Re: (IAAC) Rini Eyepieces
If you will send my a personal email, I will send you the ordering info.
Paul Rini does ship his eyepieces internationally.
Paul Haworth wrote:
> Does anyone know if these Rini eyepieces are available in the UK or Europe,
> or a US contact address (e-mail or otherwise)?
> >They are great bargains. I have a 16mm and a 46mm in 125 inches and a 38mm
> >in the 2 inch variety. They work great and you can't beat the price. Rini
> >well known on sci.astro. amateur for making great eyepieces from top of the
> >line surplus lenses
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: LaMont Cranston <email@example.com>
> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> ><email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Date: Monday, April 19, 1999 8:07 PM
> >Subject: (IAAC) Rini Eyepieces
> >>I doubt if too many people would be interested in this but perhaps there
> >>are a few. I was at a weekend star party on the eastern shore of
> >>Maryland the last few days. One of the vendors was selling eyepieces
> >>that people were buying as fast as he could unpack them. At the end of
> >>the star party, he had a few left and another vendor bought all of them.
> >>They are Rini Modified Plossl eyepieces if that means anything to
> >>anyone. I haven't had much of an opportunity to use them but what I've
> >>seen is impressive. In 1 1/4", they range from 14mm to 52mm. In 2" they
> >>range from 32mm to 100mm. The most expensive 1 1/4" was $25.00. The
> >>highest priced 2" was $40.00. I don't really know much about this
> >>product. But, the price caught my eye. I normally believe that if it's
> >>too good to be true, it probably is. In this case, I'm still thinking
> >>about it.
> >>What I do know about the person who was selling them is that his name is
> >>Paul Rini and has been a professional optician for 14 years. He makes
> >>eyepieces mostly as a hobby.
> >>If anyone is interested, I have some literature about the eyepieces that
> >>I could scan and email to you.
> >>If anyone has any information about these eyepieces, I'd like to hear
> >>it. I'm still trying to make my mind up about what I have. I figured
> >>getting 4 eyepieces for $65.00 couldn't hurt me too bad so it was worth
> >>a shot.
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