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#301 BullTerrier

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 12:04 AM

Apparently my dog likes CATS

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#302 John Higbee

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 05:45 AM

Been wanting one of these for a long time...and it finally happened...a C14 Orange Tube with all the trimmings and some nice "extras" to boot!

John

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#303 Scott Beith

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 08:50 AM

I really like the looks of those old orange tubes.

#304 Asbytec

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 10:16 AM

Me and my CAT. Nothing fancy.

Forgive the unshaven, uncombed look...long sleves in the tropics is for the mosquitoes.

I think this was the night I was doing some doubles in Cassiopeia. Pupils slammed shut when the flash went off.

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#305 Steve C.

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 12:55 PM

Last night I enticed a visitor to the George Observatory to hold his pup up to my C8 Edge.

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#306 Terra Nova

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 01:47 PM

Lomo (Russia) Mak-Cass on a moded vintage Edmund Sci. GEM and Thousand Oaks Optical white light solar filter.

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#307 NHRob

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 09:02 PM

Lomo .... nice!

#308 Scott Beith

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:51 AM

Last night I enticed a visitor to the George Observatory to hold his pup up to my C8 Edge.


Couldn't get him to growl at the CAT? ;)
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#309 DonCherry

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 12:19 PM

My Meade lx90 UHTC scope

#310 DonCherry

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 12:25 PM

My Meade LX90 UHTC.

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 01:01 PM

Bought an Orion Argonaut 150 (Intes MK67) back in '99 when my boyhood interest in astronomy was rekindled. Wonderful scope, but, I sold it after five years to finance a TEC MC150. The performance was not doubled, as reflected by the two scopes' respective pricing, but, I'm glad I got the TEC.

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#312 152ED

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 02:14 AM

Here is a late 90s 12" f/10 Meade with 6" ED apo and 3" finder. I repainted them in tak trim years ago when I was going through a phase.

The LXD750 is barely enough for basic tracking. It's a fun setup for comparing the different scopes, and all have great optics. But aperture wins in most cases, though the refractor just clobbers the cat in planets in average seeing (the opposite is true in good seeing after the SCT has been outside for a few hours).

I might put this rig in an observatory some day.

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#313 Herr Ointment

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 06:58 AM

Your paint job sold me!

#314 jimandlaura26

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 08:22 PM

My C-8 Edge HD on a CGEM mount modified with ADM accessories.

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#315 Jan Owen

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Posted 15 June 2014 - 11:29 AM

My C-6...

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#316 dweller25

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 01:12 PM

Here is my 8" F/20 RuMak cooling down ......

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#317 payner

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 04:15 PM

Very nice David. Curious as to who built it.

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#318 charles genovese

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 09:32 PM

Comparing two C14's. The left one on my much modified RG mount on a home made pier. The right one on a William Optics GT1 HD mount. Didn't like the mount much but kept the pier

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#319 charles genovese

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 09:36 PM

Now usually use this combination of G11 on the GT1 HD pier.

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#320 dweller25

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 01:15 AM

Very nice David. Curious as to who built it.

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Hello Randy - it was built by Orion Optics in the UK.....

http://www.orionopti...maksutovca.html

#321 tclehman1969

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 01:12 AM

Here's a pic of my little C8. It was, until about a week ago, an all black tube Super C8+. It just got a new coat of paint, newly flocked interior and overall just a little TLC for this nearly 30 year old scope. And it still works great!

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 12:10 AM

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#323 Dennis_S253

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 12:22 AM

Here's one for you

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#324 paulsky

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 01:33 PM

Beautiful Cats!!
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Posted 24 June 2014 - 03:24 PM

:jump: :roflmao: :lol: :D


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