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G0JVK

a pair of Barlows of the Tal variety 2X & 3X :)

Regards Rob, 73's 88's

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Ron Clarke

Got all my wheels, tracks screws etc,, hope to have the obsy movable over the Xmas holiday, (weather permitting!!)

Also got Patrick Moores 2012 astronomy yearbook (but not till Xmas day of course!)

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Celeste

My Tal 3x arrived today :) now just need a clear sky (read clear head :lol:)

Had 1 and a half bottles of wine and it clears outside...pfft!! :unsure:

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AstronomyShed

Couple of recommends for purchases I made recently, firstly, astro table, it's light, it's aluminium, the top is some kind of laminate, it's definitely steady enough and the top is silver, meaning all your kit shows up on it in the dark, it looks bigger on the pic than it really is ;-

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The table is here :-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/270875711896#ht_3031wt_1396

Next up, this is an absolute godsend and dirt cheap! If you're so inclined you could replace the leds with red ones, it has two leds and the switch is 3 position, off, 1 led, 2 leds. it's VERY directional and clipped onto a laptop it illuminates the keyboard beautifully. :-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/280708922540?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649#ht_3927wt_905

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red dwalf

Table looks like the one mick used at kelling, didn't do very well for bar b queing on, he burnt it, twice

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Doc

It's mine.

Dion don't have a BBQ on it as it burns, much to the amusement of EMS members :lol:

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AstronomyShed

ROFL, you put a barbeque on it!!!!! And you're surprised it burnt? It would have caused me great amusement too I'm still laughing whilst typing this! It's a great table for outside with lappy and all the gubbins on though, and i'm really made up with the light, absolutely perfect for the purpose.

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Daz Type-R

Bet that was funny to see. :D

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red dwalf

it was,

the first time he set fire to it using one of those throw away bbq`s, the flames almost spread and set fire to a caravan awning.

he`ll kill me when he sees me L.O.L.

we were all alittle tipsy though

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Doc

That was the first time then I done it again the next year, Dion the table is indestructible, built to last.

And I agree the beer and wine was flowing like a river.

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AstronomyShed

You've definitely missed out on your true vocation as a tester for Tonka Mick! :)

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Dex55

Just bought a flight case from Maplins for my two (soon to be three) Televues. :)

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Daz Type-R

Lol - no escaping that.

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BAZ

It's amazing how much heat one of those tables gives off! :D

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Fluke

We love our iPad 2. Hope you enjoy yours Craig.

We got ours shortly after they came out and use it loads most days.

Star Walk and Solar System and great apps.

I'm just finishing reading the ebook version of Wonders of the Solar System on it :))

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Brantuk

Di impressed me last night - she got her Ipad controlling the laptop - making remote telescope and camera control possible. All I need now is the observatory lol :)

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Craig

Just got a battery trickle charger (thanks Martyn), a red/white LED head torch (thanks Martyn), some socks (a gift, thanks Martyn!) and collected my 2" Revelation ED Barlow (thanks Rob!).

Not bad for a night out. :D

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Dex55

I bought a 17mm Nagler from Green Witch as the second hand one I was after did not materialise, A Maplins flight case and am going to order a 2" Powermate 2x tomorrow. That is it then until this time next year.

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Brantuk

Woohooo Dex - you're spoiling yourself lol. Nice pieces :)

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