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oymd

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Everything posted by oymd

  1. looks like its all coming together..!!
  2. I'm following this eagerly...good luck with the build..!!
  3. I think your future scope + imaging gear will be the deciding factor... Buy the BEST mount you can afford..
  4. I am looking at Maede and Celestron SCTs in the 10-12" range...and there are pretty good deals on USED Maedes out there...but I am concerned about parts etc..
  5. Hi all.. Is it wise to stay away from a Maede telescope purchase, because of the on going financial issues they are having? Or is it business as usual? I keep reading on CN forums that Meade is in financial trouble, and was wondering if it would be wise to invest in a Meade SCT, especially that it might need service, parts etc in a few years? Any thoughts?
  6. Hi Any CPC 1100 owners out there have the original foam & packaging they want to get rid of? Happy to pay for shipping. I'm based in London. Thanks
  7. oymd

    Hello everyone!!

    many thanks for the kind remarks...
  8. oymd

    Hello everyone!!

    Good Day everyone... I've been wanting to get a telescope for a very long time, but never got around to it. I have been reading about astronomy for ages though, and have used binoculars for a long time, and also had a refractor for quite a while, which I had borrowed from a friend quiet a few years back. Anyways...I am now seriously considering buying one...why now...? My 5 year old of course!! She is VERY interested in photography..for some strange reason...and takes pictures of everything..every where we go.. I've given her my point n shoot after getting a DSLR...and she uses it all the time... Of course...many pics are unusable...but quiet a few are really nice!! Any ways...All the best...and beware of a FLOOD of questions!!!
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