said...........?

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:46 PM

I knew I should have held that extension cord hostage. :evillaugh:

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:43 PM

Dang - I'll be a Barth RV get-together in IN then...

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 01:26 PM

I didn't say "fresh gang thread" Dave. :whistle:

We are leaning towards having the BuckEye on the Sky (BEOTS) star party June 15 thru June 17. We realize that Father's Day is on June 17th, but this seems to be a good target date.


Sounds fantastic! It's on my calendar and I will look forward to seeing everyone again for fun under the stars and wonderful company.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:38 PM

I'll be there. :)

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 06:27 PM

Me too. Maybe I'll have a working 6 inch f/15 refractor to show off then. Yes it's a f/15~~~

Talk about a WOW factor It'll be a star party going LONG!

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 04:39 AM

Lenny; lucky dog......we will of course expect photos, I would love to make it this year, but we will have to wait and srr how the finances shake out around then.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:40 AM

Hi boys and girls! How's everyone been? I know I've been MIA for a long long time from the BEOTS threads so I thought I'd stick my head in and say hello. "Hello!" :wavey:

Don't know if I'll make BEOTS, though I will try. But I'll see a few of you at NEAF next weekend! :jump:

Hugs and kisses,
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Posted 19 April 2012 - 04:09 PM

Hey All, I think that is the weekend for CSSP. I am committed to that party already. Everyone have a good time at NEAF.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 05:20 PM

Hey gang! :wavey: Any objections if we push it back a week to the weekend of June 22?

Hope you're all doing well!

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 08:00 PM

Hey gang! :wavey: Any objections if we push it back a week to the weekend of June 22?
Hope you're all doing well!


Hi Diane, no problem here with the new date. Whenever works for us! We're doing just fine, and hope that you and yours are as well.
See you the weekend of June 22! :jump:

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:27 PM

Hey gang! :wavey: Any objections if we push it back a week to the weekend of June 22?

Hope you're all doing well!


Calendar changed to weekend of 6/22

See you then!

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:32 AM

Hi gang!

Diane, that's even better! June 22nd is fine by me too!

Check out my new gear. Got rid of those stinking electronics-buggy Meade forks. Those forks were wonderful but when I get "No Sensor Board" error messages, I get a little ticked!!!

I sold off a bunch of gear to get hold of this Astro-Physics AP1200 (now discontinued by AP) for one heck of a great deal. Works like a charm! Waiting for a nice night to start testing the imaging processes again. I have it working with my pc's in the observatory already.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:34 AM

Here is another angle...

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:58 PM

Here is another angle...



That's awesome...Lenny. Now pick that OB up...Sheeeesh. Don't make me come over there. :smirk:

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:31 PM

Oooooh, that's pretty, Lenny!

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:47 PM

Gang, I'm so glad the date change is good with you! :bounce:


Dang Lenny, nice!

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 06:13 PM

I'll be there - coming from a Barth RV GTG in Goshen, IN! :yay:

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 06:45 PM

FUR, Woohoo! Can you bring some of this rumored homemade limoncello? :grin:

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 07:57 PM

Homemade Limoncello? ooooooooo yummmmm good when you take that outtta the freezer!!!

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 09:50 PM

FUR, Woohoo! Can you bring some of this rumored homemade limoncello? :grin:


Rumored??? It exists! We'll see...it's received the Alan Traino Seal of Approval (He's renamed it "Limonmellow"). I have a couple of liters left (stored safely at home, away from The Traino) but I should make more before BEOTS. (It takes about 6 weeks for it to "mature").






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