Thanks, Guys, for the input!
Without quoting, as believe it or not, I experienced another crash in writing this post--experiencing many computer issues with this laptop and upon getting my netbook like my mom's, I will send it for further repair--I will address your points:
--Excellent Idea, especially as the posts may be saved. I know all the code used on the board for images and Bold and Italics and the emotocons. I will start writing them in Word after this post.
-Another excellent idea! This is one I have been mulling for several weeks as Pete showed me the red-dot finder he uses with his Giant Bino. I will check out the one Mark sells too. I learned the hard way last night that eyeballing your target was non-effective on the E-Z Mount
. It seems to be easier and more intuitive hand-held. A red dot finder is a must.
The sinkers idea sounds good. That is fine tuning I may use after a bit of use. I won't forget the epoxy either. Both before and after if I use shot. I will use the Word composition idea to save my posts. I am very glad that you evoke how much fun working with a Giant Bino on an E-Z Mount is. It was joyful, lying in the ZGC, looking at a wide-field view of the Ring. It was bright Blue-Gray and just a tad more than the size of any of the stars in the field. M13 was more than a smudge, large in the center of the FOV, although the Bino could not resolve any stars in M13, it seemed clearly evident that it was not a star, not a comet, but made up of stars...although I already knew that
fun and I hope to use them a lot and look forward to using them at Stellafane and Arunah Hill.
Thanks a lot, guys! I enjoy this club and the knowledge-base it posesses through and by all of us.