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    Default That empty space has now been filled



    Ok this really is it this time. Closure at last.
    After previous threads claiming that my e/p collection was complete, Now it really is. That final empty space (as pointed out by many in my previous thread) has been filled.
    The final 24mm e/p arrived today.
    Now I am satisfied, now I can sleep at night, the circle is now complete.....
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    Default Re: That empty space has now been filled

    That is great, have you tried the Baader Morpheus eyepieces yet?
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    Default Re: That empty space has now been filled

    Ah Geeze Gab... now you've done it!
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    Default Re: That empty space has now been filled

    And the Baader Hyperion zoom 2.25x barlow? A must have!
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    Default Re: That empty space has now been filled

    Quote Originally Posted by cosmicbeach View Post
    Ok this really is it this time. Closure at last.
    After previous threads claiming that my e/p collection was complete, Now it really is. That final empty space (as pointed out by many in my previous thread) has been filled.
    The final 24mm e/p arrived today.
    Now I am satisfied, now I can sleep at night, the circle is now complete.....
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    Yea, right. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    That is great, have you tried the Baader Morpheus eyepieces yet?
    No, if I don't try it then I won't be tempted by it.
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    You guys are relentless....

    And probably right
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    Quote Originally Posted by cosmicbeach View Post
    No, if I don't try it then I won't be tempted by it.
    What? Not even a itsy bitsy tiny bit tempted ?
    You know you want to
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    Quote Originally Posted by cosmicbeach View Post
    No, if I don't try it then I won't be tempted by it.
    How will you know in comparison if you do not look?
    My planetary eyepiece set has been evolving for 20+ years and it is still not done. When I get home I have an 2-8mm, 2-11mm and 3-12.5mm to evaluate.
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    Nice! However, what Gabby and Leveye (and anyone else) is trying to tell you is that it's now time to start a new lens case.....

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