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#1 Datapanic

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 09:50 PM

Just sayin'!

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:05 PM

How far will it shoot a pumpkin :roflmao: :roflmao:

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:18 PM

How far will it shoot a pumpkin :roflmao: :roflmao:


Farther than you can slug one with your refractor! :jump:

#4 Datapanic

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:29 PM

Theoretically, it should be able to resolve a pumpkin about 500 miles away.

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:38 PM

Mirrors!

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#6 tim53

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 10:59 PM

Indeed!

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:21 PM

Yea, everyone should have a reflector or two. :grin:

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:47 PM

Edmund Scientific 2-1/2"f10 mirror set.

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#9 mustgobigger

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 03:28 AM

cool factor

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#10 beanerds

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 04:44 AM

I agree .
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#11 CharlieB

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 06:10 AM

One more time - Optica b/c(Royal Astro) 100/1000 LN4-E with motor drive. Great scope.

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#12 John Higbee

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 06:18 AM

Here's another...

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 08:20 AM

That Optica is awesome. :bigshock:

How about a Cometron CO114 (Vixen) and 4.5" Lafayette (Towa)?
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Posted 10 April 2013 - 08:24 AM

OK Fine you want more reflectors

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 08:38 AM

Wow, just think if Unitron had made reflectors...

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:14 AM

Wow, just think if Unitron had made reflectors...


They would have been horribly overpriced and had dim, narrow fields of view! :rofl5:


The elegant beauty below: easy to set up, enough aperture to satisfy, plus grace, style, and that certain panache; this one's got 'em.


They see me observin'; they hatin'... :grin:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:17 AM

Wow, just think if Unitron had made reflectors...


You'd have needed a ladder truck to get to the eyepiece!

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:19 AM

At least you would not have needed an engine lift to get it on the mount :lol:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:30 AM

Wow, just think if Unitron had made reflectors...


They did! Unitron reflector thread :grin:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:39 AM

Yeah, only thing missing is the diffraction spikes :grin:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:42 AM

Yeah, only thing missing is the diffraction spikes :grin:


...and any semblance of aesthetics.

Just kidding... :grin:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:46 AM

You guys all wish you had a combination refractor reflector. :lol:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:47 AM

Speaking of reaching the eyepiece, I've never been uncomfortable observing with this puppy:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:50 AM

My reflector, Meade 16" f4.5 Starfinder , and a favorite of Johann`s :grin:

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#25 mikey cee

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 10:04 AM

Edmund Scientific 2-1/2"f10 mirror set.

Hey Robert I have the "same" set as you do there. Except mine is a 3" mirror. I'm going to be using it on my 3" F/10 refurbish. :grin: Mike






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