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#1 MarkGregory

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Posted 26 March 2020 - 10:20 AM

I recently read an article and learned that Paul Delechiaie from Tele Vue Optics is responsible for the design of the Delite, Ethos and Delos eyepieces. In fact, the Delos name is derived directly from Paul’s last name. As an owner of Delos and Delite eyepieces, I want to say thank you to  Paul for giving me many, many hours of enjoyment under the stars and Moon.


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#2 Starman1

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Posted 26 March 2020 - 10:25 AM

Yes. applause.gif


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 10:34 AM

Thanks Paul for your Deliteful eyepieces, really enjoy using them! And let's not forget Uncle Al too for raising the bar!


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 10:45 AM

Dittos.


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 10:50 AM

Dellos & Dellitos… grin.gif 


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 12:11 PM

The best compliment is to purchase some of his eyepieces.  I did, and have been ecstatic with them.


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 12:18 PM

Yeah - I love the DeLite's in particular - not that I have any issues with the Ethos which are in their own special class.  But I just think the DeLite's are the finest eyepieces TV has produced. 


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 12:25 PM

Thank you Paul! 



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Posted 26 March 2020 - 12:30 PM

Yeah - I love the DeLite's in particular - not that I have any issues with the Ethos which are in their own special class.  But I just think the DeLite's are the finest eyepieces TV has produced. 

I was going to post something similar to this. My first look through a DeLite in my FS-102 was a true “Holy x.gif !” moment, and I’ve owned some of every eyepiece line that Tele Vue has made. 


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 12:38 PM

I have the 14mm and 17.3 Delos.

Love them, will add a 10 someday.



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Posted 26 March 2020 - 12:42 PM

I agree here !!!  applause.gif  Thanks Paul D !!!  flowerred.gif


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 03:17 PM

Yes, thanks to Paul for his efforts on our behalf and to Al and David for giving credit where it's due.



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Posted 26 March 2020 - 03:28 PM

Yes, thanks to Paul for his efforts on our behalf and to Al and David for giving credit where it's due.

Wow, that is so true. That is what I love about Al and David. They are such good people. If everyone were like them the world would be a much better place. Not trying to be hokey, but the truth is the truth. Thanks for bringing this to light. 


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 04:53 PM

With great pleasure join others. Thank you Paul!waytogo.gif bow.gif


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Posted 26 March 2020 - 04:55 PM

See you at Stellafane again! Mike W



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Posted 26 March 2020 - 06:53 PM

I believe he also designed the Paracorr II.   I have never looked through a Delos or a Delite but I love my Ethos eyepieces. 

 

Thanks Paul.

 

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Posted 26 March 2020 - 06:58 PM

thanks and bravo.



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Posted 26 March 2020 - 10:06 PM

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"You’re certainly entitled to your preferences and you have mentioned liking the Explore Scientific 92° series because of their eye relief.  Note that these are particularly large and heavy eyepieces in their class and they are over a limit we would not exceed." 

 

Panoptic 41mm

Ethos 21mm

Nagler 31mm



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Posted 26 March 2020 - 11:33 PM

I have no Televue gear (or ES, APM, Pentax...) and have no plan to buy any. But thumps up for the people at Televue.
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Posted 27 March 2020 - 08:01 AM

Outstanding eyepieces....thanks!

 

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Posted 27 March 2020 - 12:46 PM

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"You’re certainly entitled to your preferences and you have mentioned liking the Explore Scientific 92° series because of their eye relief.  Note that these are particularly large and heavy eyepieces in their class and they are over a limit we would not exceed." 

 

Panoptic 41mm

Ethos 21mm

Nagler 31mm

Why on earth post in a thread with the title that this one has if you can't say something positive ? foreheadslap.gif

You can just not post in a thread you know !

 

The Ethos are the best eyepieces I have ever used and still very much my favourites. Thanks very much Paul, you have done some great work with Tele Vue bow.gif


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Posted 27 March 2020 - 01:49 PM

I really believe by "class" Mr. Delechiaie was referencing representatives of a given class of focal lengths. Try a 40-something 92-deg ES. That would be beyond hand grenade status. 



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Posted 27 March 2020 - 05:03 PM

Why on earth post in a thread with the title that this one has if you can't say something positive ? foreheadslap.gif

You can just not post in a thread you know !

 

The Ethos are the best eyepieces I have ever used and still very much my favourites. Thanks very much Paul, you have done some great work with Tele Vue bow.gif

"Shoutout" means just that. Cheers or boos, or for help, anything. I "shouted out" my own feeling. axe.gif



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Posted 27 March 2020 - 05:49 PM

"Shoutout" means just that. Cheers or boos, or for help, anything. I "shouted out" my own feeling. axe.gif

 

You ought to be shouting a big THANK YOU to Mr. Delechiaie because without the 13mm Ethos, there would be no Explore Scientific 92s or 100s..  Of course without Mr. Nagler there would be no Explore Scientific 82's and 68's.

 

Jon


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Posted 27 March 2020 - 06:06 PM

"Shoutout" means just that. Cheers or boos, or for help, anything. I "shouted out" my own feeling. axe.gif

My understanding of the term "Shoutout" or "Shout-Out" is that it is an informal opportunity to wish someone well or to thank them.


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