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#51 Don W

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Posted 23 June 2004 - 09:51 PM

Excellent info. Thanks for sharing, Rusty.

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Posted 28 June 2004 - 10:42 PM

here is a pic of my 8" f8 edmound scientific euatorial newtonian sorry about the quality .

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Posted 05 September 2004 - 04:01 PM

so, here it is! : its my only one.i dunno the exactly age of it, but my grandma said its between 1985 - 1994..) i think its older! lol

btw, my two dogs behind! (i putted the scope in the yard to take the pic)

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#55 Larry F

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Posted 15 September 2004 - 08:12 PM

Here's another C5, made even more classic by the addition of a removable dec motor manufactured for me by the totally classic Roger Tuthill.

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Posted 14 October 2004 - 02:53 AM

To Lew Chilton about a year ago. Got one too - a Fecker 4" with 5 Fecker EPs and a barlow. Also an unmounted mirror and diagonal, from Fecker via Thomas Cave. These things are optically perfect and mechanically astounding. I, too will send a photo or two.

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Posted 04 December 2004 - 08:41 PM

Here's a "classic" photo of a classic Lafayette Radio Electronics' Japanese-made 4" Meteor Newtonian on it's original alt-azimuth mount. Photo taken in 1968.


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Posted 24 August 2005 - 10:32 PM

Hi,

I figured I'd add a new entry to an older topic. Here is what I think is a Vernonscope 'ShoulderScope' RFT that I have had since around 1970. There are no markings on it. It is a 3" f6 (no kidding) RFT and was the first scope I remember getting. Its optics are good, and the tube is aluminum painted with what I guess you could call a stone spackle finish. It focuses by sliding the eyepiece up and down the holder.

Keith

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Posted 24 August 2005 - 10:38 PM

Hi All (Again)

I forgot the picture of the previous post. Here it is.

Keith

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Posted 25 August 2005 - 06:49 PM

My brothers old scope, he has the optics with the name on the back of the cell in a safe place i have the tube and mount, but i remember viewing Jupiter years ago and it was gorgeous, but shakey. I belive it to be a Criterion Dynascope, 3-4 inches, someone correct me if im wrong.

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Posted 25 August 2005 - 06:53 PM

Let me try that again this time with a picture.. Criterion Dynascope.

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Posted 14 October 2005 - 08:23 PM

Hello, first post after much lurking. Anybody seen one of these? Early Meade?

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 08:42 AM

70s vintage Sears Model 4 6333 A 60mm EQ refractor.

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 09:41 AM

Hi,Welcome on CN.When I posted a picture for the first time I did the same thing as you,downloaded a picture at too big image size and it blows out all the rest of the posts on the page well past the edges of the monitor and makes reading the threads hard :p.The site wide limit is 800x800.Thanks for reading this.BTW I have seen these Meades adv. on Astromart but not in person.My purpose to post this is not to step on any Moderators toes,just to help. :)
Regards Steve M :)

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 09:44 AM

Hi Walter,This is a very nice older refractor,looks like brand new.Thanks for posting this. :)
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Posted 15 October 2005 - 10:26 AM

Beware the Jabberwock, my son, the jaws that bite, the claws that catch,
Beware the Jubjub bird and shun the frumious Bandersnatch.


"And the vorpal blade went snicker snack."

BTW here's mine.

Keith

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 11:05 AM

Very nice, Keith! I have another 6333 from about 1965.

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 12:27 PM

This is the mount for a Tasco 7TE-5. It's amazingly well made and works great.

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 06:15 AM

Okay, I'll give this a try. Two classic scopes.A Criterion Dynamax8 purchased around 1980 (right before they went out of business.) And a 94mm Brandon purchased around 1988 (right before they stopped making them.)...I recently purchased an Orion scope. (any rumors of them folding?) :foreheadslap:

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 06:20 AM

Okay, that worked. Here's the Dynamax along with a couple of munchkins (circa 1980)

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 12:00 PM

Walter,
Is it me, or does that 7TE-5 mount look like it is set up for a Polar scope? (Very different from the 10TE)
Keith

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 12:29 PM

No, Keith, it's not made to work with a polar scope, but it's very well made. These mounts pop up on assorted scopes of that era under different brand names, but they were popular because they were of such high quality.

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 05:56 PM

< These mounts pop up on assorted scopes of that era under different brand names, but they were popular because they were of such high quality. >

What made them become UNPOPULAR was their uncanny knack of pinning innocent spiders to the carpet :-)

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 12:23 PM

Hi Allister,
here is a picture from my Zeiss AS 130/1950
homemade scope on a Vixen Saturn mount.

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#75 Don W

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Posted 17 October 2005 - 05:10 PM

Ok guys. We have some rules concerning image sizes. Just look at the thread on top of this forum. I'm going to start deleting them if you don't follow the rules.


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