Active instruments: 4.25" f/6 Newtonian on altazimuth Springfield mount with crutch tripod -- telescope for the handicapped. 12" f/6 Newtonian Telescope maker since 1958; always more to come? Well maybe just one more and it will be something very special Stellafane Awards: 1977 1st award for 4" f/6 refractor 1978 1st award for 4" f/4 Lurie Aplanat 1983 1st award for Newtonian smoking pipe For Sky and Telescope articles, please see Bio info.
"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
Ed "You have to grow old, you don't have to grow up."
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Celestron Edge 8"
9/11- Never Forget.
14" Meade LX850 80mm Meade 6000 ED APO 90mm Meade ETX 60mm Focal (First Telescope) Orion MiniGiant 9x63 Mallincam Xtreme EXview HAD Canon 5D Mark II Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L Canon 24-105mm f/4L
1st Caveman Award!Maynard Clark 8" f/8The Horsetrail Cave 12.5" f/7.51975 Cave 8" f/7 Lightweight Deluxe1972 Cave 8" f/4.5 RFT DeluxeCriterion RV-6Logitech HD C615 Webcam for Imaging
... and still the best wife I could wish for!
Living at a dark site, I make scope when I have the inclination. I also do woodworking, cycling and other outdoor activities
Quote:Sorry Tony! So you're actually asking me to make one for you? Ehh.... I'm very flattered! Let me think about it for a while, and I'll answer you by PM. Is that ok for you?
Quote: Barry Crist of b. crist miniatures could probably make you an appropriate sized mount and tripod.
Equatorial Newtonians, 20" and 14" "The purpose of life is to be defeated by ever greater things." - Rielke
Atlas and EdgeHD 8 on concrete pier with rolloff shed
Homemade refractor 83mm f/12 Jaegers objective
Photometrics Quantix KAF6303E
Modded Canon 550D, 350D
Meade LXD75, LXD55
Lots of ideas and plans, too little time
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