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The eagle has landed!:icon_biggrin: My TSA 120 arrived today and I unboxed it and took a couple of pictures- I can't wait to try it out!

 

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Nce.

 

Enjoy.

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Yummy! Waiting eagerly for first light :) 

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Very much looking forward to your reports with this scope Gerry. Now you just need some NV monoculars 😉

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Looks well out of collimation. :grin:. Seriously though, I've had the chance to use one of these at a dark site, very impressive.   :icon_biggrin:

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It’s a great feeling opening those luscious boxes for the first time... enjoy 😃😃👍👍

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Super scope Gerry - congratulations !
 

I wonder what the performance difference between my shabby but good ED120 and a Tak TSA 120 would be :icon_scratch:

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Excellent Gerry... I am looking forward to your first light review 😀

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Very Nice. 👍

I Wonder how is compares to a SW 🙈🙉🙊

No I will not ask 😀

 

 

Hope you enjoy the views, I see you have a 24 reflector and a 15 " .  So obviously a reflector devote. Welcome to the world of the "Frac" IMO I just prefer the views a quality Frac can give on lunar and planetary.

Enjoy 😀🔭

 

 

 

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Tis a triplet. So it's SW equivalent would be an Esprit 120 I guess. 

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Send me one and I'll compare :icon_biggrin:

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Excellent Gerry! It looks great! 

Looking forward to your first report with this scope! 

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9 hours ago, Timebandit said:

I see you have a 24 reflector and a 15 "

Thanks!

I also have 2 fracs including a SW120ED...:hiding:Actually I am going to thin the line up soon, which might just include 2 scopes, the 24" and the TSA120.

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2 hours ago, jetstream said:

Thanks!

I also have 2 fracs including a SW120ED...:hiding:Actually I am going to thin the line up soon, which might just include 2 scopes, the 24" and the TSA120.

I reckon you might miss the 15” Gerry, 24” is a big beastie. How about the 200mm f3.8? Need that still surely?

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You'd be hard pushed to find any other 5" class apo that will beat it visually Jerry. It's a great scope and a great choice! :headbang:

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7 hours ago, Stu said:

I reckon you might miss the 15” Gerry, 24” is a big beastie. How about the 200mm f3.8? Need that still surely?

Yes, I forgot about the 200mm, it will stay too as it shows things the others can't.  I want to keep the 15" as it is my best scope so far and really versatile- here I go again- not wanting to sell any of them lol!

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27 minutes ago, jetstream said:

Yes, I forgot about the 200mm, it will stay too as it shows things the others can't.  I want to keep the 15" as it is my best scope so far and really versatile- here I go again- not wanting to sell any of them lol!

I reckon that you, if anyone on this forum, has the space to store them!!! :) 

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1 hour ago, jetstream said:

Yes, I forgot about the 200mm, it will stay too as it shows things the others can't.  I want to keep the 15" as it is my best scope so far and really versatile- here I go again- not wanting to sell any of them lol!

Know that feeling well!

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Fracs are easy to store, easy to hide, easy to hoard. Cassegrains next.  

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28 minutes ago, 25585 said:

Fracs are easy to store, easy to hide, easy to hoard. Cassegrains next.  

I completely understand...lol!

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59 minutes ago, Stu said:

I reckon that you, if anyone on this forum, has the space to store them!!! :) 

Yes, I could set each one up in a good observing spot here- there's room for 5 big dobs and a scattering of fracs, and with privacy :icon_biggrin: We could cram about 20 big dobs in here if need be:hiding:

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Nice telescope!

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