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About mert

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  1. When I strip the scope I will upload some images of the entire kit. You can have the kit, I have no need for it anymore. I had a place a Loch Rannoch for 6 years and Glencoe for a year. I hope to move back eventually. I received the following from Serge at Nexus. In order to be able use Nexus DSC/Nexus/Nexus-II on your telescope you will need an encoder installation kit. Our encoder installation kit (with 10,000 steps encoders) for Obsession 18” UC is priced at US$280. Then you will need either Nexus DSC, Nexus-II or Nexus. The main difference between Nexus DSC and Nexus-II/Nexus is that Nexus DSC can be used standalone or with SkySafari while Nexus-II/Nexus requires SkySafari to operate.
  2. Some light clouds but I am going for a second night on the scope.
  3. Had a pleasant session last night under decent skies with light cloud. I have decided to remove the Argo and Servo and upgrade to the Nexus equivalent. I feel the more advanced option and no need for a large battery will make transportation easier. The scope is a dream to move and is very smooth. I just need to get it up north to a more permanent location and away from the light polluted skies in Edinburgh.
  4. I have kept large dobs in a well ventilated shed or garage. Just check the mirror daily for condensation. Smaller dobs in a spare room.
  5. If the account was compromised the scammer may have changed all the contact info.
  6. The same scammers also target users on Amazon. You can find them as new sellers selling expensive items at a greatly reduced price.
  7. He has 100s of other listing on the same account. eBay are always very slow to respond. Edit: looks like they have been removed for now.
  8. Hoping to get a long session tonight. All ready to go.
  9. My 18” Obsession. :0 Will get a better photo when I use it this evening.
  10. I hope everyone on here reports the scammer to eBay.
  11. Just viewing. Manual or motorised.
  12. Edinburgh for a month.
  13. Thanks but he needs a mount also.
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