*** I qualify as a carpal tunnel because my quantity always beats my quality *** Amateur astronomer - Sirius Hobbyist! Jackie Borg 125SD 6" achro w/ Jaeger lens 4" LZOS CF 105/650 DM-6 & Tri36L Ethoses, Pentaxes, BGOs, Naglers, Pans,etc Garrett 100mm Mk II
12" Dob, 4" Mak, 3" APO, PST, bunch of green eyepieces & an understanding wife.
-DannyMy warehouseMy Channel
David Cotterell Toronto, Ontario "If an observer actually sees an object, there is no point in referring to a formula to find out whether he ought to see it; and if he fails to detect it, no formula will ensure his success." - W.H. Steavenson 8" f/15.5 TEC Maksutov - 16" f/5 Teeter/Zambuto Dob - TEC 140 - AT 65EDQ APO Refractor - Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO Mount - iOptron ZEQ25 mount - Discmount DM6 - Canon 60Da
Quote: Saying that it is lame without knowing the man and why he does not sell scopes in the US is a bit rough IMHO.
Quote:My scope is in transit now from the Netherlands.
-Brian 14" Hubble Optics ATM Newtonian Paracorr II Ethos Eyepieces VE9WTH
Robert J. Teeter Jr.
Owner, Teeter's Telescopes, LLC.
20" F/3.5 TT/Sub4, 16" F/4.5 TT/Stark (under construction), 11" TT/STS, 8" TT/STS
Quote: Quote:My scope is in transit now from the Netherlands.Hopefully you will open a thread here about your new telescope with your comments (and maybe a picture or two)?. I am very interested, those are certainly beautiful telescopes.
Quote:Of course I will know more next week. My scope is in transit now from the Netherlands.
Best regards, Patrik Iver 60°N, 22°E
Tele Vue Pronto, Teeter STS27 w/10" Royce conical mirror. EPs: Pentax, Russell Optics, WO, TV
"I have been paddling in the shallows of a great ocean of knowledge." - Sir Isaac Newton * * 15" F4.55 Starsplitter Dob & a Denk II binoviewer * * http://peaceofsky.wordpress.com/ Pacheco State Park Fremont Peak
Quote:Thanks for the mention, Dave! Actually, it's a 10" F/5 we're working on that will be built in the "Travel Scope" vein of construction. No plans for a 12"/12.5" at this point, though. Information on the 10" is available in our latest semi-monthly newsletter:New 10" Travel TelescopeClear skies,
Celestron 8SE Dobstuff 13.1": Swayze refigured Coulter mirror, 6 pt mirror cell (2 pt edge support) and CF focuser board made by me StarBlast 4.5 ST80/PortaMount II Zhumell 20x80/Oberwerk 15x70 on a Seronik-style tripod boom mount Hubble Optics 18 inch F/4 mirror.
Quote:I am extremely happy with Michael's approach in making this telescope, his thoughtful suggestions on various parts and his endless patience with my constant queries, always getting back to me very promptly and making the whole process stress free for me.
16" f/4.5 Sumerian Canopus 180 Skymax http://darkskysketches.blogspot.co.uk/
Quote:Patrick, you will beat me to the punch! Mine should be delivered on Thursday or Friday.
Quote:Thanks for the mention, Dave! Actually, it's a 10" F/5 we're working on that will be built in the "Travel Scope" vein of construction. No plans for a 12"/12.5" at this point, though. Information on the 10" is available in our latest semi-monthly newsletter: uurl=http://eepurl.com/vcsPb]New 10" Travel Telescope[/url]Clear skies,
Quote:Come on Rob--bump it up and make a 12 and a 15. I believe there is a large market for this out there.