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Posts Made By: Kurt Casby

December 11, 2006 06:49 PM Forum: Bad to the Bone Autos

My Fords!

Posted By Kurt Casby

grin

I was surprised to find that some fellow astro nuts are also car nuts. Or, is it that some car nuts are also astro nuts?

I got two new Fords on 3/01/06. I think they are bad to the bone!!

What do you think (no crashes yet!)

Clear Skies,
Clear Roads,
Kurt

December 13, 2006 06:20 PM Forum: Bad to the Bone Autos

My Dodges

Posted By Kurt Casby

What the heck, everybody already hates me. grin

Clear Skies,
Kurt

January 5, 2007 10:42 AM Forum: Meade

Meade 16" LX200GPS Pier HELP???

Posted By Kurt Casby

Hi All,

I have been assigned the task of having a pier constructed for our club's 16" Meade LX200GPS. We cannot simply order a Meade pier as this will be mounted on an existing (short) concrete pier. Basically I need to have a short pier made to spec.

I have been having a difficult time determining the measurement of the bolt circle that holds the scope base to the pier. I have written Meade with the typical no response (more than once!). I have also located an image of a blueprint of the Meade pier on the Yahoo group relating to this scope. The trouble with the image is that the key information (the dimensions of the bolt circle) is not clearly legible in the image.

Can anyone help here with a definitive answer on the diameter of the bolt circle that holds the fork base of a 16" LX200GPS to the pier (or the tripod, as it uses the same bolts!)?? I would very much appreciate any help.

Thank You,
Clear Skies,
Kurt

June 10, 2007 10:18 PM Forum: Bad to the Bone Autos

Re: 94 Heritage Special FLSTN and TeleVue 76

Posted By Kurt Casby

David Hawkins said:

Here is a shot of my '94 Harley-Davidson FLSTN and my TeleVue 76 on a Gibraltar with Sky Commander.

And yes, that setup does travel with the motorcycle sometimes.


Nice Stuff David!

When I read your description I was wondering how the hell you got your Harley and the TV76 on that poor Gibraltar! :-)

Clear Skies,
Kurt

December 22, 2006 03:43 PM Forum: Bad to the Bone Autos

Good daily driver/scope hauler?

Posted By Kurt Casby

The Cayman is one sweet car! I think you *might* be able to get a 10" portaball in it, *or* two people, but not simultaneously! But otherwise it would be a great daily driver!

Clear Skies,
Kurt

January 4, 2007 10:06 PM Forum: Bad to the Bone Autos

1600+ PFERDESTARKE!

Posted By Kurt Casby

Wow Joe,

Nice Trio! I've never even seen a CL65 around here!

I owned an SL65 for a year or so before I 'downsized', scary fast!

I once hauled a 25" Obsession telescope in my wife's Cayenne Turbo (only 450hp) before she sold it. Now, that was a fast scope! grin

Attached is a picture of my 911 Turbos, both gone now! sad

Thanks for sharing the pics! Have fun, but be careful! 8)

Clear Skies,
Kurt

January 7, 2007 03:52 PM Forum: Meade

Meade 16" LX200GPS Pier HELP???

Posted By Kurt Casby

Nevermind folks, I found the information.

Clear Skies,
Kurt