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  1. The RACI sale to @wulfrun above didn't quite cover my pre-emptive ordering of this, but it arrived today anyway.
  2. Is that the More Blue Carbon Fibre Half Pillar? It looks great with that grey Report - I think I need one
  3. The rings look great - so whenever you want to sell the clamshell...
  4. I've just had this printed (A3) and it's pretty great for ~£20 (I used https://www.doxdirect.com A3, 130gsm satin paper).
  5. Yes - it comes with the bracket, but not with the finder shoe / base.
  6. This is the TSSU850WW from TS-Optics, bought for a project which never materialised, and so is now surplus to my requirements. In great condition. Nice clear image and with crosshairs. Price: £60 inc. UK mainland postage. Payment: bank transfer or PayPal (buyer pays fees)
  7. Picadilly Circus 2015 - ahhh, I barely remember it.
  8. What a great write-up for your new scope. I’ve found that this little Tak (and the even tinier FS-60) feel as though they punch far above their weight.
  9. Yeah I think so. The Astronomical League list this - https://www.astroleague.org/al/obsclubs/messier/messlist.html
  10. It's exactly what it looks like - I'm looking for a Tak 6x30 finder and bracket.
  11. Where did you get those really long Slo-mo cables from?
  12. I've attached some pictures of what I am trying to achieve. I think the better Velcro will be my first option, but any clever pocket type or other arrangements gratefully considered.
  13. No, it's blue all over. And the mounting geometry restricts my options too.
  14. I don't have lots of options to try here. However, on closer inspection, I did already try glueing on top of the glue that came with the velcro, and now I'm wondering if this is the weakest point. There was glue residue left on the Pegasus, so it wasn't completely failing there. If this is, as I'm now suspecting, cheap stuff, maybe I just need proper supplies.
  15. Yeah I did clean with alcohol first, but I just can't bring myself to get the emery paper, not on such lovely blue aluminium. But I totally understand that it wold most likely be much more successful.
  16. Yes I wondered if this might be a factor. The Pegasus box is very shiny and new, not been outside yet.
  17. Hmmm - they both look strong, and more 'industrial' that what I have currently. But which is better? There's only one way to find out.....
  18. OK, I admit defeat. I can't stick my Pegasus Astro box to my AZ-Gti using sticky back velcro. I'm sure this should be simple? Vecro (spiky/hook side) sticks to the AZ-Gti - yes, it's on the white paintwork and seems firmly attached. Velcro (soft fluffy side) stick to Pegagsus box - yes, apparently, but... ultimately no. Box sticks to mount - yes, only for about 30 minutes, so not really. The velcro stayed attached to itself, but peeled off the Pegasus box. Pegasus box is on the floor, velcro is still (both sides) happy attached to the mount. So I re-applied, not with the as
  19. TS Optics Photoline 90mm Triplet On reflection (or should that be through the lens of reality?) this was overpriced at £800, so is now reduced accordingly In excellent condition, I gave a small writeup about this when I bought it, and it is still an excellent scope. However it has been losing out to the 60 and 76 Tak and now spends all of its time alone, safely flight-cased. Don't leave this scope to suffer a lonely and unused life. Buy it and catch some great views this winter! Payment: PayPal (buyer pays fees) or bank transfer (preferred). Postage:
  20. Looks great! What are the advantages of splitting the indigo controls across two machines?
  21. I'm very jealous that you got a break in the clouds - I was poised for hours but it was not to be
  22. Thanks Gary (@HollyHound), I've read through those threads and noted the slo-mo adjustment, but wasn't sure this would help with my situation. As it turns out, while it does still feel a little stiff, it's noticeable with the FS-60CB (because it's so tiny and light I assume) and much less noticeable when I use the FS-76Q configuration. I'm as sure as I can be that this is not the alt axis / heavy loading problem, so I think I'm going to leave it alone for now. I still love this little mount!
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