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Forum: Food and Feeders Saturday 26th September 2009, 12:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By SDB777
Question Feeder build plans

Was wondering if anyone is building their own, and if you'd be so kind as to post a few pictures(or email them to me)? I've looked around the 'net to find a lot of plans....none that I like...
Forum: Food and Feeders Saturday 26th September 2009, 12:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By SDB777
I don't think I would have destroyed it.....it is...

I don't think I would have destroyed it.....it is a nice feeder, that has/had a defect.

A little modification to that flap-thing on the back, and all but the krafty-est of squirrels would be...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Sunday 20th September 2009, 10:32
Replies: 1
Views: 1,217
Posted By SDB777
There would be an uprising!! Conforming to...

There would be an uprising!! Conforming to provide the masses a 'standardized' method of attaching tubes to eyepieces!! What would be next?




Scott (cooking meat over fire) B
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Friday 18th September 2009, 11:47
Replies: 3
Views: 2,717
Posted By SDB777
That's some not so good news.... Been digging...

That's some not so good news....

Been digging around on CloudyNights Swap-n-Shop forum for hours this morning, and have come up empty-handed. I'll do some more research today around the 'net to see...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 17th September 2009, 13:08
Replies: 3
Views: 2,717
Posted By SDB777
Question Trying the Meade ETX-70AT

Not sure if this is appropreiate for this section, if not...my apologees.

Thinking my spotting scope to be of inferior quality(it is, feel free to say it, I can), I took my adapter and placed it on...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 15th September 2009, 11:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,531
Posted By SDB777
Outstanding series! It's always nice to get a...

Outstanding series!

It's always nice to get a break from the day to day stuff, glad you were able to get away from it!



Scott (you always amaze me) B
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 12th September 2009, 13:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By SDB777
Had a few moments yesterday where the clouds...

Had a few moments yesterday where the clouds opened up and gave me a little light. With Neil's tips, I was sure to make sure the Macro was set and got the...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Friday 11th September 2009, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By SDB777
Thank you Neil!! I just turned the camera back...

Thank you Neil!!

I just turned the camera back and and indeed the camera has been changed to Scene...could have sworn that it was in Macro. Thanks for the tip on EV setting! I'll start watching...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 6th September 2009, 14:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By SDB777
Thanks for the very fast replies! Lenses all...

Thanks for the very fast replies!

Lenses all clean.....check!
Hot day...............not really what I'd call HOT for central Arkansas-lower 80*F's
Will reset for underexposure by -1/2stop(thanks for...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 6th September 2009, 12:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By SDB777
Question Something is wrong

Not sure where to start? So here is the first light:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c271/SDB777/digiscoping/digiscoped001.jpg
This photo is absolutely untouched, other then moving it from the...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Sunday 23rd August 2009, 11:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By SDB777
With the amount of informative replies, I'm...

With the amount of informative replies, I'm guessing this would be better just as a low grade spotter. Got one of those cheap adaptors coming, only hope it will fit somewhat correctly.

Scott...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Sunday 16th August 2009, 17:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By SDB777
Question It was FREE...can it be used?

While working on my deer leases food plots this year I was offered a few items in exchange for my tractor/plotmaster/labor. I would have done it for free, but they insisted.
I picked this:...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Friday 24th July 2009, 01:36
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By SDB777
Question Do you use eyepieces with your scope set-up?

I was wondering who uses eyepiece(s) with their optics...

If so, what size optic are you using? What is the highest magnification eyepiece you use? And finally, what brand eyepiece is your...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 21st July 2009, 14:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,555
Posted By SDB777
Thanks Paul.... Follow-up question. Would the...

Thanks Paul....

Follow-up question.

Would the dual-speed focuser be of any use on the EON? (Maybe the subject of the photo didn't land on the pre-focused branch you were hoping for...)



Scott...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 21st July 2009, 11:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,802
Posted By SDB777
I like it! I even like the bohek...which is...

I like it!

I even like the bohek...which is normally really wierd with a astro-type optic. Normally it just 'freaks me out'.


What was the distance to the subject? What type of bird is that?
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 21st July 2009, 11:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,555
Posted By SDB777
Are the differences enough to matter?

Good day all!

Comparing these two...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 21st July 2009, 10:55
Replies: 13
Views: 5,801
Posted By SDB777
Just thought I revive this topic. Bill, I too am...

Just thought I revive this topic.

Bill,
I too am planning on the Orion ED 80, but it'll get attached to a Sony a350. Was wondering since the last post showed your first attempts, if you have got...
Forum: Arkansas Sunday 17th May 2009, 10:41
Replies: 2
Views: 16,264
Posted By SDB777
No one that lives in Arkansas knows anywhere to...

No one that lives in Arkansas knows anywhere to go... Honestly, I find that hard to believe. Come on. Starting a small list of places to go and see something different will only help.

#1: Holland...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 13th May 2009, 12:31
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By SDB777
Paul, you are correct the camera is a SX, not...

Paul, you are correct the camera is a SX, not XS....guess I should do better at proof reading. This camera does a optical 20x and a digital 80x. Even with the 20x optic....sometimes it's just not...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 12th May 2009, 15:53
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By SDB777
Question Canon XS10IS

It's what I have....

So here goes, what can I do to make this work? Biggest problem, no threads on the lense and it is big. Would like to put this on a Meade ETX-70(again, it's what I have) and...
Forum: Camera Settings Monday 11th May 2009, 12:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By SDB777
Thank you for the well thought out answer, and...

Thank you for the well thought out answer, and including the math helps me understand it even better!

Scott (usually takes a beating to get it) B
Forum: Camera Settings Sunday 10th May 2009, 16:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By SDB777
Question ?? Aperature question ??

Was wanting to know what happens when the camera is set to f/2.8 and the telescope/optic I'm using is a f/4.0......

#1: Which is the aperature, the f/2.8 or the f/4.0? Or is it actually something...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 10th May 2009, 01:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By SDB777
Feeding time....right now. Scott (seems to be...

Feeding time....right now.


Scott (seems to be extra mouths) B
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 10th May 2009, 01:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By SDB777
I'm going to say this is a "Ruddy Duck" - Oxyura...

I'm going to say this is a "Ruddy Duck" - Oxyura jamaicensis.

Maybe a Baird Sandpiper or Western Sandpiper???? Need to see the legs to be sure.....

Scott (not sure on the other) B
Forum: Sony Friday 8th May 2009, 10:42
Replies: 9
Views: 4,002
Posted By SDB777
Thankfully the Bigma doesn't need the OS for us...

Thankfully the Bigma doesn't need the OS for us Sony owners. The OS is built in to the camera instead of putting the extra weight on the lense!

Have you got your lense yet?



Scott (always the...
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