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DaveGibbons

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  1. Jules you are spot on with those comments. The F10 4" Tal are superb achromats . Great buy Ian! cheers Dave
  2. Hi, I have an immaculate Skywatcher ed100 pro along with an earlier black version HEQ5 mount , Not goto it's the older version with just 3 speed hand controller. It has upgraded 2" dia Stainless tripod legs and mount is in great condition a few little marks on it but it is a perfect rock solid match to the refractor. Much lighter than the eq6 but much beefier than an eq5 . I am thinking of getting a bit more aperture and may be interested to trade . The Ed100 is full factory kit with Aluminum case . Comes with 9x50 finder and 2" diagonal along with 2" 28mm eyepice . Totally unblemished with perfect optic. I attach a few pics I took yesterday (had a quick look at the winter sun , I have a solar filter I would include. I am not a million miles away in Southport Merseyside . I don't mind traveling or meeting up . Anyway let me know your thoughts ! Cheers Dave
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    Celestron CPC800 GPS XLT**SOLD**

    **Now Sold**
  4. DaveGibbons

    Celestron CPC800 GPS XLT**SOLD**

    Have sent reply Steve!
  5. DaveGibbons

    Celestron CPC800 GPS XLT**SOLD**

    Reduced to £875 .
  6. Hi all, I have for sale my CPC800 full set up in as new condition. It is a superb bit of kit with integral GPS and SkyAlign technology. Simple to set up and very accurate . Optics are excellent , have a few specs of dust with use but are untouched as they should be. I won't go into full blurb as you can all look that up for yourselves! I have added 2" Baader visual back with compression ring coupled to a superb Altair Astro 2" 10th wave dialectric diagonal. Also comes with flexible dew shield and a Maplins regulated dc power supply that is a must for this scope. The scope is just over 2 years old originally from First light optics and I am the 2nd owner and have had the scope for 9months. It has performed faultlessly in that time and is a fantastic all round easy to live with bit of kit. Don't have packaging and original manual was misplaced by first owner but instruction manual is online at Celestron's website.. It is an easy scope to use though! Any questions please ask ! This is 2k worth of kit new..I m selling for £875 collected. Please note not looking for offers , it is in pristine condition (I take pride in keeping my kit immaculate) apart from a few dust specs. First to see will buy of that I am sure! I live in Southport Merseyside and you are welcome to pop in and take a look if local enough. Please message me or drop an e-mail to Davetracey2009@btinternet.com Cheers, Dave
  7. i knew it was a keen price.! ***SALE PENDING*** *****NOW SOLD********
  8. Hi all, Selling Whole set up. Skywatcher 150 Mak Pro in superb nick. Fantastic optics for moon and planets. Comes with 2" visual back and 125" compression adapter and Astrozap dew shield. Extremely well collimated and optics clean and unmarked apart from a few dust specs as you would expect.Usual set screw marks on dovetail. It's mated to an upgraded eq5 delux mount all as new . I have fitted brand new 2" steel tripod and a superb ADM vixen/losmondy dual fitting puck and saddle makes for a rock steady mount. I use it with dual manual controls as a high powered grab n go set up (allowing for cooldown of course). 9x50 finder. no other accessories . Add up the cost of the bits ..selling for £395 a very keen price! No offers or swaps and buyer needs to collect from Southport Merseyside. Any questions just ask! cheers Dave
  9. Hi Dave, A dream come true indeed. Rare as hens teeth those tripods ! Fantastic scope for a confirmed refractor nut like you . Wish I had one ! Cheers Dave
  10. Sale Pending...must be a record 2 minutes !!!
  11. Am selling my as new 6 month old Starwave 152 refractor v2 latest version with 3" rotatable dual speed focuser. An absolutely superb rich field scope that gives stunning unobstructed views and has a magnificent objective that gives excellent lunar and planetary views as well.go to Altair's website and see the comments. I have a review in the equipment forum see below. Selling for personal reasons ..looking for collection but do have original packaging. I am loath to post as why risk it? Price i £550 to any SGL member , Scope is pristine and as new with spot on collimation. OTA only does not come with diagonal or finderscope or mount! any questions please ask. cheers Dave
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    EQ5 DELUXE BRAND NEW TRIPOD

    now sold !
  13. Hi all, I received a brand new white eq5 deluxe mount from Rother Valley optics last week and the still boxed tripod is not required as I already have one . This is the white larger 1.75 " tubular stainless steel version . very rigid and comes with head mounting and eyepiece spreader -all there. will fit EQ5 -CG5 and I think later heq5 mounts. £60 plus postage.. you can of course collect if you wish from Southport Merseyside...It is still in packaging but will post pic if required ..but it is spanking new! Please PM me if interested. thanks Dave.
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