Sky-Watcher 120mm F8.3 Achromatic Refractor OTA

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Sky-Watcher 120mm F8.3 Achromatic Refractor OTA

Postby weixing » Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:21 am

Hi,
The Sky-Watcher 120mm F8.3 Achromatic Refractor OTA arrive today afternoon. The sky was still quite clear and sunny after I receive the package, but clouds start to gather once I start to unpack it. Sorry for the clouds and raining nights. Anyway, it’s better to be today rather than weekend night, right??? =P =P =P

By the way, the OTA come in a Bushnell box... Hmm... :roll: ??? Hope he didn't give me a Bushnell scope. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Anyway, only the OTA is in the white box and all other items that include in the OTA is package beside the white box with bubble wrapping material. Overall, quite well protected.
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Postby weixing » Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:31 am

The OTA package include:
1. Sky-Watcher 120mm F8.3 Achromatic Refractor OTA,
2. 9x50mm Straight-through Finder with bracket,
3. 2" to 1.25" adapter,
4. 2" Star Diagonal with 1.25" adapter,
5. 25mm Super Plossl and 10mm Super Plossl,
6. Collimating eyepiece,
7. Some tools,
8. Tube ring and
9. Dovetail
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Postby weixing » Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:35 am

The OTA is package without the dewshield and is less than 90cm in length.
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Postby Airconvent » Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:42 am

wah...congrats on your new toy wx!
hope to be able to see it in action soon....
now all you need to do is paint it white, slap on a Singapore Polytechnic logo (which looks like a certain japanese brand logo from afar!) and you can pretend its a Fluorite Apo scope! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

ps can take another photo with OTA unwrapped or not? :wink:
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Postby starfinder » Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:25 am

Hey Weixing, which dealer did you buy the Skywatcher from, and what was the shipping method and costs?

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Postby weixing » Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:14 am

Hi,
Hey Weixing, which dealer did you buy the Skywatcher from, and what was the shipping method and costs?

I get directly from local vendor McGill.

Have a nice day.
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Postby weixing » Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:18 am

The refractor is come with a objective cap to cover the objective lens when the dewshield is not in place, but the cap is not very fit and can come out quite easily.
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Postby Tachyon » Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:33 am

Well, I guessed it! The sudden thunderstorm yesterday didn't come from nowhere! I expect it to see virgin light this weekend! Please specify date and time!

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Postby weixing » Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:43 am

The dewshield is also nicely wrapped to prevent scratches.
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Postby kayheem » Thu Nov 17, 2005 10:21 am

Err... perhaps the loose objective cap is meant to be used on the dew shield instead?

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