Zeiss, Fujinon, Istar
Milton Wilcox R.I.P
--------------------Clear Skies, PJ Refl.- 203/1420; Refr.- 110/616, 75/500; Bino.- 15X60, 10X50, 8X30 __________________________________________________
TV 70mm Pronto/Solarmax II 60 BF10, WO 80mm ZS II ED, Celestron C90, Celestron C5+. Baader 2" Herschel Wedge, Baader Maxbright Binoviewer. Komz BPC5 8x30, Swift 7x35 Sport King, Swift Audubon HR/5 8.5x44, Bushnell Banner 7x50, U.Optics 11x80, Fujinon 16x70 FMT SX, William Optics 22x70 ED, UA Unimount Parallelogram "Dancing all around it, we have been, which gives me pause, and license, to speculate with mind experiments, to illuminate this stuff, this Dark Energy" Mindjog 2011
My binocular collection Binoculars by date of addition Binoculars in Alphabetical order
"Coffee leads men to trifle away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a little base, black, thick, nasty, bitter, stinking nauseous puddle water." ~The Women's Petition Against Coffee, 1674If it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is.
Bread is not enough. We demand circuses!
Quote:In 1958, when I was 5, my father bought binoculars and we would throw a blanket out in the back yard and use the National Geographic star map to explore the sky. Perfect instrument for the very transparent but often turbulent skies in Colorado Springs.
The neighbor kid, Lenny, borrowed the star map and never returned it. If I ever find you Lenny...
ToddBrunton Eterna 15x51 • Fujinon 10x50 FMT-SX • Garrett Optical Signature Series 15x70Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme • Oberwerk 15x60 and 20x80 (Standard) • Pentax 20x60 PCF WP IICelestron Skymaster 20x80 (Reanimated by Dr. Suddarth)Orion Paragon Plus Mount and Paragon XHD TripodManfrotto 562B Monopod adapted with Manfrotto 222 "Joystick" Head
So this cabbie says: "Know who I had in this cab last week? Bertrand Russell! Wisest man in the Western World. And I says to him 'Bertie, what's it all about?' And do you know, he couldn't tell me..." Kenneth Williams
Quote:Interesting to see so many of us got into this hobby as youngsters and have continued it well into adulthood. Nothing like a lifetime hobby.