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by CarlDD
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Thanks Mark and Merlin

The end result has been worth the effort.

Best Regards

Carl
by CarlDD
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

During the last month I've completed the modification of my Double Stack as follows:- First - Removal of the Red Glass ERF from the Primary Etalon ( that is the 2005 Coronado SM90 etalon closest to the scope ) doing this resulted in a brighter image as there is now only a single Red Glass ERF at the...
by CarlDD
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Concept model of new 12" Solar Newton
Replies: 51
Views: 7907

Re: Concept model of new 12" Solar Newton

Hi Bill

Your Solar Newtonian looks to be a superb example of the ATM'ers art.

I hope you get to spend some quality time with both the Lunt and Solar Newtonian.

Best Wishes

Carl
by CarlDD
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Attached photo of Richview tuner showing holes for lens / filter wrench and Double Stack showing TV101 OTA with Coronado SM90 and Meade SM90.
by CarlDD
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Hi Merlin For the Meade Richview unit that is a possibility, I see that there are a pair holes on opposite sides of the tuner ( adjascent to the 2nd T of instruments and 2nd O of Coronado in attached photo ) looks to me would fit a filter wrench. But I'm a bit timid when it comes to disassembling th...
by CarlDD
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Hello I thought I'd give an update on my progress. First was the purchase of the CO.AP190 that threads onto the front of a Coronado SM90 allowing the Meade Richview SM90 to be threaded in front. Remarkably cheep at GBP 35.oo and a perfect fit. Tilt Tuning followed:- first the Tilt for the Coronado S...
by CarlDD
Sun May 14, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Hi Mark

Thanks.

Your web site is an excellent place to visit.

Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Fri May 12, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Hi Bob Thanks for the reply, I appreciate your input and will implement Plan B. My Blocking Filter is a Pre Meade BF10, I replaced the rusty ITF with a Maier Photonics ITF a few years ago and since then have used it with a Beloptic UV/IR cut filter in front to ensure minimum thermal cycling and hope...
by CarlDD
Mon May 08, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Re: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Thanks Merlin

Hopefully removing one ERFwill recover a little of the lost brightness.

Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Sun May 07, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90
Replies: 16
Views: 1930

Request advice on double stacking a new Meade SM90 to Coronado SM90

Hello Solar Chat Assistance required in how to remove the Red Glass ERF from a Coronado SM90 and from a Meade SM90. Way back in 2005 I purchased my Coronado SM90 and T-Max Tuner, it threaded straight onto the objective cell of my TV101 and has served me well all these years. I recently acquired a Me...
by CarlDD
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: Beloptic ND3/IR/Pol Filter for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 806

Beloptic ND3/IR/Pol Filter for sale

Hello I've sold my Herschel Wedge and this filter is sitting unused. 1.25 inch Bel Optic ND3/IR/Pol filter with case good used condition, 2 years old. Reduced to £ 65 including first class postage within the UK. I can post from the UK until 9th March. Best Regards Carl http://www.astrobuysell.com/uk...
by CarlDD
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: 52mm IDAS UHB-RS White Light Solar Filter -
Replies: 0
Views: 690

52mm IDAS UHB-RS White Light Solar Filter -

Hello folks, I’ve decided to sell some of the items I don’t use. I tried this 52mm IDAS UHB-RS white light filter and was so impressed I bought the larger 82mm version and sold the herschel Wedge I had been using. Now I can sell on this small IDAS filter. The received wisdom that front mounted glass...
by CarlDD
Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

Sold to Pete.
Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

Sale pending to Pete.
Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

Hi Folks

another chance to sell my SM40, TMax and BF5 plus case and step down rings.

New price is £575 posted in UK.

I'll be able to post from Edinburgh when I arrive on Tuesday 28th Feb or Guildford from 6th March until 10th March then I'm out of the UK again.

Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

Withdrawn

Might try again in 3 months.

Best Regards

Carl
by CarlDD
Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Getting To Grips With The HaT - 5th April
Replies: 27
Views: 1119

Re: Getting To Grips With The HaT - 5th April

Hi Mark

Lovely images, just curious, I'm not familiar with th T part of HaT, what does T designate ?

Ahh.....

I googled and found the Airylab HaT system - impressive - good luck with it.

Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

Hi Mark
Thanks for the bump.
Best Regards
Carl
by CarlDD
Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:07 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

Re: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

Final Reduction to £550.00
by CarlDD
Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5
Replies: 9
Views: 1921

For Sale Coronado SM40, TMax 40 & BF5

For Sale my Coronado, Pre Meade, SM40, TMax 40, BF5 plus adaptes for TV101 & Borg 77 for £ 650.oo Retiring so no longer need a travel set of Coronado SM40 Etalon, the matching TMax 40 Tilt Tuner and Blocking Filter BF5, adapters and step down rings allowing use with TV101 and Borg 77 plus Coronado c...
by CarlDD
Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:43 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: Variety of Coronado Adapters
Replies: 1
Views: 679

Re: Variety of Coronado Adapters

Hi Mark
I PM'd you regarding one of the adapters.
Best Regards
Carl