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My New (used) Tak FS-128

Started by Needtoys, 11/04/2006 06:18PM
Posted 11/04/2006 06:18PM | Edited 11/06/2006 04:17AM Opening Post
I never thought I'd own a setup like this. I've waited 20 years. I picked up the scope and Sbig ST-8i w/color wheel,along with other goodies, from Stu Forster today. The mount came from Sean Walker of Sky&Tell Mag.
I also received the Losmandy MA so when the weather breaks I'll be replacing my LX200 in my observatory with the G-11/Tak setup.
I have to machine a plate to mount my parallax rings and 80ED as a guide scope.

Any body need a mint 8" LX200 with all the trimmings? wink

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Posted 11/05/2006 03:22PM #1
Posted 11/06/2006 06:07PM #2
Nice scope! Enjoy!

Joel Falk in Kansas, USA
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Posted 11/06/2006 06:54PM #3
Nice, very nice. I like those wings in the back also.
Posted 12/05/2006 02:34PM #4
Bob,
It is always so nice to see a person realize a dream. That is a beautiful set-up and I am very happy for you.
Best Wishes,
Dan

Danny Halstead
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