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KevS

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KevS last won the day on January 9

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  1. Welcome to the lounge Alice and dad...……..clear skies. K
  2. Excellent sketch, wish I had the same talent.
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6hnFhr8PK4
  4. Taff, Just had a look and measured offending clamp bolt. On mine it is a I.S.O Metric Coarse, 10mm x 1.5mm pitch. If you want to go down the line of "tidying" up the thread what you need is below or similar. Take care that you do not "cross thread" the tap in the hole. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/M10-HSS-Metric-3-Piece-Tap-Set-10mm-x-1-5mm/274367393605?hash=item3fe1922f45:g:bV0AAOSwUElev6KS Kev
  5. I had a similar problem with mine not long after I bought it. I took the brass screw completely out and ran a tap through the hole. I think it is probably due to the alloy "spalling". Cannot remember the size for the life of me possibly 12mm. I will have a look in the morning and get back. K
  6. Local weather report on the electric fish tank maintained there would be "spectacular" sunset this evening. Basically once the orange has gone the grey will appear. Even the crescent moon is looking washed out and feeble. Subsequently no joy here this evening, I'll will have a butchers later but think that even the grab and go set up might be a waste of time.
  7. Kev, with a bit of luck that will coincide with my final-final retirement. Kev
  8. Not too bad here for the coming week, just a shame it don't get dark.
  9. Looks like a bit like"wacky backy" to me; no wonder you can stay awake all night
  10. Hi, I looked at the prices myself and decided a "home brew" set up was preferable to the amount of money being asked. If you are not after a combined USB hub/power distribution set up it might be worth getting the bits and soldering one up yourself. I think mine cost about £20.00. Only caveat is that the polarity has to be correct or you fry your mount electronics.
  11. Peter, Always worth having a look at the below, there have been a few I have seen over the years that have been authenticated on this site. https://fireballs.imo.net/members/imo_view/event/2020/2302?org=imo K
  12. This may be of use: http://astrowolf.at/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Objektkatalog_Messier.pdf K
  13. Gin clear here, but blowing a good half gale. Might get the grab and go out later, no point in setting up the rig as I have no dark due until mid August. Think I need to get into this Ha malarkey.
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