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#1 markdturner1

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 11:04 AM

Sory to pop up again, but Ron at Moonlite has done me proud. I asked him to produce special focusers to copliment the Moonraker scopes and I just had to stick a few rushed images of a couple from the order that just arrived. 2.5" and 2" ready to be fitted to the new range, soon to be available, of Apo triplets and ed doublets for Imagers that want something totally unique. Thanks, Mark. :jump:
You can see a few images here........
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:18 PM

OMG Wow!

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:26 PM

Thanks Steve, I'm very happy, but must work on my spelling when I get over excited.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:15 PM

That is way nice, killer, amazing, I WANT ONE!!!!

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 09:59 PM

Simply stunning! I would love to have one of those focusers as well.

#6 markdturner1

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 03:35 AM

Here's a fun picture of a space man getting confused, thinking he's got his hands on his favourite interstella pulse cannon

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 10:57 AM

Looks like one of "Dr. Who" enemies, a "CyberMan" to me. :lol: :lol:

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 11:39 AM

That's right Mike, but I didn't want to get in trouble with the BBC in case of copyright issues.....Still, when I was a kid, they scared the :scared: out of me, nice that they turned up and had a play with the scopes though.

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 12:12 PM

You mean like "Moonraker telescopes Liked, and used by Cybermen Every Where!". :lol: :lol: :tonofbricks: :tonofbricks: :poke: :poke: :poke:

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 12:37 PM

Had these feends got hold of my moonrakers back in the past, I can only hope Dr Who's sonic screw driver was up to the task of saving the universe...........
!@#$% :beat: just off for another Merlot... :drinkspit:

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 05:57 PM

Is that silver anodizing? Those focusers look totally awesome! :bow: :bow: :bow:

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 02:51 PM

No.......... that's polished Alli and then ceramic coated to minimise tarnishing........ All scopes come with a nano cloth so you can keep buffing. It's a thing of beauty and as such, in order to perform it need's attention, some lovin affection............. Right on! {keep it clean, so the stars can be seen!}

#13 markdturner1

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 02:09 PM

Hi again Ron, We offer two designs of focuser for our moonraker scopes, Specially comissioned moonlite 2.5 and 2" in polished and Rack & Pinion 2,5" & 2" from the same supplier as WO also hand finished in polished aluminium, which is unique.






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