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Discussion in 'New Members Introduce Yourself' started by kiwi, Mar 31, 2018.

new (^_^)/ hahaha

Started by kiwi on Mar 31, 2018 at 2:09 PM

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  1. kiwi

    kiwi Member

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    hello
    from the Netherlands
    have 4 inch polarex telescope
    have manny telescope of polarex is a cool design
    of go to live polarex on you?ube
    hope soon to get a big telescope from my friend
    maybe 5 inch polarex telescope
     
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  2. Dave In Vermont

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    Greetings to you! Welcome aboard A-C to you from Vermont!

    Not familiar with the Polarex Telescope(s). But I'd like to be! What I do have is listed (mostly) in my signature below. That's the custom on these forums - but we also throw the Rule-Book out the window her. :p

    I have some family in Tilburg, so it's good to have you join us here! :cool:

    Be Seeing You!

    Dave
     
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    Welcome, Kiwi! I would like to find out more about the Polarex as well. I'm not familiar with that one. Look forward to reading your reports!

    Reggie
     
  4. Mak the Night

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    I thought the Polarex were rebranded Unitrons.
     
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  5. Dave In Vermont

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    Which had the same optics as Edmund Scientific (Edscorp), which were all made by Carton Optical Industries, Ltd. of Japan.

    But the mechanical workings are where we will be finding out some new tidbits from an actual owner - such as our new friend Kiwi! Once he re-surfaces...
     
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    Very interesting! I have a bunch of old Unitron catalogs from over here. I'll go take a look and see how large they are. This forum has a limit of 2MB we can download.

    I'll be back...
     
  8. kiwi

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    nice to meet you Dave
    Aaaaah family in Tilburg oh? where are you from ...?
    i live near Rotterdam living in Ridderkerk

    my youtube account is suspended hope get it back have lot,s video,s of ridderkerk
    still undder review by youtube Grrrrr
     
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    I'm from the States myself - Cambridge, Massachusetts. But escaped up to Burlington, Vermont over 20 years ago. And close to the Canadian-border in case I need to escape from Trump etal.

    YouTube froze your account?! They sound like PayPal! That's pathetic! Ihope they hand it back - and soon! Haven't they ever heard of 'artistic-license?' I'd be talking to an attorney.

    And nice to meet you too! Welcome to our nest. It's a new forum here and what we all do is shaping the direction we will go. So be free and have fun! We do!

    Dave

    ps - my Unitron catalogs are all over 20MB. I'll see if I can't source them later.
     
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    Attached Files:

  12. Mak the Night

    Mak the Night Well-Known Member

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    thanks :0
     
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    your are correct :)
     
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    I think they've been distributed under several brand names in Europe and the rest of the world.
     
  16. Dave In Vermont

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    As a 12 year old I got a 3" F/15 Edmund Scientific refractor in 1972. I was pining away for the Unitron though. Little did I now then that the lenses were identical. The optics were absolutely beautiful!

    I finally sold it.
     
  17. Mak the Night

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    I think it's a collectors item now Dave. lol
     
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    Ya think? Right up there with my Pet Rock & Moon-Shoes!

    Have you seen my Mood Ring? :p
     
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    I dunno, perhaps it would have looked good steampunked.

    503ed649-ec80-4688-ac07-a2ea20128648.png
     
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    Yeah. I already have that file here, too! You should see my 'Miles-O'-Files.'

    Then you'd understand the true meaning! :D :eek: :D!!!

    I must have at least 1/2 of the Library of Congress by now.... :p

    Thanks! To Kiwi - I now have a Pdf. of the Advertisement History of Unitron - as well as a ODT. of it!
     
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