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#401 Piaget

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Posted Yesterday, 01:09 PM

Yup , I seen that. Lotsa folks like the Can , easy to move & set up anywhere for good views ... 

It was $46 an hour ago.


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#402 norvegicus

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Posted Yesterday, 01:09 PM

Military M49 spotting scope.  Wondering if this might be an interesting eyepiece source...

 

https://www.shopgood.../Item/132304456



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Posted Yesterday, 01:31 PM

Yup , I seen that. Lotsa folks like the Can , easy to move & set up anywhere for good views ... 

Yep.  I kinda always wanted one.  I watch most of the SGW ones and for about the last year they've all been bid up pretty high.  



#404 Terra Nova

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Posted Yesterday, 02:21 PM

As far as I know, you cannot convert cryptocurrency to USD anywhere.

Bitcoin trades. There’s a ready market. You just sell it like gold, silver, whatever.


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#405 tim53

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Posted Yesterday, 04:27 PM

Threadjack:  
"Some hokey-cokey money sweet as honey nothing found

There's a Bitcoin river rising the dam is coming down
A hint of degradation hanging on a sigh
Now slogans and perversions just don't raise a smile" - Shriekback, "And the Rain"

 

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#406 Bomber Bob

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Posted Yesterday, 04:42 PM

Wow!  The mount & pedestal are worth more than $80.  I had just the OTA, and enjoyed it as an RFT (wasn't into DSO imaging).  Now, I'd like to have that mount...


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#407 bill7342

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Posted Yesterday, 06:50 PM

The Atco seems to have a name on the object that ends in "KOR"? Anyone have an idea what the rest of the name is? I also noticed that it has a 4-screw focuser housing, like the Asahi Pentax's had. Any ideas on the maker and age?

12" Meade OTA - $120 in Tooele, UT

https://www.facebook...11101149914701/

 

Tinsley Commander Drawtube Scope - $300 in Georgetown, TX

https://www.facebook...356900579567614

 

Meade 8" Reflector - $350 in Franklin, TN

https://www.facebook...43450002552038/

 

Atco 1253 (60/910) - $200 in Liburn, GA

https://www.facebook...15399000162108/


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#408 Chuckfishes

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Posted Yesterday, 06:57 PM

The Atco seems to have a name on the object that ends in "KOR"? Anyone have an idea what the rest of the name is? I also noticed that it has a 4-screw focuser housing, like the Asahi Pentax's had. Any ideas on the maker and age?

Hiyokkor.  Late 50's 


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Posted Yesterday, 08:18 PM

1990 is sort of vintage i guess...  what would you do with this thing if you owned it besides sell it?

 

https://losangeles.c...7394999035.html



#410 apfever

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Posted Yesterday, 08:32 PM

1990 is sort of vintage i guess...  what would you do with this thing if you owned it besides sell it?

 

https://losangeles.c...7394999035.html

This "NASA" stuff shows up in a major way like this about once a year but the average varies.

I feel this stuff has already been deemed worthless and occupying space by previous owners, thus sold at auction. You can bet that some sort of research was done into value and selling through a classified before going to an auction. It looks like its stored in a garage or storage unit.  The current seller is already starting to offer HYPE and Glory because they found themselves stuck with something worthless and occupying space. It is interesting (not so much now) but not the sort of thing that rings for this forum in my opinion. Some quick banter and off with its head. 

 

Of course I could be wrong about these type items and it just might have great options or parts for a decent sized market. I have my doubts. YMMV, go for it.  


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