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your most used scope

Started by bwm1359, 09/06/2013 06:15PM
Posted 10/11/2013 07:14PM #10
This is my usual scope choice.

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Posted 10/14/2013 11:33AM #11
My most used telescope is the Takahashi FS-152. Love the fluorite doublet refractors.
Posted 10/25/2013 03:13AM #12
This will probably be my new most used scope! All I need now is to get it one a particular Great Polaris mount.

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Just a few thoughts:

8) FS-152SV sitting in the office
grin Japanes super lucky zen observatory garden
:S Meade ETX-90 finder scope position
shocked Hino Optical Mizar 120SL observatory model
:C SR-4mm eyepiece with a 3x barlow in a 60mm refractor
8O Zeiss Victory 7x42 SFs
wink Having over 135 vintage oculars to play with
smile My life surrounded by wonderful friends and impeccable optics
Posted 10/27/2013 05:05AM #13
I have a 5 inch refractor, 10 inch and 17.5 inch dobs. The one used the most is the Z10 dob because it gives me some aperture and is still (even at 59 yrs old) easy for me to deploy quickly. I observe from my Bortle 5 backyard, and we make occasional trips to a Bortle 2 area about 2 to 3 hours away. Even then I tend to take the Z10 because of its ease to stow in the van. We plan to either move to or at least buy a second smaller home in the Bortle 2 area, so that is likely where the 17.5 will find its home and be used much more.
Posted 10/30/2013 11:24AM #14
My most used scope is my Tak FSQ106N, the flat field view it provides is addicting and now paired with a Leica ASPH and a Losmandy GM-8 (digital drive), it is a simple, easy to setup and use system that keeps me grabbing it instead of a larger scope.
Rex
Posted 11/25/2013 10:25AM #15
8" f/7 Dob mounted Newtonian.