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Guy Wells

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  1. I had got the pipe from BQ. Thought I could sand it down. Then the serendipitous moment I walked passed my vacuum cleaner...Hey, I thought, I wonder what size the plastic tube extension tube is?...1 1/4" :grin:

    Any old 35mm film canisters laying around...thats right, you got it...1 1/4" too :angel:.

  2. Hi.

    Lets say I have upto £50 to spend on an eyepiece. Bare in mind that I only have a 114mm Newt'. What eye piece should I purchase? I can make out M42, jupiters cloud belts etc. I have the 10mm and 25mm that came with the scope. They must be basement quality.

    17mm Skywatcher SP Plossl at £20 (I could get a pair)? Would this be a worthwile upgrade? Or should I spend the £50 on one eyepiece?



    Ras Skipper

  3. Ah, you've gone for the posh, expensive webcam, RS! :grin:

    JimD LOL....I wanted the 1080p HD version....the mrs thought otherwise....I had better not tell her about the Dob' I got my eye on!

    Is this correct, Ras Skipper, does the cam have webcam software and Pan, tilt, and zoom controls!


    Ben_Jim, It does seem to come with some software, as you say. I dont think that i'll be using it though. SharpCap should do the job. (I may well give it a test after i'm ready to go)

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