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#26 nicknacknock

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:18 AM

Bob,

Plenty of room (and good weather) for anybody interested in moving here or coming for vacation!!! Excluding January and February (weather too weird), I am usually out 4 - 5 times a month.

I know, it's such a tough life, SQM readings between 21.0 and 21.3, dark sites within an hour's drive, good food, sea & all but hey! Someone's gotta rough it out after all!

Thank you for the wishes. I am so looking forward to attacking the Horsehead in early March. I am getting tired of viewing it from my observing buddy's 18". I want to do this with my equipment!

Clear skies,

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:28 PM

Another very happy Sumerian customer here. :)

This is my 16" Canopus + Heather's shroud.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:52 PM

Nice!!! :bow:

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:47 PM

Really nice! I want one :help:

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:01 PM

Patrick, you will beat me to the punch! Mine should be delivered on Thursday or Friday.


It has arrived. Intact and very well packed - the box was big enough to hold a 20". Have done a couple of "dry-runs", and I'm quite impressed by the workmanship, movements and stability. The laser shows it to hold collimation quite well. More to follow later...

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:47 AM

Envious! My unboxing to take place during the weekend...

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:04 PM

Thanks for the mention, Dave! Actually, it's a 10" F/5 we're working on that will be built in the "Travel Scope" vein of construction. No plans for a 12"/12.5" at this point, though. Information on the 10" is available in our latest semi-monthly newsletter: uurl=http://eepurl.com/vcsPb]New 10" Travel Telescope[/url]
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Come on Rob--bump it up and make a 12 and a 15. I believe there is a large market for this out there.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:46 PM

Come on Rob--bump it up and make a 12 and a 15. I believe there is a large market for this out there.


I would be the experimental rabbit for the 12.5" size, Rob. That unique Quartz mirror I have boxed needs to see a telescope this year.






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