Quote:That APM scope looks sweet!
Quote:James - is the dew-shield retracted there? I'm curious as to the balance point when the dew shield is fully extended.
Indiana for a three more weeks...
14.5" Teeter w/ Richard Fagin mirror, TT #66
EON 120ED on CG-5 ASGT
Lunt LS60THa/B1200 Sky Guy Porta II
Denk Super System with A45 OCS
Quote:Her Royal Blueness AP 178mm StarFire on a Celestron CGE.
Quote:Nice use of those acetylene tank bottles there. Clint you're right on when you say the '60's were the likely cut-off point for classic performers. I don't know which is more rare. Your streamlined Tinsley or my Tasco 20TE? For all newbies on board but who are old enough to remember the old ads. Here is my old Tasco from the '60's. Mike
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
15x70-Ultra~TV-85/SM-60~MN-66~12.5"dobsonian Unistar Deluxe~Unimount Light~DM-6/Planet tripod
C11 Edge HD, C925 XLT TEC 140 (#352) w/ AT65EDQ Skywatcher 100ED w/ WO66SD ZenithStar, ES 80mm Apo Sirius, Atlas EQ-G, "Atlosmandy" Pro AZ/EQ-G, T-Rex Apex,Porta II DBK21AU04, DBK21AU618, DMK21AU618, DMK31AU03, ASI120mm/mc, Hutech 500DH Beaglehaven Observatory (BYO #168)
Clint & Debbie Whitman (aveman JOIN US AT CSPAMP VII 8/1,2,3/14 Classic Telescopes, 9" f 10.6 AP Refractor ThePEARL, 1946 4" Tinsley Saturn Telescope. 1970 4" Unitron 155c,1954 100mm Unitron Brass 152. 1950s Nippon Kogaku refractors 5 CM, 6.5 CM. 1965 10" F8 Cave Astrola, G-11 ST2000xm Over 5500 posts prior to the CNC on 03/14/14
Quote:Jim, trust you to under mount your ST80 Love the Sky Surfer red dot by the way!Steve
My little Agatha. You left too soon. My furry friends, past and present, are always with me.
Carton 60mm f/16.7,crawmach focuser+tube rings, SV M1 C8, SV M2 Apogee 80mm f/5, Porta II, Manny's panhandle,focus knobs Borg eyepiece turret 28mm RKE 48,32,24,16,12,8,6mm Brandon Denk binos,32,26,9.7mm Plössl pairs 27mm Panoptic Astro chair SkySafari pro
Celestron CG-5⁴, CGEM², C6-N, C6, C8, Nexstar 8SE, 6SE, ONYX 80 EDF, Orion ST 80 A Vixen R130SF w/Porta II mount William Optics ZS110 ED APO, FLT 132 Triplet APO, SV70 ED SV115T20 Wicháhpih'a
8" SCT80mm f7 EDSmall GEM
Quote:Very nice. I bet you had to re-balance things after the new additions.Stan
C11 Edge CGEM DX Gary Honis Modified T3i ASI120MC http://www.astrobin.com/users/astroricardo/
Quote:Quote:Her Royal Blueness AP 178mm StarFire on a Celestron CGE. Awesome scope. love that shade of blue!
Quote: Tanveer Your 178 Astro Physics Planetary Cant beat the old Nasa Glass Triplets. Very Classic and rare scope you have. As for me still working with the only 230mm f10 Nasa Glass Triplet Roland Ever made.. The Pearl... I have been working on and with her for over two years. Big problem with it is this once you have a telescope like this there is no going back.... The thing made finders out of all my other telescopes (aveman
ATM Nut. My builds: 6" f15 Refractor Big GEM mount 12.5" Homemade Newt Projects in the works: 16" F7.2 Reflector