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#1 Ken Sturrock

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Posted 01 November 2018 - 10:55 PM

Stars Fell On Alabama

We lived our little drama
We kissed in a field of white
And stars fell on Alabama
Last night

I can't forget the glamor
Your eyes held a tender light
While stars fell on Alabama
Last night

I never planned in my imagination
A situation so heavenly
A fairy land where no one else could enter
And in the center just you and me

My heart beat like a hammer
My arms wound around you tight
And stars fell on Alabama
Last night

We lived our drama
We kissed in a field of white
And stars fell on Alabama
Last night

I can't forget the glamor
Your eyes held a tender light
And stars fractured 'Bama
Last night

I never planned in my imagination
A situation so heavenly
A fairy land where no one else could enter
And in the center just you and me

My heart beat just like a hammer
Arms wound around you tight
While stars fell on Alabama
Last night

-Frank Perkins



 

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#2 Littlegreenman

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 01:31 AM

Posted Today, 07:06 PM

Augustus, on 01 Nov 2018 - 7:04 PM, said:

    Comet Catcher

   

https://www.ebay.com...NgAAOSwQH5b23gB

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There is a frontal view of showing the corrector. I cannot tell if the correcting has hazing or if it is just reflecting the sky?

Opinions.

Looks to be in original box.



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 02:13 AM

https://www.facebook...48179459089227/

 

Somebody near NY needs to save this dirt cheap Unitron 142 before the ota falls off the mount.


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 07:49 AM

https://www.facebook...48179459089227/

 

Somebody near NY needs to save this dirt cheap Unitron 142 before the ota falls off the mount.

Looks like a good deal.



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 08:42 AM

https://www.facebook...48179459089227/

 

Somebody near NY needs to save this dirt cheap Unitron 142 before the ota falls off the mount.

There is something weird going on at the front end. That is not a Unitron cell and dewshield, and all the 75mm Unitrons (other than the elusive RFT) are 1200mm NOT 1300mm f.l.


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 09:01 AM

Maybe a typo.  However, that is a unitron not many people have seen that cell arrangement.



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 09:22 AM

1300mm FL?   Perhaps a Japanese maker? GOTO?  That F/17 ratio describes my model 454/106 GOTO Kogaku.  Sanders


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 09:27 AM

1300mm FL?   Perhaps a Japanese maker? GOTO?  That F/17 ratio describes my model 454/106 GOTO Kogaku.  Sanders

But the aft end doesn’t look anything like Gotos I’m familiar with, and they are marked 76mm; at least mine was.



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 11:19 AM

13" blue tube coulter in the Denver area $350

https://cosprings.cr...6714475551.html



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 11:31 AM

Roll your own:

 

https://www.cloudyni...eflector-parts/


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 12:35 PM

https://www.cloudyni...4-f10-rcos-ota/

 

Not for the faint of heart price wise.  

 

 

https://www.cloudyni...-mount-wsb-tcs/

 

the mount to go with it.  Byers.

 

Well over $100K total cost.  

 

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 01:47 PM

Seems like we were yakking about these last week...

 

Opticraft Model 5 EQ Mount w/ 9" Gears --> https://www.ebay.com...mCondition=3000

 

I hope pot was involved -- ludicrously-priced Space Scope 151 -->  https://www.ebay.com...mCondition=3000


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 02:09 PM

Great price on the space scopelol.gif



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 02:52 PM

TV Renaissance

 

https://cnj.craigsli...6738973750.html


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 03:30 PM

If that TV was local I'd grab it fast...


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 03:54 PM

Seems like we were yakking about these last week...

 

Opticraft Model 5 EQ Mount w/ 9" Gears --> https://www.ebay.com...mCondition=3000

 

I hope pot was involved -- ludicrously-priced Space Scope 151 -->  https://www.ebay.com...mCondition=3000

I never thought of using springs on my Opticraft clones!  I like it!

 

Cave drive mount.jpg

 

(maybe I could sell this too)


Edited by Garyth64, 02 November 2018 - 03:56 PM.

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 03:58 PM

Great price on the space scopelol.gif

astronomical!


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 05:36 PM

https://www.cloudyni...2577-dynamax-8/

 

Another Dynamax 8.  no tripod.  no pictures

 

Could this be another Rolo challenge?


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 05:44 PM

Super C8 Byers

 

https://www.ebay.com...W0AAOSwxdNb3Ldp



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 05:48 PM

If that TV was local I'd grab it fast...

I know what you mean   seems like a good price 



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 05:49 PM

Seems like we were yakking about these last week...

 

Opticraft Model 5 EQ Mount w/ 9" Gears --> https://www.ebay.com...mCondition=3000

 

I hope pot was involved -- ludicrously-priced Space Scope 151 -->  https://www.ebay.com...mCondition=3000

I would jump on that 2" mount.  But they are always as far from FL as can be.



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 08:33 PM

I would jump on that 2" mount.  But they are always as far from FL as can be.

Is it possible to adjust the latitude on that mount?

 

John Rogers



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Posted 02 November 2018 - 08:44 PM

It is possible, difficult, but possible.

 

I would be faced with a similar problem if I ever moved.  (see my pic posted previously)  Mine is welded for my latitude.

 

It would require cutting of the metal, eliminating the side pieces, and adding in two large bolts.  It may be easier just to make a new section and reattach the parts.


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Posted 02 November 2018 - 09:01 PM

https://portland.cra...6739318479.html

 

Loaded C90!


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Posted 03 November 2018 - 05:29 AM

Is it possible to adjust the latitude on that mount?

 

John Rogers

Not really by much. Just make a mounting plate of the pier top so you adjust a tiny bit maybe. That mount looks to be around 45 north.


Edited by CHASLX200, 03 November 2018 - 05:30 AM.

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