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darren west

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About darren west

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  1. sold pending payment and collection
  2. i have replied to all 3 messaged received today thanks
  3. yeah id accept a offer can you wait till tonight please as I'm off to work right now thanks
  4. i purchased this in feb this year , it is the new model with synscan I've used it twice only but i dont have the time to dedicate to the hoby it has the tripod , i paid £880 for it asking £575 located in witham essex also i have a ed80 It is the Pro package, so includes the scope/dual speed focuser/case/28mm EP/finder/2" diagonal. I will also include the dedicated x0.85 flattener/reducer. I replaced the original dovetail with a longer, better, ADM one so you can get balance when a camera is on it and I put the original on the top of the rings so it is solid as anything and allows a guide scope to be attached. There are some scratches on the tube itself - I will also include a bahtinov mask for it. The focuser has been tweaked so it is not sloppy like some out the box, it works well and I never felt the need to replace it. I have a DSLR T-ring also £450 thanks
  5. what 3 stars

    ok that makes sense thanks
  6. what 3 stars

    why cant i use polaris as 1 of my stars after i have polar aligned ?
  7. i have a heq5 pro and thanks to the guys on here i have sorted out polar alignment i live in essex and from my back garden my field of view is mainly east but can see north and south also can anyone recommend 3 easily found stars that i can try to learn for alignment please thanks
  8. that is amazing thank you so much for the time it took to write all this out
  9. the hand set polar alignment has different menu than my hand held device it is the device as in the photo that is giving me the ha thingy that i don't get and is not in the manual
  10. its built in to the mount on all of these models
  11. yeah i get that but then why does it come up with a ha figure ?
  12. so in the menu system i go through it all until it tells me where to place polaris its the middle of the 3 circles and as per the pic below its at 04:43 so just before what would be the number 5 on a clock face . once i have polaris in the correct position i press enter on the hand held and i get this come up ny polar scope looks nothing like the manual states so what should i do or am i doing incorrectly please thanks
  13. i purchased this a few weeks ago but I'm having issues with polar alignment , the instructions sent seem to be for a older model as the image i get through the polar scope is different than the manual , there is no little circle for polaris . so following the instructions on the hand set it goes through the date ,time then the coordinates and then at the end it tells you a time to use on the polar scope of where to place polaris (last night it said 02:30) so once you have placed polaris on the position asked you push enter then it said , polaris ha 7:01 so now what do i do please there is nothing about this in the manual thanks darren
  14. I'm assuming you have removed all of those small grub screws that are stopping it turning ?