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A more balanced Skytee


Tweedledee
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Just got Pats old Farpoint saddle clamp fitted to the previously useless end of the Skytee.

Now the 10" Schmidt Newt is better balanced with the 6" Bresser.
 

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/104047272/801.jpg

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/104047272/796.jpg

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/104047272/797.jpg

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/104047272/800.jpg

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/104047272/798.jpg

 

Suggestions on where I should stick my Telrad would be useful, provided they are not rude  :D .

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Guest swaylight

Pete wheres the obsy ? I see in your web site weres the obsy gone ,can you not mount it on the pier ?,it looks impressive

Dean ;)

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Pete, that set-up reminds me of those people who try to get as many into a phone box as possible, except you are seeing how many can observe from the same mount at the same time! Looks cool!


Angus

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Peter just letting you know that when I look at the photo's I get the following message and then it blocks them.

 

 

Malicious Web Site Blocked


You attempted to access:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/104047272/801.jpg


This is a known malicious web site. It is recommended that you do NOT visit this site. The detailed report explains the security risks on this site. 

For your protection, this web site has been blocked. Visit Symantec to learn more about phishing and internet security. 

 
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I have been using Dropbox for a while now. Maybe someone can tell me whether I have a virus or Dropbox is a virus or the image has one. I am on Linux and didn't think Linux was subject to viruses like Windows. I took the image on my iPhone.


 


So I'm a bit confused.


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Hi Folks,


 


Ok no virus in any of the pics, :-


 


1. This site has probably been picked up without a safety certificate which is why symantec is reporting this. It is reporting the site not Pete's images


2. Dropbox is a well known repository and my educated guess is this is a false positive from symantec which will clear, as the folk at Dropbox will be all over this like a rash.


3. Jpegs are usually safe as they are passive, the common way to fool you is to have a name like star.jpg.exe. So if you are not careful instead of opening a pic you have clicked on an executable piece of code.


 


However there are ways to embed code into jpegs using third party software which I will not mention, so you should be careful opening images from unknown sources.


 


So always keep your antivirus program on and up to date and some anti malware software :D


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