(Updated) Eyepiece storage bottles. Now taking orders.

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(Updated) Eyepiece storage bottles. Now taking orders.

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Hi all,

We are now taking orders for these bolt-style eyepiece bottles. This is an economical solution (vs an eyepiece case) for storing your individual eyepieces while you're on the move.

(If you were to get them yourself, these bottles are sold between US$3 and US$7 each in the US, and shipping to Singapore is usually a minimum of US$5 for even the most basic airmail from any respected US dealer)

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The following sizes are available :

(*updated : replaced general description with exact dimensions. Thanks for bringing it up, Vin Snr)

Size 1 : Internal Diameter = 1.4", Height = 1.9" - 2.5"
S$6.00 each

Size 2 : Internal Diameter = 1.6", Height = 3.2" - 4.7"
S$6.00 each

Size 3 : Internal Diameter = 2.0", Height = 3.2" - 4.7"
S$8.00 each

Size 4 : Internal Diameter = 2.5", Height = 3.2" - 4.7"
S$10.00 each

Size 5 : Internal Diameter = 2.5", Height = 4.7" - 7.0"
S$12.00 each

Size 6 : Internal Diameter = 3.1", Height = 4.7" - 7.0"
S$14.00 each


Prices are nett and for self collection at Toa Payoh Central only. Payment will be cash on collection.

Closing date for placement of firm orders : Monday 2nd February 2004, 23:59

Thanks for looking.
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Samuel, can you give their ID and height range for each type of cases? Easier for buyers to decide that way. For example for my Pentax 21XL, I am not sure whether should I get size 3 or size 4. If you have the ID and height, I can measure the eyepiece myself and buy one accordingly.

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Have replaced general description with the exact dimensions above.
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Hi Sam,

Can you provide some info on the type and properties of the plastic material used. Is is the same as those Meade eyepiece containers?

Also, are there eyepiece filter cases available for 1.25 " & 2"?

Thanks.

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Can you provide some info on the type and properties of the plastic material used. Is is the same as those Meade eyepiece containers?

Also, are there eyepiece filter cases available for 1.25 " & 2"?
The bottles are made of 'Polypropylene'. Though probably not from the same source as where Meade gets theirs, these bottles (1) look like them and (2) work the same way as them.

Yes, boxes for 1.25" filters are available. S$4.00 each if ordered by the same dateline Monday 2nd February 23:59. See picture below.
2" filter boxes are not currently available.

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Hi,
Size 1 : Internal Diameter = 1.4", Height = 1.9" - 2.5"
What do you mean that Height = 1.9" - 2.5"??? Is it mean that it can accept a eyepiece up to 2.5" in length?? Or it is the length of the bottle??

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weixing wrote:Hi,
Size 1 : Internal Diameter = 1.4", Height = 1.9" - 2.5"
What do you mean that Height = 1.9" - 2.5"??? Is it mean that it can accept a eyepiece up to 2.5" in length?? Or it is the length of the bottle??

Thanks and have a nice day.
Weixing, it means the bottle can still be close when it's 2.5" in length. Remember that the bottle is a screw-on type......so the more you screw it in, the shorter it gets. 1.9" would means the length of the bottle when it is fully screwed-in. 2.5" would means the maximum it goes before you reach an unsecure screw-on.

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What do you mean that Height = 1.9" - 2.5"??? Is it mean that it can accept a eyepiece up to 2.5" in length?? Or it is the length of the bottle??
Yup, it's like what Vin Snr said.
( Thanks Vin Snr, you deserve a Harlequin Astro. T-shirt :lol: )

Here are some pictures to help you understand better.

Speers-Waler 10, MaxView 40 and a Size 3 bottle
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MaxView 40 in the Size 3 bottle
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Speers-Waler 10 in the same Size 3 bottle
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Hope this helps.
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