7x35 and 10x50 sears tower binocs, 3" f/10 edmunds reflector, 2.4" f/11.7 manon refractor, 6" f/8 jaegers refractor, 10" f/11 R30 Istar refractor, 3" f/15.8 sans&streiffe refractor, 3.1" f/15 selsi refractor(towa 339), 2.4" f/15 sears refractor, selsi 30x30mm spyglass, criterion 5-draw 25x45x75x spyglass(1957), 4.25" f/14.8 tasco 20te.http://cleardarksky.com/c/OmahaNEkey.html
Classic refractors incl. Unitrons, Zeiss, Goto Optical, Royal Astro, Edmund; visual observer.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore!"
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
Quote:I thought the plating guy told me that they copper coat before applying chrome. I'm probably all wet but I can detect a copper color on the ends of my dhrome plated steel rods. Mike
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Michael Creature of the night. Asahi Jupiter (60mm f=800mm) Skywatcher Dob (200mm f=1200mm) ST 80 (80mm f=400mm) PST Ha Solar (40mm f=400mm)
Quote:Typical "chrome plating" is copper, followed by nickel, followed by chromium.
James (Thanks to Attilla for the Clear Sky charts) Current Projects : Tasco 15TEA - 3 inch pier mounted planetary scope Priorities : Wife, Kids