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#651 BRCoz

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 07:22 PM

That is a scary thought! 

Now that I have both together it is not as bad as my memory.   lol.gif   The 152 is about 10lbs heaver.

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 10:02 PM

My AT72ED2 didn't come with finder scope bracket tho I had ordered one separately...it still has not arrived. confused1.gif

 

But, I didn't wait and bought the Astromania bracket from Amazon on recommendation! smile.gif

 

It worked just fine and arrived in 2 days!!!  waytogo.gif


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Posted 26 November 2020 - 11:47 AM

Now that I have both together it is not as bad as my memory.   lol.gif   The 152 is about 10lbs heaver.

Nice pair of binos you got there. They look kind of heavy, though. Do you find that you need to use a tripod?


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Posted 26 November 2020 - 11:53 AM

My arrived today AT80ED came with a finder mounting shoe. Nice surprise.

Received my AT 80ED a couple of weeks ago - no shoe.



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Posted 26 November 2020 - 08:22 PM

No shoe with mine either. Wasn't expecting one, nothing on Astronomics indicated a shoe was suppose to come with the scope.


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Posted 27 November 2020 - 02:12 PM

I don't know about the smaller scopes but my 130 had a finder shoe on it. 



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Posted 27 November 2020 - 05:29 PM

Yeah, according to the description all the EDT triplets should have the finder shoe.


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Posted 29 November 2020 - 09:00 AM

It’s been a few weeks since “Late Dec. or possibly into Jan.” was predicted for the AT92 and AT102EDL.

Anyone have updated info?

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Posted 29 November 2020 - 09:38 AM

There was no update in the weekly Astronomics email I got on Friday.



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Posted 29 November 2020 - 11:50 AM

I was asking about a AT80EDT and I received this on Friday:

 

"Our next shipment should be around January currently.  That is as long as the current trend holds up."



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Posted 29 November 2020 - 03:06 PM

It’s been a few weeks since “Late Dec. or possibly into Jan.” was predicted for the AT92 and AT102EDL.

Anyone have updated info?

I called them to check on the AT102EDL as I had received an email from them saying it had shipped. Apparently, it had not shipped and they have issues with their system. They said the scopes are on the way from Taiwan and hopefully if they don't get caught up in customs forever, they're hoping to ship before Christmas but if not, then the first week of January.


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Posted 30 November 2020 - 07:16 AM

I called them to check on the AT102EDL as I had received an email from them saying it had shipped. Apparently, it had not shipped and they have issues with their system. They said the scopes are on the way from Taiwan and hopefully if they don't get caught up in customs forever, they're hoping to ship before Christmas but if not, then the first week of January.

So they are "on the water" so to speak? I hope they don't get too tangled up in the Christmas rush. We're getting closer!


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Posted 30 November 2020 - 08:03 AM

I think that with the last  couple of shipments of A-T refractors, it has taken a few weeks to clear customs.



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Posted 30 November 2020 - 01:01 PM

If I recall correctly, our orders for the last batch of scopes were charged against our accounts about the time the shipment reached the U.S. (and entered customs)...

 

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Posted 30 November 2020 - 02:50 PM

Fedex pushed my original Friday delivery date for my AT115EDT to today.

 

It was delivered in fine shape and I think it fits in quite well between my 80mm and 140mm refractors.

 

 

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 06:13 AM

Well.. I ordered a at72ed2 last Tuesday, Wednesday got the Fedex tracking order and it arrived Saturday morning.

 

Cheers!

 

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I just ordered AT72ed2 as well. Please let me know if you like yours.:)



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 12:59 PM

I just ordered a 115EDT..... card was charged almost immediately. I'm not in a huge rush, but hoping to see a ship confirm soon..... Meanwhile, time to sell off a few things to pay for this scope.



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:19 PM

I just got an email saying they have the 115EDT in stock. I was charged immediately for the full order price even though the scope hasn't arrived. I am assuming they will also issue the CN discount once they ship the product to me.


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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:38 PM

I just got an email saying they have the 115RFDT in stock. I was charged immediately for the full order price even though the scope hasn't arrived. I am assuming they will also issue the CN discount once they ship the product to me.

Did you mean to write "AT115EDT?"

 

I thought you said earlier that you were waiting for an AT102EDL?

 

Just reread your previous post, looks like the AT102EDL is currently in transit to the USA?

Bruce.


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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:44 PM

Oops, yeah 115EDT is in stock. I ordered the 102EDL. I was giving the previous poster a heads up. :)


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Posted 01 December 2020 - 02:10 PM

I wrote to Astronomics, I don't think Mike would mind if I pass this on:

He expects the AT102EDL to arrive in the US on December 7th!

 

Delivery time then depends on how long it takes for them to clear customs.

 

Also, as I recall, earlier reports stated that the AT92 should be part of the same shipment as the AT102EDL.

 

Bruce.


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Posted 01 December 2020 - 02:25 PM

Bruce,

 

Don't forget to factor truck shipping time from the West Coast to Oklahoma. Astronomics has no control over shipping times and customs so they can only give estimates. A December 7th arrival in the US of December 7th could mean deliveries could be made later this month but don't be surprised if they slip to January. 

 

Once Astronomics gets shipments into their facility, they do a great job of turning them around and shipping to their customers, that is usually just a 1-3 day turn around. 

 

Basically I am saying an arrival in the USA of December 7th is a best guess but please don't forget to factor in all the other delays of customs, trucking companies, weather, and the will of other factors known only to God  ... 

 

I'm not trying to be a downer I just want you and everyone else to have realistic expectations. 

 

I'm an extremely happy Astronomics customer but I know from experience what delays occur. 


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Posted 01 December 2020 - 03:13 PM

Is there any word about the new AT125 doublet?

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 08:10 PM

I need to mount risers on my AT115 and have been looking for screws that are the correct size/pitch. I *thought* the size I wanted was 1/4"-20 and ordered some, but they do not fit the threaded holes on the 115's tube rings. 

 

Does anyone know what size these are - or better yet, just a simple part number for what will work? I need it to be 3/4" - 7/8" long to go through the dovetail, the risers I want to use, and still seat nicely in the tube ring. 



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 10:11 PM

I need to mount risers on my AT115 and have been looking for screws that are the correct size/pitch. I *thought* the size I wanted was 1/4"-20 and ordered some, but they do not fit the threaded holes on the 115's tube rings. 

 

Does anyone know what size these are - or better yet, just a simple part number for what will work? I need it to be 3/4" - 7/8" long to go through the dovetail, the risers I want to use, and still seat nicely in the tube ring. 

They are M6-1.0. 20mm length should work.

 

Something like this:

 

https://smile.amazon...,aps,244&sr=1-5


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