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#176 Defenderslideguitar

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 03:57 PM

Yes    it certainly is     will delete my redundant post

    I looked back before I posted it  and I just plain missed it

      sorry for any inconvenience      

 

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#177 starman876

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 04:30 PM

Yes    it certainly is     will delete my redundant post

    I looked back before I posted it  and I just plain missed it

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I thought maybe there was two listed.  Just making sure.


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#178 hypergolic

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 06:48 PM

Edmund 8" Fork Mount, $899. Price may be why it hasn't sold as its been up at least a couple of months.

 

https://www.ebay.com...lQAAOSwQgVfbWFn


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#179 CHASLX200

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 07:13 PM

Edmund 8" Fork Mount, $899. Price may be why it hasn't sold as its been up at least a couple of months.

 

https://www.ebay.com...lQAAOSwQgVfbWFn

Not gonna happen. Never wanted one, but maybe when i was 13 in 1977 when i first saw a ad for one.  More like 499 smackers. Maybe 599 with the eyepieces.


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#180 JamesDuffey

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 07:31 PM

$180. Don’t know enough about Unitrons to tell if this is a good deal or not but it seems like it may be from what I have gathered on this thread by osmosis. 60mm/900mm with Unihex and wood box. Fair to Good condition with a mark (scratch?) on tube. No pictures of objective. 

 

< https://minneapolis....7261636436.html

Unitron with Unihex >


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#181 Defenderslideguitar

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 07:35 PM

Looks like a good  price

   I think I would be all over that Unitron 114

 

 

But doing a cost benefit analysis     looking at post 170   the 3 inch Mayflower is crying out to us

I'd go with the Mayflower   since they both are 180 dollars


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#182 starman876

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 07:43 PM

$180. Don’t know enough about Unitrons to tell if this is a good deal or not but it seems like it may be from what I have gathered on this thread by osmosis. 60mm/900mm with Unihex and wood box. Fair to Good condition with a mark (scratch?) on tube. No pictures of objective. 

 

< https://minneapolis....7261636436.html

Unitron with Unihex >

great deal. I would buy it. on second thought.  it is a great deal.  If you do not pick it up someone will shortly now we all know about it.


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#183 CHASLX200

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 08:22 PM

$180. Don’t know enough about Unitrons to tell if this is a good deal or not but it seems like it may be from what I have gathered on this thread by osmosis. 60mm/900mm with Unihex and wood box. Fair to Good condition with a mark (scratch?) on tube. No pictures of objective. 

 

< https://minneapolis....7261636436.html

Unitron with Unihex >

I would jump for that price.


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#184 JamesDuffey

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 08:24 PM

great deal. I would buy it. on second thought.  it is a great deal.  If you do not pick it up someone will shortly now we all know about it.

I am not interested in purchasing it, just thought I would post it here so others might. 


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#185 wfj

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 08:32 PM

6" Jaegers achromat in cell, on eBay


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 09:03 PM

I am not interested in purchasing it, just thought I would post it here so others might. 

Is this Unitron supposed to have only one focus knob or is one side missing?



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Posted 13 January 2021 - 09:06 PM

She also has the adjustable focus part:

https://www.ebay.com...5.c100010.m2109

I'm not sure what she's got there but I think it pre-dates Jaegers.

I was interested but now I see there's a bidding war on the lens.

 

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#188 Kasmos

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 09:06 PM

No way of knowing what f/# it is would keep me from bidding.


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#189 Kasmos

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 09:06 PM

Is this Unitron supposed to have only one focus knob or is one side missing?

One knob is correct for a 114

 

The Mayflower is sold and seeing what the Unitron is going for, sadly there's a good chance the next owner will be parting it out.


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#190 RichA

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 11:08 PM

 It's expensive but there are stores that will do this.  A UPS store for example will sell you all the materials and pack it for you.  Sometimes a GoodWill store that is selling something as pickup only will be willing to use this type of store local to them for shipping an auction item, if you ask them ahead of time.

Beware though that the cost for this can vary hugely.  One store wanted to charge a friend $400 for the service and shipping while another in the same area charged $200.00, same service.



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Posted 14 January 2021 - 06:29 AM

Is this Unitron supposed to have only one focus knob or is one side missing?

It is a one knob deal.



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Posted 14 January 2021 - 08:49 AM

Is this Unitron supposed to have only one focus knob or is one side missing?

All Alt AZ unitrons except the 4" model had one knob focusers.  


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Posted 14 January 2021 - 10:48 AM

Edmund 8" Fork Mount, $899. Price may be why it hasn't sold as its been up at least a couple of months.

 

https://www.ebay.com...lQAAOSwQgVfbWFn

It's definitely worth it, but the kiss of sales death can be "local pick-up only."



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Posted 14 January 2021 - 10:55 AM

One knob is correct for a 114

 

The Mayflower is sold and seeing what the Unitron is going for, sadly there's a good chance the next owner will be parting it out.

If it were near me I would buy it just to keep that from happening.


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Posted 14 January 2021 - 04:44 PM

https://astromart.co...cs-ap130-edt-f8

 

AP 130 EDT  $4250


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Posted 14 January 2021 - 08:29 PM

C-8 in Fredericksburg VA for $200 with tripod. Owner is not familiar with telescopes. I could not see a wedge in the picture, though there appears to be a trunk for the scope. 

 

https://fredericksbu...7261978356.html


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#197 Defenderslideguitar

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Posted 14 January 2021 - 08:45 PM

Oh my     possibly a good deal    it the C-8 does not fall off the wedge less tripod  it is balancing on



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Posted 14 January 2021 - 08:46 PM

The wedge is in front of the trunk, in two pieces.

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Posted 14 January 2021 - 08:56 PM

Looks like an ATM 6” f/5ish Newtonian with Edmund parts on a homemade wood pier with Edmund mount. 7mm RG Ortho and 20mm RG Widefield included. Hard to beat the price, FREE: https://philadelphia...7259561742.html
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#200 Defenderslideguitar

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Posted 14 January 2021 - 08:59 PM

The wedge is in front of the trunk, in two pieces.

Yes  I guess so     Truth in advertising at least      he proves he knows nothing about astro  nomy  but he admits as much  …..   but on closer review   there may be some good extra stuff there..... what's in the box thing? And is that a disassembled observing chair/


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