Chuck Sears 76mm refractor celestron C4R refractor celestron C6R refractor SS 6.3 F10 refractor Orion 127mm refractor Dynascope 4 inch reflector(my first scope) Homemade 10 inch f5.6 reflector Edmund 6 inch f8 reflector Cave Model "B" 8 inch reflector Cave Model "C" 10 inch reflector 1975 Cave Model "C" 10 inch reflector 1962 Cave Model "D" 12.5 inch reflector
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
John Higbee Tasco 60mm 5VTE Refractor - 1964 Edmund 4.25" f/10 Palomar Junior Reflector - 1967 Celestron C8 "orange tube" SCT - 1976 Zhumell Tachyon 25x100 binoculars (2010) w/ Petersen Engineering E-Z Binoc SuperMount - 2013 Edmund Spilhaus Space Clock - 2010 Cave Astrola 12.5" f/6 Reflector - 2012 Criterion RV-6 Dynascope - 2012 Meade ETX90EC - 2013 Meade ETX125PE UHTC - 2013 Towa Model 305 Refractor (60mm, f/15) - 2013 Tower Royal Astro Refractor (76mm, f/16) - 2014
Quote:Dan - are there any current sources for aluminum or brass setting circles? The bakelite circles on my Cave 12.5 are not in the best shape (the declination circle has a big chip out of it), and I'd like to upgrade if there are sources.John
"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
Clint & Debbie Whitman (aveman JOIN US AT CSPAMP VII 8/1,2,3/14 Classic Telescopes, 9" f 10.6 AP Refractor ThePEARL, 1946 4" Tinsley Saturn Telescope. 1970 4" Unitron 155c,1954 100mm Unitron Brass 152. 1950s Nippon Kogaku refractors 5 CM, 6.5 CM. 1965 10" F8 Cave Astrola, G-11 ST2000xm Over 5500 posts prior to the CNC on 03/14/14
Gregg 10" f8 Newtonian 12.5" F 4.5 Cave Astrola Unitron 114 w unihex , Unitron 128, Tasco 7te, Tasco 7te-5,Criterion 4000
Quote:Geez! $150 for a pair?? Gadzooks!
Quote:O Magnusson to my knowlage were never were owned by Tom Cave but Astrola did offer O Magnusson upgrade items with Cave Astrola Telescopes.
Quote:Is it not supposed to move in step with the polar axis when the clock motor is running? Or is it too loose and spinning? Mine have a teflon rod backed by a set screw so it can be tightened down but still be able to be adjusted against the friction holding it and then keep its new place.