I flew back from San Jose tonight and they had screens in each seatback. The inflight map showed that we flew about 30-40 miles south of Chicago. I looked out the window looking for the lumens from your G-270 setup and listened for the...
Originally Posted by bbfarmht
Holy wow I think that Don is the official transporter for this meet.
When are you leaving?
I have some G70 lenses and c-elements that I'm donating to Adam that I'd like for you to...
I've owned both. Given a choice between the two sitting side-by-side with nice tubes and everything else the same, I'd choose the 1208s/2.
But if the 6PGX has good tubes and is already nicely setup, no, I wouldn't take it down to...
Originally Posted by PublicSectorTech
Thanks for all the info guys, and yes, the reason I ask about the G70 is that I was offered one for $600, but the tubes already have 4500 hours of wear.
Visual inspection is more important...
Originally Posted by draganm
I wouldn't recomend a G70 to anyone
I wouldn't dissuade anyone from any particular model as long as they'd done their own cursory research over the basic choices.
- Marquees... failures are...
Originally Posted by allan37
there's a pretty good deal on a Marquee 8500 on ebay; item #: 180344284976
A new ebay seller with a (1) rating. But he's in the same state as you (NC), so maybe it's feasible for you. But I'm not...
Depends on a lot of things, but I'd say tube life is probably a bell curve with an average that peaks around 5000 hours.
The low end of the bell curve can ramp down to maybe 2500 hours for those few people who don't set it up properly...