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Meade 60mm f/11.7 achro refractor
Vernonscope 94mm f/7 Brandon triplet APO (A-P Optics)
Orion EON 120mm f/7.5 ED APO
8" f/6 Newtonian (Mike Spooner mirror)
Meade 10" f/10 SCT
12" f/5 Meade LightBridge Dob/Newt
Many eyepieces and accessories
Always lusting after large MCT, but never buy one
Quote:I like to add some additional infos:If the prices coming out as I hope and will allow to run this project, we will open a US based company to which the scopes will be shipped , to keep the cost as much down as possible.For the quality controle, we have contact to very scilled US Opticians, whose service we can use in case of any problem .Our secret we will lift only later, we are prepairing many things in the dark underground and we will surprise you this year with many new Items, just wait, till you see our announcement.We will start working soon on a webside for the US based companys , but announce it only, when we have collected to the webside
Quote:simple answere : if the quted price is withhin what we discuss here, I will start the project, because it will become a hot seller happy weekend
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Warren Astro-Tech 127EDT Celestron Onyx 80ED Astro-Tech Field Flattener C8 (circa 1983 Orange Tube) Atlas EQ-G, Orion SSAG Canon 135mm F2.8 Nikon 180mm F2.8 ED, 300mm F4.5 ED Canon XS Gary Honis Mod, 40D(the Band it) Philips SPC900 Astronomik CLS clip-in filter Hutech IDAS 2" LP filter http://www.flickr.com/photos/39603117@N03/?saved=1
Joe (quote)"That does it! Next Big Bang, someone has got to rethink this gettin' old business!" Joe Daugert -------------------------------------------------- >>>>>>>>>>>> ISTAR Scope Club <<<<<<<<<<<<
Scopes: Celestron 9.25, Orion 80MM and 120MM EON Apo
Solar: Lunt LS60THa/PT/B1200/50DS
Binos: Canon 15X50 IS Mounts: CGEM and LXD75
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific, Meade & TeleVue
Camera: DMK 41, Canon 6D, SBIG STT-8300
Messier Certificate # 2508
My Images: http://www.astrophotogallery.org/u342-hfjacinto.html
Quote:I got the first design today, but not in the way I want to help people to understand diffrences and also the manufactures want to show the best possible, not what we ask, the good and least expensive, so have to make clear again what we want.Should have soonest a result to show
Kmart 40mm-Thanks Mom|Jason60mm-Thanks Dad|C80SS-Thanks Wife|C90|C102|C6XLT|AP130EDFGT|C-11XLT EQ-2|EQ-3|CG5GT|Mach 1 & Eagle "For once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return".-Leonardo da Vinci "We're all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."-Oscar Wilde ~RIP Dad, you were my best friend...Godspeed!~
TeleVue TV102, Intes Alter M703 AstroTelescopes AR152/Chromacor N, Mod. Zhumell Z12/Paracorr II Meade 10" & 8" SCTs, Jason 60mm Mod Orion 120ST, 127mm MCT Vixen SXW & Porta, LXD55, iOptron GPS, Stellarvue MG2 Canon 10x42L IS, 15x50 IS, Bushnell 10x42 UL, Celestron Regal 8X42LX Nikon 7X35AE Lunt LS60THa/PT/B1200, Herschel Wedge, CaK Olympus E-510, Meade DSI, LPI, TeleVue Binovue/SiebertPMW, Everbright, Ethos, Naglers, Pans, Plos, Pentax, barlows & filters, Celestron SkyScout, Astrofix
Quote:... refractor user really wants is a 7" (180mm) doublet, with some punch and ability to go deep-sky close to the level as a 10" reflector. If you build a 180mm f/8-9 doublet......
David-------David Lukehurst UP 20" f/4, Orion Optics ODK12, CFF 180, Borg 125SD, Wiliam Optics FLT98, Borg 71FL, TS 50EDLunt LS60THa + LS60FHa
Quote:Quote:... refractor user really wants is a 7" (180mm) doublet, with some punch and ability to go deep-sky close to the level as a 10" reflector. If you build a 180mm f/8-9 doublet...... Make it 180mm f/7, even if color correction is not that perfect, and I am in.
MarkLeica 8x20; Nikon Action 7x35; Vixen Apex Pro 8x42; Orion 15x63; Docter Nobilem 15x60WO Megrez II 80 FD / APM 107mm f/6.5 / Mewlon 210 on DM-6 + Berlebach Planet
Quote:My comment : when we talking about the poor man apo, then it means we have to accept a compromisse in colorcorrection only. The mechanics, ptical quality, coating, focuser will not be compromissed, or i will not sell it and not putting my name on the scope.Regards the optical quality : you can for shure expect something very very good.The term Poor man apo will reflect only the colorcorrection, nothing else