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#26 Keith-in-Texas

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:55 AM

Hello Dave,

When you post the info pertaining to the case that comes with your TEC 200 Mak, would you mind posting it on this forum message? I also have this same scope and I'm interesting in that case.

By the way, I love my TEC Mak and I'm confident you will as well.

I really like using it with my binoviewers.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:11 AM

OK, Keith. I'll post it here for both you and Vahe.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:18 AM

Bob, all this talk of loose focusers.... :lalalala:

I'm bringing this baby home in my car, not entrusting it to those 'shipping' companies. Should be fine...... :praying:

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:59 AM

Your Mak-Newt is f/4. My new Mak-Cass is f/15.5 - - different beasts entirely.

I have an 80mm (3.1") William Optics Fluorite doublet, f/6.9 which will be the 'finder' as well as a scope that can get all 4 degrees of both halves of the Veil in one view....

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I know. Perhaps we should compare at WSP?

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 11:07 AM

Only have a pic of the skewed baffle to primary attachment right now. More later.

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#31 Moonglum

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:21 PM

Keith how does your 9.25 SCT compare to the TEC MAC?-Perhaps the same amount of detail only the MAK is a bit sharper with more contrast?
Congrats on the Mak Dave, you must have acted pretty fast in buying it. It went pending in less than 24 hours. Your 15.5 will be the forth that I know of in the GTA.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:09 PM

Bob, all this talk of loose focusers.... :lalalala:

I'm bringing this baby home in my car, not entrusting it to those 'shipping' companies. Should be fine...... :praying:

Dave


Dave,

When my TEC 250 was shipped, it had a shipping screw to keep the back end "happy" in transit. A call to Yuri could confirm if your new baby also has this, and what size should you need to stop by a hardware store.

Congratulations! You're going to like the new toy.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 12:23 AM

I don't want to hijack Dave's thread, so will post pics of the LOMO 203 by starting another.

#34 Keith-in-Texas

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:59 PM

Hi Moon, I have only compared the TEC 200 and C9.25 on one occasion and that was under suboptimal seeing conditions. On this night the views through through the Mak were definitely of higher contrast and much preferred.

Now if I could just get my hands on a TEC 250 Mak!

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 06:55 PM

Safe arrival home of scope and case by 5:30 pm today (Saturday). I asked the seller about the case and he told me that the company has been out of business for several years...... I'm pretty tired from the trip and will not bother further with the new scope until tomorrow morning. I'll get some pics up here.

Treasure of the Sierra Madre on TCM.....

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:17 PM

Can anyone please let me know the length and threading of the TEC200 Mak shipping screw?
Thanks,
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Posted 12 January 2013 - 11:42 PM

Here is the info pertaining to the transportation screw from the manual:

Transportation screw, 6-32, 1.0" long.
Please remove it before using telescope and close the hole with 8-32 screw included. Transportation screw is needed for shipping only!

Best regards,

Keith

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 11:46 PM

Here is the info pertaining to the transportation screw from the manual:

If youneed to send the scope by any carrier, put micrometer in the position near 10 as shown and screw the 6-32 thumbscrew in. If you do not have original one - use same size 1.0"~1.2" long screw.


Transportation screw, 6-32, 1.0" long.
Please remove it before using telescope and close the hole with 8-32 screw included. Transportation screw is needed for shipping only!

Best regards,

Keith






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