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Posts Made By: jeff glancy

September 8, 2003 09:34 AM Forum: Equipment Talk

Mount question??????

Posted By jeff glancy

How is the the capacity of a GEM - or any kind of mount for that matter - determined/calculated? I posted this question on a Yahoo board (probably the wrong one for this type of question), without any luck. Anyone know?
TIA,
Jeff

September 20, 2003 08:55 AM Forum: Binoviewers

Yet another this vs that question.

Posted By jeff glancy

Long story short: have been bitten by the bino bug. There is more data out there then I know what to do with. Would like opinions on the following:
Is the Denk 1 with special coatings worth the extra dough (~$150 - $175) over the Denk 1 Standard. Seeing how the Denk 1 with special coatings which puts you pretty much into the same financial ballpark as the Denk 2. Which of these is the biggest bang for the buck, or is it the Denk 1 standard that is the biggest bang for the buck? Finally how does the Siebert Black Knight stack up againgt the Denk?? Sorry for the stream of consciousness post, butI am soooo confused. This is tougher than deciding on a scope.

December 13, 2003 08:49 AM Forum: Equipment Talk

need some cleaning advice.

Posted By jeff glancy

I recently bought a used 6" d&g. The glass looks to be perfect but the tube has a lot of dust in it. I was thinking of dragging a tack cloth though it, but before I "engage hands before putting brain in gear" does anyone have any advice on perhaps a better way of cleaning it, or for that matter, see a problem with the tackcloth idea?
TIA

October 15, 2006 05:29 AM Forum: AstroMart FAQ

This is probably the dumbest question

Posted By jeff glancy

posted in a long time, but can someone tell me how to see ALL the posts within a given forum?
TIA
JG

October 29, 2007 06:14 AM Forum: Astro-Physics

Pushing my luck??

Posted By jeff glancy

Mewlon 250 and Tec 140 in tandem on a Mach1?? Anyone have a feel as to how far the Mach1 can be pushed? Got called for my credit card number for the Mach1 so the moment must be soon, or should I be kicking myself foe not having sprung for a 900?
TIA

May 30, 2008 06:49 PM Forum: Astro-Physics

Was it my imagination or did anyone else see

Posted By jeff glancy

the ad on A-Mart today under refractors? I think it was 4 or 5 scopes ranging from 206 down to a 130. All yours for $110k. Seller didn't want to split them up. The ad disappeared so fast I'm wondering about what I've been smoking.

September 1, 2008 06:51 AM Forum: Politics

Thanks to Herb and whomever else was responsible f

Posted By jeff glancy

In a very short time, it has made me realize that political inclinations are things best kept to ourselves.

September 3, 2008 03:16 PM Forum: Politics

Hot mike - Peggy Noonan on Sarah Palin

Posted By jeff glancy

http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20080903/pl_politico/20576

Who needs Democrats when you've got this.

September 9, 2008 07:37 PM Forum: Politics

Deficit and the Debt. Really depressing and the winner is...

Posted By jeff glancy

Per the Brookings Institution, by 2018 Obama adds $3.5 Trillion to the debt, only to be outdone by McCain who would add $5 Trillion.
Link:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcclatchy/20080909/pl_mcclatchy/3040652

September 12, 2008 09:00 PM Forum: Politics

Want to know whose lying and about what?

Posted By jeff glancy

Someone's nose is always growing.
University of Pennsylvania fact check site. It's non-partisan:
http://www.factcheck.org/