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Martin 2

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  1. you should have had a 2" adapter and a 1.25 adapter with the scope, it is a common mistake to have both fitted at the same time which will cause a problem with focus. if you have only the 1.25 adapter in place and have this problem, you will need to contact the supplier I think martin
  2. You need either the 2" or the 1.25" adapter fitted, not both Richard martin
  3. You can change the slewing speed by selecting the rate button on the handset and then pressing a key between 1 and 9, 9 is the fastest and 1 the slowest, this will not effect the tracking rate that the scope tracks the target Martin
  4. C/F 14.5 kilo Steel 15.5 kilo Please research the Quattro, collimation is critical with these telescopes martin
  5. Just posted a message to you Martin
  6. I understand that they are now shipping with the correct saddles again, Martin
  7. Put in your time where you are, (24 hour clock) it will ask later on if its daylight saving or not, time zone for the UK is the choice 1st shown ie 0000, dont forget to use the american style for date ie mm/dd/yyyy Martin
  8. Get all the balancing done before you start the alignment etc. If you release the clutches after aligning you will need to go through the alignment again. Martin
  9. Where did you email to? if you use the questions link at the top of the web page that will come directly to me Martin
  10. This a useful link to a program that shows you where the tiny circle should be at the time you are setting up Free Polar Alignment Software Download Polar FinderScope by Dr. Dale Jason Version 2.04 Martin
  11. Make sure you are entering the date in the american style, ie mm/dd/yy. Martin
  12. I made mine 14x7 and put in a divider in the middle, so ended up with 2x7x7, this gives ample room for scope and a nice sized warm room, the warm room roof is fixed, and the obs roof rolls over it. Martin
  13. Many thank to Flo for supporting this years Astrofest at the NLO. They put up an amazing array of scopes and equopment as usual and they never seemed to get a break. So to Steve, James, Steve and Greg Many Thanks Martin2
  14. Live on Nasa TV Now Martin
  15. Well done Steve, at last an image and a nice one it is too. Martin
  16. Try altering the n/s or e/w setting for the guiding, this could be the cause of yor probs. Martin
  17. Please pray that the weathers good as I'm on car park duty from 7AM. The car parking arrangements are different from last year,(health and safety). We are using a field thats up the road this time, 4min walk (I timed it). You will be able to drop off passengers on site 1st if you wish and there will be disabled parking on site. Hope to see you on Saturday Martin
  18. Martin 2

    Tonight

    Looking good here too, just setting up, hoping to try out the anti dew gear I just got from FLO, (thanks Steve) Martin
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