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Old 21-09-2018, 04:36 PM
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Gorgeous Darren (the scope, not you )
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Old 21-09-2018, 05:39 PM
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Cheers for that Lewis,
In this configuration it's a good match for my TSA but just lacks the light gathering power.
But at only 450fl compared to 816fl it becomes an excellent grab and go scope that tends to get used more.
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Old 21-09-2018, 06:30 PM
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Switched to a DM6 from a HH FTX for my 130mm refractor. Will probably need an extension to suit.
Picked up a Vixen 3.4mm also to try and it seems pretty nice observing Jupiter.
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Old 21-09-2018, 06:52 PM
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Very nice set up
I've the standard 200 mm extension pier for the dm6 which works good for my TSA.
I think there are others that are cylinder type will match the base but you'll probably need an an adapter also.
Those vixen HR are top notch when the conditions are just right!!!
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Old 30-09-2018, 05:33 PM
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Switched to a DM6 from a HH FTX for my 130mm refractor. Will probably need an extension to suit.
Picked up a Vixen 3.4mm also to try and it seems pretty nice observing Jupiter.
Very nice Glenn
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Old 30-09-2018, 05:36 PM
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"Honey, I shrunk the Kids !!!"

"Little Tak Binoculars" all bolted together...... My wife has now cut up my credit cards and changed the account passwords so no more trading for me
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Old 30-09-2018, 05:42 PM
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Wow - the binoscope looks awesome Matt. It also seems to be a better match to the AZEQ6, at least aesthetically.

The pic of your binoscope reminded me of a certain movie...
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Old 30-09-2018, 05:49 PM
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...... My wife has now cut up my credit cards and changed the account passwords so no more trading for me

I'm sure you'll find a way around that
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Old 30-09-2018, 05:53 PM
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Nice! Very happy you found two TSA102's. Can I please put in my advance order for one if you ever decide on a new project ?
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Old 30-09-2018, 05:59 PM
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Looking sweet Matt,

I bet your mount let off a sigh of relief with the 120's on her.
Would have been close to maxing out with that weight.???(including counter weight)

You seem to be good at sourcing scarse optical gear.
Be a good chap and help me find a T-Rex mount would you. That would be good
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Old 30-09-2018, 06:09 PM
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Wow - the binoscope looks awesome Matt. It also seems to be a better match to the AZEQ6, at least aesthetically.
The pic of your binoscope reminded me of a certain movie...
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I'm sure you'll find a way around that
She seems pretty adamant !!!!

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Nice! Very happy you found two TSA102's. Can I please put in my advance order for one if you ever decide on a new project ?
Your DIBS has been noted Richard

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Looking sweet Matt,
I bet your mount let off a sigh of relief with the 120's on her.
Would have been close to maxing out with that weight.???(including counter weight)
You seem to be good at sourcing scarse optical gear.
Be a good chap and help me find a T-Rex mount would you. That would be good
I just saw a nice T-Rex yesterday, had an FSQ85 bolted to it....
Actually if I find one I plan to dismantle it and make a 200% version of it...
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Old 30-09-2018, 06:15 PM
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I won't hold my breath Matt! You would have to be stark staring bonkers to let that beauty go!
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Old 30-09-2018, 06:21 PM
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I won't hold my breath Matt! You would have to be stark staring bonkers to let that beauty go!
Good idea
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Old 30-09-2018, 08:01 PM
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So you found another TSA!
Looks great Matt!
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Old 01-10-2018, 09:15 AM
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I just saw a nice T-Rex yesterday, had an FSQ85 bolted to it....
Actually if I find one I plan to dismantle it and make a 200% version of it...
Yes, my FSQ-85EDX/T-Rex which is a great combination. I bought the T-Rex off Claude in March 2011 and it has been faultless, a shame they are no longer made. The T-Rex is even more useful coupled with Argo Navis, just plugs into the already installed encoders.
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Just Beautiful Steve ...Love the T-Rex Setup.

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Old 01-10-2018, 09:39 AM
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Very very nice indeed Unipol

Now I'm really jealous!
I just missed out on getting one from Claude as well.
Placed the order only to discover the manufacturer had just passed away.
Wasn't ment to be.
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Old 01-10-2018, 09:58 AM
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My humble setup from the last night.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:04 AM
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Yes, my FSQ-85EDX/T-Rex which is a great combination. I bought the T-Rex off Claude in March 2011 and it has been faultless, a shame they are no longer made. The T-Rex is even more useful coupled with Argo Navis, just plugs into the already installed encoders.
Such a beautiful setup Steve
Did you know that the T-Rex can hold even a pair of Baby-Qs
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:05 AM
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Now there's a great view ...
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