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by akdwivedi
Fri May 14, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Unable to access Highpointscientific.com website
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: Unable to access Highpointscientific.com website

yes.. thats proven. I tried two different ways 1) Use expressVPN and connect to a server in US and then login and it works fine.. 2) Use Browsec extension in chrome which works the same way as VPN and connect to a server outside Singapore and it worked as well. They have some acessories at very good...
by akdwivedi
Tue May 11, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB : Looking for a saddle, dovetail clamp - Bought
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: looking for a saddle, dovetail clamp

Found one from aliexpress.. there were few but I purchased from astroshop https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1949864838.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.5a284c4dCUJe4K Description: Deluxe Vixen clamp w/Brass screw and 2 Locking screws Loading weight 20kgs Length 88mm Height 28mm dovetail upside: 45mm dovetai...
by akdwivedi
Mon May 10, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Unable to access Highpointscientific.com website
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: can you access highpointscientific.com site

thanks,, must be something in my laptop.. or my wifi settings.. I will check this from my mobile connection tomorrow. something is fishy with my network.. I am on starhub fibre as well as mobile and from both I get that error. When I use a VPN software, I am able to access the site. Need to call sta...
by akdwivedi
Mon May 10, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Unable to access Highpointscientific.com website
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Unable to access Highpointscientific.com website

I cant access their website at all. everytime I try, I get an error

Error 1020 Ray ID: 64d0f401cf885621 • 2021-05-10 06:01:28 UTC
Access denied

I have checked my browser, firewall but the site is not blocked at all..

Can you access the site.

cheers
Andy
by akdwivedi
Mon May 03, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Mirror shift/flop on SCT, What you say?
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: Mirror shift/flop on SCT, What you say?

will adding an external focusser like crayford focusser behind the optical path work for SCT? that will reduce the need to use the traditional focusser which moves the mirror.

something like this - https://agenaastro.com/articles/guides/ ... r-sct.html
by akdwivedi
Sun May 02, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: AZ Mount Options
Replies: 0
Views: 106

AZ Mount Options

Hi, I have a nexstar 6SE.. and recently I thought of trying a C8, but it appears that though nexstar 6/8 share the same mount, the C8 pushes the mount to its limits. Any recommendations/options to upgrade..I have never used a GEM.. I would have something which simplifies the entire process of alignm...
by akdwivedi
Sat May 01, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB : Looking for a saddle, dovetail clamp - Bought
Replies: 1
Views: 176

WTB : Looking for a saddle, dovetail clamp - Bought

Anyone has a spare dovetail clamp/saddle to let go.

Update: the telescope has a vixen/celestron dovetail so the clamp has to be support Vixen dovetails.
by akdwivedi
Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Skywatcher 102Mak
Replies: 0
Views: 166

WTS: Skywatcher 102Mak

selling a very new Skywatcher 102Mak. Its still in the box.. took it out of wrapping to check if there is any damage to optics during shipping. Comes with visual back, diagaonal and red dot finder.

Price: $250.

Self collect at 119174. Please PM me at Nine4five67four1four.

thanks
Andy
by akdwivedi
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Skywatcher Star Adventurer Tripod
Replies: 0
Views: 516

Skywatcher Star Adventurer Tripod

selling a brand new skywatcher star adventurer tripod.. Got it from shopee for S$127.. But later I realized that my photo tripod is enough to handle the star adventurer.. so letting this go.

Please PM me @ nine four 5 six 7 four 1 four if you would like to get this.

cheers
Andy