"My advice is free and worth every penny!"
AP 130EDF-GT & AP Mach1
C14-XLT & AP 900GTO
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
David Moody, FRAS 17.5" f/5 dob 10" f/10 SCT 5" f/8 refractor 80mm f/6 refractor 66mm f/6 refractor Plus a few others out of the rotation
I lost count of my scopes. Now I just want mobility. I came, I saw, I bought some interesting accessories, and put names to faces: NEAF 2012, ASAE 2012, SWAP 2013, ASAE 2013.
Quote:The deal is now being discussed at length in the Cats & Casses Forum. I suggest referring to the thread there and locking this one. Bicparker in particular appears to be knowledgeable about PE and M&A financing and may wish to repost to Cats & Casses.
Quote:Hmmm... Here are some of Ningbo Sunny Electronics' current telescope offerings Reminds me of when Tasco bought Celestron...Don
My gear: --Celestron 8EdgeHD & 11EdgeHD | 80mm F/6 Triplet | Modified Canon T1i | QSI683WSG-8 | Celestron AVX mount | iOptron CEM60 mount | iOptron ZEQ25 mount --- My skies:
Quote:Quote:More news:http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jul/05/business/la-fi-meade-instruments-2013... How interesting that they lay the blame on everyone but themselves in that article. Of course that does explain a lot doesn't it?
Quote:From what I can see in the UK there's no problem with declining interest in amateur astronomy or buying astro kit, quite the contrary...Maybe the downturn in interest in astronomy is just in the USA.
Meade 8" LX200GPS
Meade Super Wedge
Thousand Oaks Off Axis Solar Filter