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by carlh6902
Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Question about window on the underside of Olympus trinocular head
Replies: 23
Views: 548

Re: Question about window on the underside of Olympus trinocular head

I think, at a minimum, the removal of that glass (assuming it is optically neutral) will upset the resulting tube length.

Carl
by carlh6902
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Packing expensive objective lenses for shipping.
Replies: 11
Views: 599

Re: Packing expensive objective lenses for shipping.

This PDF includes a "Shipping Hall of Shame", including a few of the more noteworthy shipping disasters I have seen.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bC7gVC ... p=drivesdk

Carl
by carlh6902
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Packing expensive objective lenses for shipping.
Replies: 11
Views: 599

Re: Packing expensive objective lenses for shipping.

Check out Figure 20 on this PDF. This has happened to me several times!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YUsbga ... p=drivesdk

Carl
by carlh6902
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Centering Telescope with Reticle
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Centering Telescope with Reticle

Has anybody ever added a reticle to a phase centering telescope? Or have one to sell?

Carl
by carlh6902
Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Olympus Focus Blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 1144

Re: Olympus Focus Blocks

Yes they are.
by carlh6902
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Olympus Focus Blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 1144

Olympus Focus Blocks

FOR MACRO RIGS I have for sale two Olympus BHMJ focus blocks. These are nice focus blocks, in that the fine focus knobs have full authority - they do not run out of adjustment range. These are bare focus blocks - ready to bolt on whatever you wish. Both of these have been completely disassembled, th...
by carlh6902
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: FOUND: Looking for Olympus SWK10 Eyepiece
Replies: 2
Views: 1203

Chris,

Please contact me by email at:

carlh6902@gmail.com
by carlh6902
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: FOUND: Looking for Olympus SWK10 Eyepiece
Replies: 2
Views: 1203

FOUND: Looking for Olympus SWK10 Eyepiece

Looking for a single Olympus SWK ocular.

Carl

Update - This item has been found. Thanks
by carlh6902
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Olympus condenser DF/Pol/Rheinberg/Oblique insert set
Replies: 7
Views: 2101

I would love to give it a spin on my bh2.

Carl
by carlh6902
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH-2-BHTU Clean/Restoration Project
Replies: 8
Views: 4969

For anybody who is interested, I do sell replacement BH-2 feet on eBay.

Carl
by carlh6902
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Olympus BH-2-BHTU Clean/Restoration Project
Replies: 8
Views: 4969

I'm interested to see your BH-2 work.

Carl
by carlh6902
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Looking for Single Olympus WHK 15X L Eyepiece
Replies: 2
Views: 2761

If you're looking for one to use in the trinocular port, stay away from the -H (helical focus) version, as they do not fit.

Carl
by carlh6902
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Grease for a dovetail track
Replies: 1
Views: 2102

Dow Corning 111 is thick, cheap, and basically a decent heavy damping grease. It contains silicone, so keep it away from the optics. But should be safe to use there.

Carl
by carlh6902
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Looking for part for Olympus IMT scope
Replies: 1
Views: 1913

Update: I found the part I need.
by carlh6902
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Looking for part for Olympus IMT scope
Replies: 1
Views: 1913

Looking for part for Olympus IMT scope

I am looking for the white (plastic) condenser focus/height rack for an Olympus IMT inverted scope. This is a piece of the IMT-CH condenser holder that attaches to the IMT stage. If you have either this part, or an entire IMT-CH to sell, Please PM me. Can pay cash through PayPal, or could trade Olym...