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    Default New here from Sydney



    Hi there,

    I did what a lot of people did and rushed out and got a telescope years ago and then i got too busy to do anything meaningful with it. I am now getting to a stage where I hope to have more time, and am resurrecting my interest. Only binoculars and a small scope I salvaged recently, but I am hoping to do better this time around!

    Cheers
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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Hello and welcome to the forums Digger.
    a set of binoculars and scope are a great way to look around the skies!
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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Hello David! Welcome to the Forum

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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Hi David! Welcome to the forum and thanks a bunch for joining us!

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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Welcome to the forum!!

    I've been in the hobby for over 35 years and I have several scopes, but my most used instruments today are binoculars and smaller scopes. The bigger scopes still see lots of use, but not as much as the smaller scopes. The binoculars see the most use by FAR.

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    Hello David! Welcome to the forum.

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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Welcome to the forum Dave. It's great that your interest has been rekindled in the hobby. I look forward to hearing of your adventures.
    Clear skies!
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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Quote Originally Posted by Digger1914 View Post
    Hi there,

    I did what a lot of people did and rushed out and got a telescope years ago and then i got too busy to do anything meaningful with it. I am now getting to a stage where I hope to have more time, and am resurrecting my interest. Only binoculars and a small scope I salvaged recently, but I am hoping to do better this time around!

    Cheers
    David
    G'day David from the world's most liveable city. Welcome to the forum.

    Cheers
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    Default Re: New here from Sydney

    Hello and Welcome, David!
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    Hello David. Welcome to the forum and back to star gazing. Enjoy. Clear skies.
    Peter.


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