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Richard Hather

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About Richard Hather

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  • Birthday 09/11/85

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    Sketching DSO, going for walks with the family and generally having as much fun as possible โ˜บ๏ธ

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  1. All great options, I am leaning towards purchasing an ironing stool then modifying it i.e. seats and possibly even the legs so they don't sink into soft ground. thank you for everyone's input I will keep you all updated ๐Ÿ˜Š
  2. I will certainly do so Alan, hopefully I should get it in the next week or so but when I get to try it out is anyone's guess โ›ˆ๐ŸŒง๐ŸŒฉ
  3. Hi these are great eyepieces, I own a Explore scientific 20mm 100d eyepiece and I've also owned a ES 24mm 68d which are both great quality. Looking at your budget and with you mentioning best bang for you buck I would say the 82d series would be best here's a link. https://www.firstlightoptics.com/explore-scientific-eyepieces/explore-scientific-82-degree-series-eyepieces.html They do come up second hand from time to time for ยฃ70-ยฃ80 but of course that's up to you all the best. Richard
  4. Sorry to hear about your back Alan, I hope it gets better soon. Ive been using a hoodie up until this point, but the extra light from my neighbours pushed me to look for an alternative. So I put my order in this morning and it's on it's way, so I will let you know if it was worth the money ๐Ÿ‘
  5. Did you end up buying one of the observing hoods Alan? If so what are your thoughts on it?
  6. Thank you I will take a look at it before making a purchase, I would be interested to see a photo of the modified ironing stool if that's ok ๐Ÿ‘
  7. The Barlow includes original packaging and leather pouch. Also included is the original caps, the optics are pristine. Im asking ยฃ70 P&P included . Payment to be made by PayPal. Pm me with any questions. Thanks for looking. Richard
  8. Cheers guys I think my minds made up ironing stool it is and if it does the job I will be happy ๐Ÿ˜Š
  9. That's fine summer is the time to sort out the garden I've just finished the same process ๐Ÿ˜Š Here's one that looks promising what's your opinion on it? Metaltex Komet Ironing Stool https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B001DYQ1XM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_7bruzbA9P24QZ
  10. Sounds perfect do you have a link for the ironing stool please.
  11. Hi peeps, just had my second session with my 12" dobsonian Which was fantastic but the stool I have isn't tall enough and some of the options are a little pricey. Im not skilled enough to make my own but I'm wondering what other members do to be comfortable during those long observations of a particular object.
  12. All prices reduced for the last time
  13. Item reduced to ยฃ20
  14. I purchased 4 magnets from first4magnets and they work a treat no more balancing issues ๐Ÿ˜Š Thank you everyone for helping me out ๐Ÿ‘
  15. I was using my UHC filter but I think the skies aren't dark enough yet or is it possible to observe in these sort of skies?