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LLEEGE
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Refractor NERDS Meeting
      #4556804 - 05/02/11 10:11 AM

Are you going to attend the weekend of Sept 23-25?
Will you be there?
Users may choose only one (39 total votes)
Yes
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15 38%
No
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24 61%


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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4557566 - 05/02/11 05:06 PM

I will have a 4" and either a 5-1/2 or 7" mounted up.

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jmiele
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4557592 - 05/02/11 05:18 PM

I will have a 6.3 aka 160mm mounted up
Joe


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roscoe
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: jmiele]
      #4557660 - 05/02/11 06:10 PM

Where is this gala event being held??
Russ


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zjc26138
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: roscoe]
      #4557894 - 05/02/11 08:37 PM

I voted no for now, but I hope to be there. If I do make it I will be brining my AT130 and Meade 102ED

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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: roscoe]
      #4558707 - 05/03/11 10:00 AM

Quote:

Where is this gala event being held??
Russ


See this thread.

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Preston Smith
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4559886 - 05/03/11 07:09 PM

I will plan on bringing my Stellarvue SV115 triplet and if the weather looks to be really good then I'll pack up my 1964 Model 160 Unitron (4", f/15 with mechanical clock drive).

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SometimesKen
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: Preston Smith]
      #4560171 - 05/03/11 09:49 PM

Well .... my oldest 'fractor is a f/9 Meade 127ED and my newest is a WO Meg72 w/DDG.
So I think a little old and a little new is a good combo !!

Looking forward to it !!


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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: SometimesKen]
      #4685905 - 07/10/11 09:22 PM

Getting close.

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russell23
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4687159 - 07/11/11 03:10 PM

Maybe I can attend - It would be less than a 2 hour drive for me. I could bring my Vixen 140NA. But I think I already have something going on that weekend.

Dave


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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: russell23]
      #4765889 - 08/24/11 10:00 AM

OK, it's one month away! There are 15 yeas so far but few names attached.
IF you are still planning on coming, please post. I can provide detailed directions to anyone who needs as well as a list of nearby lodging, restaurants and beer joints to any who need it.


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t.r.
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4765897 - 08/24/11 10:04 AM

Count me in, as set-up volunteer too!

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Scott BeithAdministrator
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: t.r.]
      #4766039 - 08/24/11 11:03 AM

Getting married in the middle of that.
Sorry guys...


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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: Scott Beith]
      #4766050 - 08/24/11 11:07 AM

Come on, Scott, what's more important?

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Scott BeithAdministrator
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4766054 - 08/24/11 11:09 AM

my survival

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Gord
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: Scott Beith]
      #4766330 - 08/24/11 01:21 PM

Planning on coming. Have a new truck to try out for the road trip. Bringing along the whole crew, so I'm interested in the local lodging/etc details.

Isn't looking very good for having the new 160 with me though.

Clear skies,
-Gord


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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: Gord]
      #4766704 - 08/24/11 03:56 PM

Here is an interactive map with nearby hotels and eats. This is about a 10 minute drive from the site.

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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4784847 - 09/02/11 04:11 PM

Just three weeks away!

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LLEEGE
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4808933 - 09/15/11 09:12 AM

8 days away! So far, the forecast is looking GREAT! Let's hope it stays that way. I'd like to get a list together of who's coming and who's on the fence. There is plenty of power on the field but you may want to bring an extension cord or two. There is plenty of space to pitch a tent or park your travel trailer. (no hookups)
Two bathrooms, microwave, refrigerator and gas grill. A local pizza shop delivers to the site and there are a few diners near by.


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t.r.
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Re: Refractor NERDS Meeting new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #4808953 - 09/15/11 09:21 AM

You know I'm in...

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