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About johnnyp

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  1. Thanks for the reply. Should have mentioned that I found it earlier this week. Doh !
  2. Posted this in mounts but no responses so thought I'd post it here. I'm looking for an older version of the az gti software. One which enables the telescope to be mounted on the left side. Cheers John
  3. Hi all. Can anyone tell me how to find an older version of the az GTi firmware ? I'm looking for a version that requires the telescope mounted on the left. Cheers JP
  4. Looks quality and well priced. I'll do my research
  5. Hi. Haven't purchased yet. But I'm heavily leaning towards the skywatcher 72ed. Seems ideal for what I want and has good reviews. The ed80 looks alot bulkier considering it's only an extra 8mm of aperture.
  6. Any thoughts on the skywatcher 72 ed as a nice portable ed scope? I'm very close to pulling the trigger on this one
  7. Good shout. On the hunt for an equinox. Nice looking scopes as well
  8. Have looked at that one but it has to be an ed doublet .always wanted one, so hopefully abit of planetary when the mood takes me
  9. Hi all. I've always wanted a nice portable refractor for a while now as a good all rounder to go on an az GTi mount. I have a few in mind and would welcome any thoughts on my choices or any suggestions of any others. Skywatcher ed80 pro outfit. Skywatcher 72ed ota, or the ts photoline 72. I am aware that I will need to purchase a diagonal for any ota package that doesn't have one included and any other accessories as required. I'm leaning towards the skywatcher 72ed as I like the compactness of it. But will I miss the extra aperture of the ed80?. Abit in paralysis by analysis at the moment so would appreciate some thoughts. The scope Will be used for short astronomy and terrestrial sessions and for weekends away at dark sites. Cheers John
  10. Excellent. Thank you for that. I made an offer of a fiver. Told you I'm cheap
  11. I also ordered a 2x Barlow from eBay. Probably garbage but it was only 9.50 delivered. Yes I'm cheap
  12. Good to hear. I've ordered the 6mm from eBay for 14.59 including postage. Think I'll order the 15mm based on your observations. Cheers
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