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Demon Barber

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  1. Hi just found it_ https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/334568-setting-up-platesolving-in-astrophotography-tool-apt/?tab=comments#comment-3642006
  2. Hi Dinoboy, there is definately ac thread on how to Install asps ON sgl ,I`m sure someone will be along to show you wher it is, Regards Mike
  3. Hi Derek a big thank you is in order,for going above and beyond. Sorry i mised this one,i hope Annette got plenty of knitting done? Can you imagine how much the whiskey bill would have been if everyone had been on site wth inclement weather? Have a safe trip home tommorrow and i`ll catch up with you later in the week. Again thank you for holding the fort. Regards Mike
  4. Hi Solarboy try this outfit,https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ex-Pro-DR-700-NB-2L-16000mAh-Battery-System-for-Canon-EOS-350D-400D/332675806499?epid=17020153470&hash=item4d7505f523:g:kLoAAOSwNcZcrymz Regards Mike
  5. Hi Gary,when you fit your new belts put a drop of threadlock on each bolt,no more worries! Regards Mike
  6. Hi Derek That is wet, hope it`s better tomorrow Mike
  7. Hi Derek, weather forecast for you is showing clear after midnight, r u up in time for the fishmonger? Certainly missing the spring getaway,have a dram for me tonight Mike
  8. Hi Robert ,I`ve got a set of Garrett Signature 28x110,they are very good and very heavy ,do not underestimate the mount you will need,Oberwerk Helios, APM all do 28 x110mm versions. My set need collimating as i have a double image,they have been very reliable and i could recomend then,i mount mine on a very large parallelogram,would not like to have a lighter mount as i feel it would compromise the performance.I`ve just checked and Rothervallyoptics stock the apollo!!! Good luck in your search. Regards Mike
  9. Dai,me thinks your having a tipple or two!!!!!!!!!!!! Roll on Autumn, Mike
  10. Hi Damian,what do the weathermen know,and it would not surprise me if it stays clear,enjoy, Regards Mike
  11. Dai, you`ll just upset him,he`s very sensitive , Mike
  12. Hi All, it would be nice to know if the handle`s have a smooth underside, i ask only that W/Optic original handle on the mk1 GT81 looked very tactile but had hard edge`s on the underside and when the scope had been out for a time the hard edge and the cold made using it very uncomfortable, i ended up wrapping tape around it. I wish FLO the best of luck with their new endevour. Regards Mike
  13. Hi Sunshine, don`t waste anymore time, youi have a couple of choices ,remove alminium,carefully, and replace with a strip of laminate,having sanded the remains of any adhesive, or sand the aluminium and cover with laminate,then trim to correct width,Repace "Nylon blocks" with virgin teflon. Try this company for bits " http://www.scopestuff.com/#ATM Stuff Regards Mike
  14. Hi MD You can`t go wrong wwith the Astrosystem gear i have bought and used there products for a good few years, the build quality and finish is very reliable. Regards Mike
  15. Hi All i have finally remembered where i had seen a builder of bino scopes who had cracked the adjustment of said instruments,here is a link:http://www.aokswiss.ch/ayo/zubehoer/binoscope-holder.html And the https://www.sciencecenter.net/hutech/borg/bino/index.htm Matsumoto prism adjusters that make the whole system work. Enjoy. Mike
  16. Damian,was this done on your canon? A very good effort,and no sign of the Galloway lighthouse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mike
  17. Thanks Ian,no shoping needed,there`s a chilli on the go ,if you need feeding,safe journey Mike
  18. Hi Stuart,hopefully the micro-climate that is a feature of the location will be kind to us all,look forward to catching up with you, if you pass any clear skies on the way bring them along!!!!!!!!!! Mike
  19. Hi All, cold and clear, but very windy, the warm room is calling,hopefully the wind will abate,the usual repairs have been made and a list is growing for tomorrow. Mike
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