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#1 CharlieB

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 07:44 PM

To carry on the tradition...

 

Stardust (as performed by the great Dinah Shore Doris Day)

 

And now the purple dusk of twilight time
Steals across the meadows of my heart
High up in the sky the little stars climb
Always reminding me that were apart
You wander down the lane and far away
Leaving me a song that will not die
Love is now the stardust
Of yesterday
The music
Of the years
Gone by

 

Sometimes I wonder why I spend
The lonely nights
Dreaming of a song.
The melody haunts my reverie
And I am once again with you.
When our love was new, and each kiss an inspiration.
But that was long ago, and now my consolation
Is in the stardust of a song.
Beside the garden wall, when stars are bright
You are in my arms
The nightingale tells his fairy tale
Of paradise where roses grew.
Though I dream in vain, in my heart you will remain
My stardust melody
The memory of loves refrain

 

Songwriters: Christopher Gentry / John Hutchinson Dean / Matthew Everitt / Simon Ian White / Stuart Black

 

 

This is a continuation of the previous thread. I'm locking the old thread but it will age off in a few days.

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#2 Marc-Andre

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 08:02 PM

To carry on the tradition...

 

Stardust (as performed by the great Dinah Shore)

 

The link took me to Doris Day! 


 

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 08:22 PM

"See the USA in a Chevrolet, America is asking you to call"

 

(and I didn't have to google it!)


 

#4 Marc-Andre

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 09:14 PM

Celestron C80.  Here  in Maine.

 

Tasco 11T. Here in Maine.

 

Unitron 152.  There in MA.

 

Edmund 4-1/2" f10 reflector. Yonder in NH.


 

#5 Augustus

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 09:51 PM

Questar Field

 

https://www.ebay.com...28AAOSwAP9cSkWc

 

8" LX200 OTA from Bill Vorce

 

https://www.ebay.com...vQAAOSwxFVcU3w8

 

63.5mm Edmund objective

 

https://www.ebay.com...nIAAOSwmlJcU2JM

 

 

Edmund 4-1/2" f10 reflector. Yonder in NH.

That's a rare one - white with the tube straps.


 

#6 CharlieB

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 10:41 PM

The link took me to Doris Day!

In the words of the great Bugs Bunny, "What a maroon!". If course it was Doris Day.  I guess all those years of playing big band music in the USAF  has softened the brain.  Thanks for the good catch.


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 08:46 AM

Rare Tasco camera adapter

 

https://www.ebay.com...5oAAOSwdrdcNrM-


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 09:04 AM

Rare Tasco camera adapter

 

https://www.ebay.com...5oAAOSwdrdcNrM-

It uses the exact same hardware as my Mizar version, which is larger, and lets you position the camera in more ways.  But... it's HEAVY, and threw the balance of my 6336 way off.  This Tasco unit is limited, but lighter, and probably easier to use.

 

I agree that it's rare -- can't recall seeing another one like it on eBay.  And it has the documentation -- BONUS!


Edited by Bomber Bob, 01 February 2019 - 09:05 AM.

 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 09:12 AM

The link took me to Doris Day! 

I’ll take Ella’s blusey version any time. (This one is illustrated with nice astro pics!)

 

https://youtu.be/0ohUTUcbQo0


 

#10 Defenderslideguitar

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 09:26 AM

I’ll take Ella’s blusey version any time. (This one is illustrated with nice astro pics!)

 

https://youtu.be/0ohUTUcbQo0

Love the theme   great choice and I like  all versions including Willie Nelson's   

but If we were voting  I am with Terra  on Ella   the Astro pics are a nice touch as well


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 10:55 AM

Complete set of RKEs including the barlow! (Perhaps a bit overpriced).

 

https://www.ebay.com...ZsAAOSwDsZcR~Hq


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 10:56 AM

Intes finder for sale

https://www.photrio....r-scope.164934/
 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:11 PM

SP-C80 on Facebook

 

Tasco focouser motor in Atlanta

 

Super C8 in Nashville


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:16 PM

SP-C80 on Facebook

 

Tasco focouser motor in Atlanta

 

Super C8 in Nashville

That’s a screaming good deal on that SP-C80! $150 bucks!! Wow, plus great mount wooden tripod, Televue Plossl eyepiece etc!


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:31 PM

That’s a screaming good deal on that SP-C80! $150 bucks!! Wow, plus great mount wooden tripod, Televue Plossl eyepiece etc!

And only 139 mi. from Tampa lol.gif 


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:59 PM

In the words of the great Bugs Bunny, "What a maroon!". If course it was Doris Day.  I guess all those years of playing big band music in the USAF  has softened the brain.  Thanks for the good catch.

Charlie, I knew , but had forgotten,  that you played in the USAF band.... and in the very small world of military bands, I have a friend who sometimes sits in with the swing band I do sound for, who played French Horn in the USCG band!


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 02:05 PM

USCG band is one of the very best!


 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 06:51 PM

And only 139 mi. from Tampa lol.gif

It will fit in the Vette along with the RV6.  I don't have face book so i am out of luck.


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Posted 01 February 2019 - 09:00 PM

Sans and Streiffe #617, 60x900, Circle-T, looks very complete, in good condition. Will ship from Charlotte. 

 

https://www.shopgood...m/Item/63401340

 

Dave Trott just put up his 3" Mogey, here:

 

https://www.cloudyni...7-mogey-3-inch/

 

Two different Duetrons (one early, one late):

 

https://astromart.co...eyepiece-holder

 

https://astromart.co...early-duetron-b

 

And a Unitron 220B camera:

 

https://astromart.co...20b-camera-rare

 

Chip W. 


Edited by ccwemyss, 01 February 2019 - 11:44 PM.

 

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:10 PM

https://astromart.co...star-fork-mount

 

Questar 7 only $7650.

 

 

https://astromart.co...-cassegrain-ota

 

Kenko 100C  only $275.


Edited by starman876, 01 February 2019 - 11:12 PM.

 

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 12:15 AM

I sure like that giant Questar.


 

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 08:23 AM

https://www.cloudyni...7-mogey-3-inch/

 

3" Mogey.  Looks nice.   JW will love this scope.  Dave has some neat toysgrin.gif

 

 

https://www.cloudyni...ree-ship-conus/

 

 

Vixen super polaris.

 

https://astromart.co...mentor-63mm-ota

 

Zeiss Telementor OTA $450

 

 

https://astromart.co...5-refractor-ota

 

6" F15 refractor.  Looks ATM but well done.  $750.

 

 

https://astromart.co...the-waters-here

 

TMB 175   $12000

 

 

https://astromart.co...early-duetron-b

 

Duetron B  $200

 

https://astromart.co...20b-camera-rare

 

Untron 220B camera   $250. This one has an aftermarket  bulb.  Looks really nice

 

Looks like someone posted some of these last night.  My apologies.


Edited by starman876, 02 February 2019 - 10:10 AM.

 

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 11:34 AM

3" Unitron tube cradle

 

https://www.ebay.com...ygAAOSwMYtcTLdW

 

1.25" Parks/Meade R&P focuser with some cheap modern Plossls

 

https://www.ebay.com...3UAAOSwJ7RcL9ZF

 

Someone save this EQ1/EQ2 before it gets turned into a lamp.

 

https://www.ebay.com...coAAOSwaVRcVOC6


 

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 01:02 PM

The visual back on that Meade focuser is the kind that screws into the 7TE, Shrine Manon, and a few other refractor focusers.  Remove the .965" VB, and screw that one in.  Those VBs sell for about $25(?).


Edited by Garyth64, 02 February 2019 - 01:03 PM.

 

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 01:11 PM

3" Mogey.  Looks nice.   JW will love this scope.

 

I'd love to have that EQ mount!  My Mogey 3 OTA is all original and its lens is pristine.

 

The Kenko 100 Seller is keeping the mount?  I don't blame them - the KES is a serious challenger to the Super Polaris.  $275 for just the OTA...  I paid $300 for a complete Kenko 125C...  Views were much better than a white tube C5 spotter, but I doubt it would beat my orange 1976 C5 Astro.


 


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