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#276 astrophile

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Posted 05 January 2020 - 04:05 AM

It’s one of the late Charles Riddel’s last mounts, a version 2 FTX. Best alt-az available IMHO...though only on the used market now, and rarely at that.
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#277 mike17

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Posted 10 January 2020 - 12:54 PM

Just picked up my TEC160fl from UPS this morning.  Excited to open up the box when I get home from work and get it under the stars.  


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Posted 10 January 2020 - 12:58 PM

Just picked up my TEC160fl from UPS this morning.  Excited to open up the box when I get home from work and get it under the stars.  

Those of us who have TECs understand how excited you must be.  Congratulations!  Looking forward to your impressions.


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#279 donadani

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Posted 10 January 2020 - 01:46 PM

...looking more forward to your pics! :D

 

congrats! waytogo.gif 



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Posted 14 January 2020 - 08:39 PM

Here are some initial images of my new TEC160fl.  I will have some more once I get it mounted

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#281 mike17

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 08:40 PM

Another image

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#282 Scott in NC

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 09:09 PM

Very nice, Mike!  You're going to love the 3.5" FT focuser if you've never used one before.



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Posted 14 January 2020 - 09:34 PM

Congrats Mike!  What a beauty! Scott



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Posted 15 January 2020 - 08:52 PM

Another image

Absolutely gorgeous scope.  I am sure that scope is going to knock your socks off.



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Posted 15 January 2020 - 09:33 PM

Hopfully I can get it mounted this weekend and get a clear nite to try it out. This truly looks like an amazing scope.  I just need a clear nite to try it out.  

 

Mike


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