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About astro_al

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  1. I have ended up with two of these after purchasing a binoviewer, so one is up for sale. In very good condition. £38 delivered to a UK address. Bank transfer preferred. Thanks for looking. Al
  2. Now sold. Please archive, thank you.
  3. Now £225 delivered to a U.K. address. Going on UKABS tomorrow.
  4. Adapter is sale pending.
  5. Adapter is still available for anyone with WO binoviewers wanting to use a T2 diagonal. £23 delivered. Al
  6. Replied. Sale pending.
  7. Thanks @AdeKing
  8. I bought these used last year. They came with what I presume is the 1.6x barlow but I have never used it. No eyepieces but they did come with an adapter that allows them to be used with T2 accessories i.e. a T2 diagonal. I used them with a Baader prism diagonal and a 2.6x glasspath corrector for lunar an planetary. I believe the clear aperture is 20mm. When they came to me they were out of collimation. When I took off the plastic covers the cement holding in one of the prisms had been removed to reveal the small screws used for alignment. One of the previous owners obviously needed to recollimate and in the end it was pretty easy for me to realign while at the eyepiece - just needed a small screwdriver and a little patience. Asking £100 delivered to a U.K. address for the binoviewers and the barlow. £120 to include the adapter. Thanks for looking. Al
  9. I have switched to a driven equatorial mount for my larger scope so this is now surplus to requirements. In good condition with one exception - I was attempting to re-tap the M6 holes on one of the saddle connectors to M8 and the bit broke in the hole. This means you won’t be able to use the mount for dual mounting unless you replace one of the connectors (attached to the arm with two grub screws). Alternative would be to drill and tap two new holes at 90 degrees to the original ones. Holes have been covered with small pieces of black tape to hide the broken bit and keep things neat visually. Price has been set to reflect this damage and if you only plan to mount one scope at a time then grab a bargain. Includes counterweight bar and an ADM vixen-style saddle. I also added a spacer to the base to make it flat for my tripod, but this could be knocked off if required. Tripod connection is 3/8”. Price is £225 plus delivery - which will be £25 via Royal Mail or you may want to arrange your own courier or local collection in person is OK too. Thanks for looking. Al
  10. What did the postman bring?

    Yes, they are the same ones. The plan to wait for the Maxbright MK IIs went out of the window 😁
  11. What did the postman bring?

    New binoviewers! Looking forward to trying them out
  12. Driven Mount for a 120mm Refractor

    Hi Franck, That is a really nice looking setup. Unfortunately a 10 Micron Mount is well outside of my budget. Maybe something for the future. Al