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#2601 astronz59

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Posted 08 October 2018 - 11:20 PM

Luxury! Our place was so dark,we 'ad te get oop 'alf n' hour before we went ta bed!! lol.gif roflmao.gif


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#2602 Juha

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Posted 12 October 2018 - 01:28 PM

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#2603 astronz59

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 01:20 AM

Nice scope and er, fashion statement......! lol.gif roflmao.gif


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#2604 Uranotopia

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 11:56 AM

I like your modifications. IMO, the Towa EQ-2 is a decent mount -- are those the original wooden legs? I used a motorized EQ-3 for years, and logged 1000s of hours with a Model 339 re-branded Tasco. It was a very good 80mm F15 refractor that all these decades later, I wish that I'd kept.


Yes, indeed, these are the original wooden legs of the EQ- mount.

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 12:39 PM

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Impressing scope! please Juha, can you tell a little about it?
I am curious to get to know more about your refractor!


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#2606 Juha

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 12:52 PM

Impressing scope! please Juha, can you tell a little about it?
I am curious to get to know more about your refractor!

Polarex Unitron 129 (Unitron 142), Eq mount and 75/1200mm lens. Same stuff as Unitron but European modell.


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#2607 KentTolley

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Posted Today, 11:03 AM

1963 Cave 8" f/6  recently refigured by Terry Ostahowski of Anza California.

Rotating tube rings, rivetted end rings,  Rukes focusser, Hiyoshi finder.

Original paint except pier and legs.

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#2608 rcwolpert

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Posted Today, 02:16 PM

Beautiful scope, Kent! bow.gif




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