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Old 05-10-2009, 03:10 PM
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Here is my two setups, my reflector setup and the newest addition, a Megrez 110, all dressed up and nowhere to go!
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Old 14-10-2009, 06:15 AM
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My Setup

This is my CPC800 XLT GPS fitted to an Orbit Engineering wedge.

Polar alignment in less than 3 minutes,,

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And a little vid how it all works

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96FIxc9oYhI

yes that is a Rabbit in the edge of the photo
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Old 15-10-2009, 05:10 AM
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Awesome looking setup mate.. I like the wedge... It has to be the first wedge I've seen with a polar scope... I take it you made that yourself?

Very nice indeed!
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Old 15-10-2009, 05:57 AM
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hi guys
got my moonlite focusers today, took a picture of my refractors.
they are SW 150mm f/8, SW 80mm pro ds, and a meade 80mm triplet.

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Old 28-10-2009, 10:51 AM
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Just finished re-wiring my scope for the new season, gotta re-learn howto do it all again
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Old 30-10-2009, 10:38 AM
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Just finished re-wiring my scope for the new season, gotta re-learn howto do it all again
Nice neat setup
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Old 30-10-2009, 10:47 AM
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Hi Zipdrive, that is two fine looking machines you have there.

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Old 04-11-2009, 02:13 AM
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Dunno if I've posted to this thread already but here goes.

Modded 16" Lightbridge:

Servocat Drive and Skycommander DSC to be fitted next week.
Sky-fi wifi-serial adapter on order for wireless slew and goto control from iPhone SkyVoyager Planetarium App
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Old 04-11-2009, 08:34 AM
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Oooh! Knightrider LED scanner bar! Where does one get that?


Found - cheap as!

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Old 06-11-2009, 12:19 PM
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Cool Scanner bars for sure.

We should get them for our fire trucks.
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:29 PM
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Found - cheap as!
Now found the AUD price. $39.99 + $10.99 shipping - no longer "cheap as"
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Old 11-11-2009, 06:43 PM
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Hi all

Spurred-on by photos appearing in the Compendium, I'm on a mission to start producing some more material.

Here's the latest rig - with the Sky-90 guiding the FS-102 (with 350D) and the FS-60C (with ST-8i). Flexure is going to be interesting - as I've always found so far with side by side systems. I guess that the short focal length of the FS-60C (300mm) will keep the effect down, I hope.

I have to stay home tonight because I'm on call - so out in the yard we go to give it all a whirl. Nice night for it I hope!
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Old 11-11-2009, 07:17 PM
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Takahooolllllyyyy crapp!! Nice triple stack of Tak's mate.. I do think that a Sky90 might be a tad overkill for a guide scope.. Maybe
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:04 PM
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hehe.. the Sky90 is by no means dedicated to that function Alex - guiding moves from scope to scope as required. That's the beauty of having these three - 355mm, 500mm and 822mm. It's a nice spread of focal lengths that work well in a mix'n match situation. I have the ST-8i and DSLR on any two and the QHY5 on the free one. Works well!
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:10 PM
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Indeed a nice spread of focal lengths! so you doing Ha OSC shots using Ha from the SBIG and OSC from the DSLR all at once hey? Sounds the goods to me!

You wouldnt believe it... Im down to one scope on the mount at a time now.. My rig consists of the TMB + OAG, QHY5 + an empty hole for the "Coming Soon" camera!
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:13 PM
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Indeed a nice spread of focal lengths! so you doing Ha OSC shots using Ha from the SBIG and OSC from the DSLR all at once hey? Sounds the goods to me!

You wouldnt believe it... Im down to one scope on the mount at a time now.. My rig consists of the TMB + OAG, QHY5 + an empty hole for the "Coming Soon" camera!
Excellent! A new ST-8300 I see! Noice!
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Old 11-11-2009, 08:25 PM
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Here's the latest rig - with the Sky-90 guiding the FS-102 (with 350D) and the FS-60C (with ST-8i). Flexure is going to be interesting - as I've always found so far with side by side systems. I guess that the short focal length of the FS-60C (300mm) will keep the effect down, I hope.
Hey Chris, where are the rocket launchers and laser cannons.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:49 AM
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They're still in their crates Trevor. I haven't unpacked them yet.
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:08 AM
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waiting for the right moment to pull them out ay?
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Been a while since I posted a pic of a scope I have had!
Some say I don't own one long enough to post a pic

But here goes and who knows how long I may have it.

Scope is a C9.25 on a Losmandy G8 mount. WO fine focuser which is really nice. I purchased it of Daniel from Frontier optics. Under the stars it works as good as it should.
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