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#1 Diomedes

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Posted 20 March 2020 - 10:14 AM

Hey all, I decide to give my 70mm Meade a makeover. I should have checked if this was a good idea before trying it out. However I think it came out quite nice. 

 

Before 

https://flic.kr/p/2iFYR1T

 

After 

https://flic.kr/p/2iG861u

 

https://flic.kr/p/2iG6Ayv

 

https://flic.kr/p/2iFYQZR

 

https://flic.kr/p/2iG2yRL


Edited by Diomedes, 20 March 2020 - 02:36 PM.

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Posted 20 March 2020 - 10:30 AM

Very neat quarantine project! It went from the Meade Infinity 70 to the Meade Stealth 70!


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#3 Diomedes

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Posted 20 March 2020 - 10:36 AM

The Meade 70mm Stealth,

Dark Matter Series  lol.gif


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Posted 20 March 2020 - 10:53 AM

I like the before and after however I now want whatever that keyboard is!


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Posted 20 March 2020 - 11:09 AM

Sorry, I still like a white tube/dew shield and black details. Takes me back to the old days of the Sears and JC Penny catalog. But, your paint job looks really nice.


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Posted 20 March 2020 - 12:18 PM

That looks nice and I’m so upset you beat me to it. This was literally, my “I’m laid off for two weeks project” lol. Good job. 

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Posted 20 March 2020 - 12:25 PM

I like the before and after however I now want whatever that keyboard is!

Looks like a RedDragon K552. I only know because I’m typing on an identical one. 



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Posted 20 March 2020 - 02:32 PM

I like the before and after however I now want whatever that keyboard is!

It is https://www.amazon.c...84732553&sr=8-6 is a mechanical keyboard so it has a nice type writer feel to it. 

 

That looks nice and I’m so upset you beat me to it. This was literally, my “I’m laid off for two weeks project” lol. Good job. 

I won haha jk, definitely share some pictures once your done.  What's that finder scope you are you using ? it looks great.

 

Looks like a RedDragon K552. I only know because I’m typing on an identical one. 

They really do look alike, it's https://www.amazon.c...84732553&sr=8-6


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Posted 20 March 2020 - 02:36 PM

I added the diagonal and finderscope now that it's dry

https://flic.kr/p/2iG861u

https://flic.kr/p/2iG6Ayv


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Posted 20 March 2020 - 03:28 PM

I won haha jk, definitely share some pictures once your done.  What's that finder scope you are you using ? it looks great.

It’s an Orion 9x50 straight through. This scope is the Meade 90mm Polaris. I slapped a 2” focuser on it as well and was going to wrap it in the black as well. Call it “The Crow”




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