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    Re: C.Plath on Ebay
    From: Courtney Thomas
    Date: 2005 Jun 10, 09:44 -0500

    Then the SNO-M does not have the collimation error adjustment ?
    Thank you,
    On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 02:05, Alexandre Eremenko wrote:
    > Yes, of course.
    > This picture could be used in a beginner's
    > textbook to explain what is "collimation error":-)
    > Modern sextant scopes (for the reasons that excape me)
    > do not have collimation error adjustment,
    > with one exception: the inverting scope of SNO-T.
    > Once Bill suggested to adjust collimation error
    > with a hammer...
    > This is apparently what the owner of this sextant did,
    > and after he failed, he sells the sextant:-)
    > Alex.
    > On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Robert Eno wrote:
    > > Have a look at this sextant on e-bay.
    > >
    > > Are my eyes deceiving me or is the rising piece on the scope bent out of shape?
    > >
    > > http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=37971&item=7328115519&rd=1
    > >

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