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#451 shredder1656

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:12 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.

CONGRATS!  to whomever it is going.  And, applause for your generosity.  


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Posted 15 January 2018 - 08:39 AM

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Cleaning out my photography stuff from the 1970s. Found this Asahi Pentax right-angle viewfinder attachment and thought someone more inventive than I could use this for an astronomy project. The long part rotates 360 degrees against the short part that attaches to the camera, see second photo. The eyepiece (not removable) rotates for focus. Estimate $5 shipping.

 

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 11:07 AM

Piggy back camera mount for SCT

Should fit 8"

The mounting holes are off. See the first pic.

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 03:52 PM

Free but pick up only! R/A & Dec complete from a 12.5" Cave Astrola. Someone already has the pier and last I knew the scope is mounted in place of the Yale Bright Star Catalog camera at Yales Bethany obs. which I believe is now closed. My frind Dave J. was the caretaker for many years and he wanted the mount gone. So no pier, scope , rings motor, or tangent arm. I need it gone as I'm tired of moving it around when it gets in the way. Could drop at Stellafane?


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Posted 29 January 2018 - 06:28 PM

Free but pick up only! R/A & Dec complete from a 12.5" Cave Astrola. Someone already has the pier and last I knew the scope is mounted in place of the Yale Bright Star Catalog camera at Yales Bethany obs. which I believe is now closed. My frind Dave J. was the caretaker for many years and he wanted the mount gone. So no pier, scope , rings motor, or tangent arm. I need it gone as I'm tired of moving it around when it gets in the way. Could drop at Stellafane?

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 08:11 PM

Hi everyone!

 

For only a $5.00 shipping fee to locations with the CONUS, I am offering to give away this nice Parks 25mm Kellner. Beautiful coatings and Made in Japan.

 

BUT, there appears to be a very tiny clam on one side of the eye lens that should not impact use for the most part.

 

First, to PM gets it for the $5.00 shipping fee within the CONUS!

 

 

Thanks,

Mel

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 09:57 PM

**** G O N E ****

 

Hi everyone!

 

For only a $5.00 shipping fee to locations with the CONUS, I am offering to give away this nice Parks 25mm Kellner. Beautiful coatings and Made in Japan.

 

BUT, there appears to be a very tiny clam on one side of the eye lens that should not impact use for the most part.

 

First, to PM gets it for the $5.00 shipping fee within the CONUS!

 

 

Thanks,

Mel

 

The eyepiece has been claimed! I hope to have other items to give away soon.

 

Thanks,

Mel


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Posted 30 January 2018 - 10:16 AM

Free but pick up only! R/A & Dec complete from a 12.5" Cave Astrola. Someone already has the pier and last I knew the scope is mounted in place of the Yale Bright Star Catalog camera at Yales Bethany obs. which I believe is now closed. My frind Dave J. was the caretaker for many years and he wanted the mount gone. So no pier, scope , rings motor, or tangent arm. I need it gone as I'm tired of moving it around when it gets in the way. Could drop at Stellafane?

Mount is spoken for.


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#459 Chuck Hards

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 06:58 PM

Focuser from a 3" Tower (Royal Astro).  Works well, if worn.  Chrome is a bit worn and pitted.   Inner sliding drawtube not included BUT the good news is that it accepts a Vixen 1.25" thread-on eyepiece holder.   Use it as replacement parts or build a scope around it.  You could make one of the sink-drain or stock aluminum tubing sliders that have been featured in this forum, if needed.  But with the Vixen adapter, it would be ready to use.

 

 

Free for just the cost of shipping, US & Canada only please.  PM me.

 

 

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 10:39 PM

One guy is kicking the tires and two more are in line for the Tower focuser, so no more PM's please.  Thanks!


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Posted 04 February 2018 - 11:13 PM

One guy is kicking the tires and two more are in line for the Tower focuser, so no more PM's please.  Thanks!

" One guy is kicking the tires " .....Say What ?....... For the price of shipping ?......Seems like a no brainer to me .shrug.gif


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Posted 05 February 2018 - 08:24 AM

Just checking to see if he really needed it.  He didn't, and wanted it to go to someone who really did need it.  Gone now.  Thanks!


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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:50 AM

Just checking to see if he really needed it.  He didn't, and wanted it to go to someone who really did need it.  Gone now.  Thanks!

I snoozed and I lost!   I've been searching for one of those for over a year.  If you find another one in your efforts to clean up and down-size, I will happily pay.  It can be the version for the 60mm telescope, without the 76mm adapter ring.  



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Posted 06 February 2018 - 12:30 PM

I'll check this weekend, and let you know via PM if successful.



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Posted 18 February 2018 - 11:49 AM

Celestron COMETRON 16 page booklet, original with sleeve, essentially new booklet.

 

I have no Celestron Cometron scopes. This is dedicated to the Cometron series and covers pretty

much everything. 

 

Disclosure:  You must be a fan of Cometron, actually own Cometron, intend to keep your Cometron, and enjoy the

opportunity to help complete a Cometron set for posterity. You must show me some proof, be a regular in the forum,

have pictures posted and string entries on your Cometron, have other forum regulars support you, send notarized statement of intent in triplicate 

backed by a rich and famous person, and add maybe a buck for the manila envelope that I'm getting low on, and USA only, no international, no completing a nice set

with known intent to sell anything close to 'soon', and so on.

 

On a serious note, I will discern to some comfort degree as this is a great booklet for the posterity set up, and may Karma do to what might sneak by.....

 

 

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 11:03 AM

                                                      Looks like it's gone...

 

Roger Tuthill 50mm Finder for 8" and larger SCT,s. You'll need a 1.25" diagonal and eyepiece.

 

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Posted Yesterday, 12:01 AM

Celestron COMETRON 16 page booklet, original with sleeve, essentially new booklet.

 

I have no Celestron Cometron scopes. This is dedicated to the Cometron series and covers pretty

much everything. 

 

Disclosure:  You must be a fan of Cometron, actually own Cometron, intend to keep your Cometron, and enjoy the

opportunity to help complete a Cometron set for posterity. You must show me some proof, be a regular in the forum,

have pictures posted and string entries on your Cometron, have other forum regulars support you, send notarized statement of intent in triplicate 

backed by a rich and famous person, and add maybe a buck for the manila envelope that I'm getting low on, and USA only, no international, no completing a nice set

with known intent to sell anything close to 'soon', and so on.

 

On a serious note, I will discern to some comfort degree as this is a great booklet for the posterity set up, and may Karma do to what might sneak by.....

 

 

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