BORG 107FL BinoTechno

Finally I managed to complete 107FL binoscope system while gathering missing parts from a friend – Jim, and enjoyed solar binoscope viewing today. Thanks, Jim.

Temporary setup, very unstable, filmsy and dangerous since it looks collapsed. This is only way I can do right now anyway.

 

 

BinoTechno Body and a pair of diagonals were round-tripped to NY for NEAF. Although I didn’t originally intend, this turned out the perfect 2-time stress tests by the notorious USA ground shipment.

Collimation? No problem at all!!. I looked thru eyepieces and tweaked mirror collimators a little bit. Done within ten seconds. Both images were completely merged now. BTW, this was my 1st fine tuning with mirror collimators.

So I can clearly say this is “USA shipment-certified” product, which means it can be shipped all over the world without any concerns.

So I have concluded the system is still free from the initial alignment even after 10,000 miles journey including over the Pacific ocean.

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One of 2″ sleeves was scratched during the returned shipment. Sad. My fault. My packing wasn’t good. But as mentioned the above, fortunately there is no mechanical mis-alignment at all. This was an another practical test as a result. I didn’t wish that though.

Hattori-san, your concept is quite right. It proves it is super rigid and precision body.

ps. I setup tonight. But unfortunately no stars due to the marine layer. I hope tomorrow or later.

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~ by tedishikawa on April 20, 2019.

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