Don't throw out that old toaster!!
Has your eyepiece case seen better days? Has your pick-n-pluck been plucked one to many times?
In some ways, today’s imported telescope tripods are surprisingly good. Particularly the ubiquitous Chinese 2-inch diameter steel legged jobs. Sadly, however, almost all have a weak link. Their spreaders are pitiful. Unckle Rod just might have found a cure for that...
Trying to corner a long-term concern in the astro-amateur world through the “slanted edge” method
A Fun Night with Three Popular Scopes Observing Jupiter
The market offers many options for low cost wide fields eyepieces, but they don't deliver sharp performance in the outer 20 to 30% of the field. My thoughts and a proposed solution.