bhenderson50 wrote:Looks like you have got yourself a fine scope there.
Ah that's good news!! Phew! I was kind'a worried I'd get laughed at 'cos I bought it a bit blind. (Unless of course it was you who sold me it!! )
bhenderson50 wrote:The tripod will be necessary though, so if it is broken, we should have a look at it to see if it can be repaired. If not, you should probably look to procure a new one
I'd gathered that really, I couldn't imagine getting very far by holding it in a seafaring manner!! The tripod works to a certain degree it's just the clips that hold the telescopic legs are broken. Nothing a bit of Gaffer tape won't provide a short term cure for.
bhenderson50 wrote:[or even better, an equatorial mount].
bhenderson50 wrote:why don't you bring it along to the next meeting?
Fully intend to Bob! At the earliest available opportunity.