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#1 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 10:59 AM

Hey guys, how`s going?
Like i said, a few months ago,related to the WO 132mm Flt issues, finally i received the new Feathertouch focuser, :bow: and also finally, i got the chance to replace it!
I was really surprised how smooth and light, the focuser is, in relation to the one mounted on the scope, from Williams Optics.
Unfortunally, St, Peter is not my friend, and i was blessed with every amateur astronomer curse, a few nights of heavy rain....****.... :(
Anyway, here`s some pictures of it, mounted on my Celestron Cgem mount, with ADM upgrade.
I also took the chance to clean the front objective....really carefully... :grin:

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#2 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:02 AM

Here`s a picture, before the operation... :)

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#3 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:03 AM

Ahammm.....a puzzle... :grin:

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#4 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:05 AM

The Feathertouch installed... :cool:

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#5 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:06 AM

The Feathertouch from APM Telescopes of Markus Lhudes... :cool:

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#6 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:10 AM

And finally, the Triplet objective, cleanned, with his beautifull violet color. :thewave:

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#7 Scott Beith

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:21 AM

That looks great!

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:28 PM

Are those marks (center and out to 9 o'clock)just reflections from the curtain embroidery, or did the scope have mold damage to the objective??? I'm thinking reflections of the curtain....cause that's one nice looking scope....

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:07 PM

:goodjob:

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:38 PM

Very nice job. I hope you'll share impressions of the new Feather touch, should the skies ever allow it.

#11 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:49 PM

Thanks guys! I really wanted to try everything on that night, and it was a promising day, but as the night came, so the clouds!
When i have the chance to do it, i will post my impressions!
No Scott, its not a a problem on the objective, it's really the curtain reflection, the objective is awesome, cristal clear. :grin:

#12 Scott Beith

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:56 PM

That question was from Randy. :)

#13 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 01:58 PM

Ah ah ah ah ah ah, sorry Scott , your right, it was Randy! :grin:

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:05 PM

Beautiful scope!

#15 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 02:30 PM

Thanks Zach :cool:

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 03:10 PM

Welcome! I've always loved William Optics scopes. :)

#17 Goodchild

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:11 PM

It looks like a perfect fit on the CGEM. Very nice indeed.

#18 Emanuel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 09:00 PM

Thanks Royce! You know, initially i was thinking of changing the mount for a white one, like skywatcher neq6 , but now i really like the contrast , and the Cgem is very good, with a nice payload and accurate tracking. :)

#19 EdTheEdge

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 09:19 PM

Beautiful scope, focuser and eyepiece!

#20 Emanuel

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:25 AM

Thanks friend! :cool:

#21 Kunama

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 05:03 AM

That is a beautiful setup Emanuel. Great scope on a great mount. Should give you years of enjoyment.

#22 Emanuel

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 06:24 AM

Thanks Kunama!
You know, i had some scopes, before this one, but i always wanted a apochromatic refractor, and with this one, im really happy, its a awesome machine!
With the addiction of the FeatherTouch focuser, im only improving the scope! :grin:

#23 Emanuel

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 01:54 PM

Ah, ive just remember that i need some help from you guys!
With the change of the focuser, i solve one problem on the FLT, but i got another one! I have a field flattner for the Williams Optics, the one on the link, but the problem is that is doesn't fit on the Feathertouch!!
The question is: is there an adapter to fit the field flattner on the new focuser?

http://www.teleskop-...PO---Flatten...

#24 Emanuel

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 09:20 PM

Just an information regarding the previous issue! Starlight instruments just inform me the correct adapter to fit the Williams Optics Field Flattner and the Feathertouch focuser!
And ****, they were fast, in less than one our i had the information about the correct adapter! Very nice from Starlight Instruments! :cool:

#25 m9x18

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:46 PM

Very nice Emanuel! Very well thought out and very beautiful! :waytogo:


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