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#76 vins1960

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 07:42 AM

and then, more classic (professional) scope: the venerable 22 cm Merz by Brera Observatory and Schiaparelli used :bow:

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#77 vins1960

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 07:44 AM

the tube and the mount

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#78 vins1960

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 07:48 AM

with another classic icon: the venerable Merz 49 cm by Schiaparelli... :bow:

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#79 kansas skies

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Posted 20 December 2013 - 08:05 PM

Voilà from Italy my classic combo: Polarex Unitron 102/1500 on a dark, old "lady" (Vixen Saturn)


That Vixen Saturn is a beautiful mount. I have the same mount with the Celestron C100E and it's a fantastic combination.

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#80 Jeff B

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 08:49 AM

with another classic icon: the venerable Merz 49 cm by Schiaparelli... :bow:


Wow, nice! Did you find it at a garage sale?

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#81 Michael Rapp

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 02:32 PM

I've always wondered what all of those knobs do. I'm sure one is RA slow-mo and perhaps another Dec...but the others? :question:

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 03:27 AM

sorry, trouble with pic...


Hey vins1960,

I love the optical illusion you did in making the 102mm scope look bigger than it truly is! :grin: :lol: :roflmao: In any case, I truly love your scope! :bow: :bow: :bow:


Thanks for sharing!

Mel

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 06:19 AM

I bought my first telescope (Instru-Scope 80mm f/15) brand new in the year 1984. It has a circle T on the sign, so I think it is made By Towa, Japan.

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#84 clintwhitman

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 08:46 AM

Welcome to the Classic Forum Martti, and Congrats on the Classic Scope. Might want to start a thread on her and give us your thoughts on how well it works..
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Posted 02 January 2014 - 10:22 AM

Hi all, It's my first time on CN. I want to show you my baby, a 150/2250 refractor wich has been designed to accomodate two objective lenses, a rare and prestigious Zeiss AS 150/2250 and a more "common" D&G 152 f/15. They are both superb as visual planetary peformers. The tube has been realized in two parts by a local producer, they can be devided for easier stocking and/or transportation.
clear skies
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Posted 02 January 2014 - 10:28 AM

Another picture

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#87 Bob Myler

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 11:21 AM

Welcome to Cloudy Nights......and nice scope!

#88 Martti

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 06:14 PM

Welcome to the Classic Forum Martti, and Congrats on the Classic Scope. Might want to start a thread on her and give us your thoughts on how well it works..
Clint


Thank You very much, Clint! I have to think about that thread... :question:

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 09:09 PM

Welcome to Cloudy Nights......and nice scope!

I agree ! A REALLY nice scope!!!

#90 mikey cee

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 10:50 PM

Why can't posters read the thread's complete title. It says YOU and your classic! :foreheadslap: Mike

#91 Datapanic

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 12:08 AM

Why can't posters read the thread's complete title. It says YOU and your classic! :foreheadslap: Mike


Yeah!

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 12:51 AM

Hi there!

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 01:09 AM

Be Warm, my Friends!

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 02:21 AM

Hi there!


All right.. What is that?

#95 re vega

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 05:25 AM

Sorry Mike, you're right. Here is a picture of me when I owned an APQ130/1000
Clear skies
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Posted 03 January 2014 - 05:50 AM

Looks like you lost an eye and a wheel. All in the same accident?
Nice scope !

#97 mikey cee

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:15 AM

Hi there!

|Hey Robert looks like ya' gots some eye relief issues with that 3mm there! :smirk: Mike

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:35 AM

Love the scope Robert. Is that a 6 inch F12? I'm building one this spring. I have everything but the tube and the rings. I'm gonna have a riveted tube made at a sheet metal shop.

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:52 AM

They tell me at work we are not suppose to play on ladders so here I am playing on a ladder.
I'm not missing a wheel I have blocked the down hill leg up a little rather than screw the jacks out. That mount is so heavy and superb it doesn't notice the soda straw on it.
The soda straw is a 6"f12.64
The mirror came from eby and is scribed ALLEN on the back that is all I know about it other than its very old Pyrex.

Robert

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 04:49 AM

Hi I have a Tak FS 128 and i also found a celestron C102F all mounted on a non classic mount.

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