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CPC 1100 with HD Pro Wedge with ETX-70 Finder Celestar C8, C80ED and PST Istar 150 Anistigmatic R30 on CGEM Jason 313 from 1975! Mallincam Extreme & Mallincam SSIc & Mallincam Micro DSI Pro, Orion SSAG, GPUSB, Nautilus Filterwheel JMI, Celestron and Orion MotoFocus, FCUSB1&2 Hyperion 5,13, ES 18, 30, OR 18, 25 TV 2.5x Powermate, WO Binoviewer with pairs: TV 7 Naglers, WO 20 and RKE 28
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Homemade 'scopes 8"f/7,6" f/5", 6"f/4, 4.25" Schiefspiegler,60mm Coronagraph,60mm H-alpha system, 4.25" White-light Solar Newtonian,solar spectroscope, 4" f/12, 4.5" f/16 & 6" f/12 Schupmann Medial refractors, 4" Celestar, 19 Stellafane awards 9 in optics Engineering = Taking what you have and making what you need.
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
Quote:Dave it looks great after the cleaning. This summer I hope to attend Stellaphane and hopefully i will find some experienced people there who can help me out to clean it. Its certainly not a job I would attempt on my own, never having seen it done and being somewhat all thumbs in any case!Al
Quote:What I have used for going on 40 years is original blue Windex and original white (no lotion) Kleenex. Apply Windex to tissue and swab outwards from the secondary mount, changing tissue frequently.
Orange Tube C8, Tasco 7te-5, 4" Criterion Dynascope, Jason/Towa 313
Nikon Action Extreme & Pentax WPii Binoculars
At my club, everything one could want up to 18"
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
Quote: Al, I'll be at Stellafane, so look me up. I'll have at least one scope at the Pink Club House and maybe one of my tricolor C-8's that I'm doing both a mechanical and optical restoration on as well. - Dave
Quote:Kimtech Science Kimwipes Delicate Task Wipers have 0% pre- or post-consumer recycled content. I've read various things about the pros and cons of using Kimwipes on optics, but that might be a different avenue to pursue. The website says US only, though.
"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants" was NOT a compliment.
Vixen/Orion 102ED * Celestron C-11 * Unitron 114 60mm * Mayflower 816 80mm * Swift 831 76mm