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Doshy

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About Doshy

  • Rank
    Star Forming

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Interests
    Meade 16" Lightbridge (first scope!). SWA38mm. Meade QX wide angle 26mm. Televue Big 2X barlow. Revelation kit with 20mm, 15mm, 12mm, 9mm and some filters.
    Bernese Mountain Dog as observing companion.
    M29,31,33,34,35,36,37,38,41,42,43,44,45,56,57,97,103,108,110
    Jupiter. Saturn.
  • Location
    Towcester, Northants
  1. Same, unless the secondary is looking a bit mucky, then I let it get a bit wet.
  2. Yep found that, was just after a some first hand experiences.
  3. Hi All, Very excited about my xmas present from the family......can anyone please recommend some nice accommodation for myself and the current Mrs Barnes ? Phil.
  4. Ahh...ooops...sorry In that case then I'd choose Galileo Galilei before he upset the Pope, oh no, there I go again. Soz
  5. They've finally got it right. WELL DONE SKY AT NIGHT TEAM. Now resist the temptation to change it all again.
  6. I'm in Northants too and yes, it has been rather good. May get some breaks in the cloud tonight.
  7. Thanks all, I think I'll strip it back, clean it and put some fancy lube type stuff on it........(make your own dirty joke) Phil.
  8. Hi All, The base of my dob seems to have lost it's smooth running. I've unscrewed the central nut and had a look to make sure nothing is trapped in there but am at a loss as to what to do. Can anyone help me please as to the kind of maintenance I should be doing to keep everything running smoothly? Thanks. Phil.
  9. I left mine out last night and it was a tad wet this morning! I've done this before and just left it to dry, as said before, these mirrors have to be pretty filthy before needing a clean. Can I ask how you cleaned and dried it ? Phil.
  10. Which would be great for those countries still in the EU...........
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