Refracs, Tests / First Lights

Infinity 50

I like to know things – how good or bad this or that is – first hand. After the Skelescope, I wanted to try another very inexpensive scope, to see how it performed. I have other Infinitys, but not the 50.  How much can you expect for $32.27 delivered? We’re about to find out. I skipped the ‘unboxing video’ –…

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LightPanels on a Budget

Well, that was the theory. I always know what my PVC creation will cost and it is always more than I pretend it to be. Personal Quirk. Our yard sits about 18 in. higher than the sidewalk, behind a textured cinder block wall. That’s a negative in this case as it allows us to see farther, so we see headlights…

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Newts, Tests / First Lights

Carlson Skele Scope

Bottom line up front: Only purchase as a visual aid or for low power terrestrial daytime viewing. Where to begin? $31.62 on Amazon, free 2nd day shipping last week. It was at a low, had been for over 4 months. Price on this varies – up to ~$70-$75 for a while, back down to ~$32-$35. I was pretty sure it…

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