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Thursday December 4th 2014

‘Diary’ Archives

Diary of a new telescope owner- part 2

I posted a garbled email from and upon request the sent it back in german which a friend kindly translated ( thanks yvonne!). Here is the translation! So how come i get charged for something that never worked? Surely this comes under fit for purpose? Hmmm will continue the ping pong of international email and see what happens [...]

Diary of a new Telescope owner

Diary of a new Telescope owner

So I have this telescope. A Meade LXD75.  A cool present indeed. But setting it up is rather intimidating. Right from the start I knew I was in trouble because as it became clear that the author of the assembly instructions didn't appreciate just how basic the instructions needed to be. Here I am 6 months on I'm still setting it up properly. [...]