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Niall McLaren

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Telescope Tracking Prismatic Mk2
« on: November 12, 2017, 04:11:40 PM »
Obviously made for aerial tracking  - the internal prism moves as the missile climbs resulting in less neck strain for the observer. CTS (Cooke, Troughton and Simms) made this one but I also have the Barr &Stroud version - both from the early 1960's. Nice big bits of kit with stunning wide angle optics
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Niall McLaren

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Re: Telescope Tracking Prismatic Mk2
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2019, 01:01:09 PM »
Comparison of the CTS wide angle optics with the big Sard. Note the CTS reticle Aslo shown alongside a B+S bino - weight 8.6 kg;

« Last Edit: October 25, 2019, 01:07:28 PM by Niall McLaren »
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Re: Telescope Tracking Prismatic Mk2
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2019, 02:05:32 AM »
Excellent gear, Niall. And the movable prism does the trick...

Niall McLaren

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Re: Telescope Tracking Prismatic Mk2
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2019, 12:46:38 PM »
Ingenious really Zbig. ;)
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