Inventor of the Herschel Wedgie. Watch your back.
Astronomy - The World's Second-Oldest Profession.
"You don't know Swift from Astrola." -C.H.-
Living at a dark site, I make scope when I have the inclination. I also do woodworking, cycling and other outdoor activities
Tak-106, AP900GTO, Unitrons, Masuyamas
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. "J. Robert Oppenheimer"
Astro-Physics 5" f6 ca.1986
The Jordan Levinson Refractor 4" f15 ca.60s or 70s (work in progress)
Orion Apex 102 102mm f12.7 ca.2013
Tasco 10TE 76mm f15.7 ca.1965
Tasco 7TE-5 60mm f16.7 ca.1967 "Focus on far-out stars with professional ease." -Tasco catalog
Tasco 66TE-5 50mm f12 ca.1966-1972, Tower 6314 50mm f12 ca.?
I want to do more then just look.
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
Quote:It's too bad that nobody grabbed some of Milton Humason's empty liquor bottles that he tossed in the brush behind Mt. Wilson observatory. One of those would be a cool artifact for display.I do have one of Tom Cave's empty breakfast cereal boxes (no lie!). I've been wating for Turk to make me a ridiculous offer for it.
Quote:Is it mint in a bag with finger prints Would look nice next to Toms Elie Buck scope
Quote:When I saw the first photo, I was thinking "OK, Robby is good, but where's B-9?" Then you totally came through!I have the Johnny Lightning Lost in Space set. If I could talk myself into removing them from the packages, they'd make nice display pieces next to the ashtrays.
Friends call me Duane. Compustar C14, Leo Henzl's Custom C8, 6" Refractor Adv. GT mount, 6" F5 Omni XLT Newt., LXD-75 F4 Imaging SN8, Meade 8" F6 Newtonian, EX Dynamax DX6, RV-6 ETX-90 Astro, Meade 2045 4" SCT, B&L 4000 Vixen/Celestron 80mm F11 JC Penny 60mm AZ/ALT Refractor Binos 25x100