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#1076 Erix

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 02:03 PM

Geeze, Lenny. Did you need a crane to lift that bad boy up to the mount?

Such a beauty!!! Congrats!

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 04:21 PM

Ha ha ha ha Erix, gosh no! I used my cousin to do that! He lifted it like nothing onto the saddle!

Hey I enjoy reading your articles in Astronomy Magazine! You are quite an excellent writer! :waytogo:

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 08:21 PM


Hey I enjoy reading your articles in Astronomy Magazine!


Thanks! :D :jump:

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:12 PM

I forgot to mention that, Erika. Just too cool!! If we ever have the opportunity to meet, I'll have a copy of S&T for you to autograph. :ubetcha:

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:18 PM

I have Erika's book, Astronomical Sketching, autographed! :smarty:

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 11:26 PM

I forgot to mention that, Erika. Just too cool!! If we ever have the opportunity to meet, I'll have a copy of S&T for you to autograph. :ubetcha:

David



She writes for Astronomy, not S&T. She might not want to sign an S&T.... :grin:

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:57 AM

Lenny; sweet buddy......had a chance to play with yet?

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 07:01 AM

He put sooo much extra gear on it he had to order another counterweight! <LOL>

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 09:22 AM

I forgot to mention that, Erika. Just too cool!! If we ever have the opportunity to meet, I'll have a copy of S&T for you to autograph. :ubetcha:

David



She writes for Astronomy, not S&T. She might not want to sign an S&T.... :grin:


Bless his heart. :o :lol:

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 01:36 PM

It's the thought that counts, right? :lol:

Lenny, nice new toy!

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 02:48 PM

Howdy guys.. well, I got me another PST from an estate sale. Brand new in a box with case. Never was used. It works beautifully! I promise not to sell this one. It is good to be back to the red side!

Andy, I have not forgotten your scope bud. I have to get the garage finished before I can start cutting wood.

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 04:16 PM

Hi Andy,
Yes, I am still putting stuff on it! Ordered still another counterweight! I wanna make sure it don't lift off the ground! :rofl2:

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 04:53 AM

Lenny; wow, you need to take up weight lifting with all your kit :roflmao:

Jason...Im not worried about it....yet :lol:
Though I thought you'd have a world class machine shop in there by now :roflmao: :tonofbricks:

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 08:54 AM

Jason...Im not worried about it....yet :lol:
Though I thought you'd have a world class machine shop in there by now :roflmao: :tonofbricks:


Andy,

Heheh... no kidding! I am currently in catch-up mode for all the yard work that was missed last year because of our surgeries. We need to get a shed built and once that is done.. get stuff out of the garage so we can finish it! *Then* I can get telescope building going again. :foreheadslap: Lots of work to do. But I am enjoying it... I am thinking of using one of the flocked tubes from Protostar for your 8".

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 09:27 PM

This for Dob Frog (and Erica?)

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 09:28 PM

This for Dob Frob (and Erica?)


Mmmmm.. bacon.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 07:49 AM

This for Dob Frob (and Erica?)


Now that's what I'm talkin' about!!

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 10:35 AM

hmmmmm.....Id eat frog legs :poke:

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 09:32 PM

Wrapped in bacon?

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 09:11 AM

This for Dob Frob (and Erica?)


Mmmmm.. bacon.


I'll second that! Mmmmmm.. bacon! :grin:

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 12:27 PM

I still can't get over seeing Alan and Scott out there in the boat trying to catch frogs at 3 in the morning!! :lol:

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 05:06 AM

:lol:

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 12:17 PM

Out of curiosity, is there going to be a BEOTS this year? Sorry if this was mentioned before, but I have been out of the loop as of late in the thread.

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 02:34 PM

Ordered still another counterweight! I wanna make sure it don't lift off the ground! :rofl2:


When I receive the last 26 pound C/W I'm waiting for, I'll have 144 pounds of counterweights for my new mount. Sadly, the mount won't handle anything near that. :foreheadslap:

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:35 AM

Ordered still another counterweight! I wanna make sure it don't lift off the ground! :rofl2:


When I receive the last 26 pound C/W I'm waiting for, I'll have 144 pounds of counterweights for my new mount. Sadly, the mount won't handle anything near that. :foreheadslap:


weight lifting John???


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