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#101 Napersky

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 03:09 PM

Wow!
 

#102 scout72

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 03:36 PM

No affiliation:

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#103 Steve_M_M

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 10:00 PM

Does anyone know what this is? Looks cool AND stable.

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#104 DAVIDG

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 10:16 PM

I have one of those tripods. It's built like a tank. It was used to hold a laser at work before it was surplused into the dumpster. I now uses it with a couple of different Celestron scopes.

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#105 mikey cee

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 11:46 PM

Does anyone know what this is? Looks cool AND stable.

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That's an old Qwickset. It's either a Jupiter or a Hercules model. They are a spring loaded fluid head for video cameras. Mike
 

#106 mustgobigger

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 01:36 AM

Does anyone know what this is? Looks cool AND stable.

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i have been watching that one since day one.
love those crank handles.
i was going to bid but if you want it steve go for it.
i have a spring loaded but its not as heavy duty.
its a davis and i could not beat it for 3 bucks
at a garage sale.
 

#107 tim53

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 12:09 PM

Quickset Hercules. Wonderfully stable tripods! I found one similar at a local swap meet several years ago for $40. It's in good condition, but the gear for raising the head is stripped. I went to the Quickset website for info, and saw that the tripod sells new for about $3K!

I've got a TV NP101is mounted to a Super Polaris mount and pier extension sitting on my Hercules, mounted to a dolly to let me wheel the whole thing in and out of my shop fully assembled.

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#108 JamesE

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 07:05 PM

Well, this is the second time I have seen this item. And someone is going to have to explain this to me. My friends think I am weird because I have a telescope collection and my wife thinks I am crazy because of the money I spend on this hobby.

But COME ON......$900 for a corkscrew. Cork screw

Could someone please enlighten me why this particular corkscrew is worth that much?
 

#109 JamesE

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 07:09 PM

Pretty Cool. Not sure if its worth a grand though

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#110 mikey cee

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 08:32 PM

Good God! That repair patch has been stapled to the bakelite tube! :shocked: Of course when the guide scope ring broke we didn't have room in the red box to keep the piece so we chucked it! :foreheadslap:Good project scop for Dan the Man. :grin:Mike
 

#111 Datapanic

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 08:59 PM

Good God! That repair patch has been stapled to the bakelite tube! :shocked: Of course when the guide scope ring broke we didn't have room in the red box to keep the piece so we chucked it! :foreheadslap:Good project scop for Dan the Man. :grin:Mike


No Way! It's too far from here, too overpriced, and not rusty enough :lol:

There'll be something cool coming up on the Tucson Craigslist any day now - it's been too long!
 

#112 albert1

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 10:00 PM

Well, this is the second time I have seen this item. And someone is going to have to explain this to me. My friends think I am weird because I have a telescope collection and my wife thinks I am crazy because of the money I spend on this hobby.

But COME ON......$900 for a corkscrew. Cork screw

Could someone please enlighten me why this particular corkscrew is worth that much?


They may have used it on a few bottles before listing it. :p
 

#113 JamesE

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 10:54 PM

Well, this is the second time I have seen this item. And someone is going to have to explain this to me. My friends think I am weird because I have a telescope collection and my wife thinks I am crazy because of the money I spend on this hobby.

But COME ON......$900 for a corkscrew. Cork screw

Could someone please enlighten me why this particular corkscrew is worth that much?


They may have used it on a few bottles before listing it. :p


Maybe they have paperwork that Hermes himself used it before traveling to the underworld. DOH!
 

#114 CHASLX200

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 06:19 AM

Pretty Cool. Not sure if its worth a grand though

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I can see maybe $600. I had one just like it in 1980, but the polar axis is differnt from the mount i had.

Chas
 

#115 strdst

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 02:07 PM

Tasco 7te-5 might be worth looking into...

http://cleveland.cra...1914408579.html
 

#116 DrewBKing

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Posted 29 August 2010 - 01:16 PM

Doesn't look like anyone posted it yet:

http://portland.crai...1915339453.html

Looks in good condition (the box on the other hand...)

Not the seller of this big'un
 

#117 Brian Risley

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Posted 29 August 2010 - 01:42 PM

Overpriced for just the scope. (Oops, missed the note about a tripod and lenses.) Also, corrector looks fogged, so would probably need to be disassembled and cleaned. Can't tell about the primary or secondary and if they have any fogging.
Just my .02,
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#118 CHASLX200

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Posted 29 August 2010 - 02:32 PM

[quote name="DrewBKing"]Doesn't look like anyone posted it yet:

http://portland.crai...1915339453.html

Looks in good condition (the box on the other hand...)

Not the seller of this big'un [/quote

Way too much.

Chas
 

#119 astronomania

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Posted 29 August 2010 - 08:37 PM

Low power Japanese refractor. $55.
http://spokane.craig...1922449063.html
 

#120 mattyfatz

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Posted 31 August 2010 - 09:21 AM

This would be a great addition to any collection. I'm trying to figure out how to pull it off.
 

#121 CAVEMASTER

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Posted 01 September 2010 - 12:43 PM

:gotpopcorn: :step:
 

#122 ams

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Posted 02 September 2010 - 02:09 AM

I have no clue why $900 but is free shipping and all the way from Argentina.
 

#123 astronomania

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 01:03 PM

6" Cave student model $600.
http://spokane.craig...1933697888.html
 

#124 tim53

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 01:36 PM

on Los Angeles Craigslist: 8" Cave

This one has been listed before, including on CN Classifieds. He still wants more than I'd be willing to pay for it, though.

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#125 CHASLX200

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:56 PM

on Los Angeles Craigslist: 8" Cave

This one has been listed before, including on CN Classifieds. He still wants more than I'd be willing to pay for it, though.

-Tim.



If it was a 1960's F8 Cave i would pay $750.

Chas
 


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