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Forum: Terrestrial Photography Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By ZeroID
Escort BDA 1800 EDIT: HAH !! It won't let...

Escort BDA 1800

EDIT: HAH !! It won't let me type BDA in capitals, try again

EDIT: EDIT: OK, worked that time with a preceding word. Error correction can be a curse sometimes..
Forum: General Chat Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By ZeroID
Had a similar incident years ago with a curved (...

Had a similar incident years ago with a curved ( I won't call it parabolic) shaving mirror on the back seat. Head lining had a nice melted burn line across the roof !!
Forum: General Chat Today, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 558
Posted By ZeroID
Bunnings is the cheaper option over here...

Bunnings is the cheaper option over here normally. Market seems to be more competitive though with other players around. They've brought down the others prices somewhat over the years.
Forum: Software and Computers 31-08-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By ZeroID
Interesting, thanx.

Interesting, thanx.
Forum: DIY Observatories 31-08-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By ZeroID
I know conditions over here in NZ aren't quite...

I know conditions over here in NZ aren't quite the same re heat and dew but can I ask if any of you have a floating floor ? ie a floor raised above the subbase concrete, pavers, ground etc.
Dew can...
Forum: General Chat 31-08-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By ZeroID
Yeah, rates is rates, no stamp duty in NZ. My...

Yeah, rates is rates, no stamp duty in NZ. My kids have done their thing long ago, they are on their own two feet now. Our home value has qradrupled over what we paid for it on CV, market will pay...
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 30-08-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By ZeroID
Yeah, this one was the class 5 winner of the...

Yeah, this one was the class 5 winner of the event. A good chassis\body will cost a bomb these days. A completed rally car in this class will set you back $30,000 - $40,000. I gave up 'wanting' one...
Forum: General Chat 27-08-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By ZeroID
Ummm, Middle Eastern, of a non-Christian...

Ummm, Middle Eastern, of a non-Christian persuasion. Which sort of surprised me actually. :shrug: He was just a one-off special. We employ a 'United Nations' where I work and 99.9% are as regular...
Forum: General Chat 27-08-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By ZeroID
Best news of all Alex, enjoy life. :thumbsup: ...

Best news of all Alex, enjoy life. :thumbsup:

We're mortgage free so real estate prices are meaningless, you sell and buy on the same market, it's all realitivistic. We could move away from our...
Forum: General Chat 27-08-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By ZeroID
Yeah, at work we had a '6000 year world' nutter...

Yeah, at work we had a '6000 year world' nutter who asked how many flying saucers I'd seen in the scope. And he was serious .. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Chat 27-08-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By ZeroID
Cheers guys, 4mm in a 700 = 175X :eyepop: a most...

Cheers guys, 4mm in a 700 = 175X :eyepop: a most unexpected view !!

> Mirko , hadn't thought of that one. Might give it a go when I get a chance. My only evening Venus views are low in the West...
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 25-08-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By ZeroID
Fast cars and gravel

And more in my usual vein, Rally Car over at the Coromandel Coast Mahindra Rally.
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 25-08-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By ZeroID
Dawn Boat

This early morning pix seem to be all the rage so here's my contribution. Local fishing boat heading out about 6 am from Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula in NZ.
Forum: General Chat 25-08-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By ZeroID
The best view ever ...

Went away chasing Rally cars over the weekend, down to a little east coastal town called Whitianga. We wanted to extend our stay an extra night Sunday but our apartment was prior booked so they...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 20-08-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By ZeroID
Invalid Link, no post there. :question:

Invalid Link, no post there. :question:
Forum: General Chat 20-08-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By ZeroID
Well done Alex !! Hopefully some budding...

Well done Alex !! Hopefully some budding astronut will have his first eureka moment and go on to great things ...
Forum: Solar System 19-08-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By ZeroID
Excellent pic, weather here has been so atrocious...

Excellent pic, weather here has been so atrocious I haven't even been able to find it !
Nice work ,, :thumbsup:
Forum: Solar System 19-08-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By ZeroID
Oh ! Stunning pic, probably one of the cleanest...

Oh !
Stunning pic, probably one of the cleanest I've seen. Nice work !!
Forum: Software and Computers 19-08-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,475
Posted By ZeroID
But they are charging for 'extras' so you'll be...

But they are charging for 'extras' so you'll be paying regardless.
eg Media Player is gone, rent their replacement etc etc. They are shifting to the monthly pay for the license model. I'm already...
Forum: Software and Computers 19-08-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By ZeroID
Wow, perfect, brilliant. Me wants ..... :P...

Wow, perfect, brilliant.

Me wants ..... :P

Wife has IT supply connections in her business, must put the word out and see what eventuates. Only problem is ... Win 8 ! Might have to go Ubuntu...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 19-08-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By ZeroID
Hi Jose, Rolf ( Skyviking ) and myself have...

Hi Jose,
Rolf ( Skyviking ) and myself have both built Serrurier truss scopes that suit equatorial mounts. A bit more complex but low weight and well balanced. Search the forum and you should find...
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By ZeroID
Fingers crossed for you ...

Fingers crossed for you ...
Forum: General Chat 18-08-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By ZeroID
Article on Enchroma, looks promising. ...

Article on Enchroma, looks promising.
...
Forum: Software and Computers 18-08-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By ZeroID
Have you tried any of the Unix\Linux options. I...

Have you tried any of the Unix\Linux options. I used Puppy Linux once and mounted the dud drive to recover data. Downloadable free install and you can run it from the CD, no install required. The...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 18-08-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By ZeroID
If you are thinking about astro-imaging later...

If you are thinking about astro-imaging later would you do better to look for a small APO rather than Achromatic ? Even visually it has to be better. Second hand might find you something worth while.
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