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Old 17-11-2018, 11:47 AM
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10" f/4 Carbon-truss Imaging Newtonian

For Sale - 10" Truss Newtonian

The scope is a GSO 10" f/4 carbon truss Newt (same as https://www.bintel.com.au/product/bi...uss-newtonian/) with the following improvements:

* Moonlite motorised focuser (DC Motor + remote)
* Additional carbon trusses on the secondary cage to increase rigidity
* Home-made truss shroud

Price: $1500 ono

More photos available on request.

PM or text John on 0434 561 541
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Old 25-11-2018, 07:49 PM
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Hi John

I've sent you a PM, but no reply. Are you interested in selling the scope separately? Ta.

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Old 06-12-2018, 09:58 PM
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Is this for real?

John

I've sent you two PMs. I've sent you a text. I've sent you a private email. No response.

My guess is that you've sold the kit and couldn't be bothered updating your listing, answering emails, etc. That's very anti-social behaviour in a community such as IceInSpace.

Shame.

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Old 07-12-2018, 08:38 PM
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Steve there maybe some legitimate reasons mate, take a breath mate.

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Old 08-12-2018, 06:19 PM
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Also PM sent (and a txt just in case )
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Old 08-12-2018, 06:42 PM
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I have meet John he purchased the 10 " newt off me a while ago and is a very nice fella I am sure he will get in contact with you guys something might have happened as Leon mentioned maybe try ringing the number
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Old 10-12-2018, 10:37 PM
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Hi all

Thanks guys. I hope that John is well and, as you say, there's a reason for no responses from him.

I've had a couple of occasions this year though where advertisers list their gear, sell it to the first responder, then never respond to PMs, emails, etc. Eventually they get around to marking it Sold. At best, that's wasting other peoples' time. At worst, it's just plain rude.

John's ad has been there for more than 2 weeks now. I've reached out multiple times in multiple ways. Nada. Sorry for jumping to the conclusion that John was being rude too.

I hope he's able to respond soon.

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Old 15-12-2018, 09:49 AM
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Old 15-12-2018, 10:03 AM
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There's a phone number .... calling is your best option.

If that goes unanswered then the likelyhood of the other forms of contact being answered is I would say, somewhat low and may indicate non-availability for all sorts of reasons.

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Old 15-12-2018, 10:56 AM
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Hi JA

I've texted John on his phone number. But you may be right: he only answers phone calls. Even though the ad says to PM him.

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Old 15-12-2018, 11:06 AM
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Sorry for the lack of response guys!

I only saw the e-mail alerting me to a PM this morning a few minutes ago, and I can’t check IceInSpace more than once or twice a day because of work commitments, hence the inclusion of my mobile number.

I was surprised to see such a flurry of interest when some of my other ads have languished for weeks and months :-)

PMs will be responded to shortly....

Thanks for your patience.

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Old 15-12-2018, 11:06 AM
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Old 15-12-2018, 11:38 AM
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Hi all

Thanks guys. I hope that John is well and, as you say, there's a reason for no responses from him.

I've had a couple of occasions this year though where advertisers list their gear, sell it to the first responder, then never respond to PMs, emails, etc. Eventually they get around to marking it Sold. At best, that's wasting other peoples' time. At worst, it's just plain rude.

John's ad has been there for more than 2 weeks now. I've reached out multiple times in multiple ways. Nada. Sorry for jumping to the conclusion that John was being rude too.

I hope he's able to respond soon.

Cheers,
Steve.
Sorry for the confusion, but my updated ad (for the scope only) has only been up since Wednesday, when I sold the G11 mount separately.

I have only received one text and one PM (sent today, Saturday morning) so I've been pretty quick of the mark I think!

Looks like some communication errors from IceInSpace and/or Vodafone? I received nothing from you until Saturday.

I've answered you PM.

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John
 

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