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    Default The Deed Has Been Done



    Two more EPs whose identity will be revealed here upon arrival at my house have been ordered today! Still waiting to get a first light on my big pig (the ES 30mm), got 3 more inches of snow last night.
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    Default Re: The Deed Has Been Done

    You better get ready for the blizzard too.

    Congrats man. Looking forward to hearing about what you've ordered.
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    Default Re: The Deed Has Been Done

    Congratulations on the forthcoming eyepieces, did you set a few dollars aside to purchase a snowblower before they arrive?
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    Default Re: The Deed Has Been Done

    I seriously need to upgrade my eyepieces! Next on my very long list!

    One thing I don't understand though, is why you got 3" of snow? You only ordered two eyepieces!
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    Default Re: The Deed Has Been Done

    Sounds like a serious addiction has set in. Can't wait to see what you picked up. I know you've been into wide angle eyepieces lately, so I'm guessing it will turn out to be a couple of 82 degree eyepieces, or maybe even a 100 degree monster.
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    Default Re: The Deed Has Been Done

    Glad you are about 630 miles away from my skies! You are taunting the curse making orders so close together. LOL! Congrats on you new purchases, can't wait to hear what you get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wingsfan81 View Post
    Two more EPs whose identity will be revealed here upon arrival at my house have been ordered today! Still waiting to get a first light on my big pig (the ES 30mm), got 3 more inches of snow last night.
    You can blame me for that snow since I don't live too far from you (we got some too) - I was looking at few things last night Sorry.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    You better get ready for the blizzard too.

    Congrats man. Looking forward to hearing about what you've ordered.
    It's actually forecast to get very warm next week...with tons of rain! I guess the cloud gods like variety this year, they already sent me a blizzard last week after I ordered my 30mm!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    Congratulations on the forthcoming eyepieces, did you set a few dollars aside to purchase a snowblower before they arrive?
    Just gonna wait on it to melt this time! Big thaw coming starting on Sunday! Already dug out from a foot last week and another 6" a couple days ago!
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    Default Re: The Deed Has Been Done

    Argh!
    Will you people stop buying stuff already?
    If these skies don't clear up soon I may end up buying something and extending the curse!
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