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About bluenotetim

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  1. For sale, my Samyang 135mm Canon fit. Another one of my must-have purchased that I just haven't got round to using. Purchased last year (used) its in great condition. Looking for £280 which includes postage. I also have a pair of fine tuning focus rings that I picked up locally which are included. Deserves to be used as its a great lens. Thanks for looking. Any questions, please ask.
  2. Hi Rob, many thanks for this great reply, really good info. Plenty for me to think about after all of the above replies to my question. Great to see people taking the time to share their knowledge. Its all really appreciated. Tim.
  3. Thanks John, I'll keep an eye on the classifieds. Thanks for letting me know your thoughts on the Baader, it was a concern with the 80ed which is f7. Cheers Tim
  4. That's my reading sorted for today, I appreciate your help. Tim
  5. Thank you, I'll have a look at that eyepiece, not come across it before. And thanks for the above info, something for me to think about. Cheers
  6. Ha ha I'd love to venture down the rabbit hole but second hand would have be the option. No problem with that at all. Tim
  7. Hi John, yes I'm OK with 2 inch eyepieces in either scope. Thanks Tim
  8. Hi All, Looking for some much needed help and advice before I dive in and buy a new eyepiece. I currently have 2 scopes (Altair Astro 80ed and a Skymax 150 and I currently have the following eyepieces : Baader Zoom and Barlow, Altair Astro LER 6mm 55 degree and a BST 15mm and I feel its time to start to look for a few new eyepieces . With the 150 I'm more than happy with the Baader zoom and although I use it in the 80ed I'm looking at something for more wide views. What is everyones thoughts on a Baader Hyperion Aspheric ? Any thoughts on any problems that might occur with the 80ed which is f/7? Any other suggestions for a 30mm ish eyepiece that I could use in both scopes? I have about £200 to spend and I live in a Bortle 6 area. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Clear Skies Tim.
  9. Purchased from here a while ago and I have really tried to enjoy using it but its just not for me. I x unbranded binoviewer in a case and 2 ES Maxvision 20mm 68 degree eyepieces. The barlow is also included although I have never used it. Everything is in a used condition but works fine. Looking for £130 for everything inc postage. Thanks for looking.
  10. I've just replaced the battery in mine, cost £33 and was a straight forward job. Works perfectly now.
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