EQUIPMENT FESTIVAL 2015 (29TH NOVEMBER SUNDAY)!!!

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EQUIPMENT FESTIVAL 2015 (29TH NOVEMBER SUNDAY)!!!

Post by rcj » Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:58 pm

Hi all!

Here’s an exciting event that is here once again! Remember the SINGASTRO Equipment Festivals of the year 2002 and 2006? We will have one (it’s been 9 years!) in TWO WEEKS time! Yes! EF2015 is here!

If you have astronomy equipment to let go, sell, donate, etc, please bring them all to the event! Otherwise, nevermind if you have nothing to sell, come and buy them! That year-end bonus has to go somewhere! :P

Or, even better, come and mingle around, chat with the people, drool at the equipment on display, et al. It will be a great social activity to make new friends, catch up with old ones, in the local astronomy community! And if you are keen to volunteer some refreshments, feel free to let us know too! Nevertheless last but not least, we will need to thank Kelvin Ng (catalysm) for making this event possible!

Here are the details for EF2015:

Venue: Queens Condominium (Clubhouse Function Room, it is by the pool side)
Date: 29th November 2015 (Sunday)
Time: 10AM to 2PM (but better come early if you wanna grab the best deals!)
Contact Person: Kelvin Ng nine7three19five24
Admission: Free!!! But please reply in this thread or PM to indicate you are coming, so that we can anticipate the numbers.

How to Get There: Best is to come via public transport - MRT. Stop at Queenstown MRT and you can just walk to the condominium, which is just beside the MRT! Otherwise please contact Kelvin Ng at nine7three19five24. If you cannot get Kelvin on that day, you can also try to contact me, or Gavin (starfinder). Thanks and SEE YOU THERE!

Update: You are also welcome to set up your solar scopes next to the pool. Solar gazing!

Cautionary Note:: This event's MAIN PURPOSE is to provide an opportunity for socializing within the local astronomy community and viewing of astronomy equipment. Technically, NO CASH TRANSACTIONS are allowed. So it is highly advisable if u are keen on any item, please do the transaction DISCREETLY with the buyer (or through ibanking, atm transfer, or outside the premises at prearranged times, etc).

For sellers and buyers: We will be using 8mm-diameter silver circular stickers to indicate items on sale. There will then be a way for buyers to spot which items are genuinely on sale, and which ones aren't. For sellers, please collect these stickers from me on that day.

26th November Update: There will be an opportune group photo taking session towards the end of EF2015. Will hope that everyone continue to stay on for the photo taking session if u can!


Attendees Listing (Update as of 26 November):

1) catalysm
2) starfinder
3) michaelmathews
4) yleeyufang
5) ivan
6) sanjay
7) antares2063
8) rcj
9) shu
10) Jingyi
11) cychan
12) garygoh
13) KKK26
14) tachyon
15) marina
16) peterloo
17) Devansh
18) Rong'en
19) YK
20) ebeyonder
21) PK
22) samlee
23) Rai
24) ausrex
25) Zong Yang
26) Rong Ting
27) Thomas
28) kochu
29) beginner
30) Guohui
31) Chee Guan
32) aherpe
33) superiorstream
34) airconvent (will attend if I can)
35) Great Red Spot
36) Clifford60
37) wucheeyiun
38) Bergkamp_
39) dysam
40) thlightbrigade
41) depardeuz
42) chris
43) ykchia
44) Anne
45) Kenneth
46) Mibmom
47) coolcat


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Re: EQUIPMENT FESTIVAL 2015 (29TH NOVEMBER SUNDAY)!!!

Post by Tachyon » Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:00 pm

I've been wondering when this event is going to happen! I've got stuff to clear!

Will be there with my goods - priced to sell!

Need to drive there as some of the items are quite bulky/heavy.

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Re: EQUIPMENT FESTIVAL 2015 (29TH NOVEMBER SUNDAY)!!!

Post by haejae » Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:48 pm

aww man i cant go:(((

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Post by shirox » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:33 pm

Wow nice!!!!! sadly I have to work on that day. Buy and sell more stuff!
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Post by rcj » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:37 pm

come come come! time to catch up with everyone too!!
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Re: EQUIPMENT FESTIVAL 2015 (29TH NOVEMBER SUNDAY)!!!

Post by antares2063 » Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:12 am

Will go...got some small stuff to sell :)

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Post by Airconvent » Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:26 am

Nice , Remus! As quoted from StarcraftII "IT'S ABOUT TIME!" The event brings back memories. So many "lost" faces in those photos..maybe we will see them again, older, fatter and wiser..haha. Remus, you bringing the Questar? There's been some interest in it recently :)
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Post by rcj » Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:38 am

Definitely have things to sell, Rich. will u be coming?
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Post by Mariner » Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:59 am

Add me in for now. Got a few nick nacks to sell.
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Re: EQUIPMENT FESTIVAL 2015 (29TH NOVEMBER SUNDAY)!!!

Post by acc » Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:53 pm

Will be in Japan... U guys have fun!
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