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About Plantins

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  1. Treat yourself to a 991 GT3 if the budget allows, I've just sold mine to free up some funds for another project. Best car I've ever owned with a fantastic soundtrack when pushing on!
  2. Hi, I have a pair of Skywatcher 182mm rings in black, as new you can have for £22 posted if they'll fit?
  3. Can I have the Moonlite focuser please if you split, I'll send a PM
  4. I'm looking for a Meade Autostar II hand controller for my Meade LX200 if you have one you're willing to sell thanks.
  5. I'm looking for a C14 or a C14 Edge HD, possibly C11 Edge. Not to fussed about the cosmetics of the tube but would like nice clean optics. Drop me a PM if you've anything suitable thanks.
  6. Personally I think Gav's posts & IPhone shots are invaluable! For someone who has the kit and would stand half a chance to see some of these illusive targets, being able to see them as they would look through the eyepiece is great! The Cone nebula for one doesn't appear as I would have anticipated, with these photos at least I know what to look for and will stand a better chance of locating. Keep them coming Gav!
  7. I had the same issue on a C14 Edge, Steve's right it's a protective coating (as far as the C14 Edge is concerned) and could only be seen when the primary was dewed up. It looks very similar to tape, as if there's some been stuck on the primary at some stage. It doesn't look nice though and just looks poorly applied, whether it affects all units I don't know??? I've enclosed a photo of my C14 Edge which I got replaced at the time as no-one knew what it was (approx. 5 years ago) it also had the blue tinge which doesn't show up on this photo. EDIT: Just to add the corrector plate or camera had nothing to do with the blue tinge colour on the primary.
  8. Stu did you get my pm? I've not heard from you.
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