20770Re: TMB News - LZOS
- Dec 2, 2004Hi Tom,
I've got the time but boy the sky will just not cooperate. I am
heading back to the Farm tomorrow. Hopefully...
> The lost lens shipment finally turned up, after talking
> with my customs clearance agent for half the afternoon.
> She had to trace every stop from Russia (we don't do it
> this way normally, Markus ships the lenses from Germany),
> and it normally takes 7 to 9 days from Germany to Cleveland,
> but it has been 16 days already, and I have to tell you I
> was really starting to worry (Bob's 7" and Tim's 9" lens
> is in this shipment, among other TMB lenses).
> She could not say when they will be able to load the
> truck and get the shipment to my shop, but I will try
> and find out tomorrow. If something can go wrong, it
> probably will. One good thing is that LZOS double wood
> crates the lenses, and with an oversized outer box,
> and special packing material, I have no worries about
> shipping damage. My problem will be getting that monster
> crate off the truck!
> BTW, where is everybody? I know Tim is at work, working
> 16 hour days, and Norm is going to the hospital (I hope
> you feel better Norm), so they can't post.
> Jim and all other imagers, the Moon is in a great position
> for imaging, so let's see some images, if you have the skies
> and time for it. Thanks.
> Thomas Back
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