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#51 Juha

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 06:54 AM

So nice, 230€ telescope set :)

 

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Posted 14 October 2018 - 08:11 AM

Great looking set up

 

I also find the guitar in the background interesting.   Most people in this hobby play an instrument and I believe the guitar is #1.


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Posted 14 October 2018 - 12:14 PM

First light to night, moon and saturnus, i am happy man :) mount is great, user friendly and steady.


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Posted 15 October 2018 - 04:45 PM

Hello Juha,

great scope! Congrats!!!

I enjoy such classic refractors and would like to buy one, but unfortunately here in Germany, the prices for vintage telescopes are very high...



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Posted 16 October 2018 - 12:03 AM

Hello Juha,

great scope! Congrats!!!

I enjoy such classic refractors and would like to buy one, but unfortunately here in Germany, the prices for vintage telescopes are very high...

Yes i know, i got lucky with this. And in Finland, nobody dont buy old telescopes but me, so you can find them cheap.


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Posted 16 October 2018 - 06:44 AM

Yes i know, i got lucky with this. And in Finland, nobody dont buy old telescopes but me, so you can find them cheap.

soon you will be Unitron man in Finlandwaytogo.gif


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Posted 16 October 2018 - 07:01 AM

soon you will be Unitron man in Finlandwaytogo.gif

I may be, i know one 3" ota in my area, nothing else.



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Posted 16 October 2018 - 12:37 PM

Now i know how to break down 142 mount, old grease out and new in smile.gif


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Posted 18 October 2018 - 06:31 AM

Some cleaning.

 

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 08:19 AM

And this :) grease and cleanin, it feels like a toy after 142 mount.

 

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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:28 AM

And this smile.gif grease and cleanin, it feels like a toy after 142 mount.

 

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That 142 mount looks like it is more substantial compared to other 142 mounts I have seen.



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Posted 18 October 2018 - 09:30 AM

That 142 mount looks like it is more substantial compared to other 142 mounts I have seen.

Is there lot of variations in 142 mounts ?



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Posted 18 October 2018 - 10:27 AM

Is there lot of variations in 142 mounts ?

Yes there is.  You have a fine example of one.



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Posted 19 October 2018 - 05:02 AM

Lot of cleaning and greasing :)

 

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Posted 20 October 2018 - 03:39 PM

What is best way to check the collimation, i dont have any tools for it ? and it is 0.965.



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Posted 26 October 2018 - 01:34 AM

Some wood.

 

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:54 AM

My treasure box

 

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 09:10 AM

And now i can use 1.25 stuff. That is older TAL diagonal, very good diagonal. Clamp for the adapter is missing, zip-tie now :)

 

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 02:28 PM

And now i can use 1.25 stuff. That is older TAL diagonal, very good diagonal. Clamp for the adapter is missing, zip-tie now smile.gif

 

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you need a clamp?  Sorry, I should have remembered that.  



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:05 PM

you need a clamp?  Sorry, I should have remembered that.  

Yes, if i buy adapter, clamp is needed too.



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:33 PM

Yes, if i buy adapter, clamp is needed too.

clamp was never sold as part of the adapter. Look through the catalogs.



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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:36 PM

Congratulations on your finds!  I hope you get great enjoyment out of that setup.  It looks great waytogo.gif


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 04:07 PM

clamp was never sold as part of the adapter. Look through the catalogs.

 I use something to hold the diagonal, ziptie works. This information comes to me bit too late, like i sed in PM


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:09 AM

It works :)

 

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 07:53 AM

Looks great




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