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#1 terraclarke

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 01:16 PM

Just heard about this. Some of you may be interested; especially the reflector aficionados amongst us. The stuff is in San Antonio TX. Don't know any more about it other than what you can read here:

http://www.robertree...rtsGiveaway.pdf

#2 tim53

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 02:23 PM

It's being talked about on the ATM forum too

#3 starman876

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 04:53 PM

Darn, I could take the day off and drive like a wild man :lol: :lol: :getem: :getem:

#4 GeneT

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 10:08 PM

The seller is a well known astronomer here in San Antonio. He has published several books, and takes the best pictures of the moon that I have ever seen.

#5 Dr Morbius

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 10:44 PM

Some really good stuff there!

#6 Joe Cepleur

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:08 AM

I wrote asking for the sand-cast mount for the C8, describing how I had one C8 in original condition, and would update the sand-cast mount with parts from an-antique-but-newer mount, to eliminate the slop in the R.A. drive. I then promised to use it with a scope I had rescued and had restored. Mr. Reeves was kind enough to respond to my message, even though the mount was long gone. He had been advertising the goods for a week before they were mentioned here on Cloudy Nights. I imagine, but can't confirm, that everything went quickly.

#7 amicus sidera

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 04:52 PM

Sorry to hear that it was sold, Joe... I'd think that most of the items were spoken for in a day or so, at most.






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