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Equipment Discussions >> Refractors

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Taylor
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Reged: 07/10/05

Loc: Owasso, OK
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Per Frejvall]
      #5883094 - 05/24/13 09:01 PM

New to me AT72ed.




Bought an Orion field flatter and 50mm SSAG autoguider setup to go with it as well.



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Mentor
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Reged: 09/30/10

Loc: Ontario, Canada
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Per Frejvall]
      #5883103 - 05/24/13 09:09 PM Attachment (104 downloads)

Geez, tough acts to follow

Here is my Televue 102. I have posted it here before, but this time it is on my GPDX mount. I just finished tuning the mount, so the motors are not yet connected.


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stevew
Now I've done it


Reged: 03/03/06

Loc: British Columbia Canada
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Mentor]
      #5883156 - 05/24/13 09:46 PM

Nice Ian.
The TV102 is a superb scope.

Steve


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stevew
Now I've done it


Reged: 03/03/06

Loc: British Columbia Canada
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: stevew]
      #5883178 - 05/24/13 10:05 PM Attachment (91 downloads)

TMB130
I've had this scope for a few years now, and I'm still amazed with it.


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Adam S
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Reged: 12/21/05

Loc: Gunnison, Colorado
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: stevew]
      #5884101 - 05/25/13 02:28 PM Attachment (81 downloads)

I just posted this pic in the Classics forum, these three scopes define premium optics during their eras. Pretty impressive to see what technology has done for focal length and ease of use over the years:

75mm Unitron
1996 FS 102 (I much prefer the green trim over the blue)
Current release AP 130 EDFGT, the only telescope I've purchased new


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Koala117
sage


Reged: 05/11/13

Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5884124 - 05/25/13 02:42 PM Attachment (51 downloads)

Here is mine!

Meade 312 80mm f/11. First session was just last night. She's already brought me tons of happiness!

Finder is Orion 9x50 RACI.


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Paul G
Post Laureate
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Reged: 05/08/03

Loc: Freedonia
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5884423 - 05/25/13 05:43 PM

Family pic:







Edit to label

L to R

Zeiss 5x10 MIniQuick, A-P 80mm f11 guide scope (nice little achromat), A-P 92mm f4.9 Stowaway, A-P 92mm f6.6 Stowaway, A-P 105mm f5.8 Traveler, A-P 130mm f6 EDF, A-P 130mm f6.3 EDFGT, A-P 155mm f7 EDFS, A-P 175mm f8 EDF, A-P 254mm f14.6 Mak-Cass.

Edited by Paul G (05/25/13 06:19 PM)


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Spyke
Carpal Tunnel
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Reged: 07/22/03

Loc: Scotland
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Paul G]
      #5884431 - 05/25/13 05:46 PM

Ohmygosh - is that FIVE AP refractors there?!?!?

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Mike Clemens
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Reged: 11/26/05

Loc: Alaska, USA
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Spyke]
      #5884444 - 05/25/13 05:58 PM

LOL Paul... that's actually 8 AP refractors I think.

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hfjacinto
I think he's got it!
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Reged: 01/12/09

Loc: Land of clouds and LP
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Mike Clemens]
      #5884450 - 05/25/13 06:01 PM

Paul,

I am officially jealous.


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Adam S
scholastic sledgehammer
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Reged: 12/21/05

Loc: Gunnison, Colorado
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Paul G]
      #5884526 - 05/25/13 06:52 PM

I think we have a winner!

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Zamboni
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Reged: 01/03/05

Loc: Colorado Springs
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Adam S]
      #5884560 - 05/25/13 07:19 PM

That photo caused me to make inappropriate noises.

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desertlens
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Reged: 12/06/10

Loc: 36N 105W
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Paul G]
      #5884572 - 05/25/13 07:26 PM

OMG!

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greju
Carpal Tunnel
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Reged: 10/13/05

Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Paul G]
      #5884664 - 05/25/13 09:15 PM Attachment (60 downloads)

" A-P 80mm f11 guide scope (nice little achromat),"

Got to agree with that! It also came in blue with a different name on it.


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Joe C
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Reged: 11/29/08

Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: desertlens]
      #5884786 - 05/25/13 10:46 PM

Very nice family Paul. If ever one of them gets to be a bear to look after, I would be more than happy to assist

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Scott in NCAdministrator
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Reged: 03/05/05

Loc: NC
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Adam S]
      #5884818 - 05/25/13 11:09 PM

Quote:

I think we have a winner!



+1


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dennilfloss
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Reged: 01/06/13

Loc: Ottawa, Canada
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5884983 - 05/26/13 01:10 AM

Holy *BLEEP*, Paul!

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stevew
Now I've done it


Reged: 03/03/06

Loc: British Columbia Canada
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: Paul G]
      #5884991 - 05/26/13 01:22 AM

So I gotta ask, why two 130mm AP scopes?
Is one better than the other?


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R Botero
Pooh-Bah


Reged: 01/02/09

Loc: Kent, England
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: Paul G]
      #5885009 - 05/26/13 01:53 AM



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clintwhitman
Caveman
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Reged: 01/01/07

Loc: CALI SoEasyACavemanCanSlewIt
Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: Paul G]
      #5885188 - 05/26/13 07:21 AM

Paul Do you get holiday cards from Rolando?
Awesome collection. Seems like you might a a bit of an APsession........
like my kids say, Its all good


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