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Old 02-07-2007, 03:49 PM
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Talking More rain for SE Qld?.........Could be.

Sorry SE Qlders. I know the weather has been unkind to us of late but I promise that by the end of next week........hopefully.....there will be no more packages arriving.


Here is the latest cloud magnet

135mm f/2L



When you look down the lens it's like looking down the throat of a humpback whale It's all aperture
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Old 03-07-2007, 12:08 AM
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Oh poo, more clouds for sure - there goes any chance of me using my new SPC900nc webcam when it arrives.

(cam purchased on ebay, purchasing the ep adaptor right here on IceTrade)


Nice lens Paul all the same, very very nice!
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Old 03-07-2007, 04:55 AM
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Wow that's pretty, paul. I bet it cost a pretty penny
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:07 AM
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Depends on who you know Mike

Unfortunately I didn't know anyone, so your right Nah got a good deal from a place in WA. But if I'd known he was only going to get it straight from Honkers (and charge me $300 for doing it) I would have bought it from there. You can get them from OS for around $800.

Don't worry Steve, the cloud will only be covering up the Jet Stream.
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Old 03-07-2007, 10:29 AM
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Depends on who you know Mike

Unfortunately I didn't know anyone, so your right Nah got a good deal from a place in WA. But if I'd known he was only going to get it straight from Honkers (and charge me $300 for doing it) I would have bought it from there. You can get them from OS for around $800.

Don't worry Steve, the cloud will only be covering up the Jet Stream.
be nice to test that in 5 weeks, on the cooled DSLR
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Old 03-07-2007, 10:43 AM
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Bring it on h0ughy

Imaging M31 through it
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Old 03-07-2007, 11:30 AM
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Bring it on h0ughy

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Deal, we will stick it on your mount LOL I probably wont have mine polar aligned until well after yours
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Old 07-07-2007, 10:43 AM
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Paul,

A 135mm f2 for $800! Where? The best price I could manage was around $1200.

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Old 07-07-2007, 10:53 AM
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Hong Kong Terry. Though those ebay listings don't seem to be there now. The cheapest I could find now was this one http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Canon-135mm-f...QQcmdZViewItem

I should have grabbed a couple. Though the one I did buy ended up coming from Honkers as well though I got it through a company in WA for $1150
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Paul,

$1040 is what I would expect, but then you have to add $80 postage and 10% duty + ($52 customs fee?). So you would be looking at $1200-1300 total. $800 seems pretty dodgy IMO!

I had a look at 135f2 recently and it is very nice lens and I would have bought it but the owner was asking far too much.

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:39 PM
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No custom fee by the look of it as they only had value at $100 on the consignment note. Just checke $1152 to the front door via fedex.

Found the one on ebay. Damn I should have gone for it. Sold for $811

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....9314&rd=1&rd=1
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now your breaking my heart, that would be a great lens to have in the bag for a clear night
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Old 08-07-2007, 10:23 PM
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I had it out last night h0ughy and it is sweeeeet!!! I would have been out tonight but the family deserves to see me more often
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I would have been out tonight but the family deserves to see me more often
Give 'em a self portrait and get out there Paul !!!

Nice pickup mate, can't wait to see the results !
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