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  1. J

    Equipment checklist, your help would be appreciated

    The equipment is in. TSN-883, 25-60 eyepiece, Canon EF attachments, Novagrade double gripper, and Manfrotto 570 Carbon 3 section with the rapid column,Manfrotto 500AH fluid head. First impressions - I'm impressed with the quality of the optics. The fluorite crystal objective and ED glass in...
  2. J

    Equipment checklist, your help would be appreciated

    Thanks Binastro. It's been a very long time since I used my camera on my Meade 12 inch. And yes the tripod that came with mine is a monster. The worm gear motor to track objects is awesome. Again, it's been such a long time for me, but I do recall my old Pentax K1000 being solid as a rock...
  3. J

    Equipment checklist, your help would be appreciated

    Thanks, jring. I will provide more info than folks probably care to know about electronic vs mechanical shutters in a moment. Unless folks are really into photography or are digiscoping with old cameras, this is probably more information than they would ever need. ;-) What I really need...
  4. J

    Equipment checklist, your help would be appreciated

    Thank you for the reply. I'm just about ready to make my purchase but do have two more questions. In response to jring, no the Canon 1d Mark iii are pretty old and only offer a mechanical shutter. I do have mirror lock though. Having never tried my hand a digiscoping, I don't know the impact...
  5. J

    Equipment checklist, your help would be appreciated

    Sorry for the length, I want to provide as much info as I've seen asked for in other posts. I've reviewed many sticky's here on equipment. I'm an experienced photographer with Canon 1d Mark iii pro bodies and L series lenses. I've photographed lots of sports running 24-70 L, 400 f/2.8. I'm...
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