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    Default My new DIY eyepiece case.



    Well, this is a mutation between a lunchbox (this was really my lunchbox in Colombia) and a DIY eyepiece case
    I use a foam puzzle piece and make holes in about 5 to 6 layers to fit my 3 eyepieces (9mm, 15mm and 40mm), a 2X Barlow and the dielectric diagonal. The lunchbox has a pocket below it so I sitck there the red lights, the green laser and I am ready to go. Other accesories like the RACI and the RDF sleep in the telescope's box

    I won't add a new eyepiece soon, but I want to improve the Barlow, since this is a cheap one.

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    Default Re: My new DIY eyepiece case.

    You have done a nice and very neat job of that. TFS
    Also dual purpose you could probably get a sandwich on to as well.
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    Default Re: My new DIY eyepiece case.

    Looks like a fine case to me, Luis! And perfect for traveling to your dark site too!
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    Default Re: My new DIY eyepiece case.

    That looks very grab n go- ish! Perfect, well done and thanks for sharing a very neat idea!
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    Quote Originally Posted by frazmataz View Post
    That looks very grab n go- ish! Perfect, well done and thanks for sharing a very neat idea!
    Thanks guys...now I can say that I can't get more eyepieces because they won't fit on my case (yeah right)
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    Default Re: My new DIY eyepiece case.

    Very clever, Luis. I like it a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by musiclucho View Post
    Well, this is a mutation between a lunchbox (this was really my lunchbox in Colombia) and a DIY eyepiece case
    I use a foam puzzle piece and make holes in about 5 to 6 layers to fit my 3 eyepieces (9mm, 15mm and 40mm), a 2X Barlow and the dielectric diagonal. The lunchbox has a pocket below it so I sitck there the red lights, the green laser and I am ready to go. Other accesories like the RACI and the RDF sleep in the telescope's box

    I won't add a new eyepiece soon, but I want to improve the Barlow, since this is a cheap one.

    20160530_112543.jpg20160530_112418.jpgIMG-20160530-WA0018.jpg
    Don't mix up your EPs for salt and pepper shakers, you might go to shake some salt or pepper and PLOP the EP to the ground !

    Nice use of a lunchbox for a case, Luis. Looks very nice. Great job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by musiclucho View Post
    Thanks guys...now I can say that I can't get more eyepieces because they won't fit on my case (yeah right)
    Oh Luis, what a sense of humor you have! I mean, whoever HEARD of too many?? .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buckethead View Post
    Don't mix up your EPs for salt and pepper shakers, you might go to shake some salt or pepper and PLOP the EP to the ground !
    I promise I won't take it to my workplace....wait a minute, my wife took it today

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    Default Re: My new DIY eyepiece case.

    Very coo!!!

    I've got a few coolers that were going to the donation center. One will be missing!

    Great Idea.

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