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#426 shredder1656

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 11:48 AM

Free to a needy 60mm Unitron.

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#427 CharlieB

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 01:12 PM

Unitron cap is spoken for.



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Posted 19 November 2017 - 11:42 AM

I beleive this is a very nice Edmund old school 6x30mm finder. Solid aluminum with ring slots and threaded eyepiece screw hole. Takes 1.25" eyepiece not included. Very nice views.

 

PM me if you need it.

 

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#429 rolo

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Posted 19 November 2017 - 11:45 AM

Microscope to 1.25" eyepiece adapter and various microscope size eyepiece. Adapter has flush set screw

 

PM me if you want them.

 

Spoken for...

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#430 CharlieB

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 06:05 PM

Free for pickup only. A 10" f/4.5 reflector with rings (no dovetail).  The mirror & diagonal could use a fresh aluminizing, but it works OK as is.  Has a Crayford style focuser of unknown origin.  The mirror is a Meade, possibly from a Starfinder.  Tube is solid aluminum.  I don't have a suitable mount any longer and it's just too big for my taste.  I was told that John Crilly used this scope for astrophotography some years back.  It was free to me, so I'm passing it on.  I live in southwestern NH.

 

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#431 Garyth64

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 07:14 PM

Free for pickup only. A 10" f/4.5 reflector with rings (no dovetail).  The mirror & diagonal could use a fresh aluminizing, but it works OK as is.  Has a Crayford style focuser of unknown origin.  The mirror is a Meade, possibly from a Starfinder.  Tube is solid aluminum.  I don't have a suitable mount any longer and it's just too big for my taste.  I was told that John Crilly used this scope for astrophotography some years back.  It was free to me, so I'm passing it on.  I live in southwestern NH.

 

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This is actually quite awesome.



#432 Russell Smith

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 07:54 PM

That is a very generous offer. applause.gif 



#433 CharlieB

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 08:22 AM

Free for pickup only. A 10" f/4.5 reflector with rings (no dovetail).  The mirror & diagonal could use a fresh aluminizing, but it works OK as is.  Has a Crayford style focuser of unknown origin.  The mirror is a Meade, possibly from a Starfinder.  Tube is solid aluminum.  I don't have a suitable mount any longer and it's just too big for my taste.  I was told that John Crilly used this scope for astrophotography some years back.  It was free to me, so I'm passing it on.  I live in southwestern NH.

 

Charlie

Gone.


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#434 Matty S

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 06:51 PM

 

Free for pickup only. A 10" f/4.5 reflector with rings (no dovetail).  The mirror & diagonal could use a fresh aluminizing, but it works OK as is.  Has a Crayford style focuser of unknown origin.  The mirror is a Meade, possibly from a Starfinder.  Tube is solid aluminum.  I don't have a suitable mount any longer and it's just too big for my taste.  I was told that John Crilly used this scope for astrophotography some years back.  It was free to me, so I'm passing it on.  I live in southwestern NH.

 

Charlie

Gone.

 

This is such a cool bit of kit. Thanks again, Charlie! I'm hatching plans to get her cleaned up and back under the stars where she belongs - just a little polish, no paint, love that metallic retro look.

p.s. love to get a look at that collection of yours, classic scopes are really neat.


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#435 Littlegreenman

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 02:48 PM

Piggy back camera mount for SCT

Should fit 8"

The mounting holes are off. See the first pic.

 

 

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#436 deSitter

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 03:21 PM

edit: taken

 

I have a Japanese Meade 8x50 straight through finder in white that I dropped.  One of the crosshair wires is derpy but the glass and everything else is good.  If one of you guys likes finders with derpy wires, or would like to fix the wire, you can have it for the price of shipping.

Aw man that hurts! This is my best fixed finder, Japan and a perfect non-astigmatic objective.

That will make someone happy.

 

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Posted 17 December 2017 - 11:15 AM

****GONE***

 

I think this freebie is close enough to being classic.  An original manual for a Meade 1697 Computer Drive System for the LXD-650 and 750.

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#438 Augustus

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Posted 04 January 2018 - 10:31 AM

I have the metal tube for an Edmund 6" f/8. It's in decent condition. Pick up or pay shipping.


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Posted 04 January 2018 - 01:41 PM

I have the metal tube for an Edmund 6" f/8. It's in decent condition. Pick up or pay shipping.

Jaegermeister short refractor!!

 

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:53 AM

Here are some Tanzutsu filters free to anybody with a hankering for more semi-useless pieces of little glass, or someone with some .965 Tanzutsu EP's, with their very own non-standard filter threads, in need of some screw-in lower lens covers.....or even an actual moon filter!

 

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#441 akman1955

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 12:36 PM

Here are some Tanzutsu filters free to anybody with a hankering for more semi-useless pieces of little glass, or someone with some .965 Tanzutsu EP's, with their very own non-standard filter threads, in need of some screw-in lower lens covers.....or even an actual moon filter!

 

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ill take those filters:) pm sent


Edited by akman1955, 07 January 2018 - 06:03 PM.

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#442 Bomber Bob

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 01:51 PM

Pay the UPS Pack & Ship, and get yourself a Mayflower 814

 

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This is the Yamamoto (SYW) version of these very popular 60x700 refractors.  Includes the wood cabinet & user guide, plus a Vixen 1.25" adapter already installed (and the original .965" adapter).

 

As usual, please don't ask if you already have a basement full of Classics.  Also, I insist you keep the scope for at least One Year -- no flipping a free-bee -- that's just not cricket.

 

PM me -- don't post here! -- if you'd like to put this Classic to good use.


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#443 akman1955

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 06:04 PM

Wow! generous. waytogo.gif


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#444 roscoe

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 07:25 PM

The .965 filters offered above have a new home!


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#445 Bomber Bob

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:38 PM

Wow! generous. waytogo.gif

Thanks!  My Swift 838 took over as my ultra-lite grab & go, and this 814 needs some sky time!

 

** BIF -->  I'd estimate the UPS fees at $40 - $80.  It's not a huge or heavy scope, but it will be in that wood cabinet rather than a cardboard box.  **


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#446 terraclarke

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:32 AM

 

Wow! generous. waytogo.gif

Thanks!  My Swift 838 took over as my ultra-lite grab & go, and this 814 needs some sky time!

 

** BIF -->  I'd estimate the UPS fees at $40 - $80.  It's not a huge or heavy scope, but it will be in that wood cabinet rather than a cardboard box.  **

 

You are seriously paring back JW! I salute you! Within the year, I myself may do some additional trimming and go from 20 to 18. It does feel good to have lightened the load!


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:42 AM

 

 

Wow! generous. waytogo.gif

Thanks!  My Swift 838 took over as my ultra-lite grab & go, and this 814 needs some sky time!

 

** BIF -->  I'd estimate the UPS fees at $40 - $80.  It's not a huge or heavy scope, but it will be in that wood cabinet rather than a cardboard box.  **

 

You are seriously paring back JW! I salute you! Within the year, I myself may do some additional trimming and go from 20 to 18. It does feel good to have lightened the load!

 

Not really , He's just gone over to the Dark Side , APO Side  . lol.gif


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#448 Bomber Bob

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:43 AM

Debbie has less than a year to retirement, so I'll be doing some more pruning.  I can just about line all the Keepers up along one wall in my man cave -- quite a sight!

 

He's just gone over to the Dark Side , APO Side...

 

Well, Yoda did say that it's the easier path.  (I sure hope Darth ain't my Daddy!)


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#449 silodweller

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:35 PM

Wow, what a beautiful scope that Mayflower is, Voyager 1! 

Wish I was a little closer.  South Africa can sometimes seem very very far away from all these great deals. 



#450 Bomber Bob

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:04 PM

The Mayflower 814 has a new owner.

 

Thanks to all y'all who responded; and rest assured, it's going to a good home.


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