"You would think that I am wiser after traveling around the Sun 62 times."
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Gregg 10" f8 Newtonian 12.5" F 4.5 Cave Astrola Unitron 114 w unihex , Unitron 128, Tasco 7te, Tasco 7te-5,Criterion 4000
Classic refractors incl. Unitrons, Zeiss, Goto Optical, Royal Astro, Edmund; visual observer.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore!"
Cave Mirror Registry
1971 Cave 10" f/6 Custom Super Deluxe
1958 Cave 10" f/7 Model C De Luxe
1974 Cave 8" f/8 Model B Deluxe
1970 Cave 8" f/6 Lightweight Deluxe
1971 Unitron 145C
1 Caveman Award!
Quote:This is going to be a lot of fun. We had a great time putting on the show in 2012 and I missed not doing it last year. Tom and I decided we needed to get this going again.To start I would ask that anyone who would like to exhibit a classic scope to please contact me via PM with your email address, phone number and what classics you have that you would like to exhibit. We had a really great representation of different types and periods at the 2012 show and I would like to achieve a similar balance for 2014. Once the list settles out over the next couple of weeks we'll go over who has what and decide on what to go with given the space available. If I don't acknowledge your message right away don't panic, I'm on a death march at work right now but should be more available in a few weeks.And of course any CN members who can at least attend the show would be great too. It was a lot of fun at the 2012 show meeting a number of the folks who participate here.
When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Retired pilot with interests in grinding/polishing optics and with well made/simple telescopes showing uptdated the wonders in the universe.
Quote:The OTA case is 7'6" long and thus limits the transport in an air conditioned environment.
Quote:95' x 30' banner? That's pretty big!
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Preston Lift your eyes and look to the heavens: Who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one, and calls them each by name. Because of His great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing. Isaiah 40:26 Stellarvue SV115T & SV70ED Vintage: Asahi-Pentax, Celestron, Criterion, Edmund Scientific, Tasco, Unitron My Telescope Gallery
Quote:Hi Preston Please pm me with your phone number so we can talk. Turk
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.?
Quote:Oh, yeah, we have to have at least one of the Crist miniatures there.Which brings up the subject of the tables. We had 4 tables in the booth in 2012. On them we had a great display of Satellite scopes and a few other smaller scopes. I also had a lot of my classic eyepieces on display. I'm thinking Peter's Quantums would be on a table but we don't have much else committed so far that would be table top items. Of course we could have fewer tables and more floor space if needed. A couple of Questars would be nice. Any other ideas?
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:Turk - I have a very complete set of mid-70's Celestron / C8 documentation which I'll be bringing -- including a complete optical test report for my C8, signed by Tom Johnson, with photographs of the tests.John
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