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Jeff Newland

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2009, 08:32:56 PM »
Some Green laser pointers on sale at Astronomics:
http://www.astronomics.com/main/product.asp/catalog_name/Astronomics/category_name/RBPQG82R6FQL9JTCS88EVAS1G3/product_id/MGLP

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We bought all Meade had left, over 700 pieces, are passing the savings onto you. Get one while you can. At this price, they won't last long.

Clear Skies,
Mike
www.astronomics.com

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2009, 07:29:49 PM »
Does anyone have a red headlamp for sale, or know where I can get one?
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe" Carl Sagan

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2009, 07:37:32 PM »
Does anyone have a red headlamp for sale, or know where I can get one?

Fleet Farm usually has red LED caplights.  They may be a little bright for astronomy purposes.

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2009, 08:19:29 PM »
I think I got mine from Target. Its an energizer, 2 white, 1 red LEDs. It is perhaps a bit too bright, but not terrible.

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2009, 01:20:12 AM »
I got mine (Cats Eyes) on line. I actually got two pair, red light only, fifteen bucks apiece. I use them both for observing, the one on the cap for messing with the lenses, drawing objects or finding something, and the other one is a backup that I put in my hand for reading or looking at star charts. They are pretty handy, use the 2016 round flat batteries and are "bright" only when I put brand new batteries in them and they usually last at least a couple months. And that's a lot of use. Those of you that know me can vouch for that.

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #20 on: April 03, 2009, 12:29:11 PM »
Jonathan Tomshine was put on a wait-list for an Astro-Physics Mach1GTO mount a year or two ago. It's now available for him to purchase, but he doesn't need it.  Does anyone want his spot in line?  It's pricey, but well-reviewed.  Here's a link: http://www.astro-physics.com/index.htm?products/mounts/mach1gto/mach1gto
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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2009, 11:36:30 PM »
I just saw this on Criagslist: http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/for/1106164061.html
It's a 102mm refractor. Supposedly very nice optics, but the tripod could use wooden legs to dampen vibration. Anyway, seems like a great deal, but I just got my C80ED.

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2009, 07:35:13 AM »
My buddy Christian Myrah has one just like it. It is a very nice scope.

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2009, 10:58:14 AM »
We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened.  -- Huck Finn

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2009, 04:40:30 PM »
Sky Watcher Telescopes on sale/instant rebate now.  Looks like some good deals... if you have the money.  :)

Here is the Astronomics Sky Watcher instant rebate page...

http://www.astronomics.com/main/category.asp/catalog_name/Astronomics/category_name/D7LDE177TBT19MGXKK7A1HM683/Page/1

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Meade Super Wedge - FREE
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2009, 02:31:40 PM »
I just recently upgraded to a Milburn Wedge and no longer have the need for my old Meade Super Wedge. If anyone would like to have it just let me know and I will happily hand it over to you.

FYI - After using it and becoming familiar with doing polar alignment you will want to upgrade to a better wedge. But to understand doing polar alignment this is a safe no cost way to start. I believe it will work with LX90's also, I used it on my LX200.
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Re: Meade Super Wedge - FREE
« Reply #26 on: October 21, 2009, 09:53:53 PM »
John, our club has a 12" LX200 (affectionately referred to as Elvis). You could hold onto it for now in case members want to try it with that scope.

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Re: Meade Super Wedge - FREE
« Reply #27 on: October 21, 2009, 10:54:29 PM »
Will do. Thanks.
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Lasers on Sale - Black Friday deal
« Reply #28 on: November 25, 2009, 11:08:03 AM »
See the coupon code in the below e-mail newsletter for 20% off at laserglow.com through Friday 11/27. 

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Re: Time to Buy
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2009, 09:47:23 AM »
Amazon has Celestron SkyMaster 15x70's for $50. That's as good a price as I've ever seen. Just keep in mind that they can come mis-collimated so you may have to return a pair or even two. But if you get a good pair, you'll see lots.