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Turning into a lens hoarder lately with two more additions to my inventory. :D

 

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Bino-viewer

Great choices Kev :thumbsup:

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Cheers, Rob

 

With the Samyang, infinity focus was miles out on the distance graduation ring (which, apparently, is pretty common on these lenses), so a quick Google and recalibration with a screwdriver and Sellotape (yes, thats what Samyang really appear to use under the rubber focus grip!) and all is well. :2thumbsup:

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catman161

Televue 2x 2 inch powermate. Absolutely perfect condition. Should pair well with the C9.25. Just need to set it all up and get some clear early morning skies, good seeing would be a bonus too. 

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Tweedledee

After 21 days held up in UK customs this grenade finally landed on target. :)

 

BW-Optik Rodenstock Giant Groẞfeld Okular...

 

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Bottletopburly
6 hours ago, Tweedledee said:

After 21 days held up in UK customs this grenade finally landed on target. :)

 

BW-Optik Rodenstock Giant Groẞfeld Okular...

 

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That looks tiny next to your coffee mug :rofl:

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Tweedledee
On 04/04/2018 at 05:32, Bottletopburly said:

That looks tiny next to your coffee mug :rofl:

A handle would be very useful on this 1.5kg ep:)

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Bottletopburly

New spotting scope supposed to be really good on double stars :rofl:🤩 

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Tweedledee
6 minutes ago, Bottletopburly said:

New spotting scope supposed to be really good on double stars :rofl:🤩 

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And clusters I bet. :D

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Bino-viewer

Pete : i think you are going to need a bigger eyepiece case......possibly something with wheels ! 😀

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Tweedledee
17 hours ago, Bino-viewer said:

Pete : i think you are going to need a bigger eyepiece case......possibly something with wheels ! 😀

Big cases are very expensive.

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BAZ

More commonly known as a Ford Transit Van. :D

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Doc

No I think Pete needs bigger storage something like this

 

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BAZ

That's live footage of his latest eyepiece being delivered. :lol:

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Tweedledee
2 hours ago, BAZ said:

That's live footage of his latest eyepiece being delivered. :lol:

:rofl:

 

Could be, but it might be coming through the channel tunnel from Germany! :P

 

Maybe we could start a new "eyepiece of the week" thread. :rolleyes:

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Tweedledee

High power eyepiece of the week... :)

 

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Tweedledee

Low power eyepiece of the week... :)

Borg Oasis Studio 22mm 70 degree...

 

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newtyng5
4 hours ago, Tweedledee said:

High power eyepiece of the week... :)

 

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I have the 9mm. Really happy with mine, it's excellent. Bargain at the price I reckon.

EDIT: Just hope you get to use it. Still awaiting a starry night since Feb (apart from the one night it was clear on full moon again)

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Tweedledee
7 hours ago, newtyng5 said:

I have the 9mm. Really happy with mine, it's excellent. Bargain at the price I reckon.

EDIT: Just hope you get to use it. Still awaiting a starry night since Feb (apart from the one night it was clear on full moon again)

I've read some very good reports about these Myriads, they seem to punch well above their weight. Some have rigorously tested them side by side similar ES and even TV Ethos eps and found little, if any, difference in performance. 

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Doc

It has the same eyecup as the William Optics UWAN series.

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Tweedledee
7 hours ago, Doc said:

It has the same eyecup as the William Optics UWAN series.

You're right, I didn't realise the eyecup was the same as the UWAN, but WO also do exactly the same 5mm 110 degree eyepiece with their name on it.

 

Mine says Myriad on the eyepiece and Helios Myriad on the box.

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Doc

I would imagine they are all made by the same manufacture just rebranded.

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philjay

Just picked up this SPM book from an old book shop. Its a 1961 2nd edition of his 1958 Mars trilogy, this is the 3rd instalment. The Domes of Mars and Voices of Mars came before this.

I dont think he was too proud of his dally with scifi from what I remember from his autobiography

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philjay

Just found reference to some more titles in SPMs in the book, its not a trilogy apparently.

Theres

Raiders of Mars and Mission to Mars as well

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