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#101 CHASLX200

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 08:21 AM

Hope it is sharper than the C8 i just got.



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Posted 24 November 2018 - 09:15 AM

Hope it is sharper than the C8 i just got.

did you make sure it was collimated properly?  90% of all SCT issues are collimation. just a hair off and they turn soft.


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 09:16 AM

is it an SCT?



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Posted 24 November 2018 - 12:53 PM

C9.25, Skysensor 2000PC, CG5.

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 01:02 PM

R,

 

Very very nice     the size looks good     bigger but still managable?

A  9.25 therapy scope?   I like it......keep us posted on how she performs and how you like it. 

Good luck as always

 

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 01:03 PM

Hope it is sharper than the C8 i just got.

This is the second version after the one with the focus counter. DPAC and artificial star test look great. Will compare with the other two C9.25 DPACs I've done to see which is the best...Looks very promising!


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 01:04 PM

R,

 

Very very nice     the size looks good     bigger but still managable?

A  9.25 therapy scope?   I like it......keep us posted on how she performs and how you like it. 

Good luck as always

 

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 02:11 PM

Wonderful new acquisition Rolo! I bet it will be a show-stopper!


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 02:29 PM

The 9.25 I have both tested better in DPAC compared to other SCT's I have tested.    Very good scopeswaytogo.gif


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 04:48 PM

Congratulations, Rolo! I had one of the early C-9.25 scope. It was the best SCT I ever had. I wish I never sold it.


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 05:01 PM

The C9.25 is the only SCT That I've seen test at 1/10 wave...Portable, great optics, affordable, light enough for A CG5 mount....what more can you ask for?



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Posted 24 November 2018 - 05:15 PM

This is the second version after the one with the focus counter. DPAC and artificial star test look great. Will compare with the other two C9.25 DPACs I've done to see which is the best...Looks very promising!

Every C 8 I have owned has not given a good image minus that one freaky good black 1984 C8.  I think the 9.25's avg much better optics.


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 05:35 PM

C9.25, Skysensor 2000PC, CG5.

I love the sky sensor 2000PC  very classy looking.


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 06:58 PM

I love the sky sensor 2000PC  very classy looking.

You won't see today's goto systems last 20 years...


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Posted 26 November 2018 - 11:34 AM

Hey!  Nikon Guys!!  Help an Old Guy out:  Do your fracs have model names / numbers, serial numbers, specs for the Registry?  Thanks!!!



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Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:08 PM

IMG_4620.JPG What's in the box?
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Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:16 PM

attachicon.gif IMG_4620.JPGWhat's in the box?

packing material



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Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:39 PM

packing material


What's in the packing material?

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Posted 26 November 2018 - 03:33 PM

What's in the packing material?

most likely a refractor



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Posted 26 November 2018 - 04:20 PM

most likely a refractor

Nope!



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Posted 26 November 2018 - 05:44 PM

edmunds 4' Newt


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Posted 26 November 2018 - 05:58 PM

tripod?


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Posted 26 November 2018 - 06:33 PM

tripod?

Bingo!
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Posted 27 November 2018 - 09:38 AM

Bingo!

Congrats! I love those; picked one up earlier this year, just to have the legs. I really liked SkyMuse's thread about restoring his (https://www.cloudyni...7886-happy-day/), which was a Televue supplied tripod for a GP mount.
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Posted 29 November 2018 - 05:32 PM

 Rollo,

 

Hey there   I dont mean to pry or push   but  I am kind of curious about that C-9.25

 While I am probably always going to be hung up on refractors     I am intrigued by the sct as a light gathering and  planet viewing option.  I think I'll alway  BOLO for an old C-8   but the 9.25 seems managable     not sure what I would mount one on     GP2   or  AVX   I ran into  but not set up yet?

or bigger mount?

 

So having said all this      no rush  but when you to get the time to use it   fill us in when you can Thanks

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