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Old Tasco 76.2mm

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Posted 01 February 2004 - 05:50 PM

Here is my 1960s? Tasco f/15.7 refactor - all brass/aluminum - they don't make em like this too much any more.

Greg

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#2 rodrake

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Posted 01 February 2004 - 11:46 PM

Beautiful scope Greg. What kind of mount and tripod is it on?

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 05:30 AM

Yes, it looks very cool! F/15.7, nice.

#4 DenisY

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 07:30 PM

really nice scope! :jump:

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Posted 07 February 2004 - 02:12 AM

The mount is an Orion Sky View Deluxe. I discarded the cheap aluminum legs and built my own tripod out of redwood 2X4s, and built my own spreader.

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Posted 09 February 2004 - 04:32 AM

I like the redwood legs. It's just one solid piece of wood and you carved in the place to attach it to the mount, right?

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Posted 09 February 2004 - 08:47 AM

Yup, one piece of wood...redwood is relatively light, so the tripod is not very heavy, even with solid 2X4s, and super stable.

Greg

#8 Jim Svetlikov

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Posted 09 February 2004 - 11:49 AM

Greg

If you get a chance, could you post a picture of the tripod legs and perhaps a quick description of how you made them.

Thanks.


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