Beevo's World!  

Knowing all the answers without a grasp of the questions is the hallmark of a stupid person. Worsening the situation with a teleprompter is the hallmark of an elected one…

Brooke Mc Eldomney author of 9 Chickweed Lane

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  Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder       12/26/2018
  BAP3D  (Big Ass 3D Printer)
  Red Wing Engine Build  
  Rohn Tilt Over Radio Tower     
   Machine Shop Page 
   Hobart N50 Rebuild 
  Photography Page - Show & Tell images 
  Photo Albums    
  FiFi the B29 Super Fortress Visits the Valley of the Sun 
  Vacuum Forming Follies
  Friends and Family
  Second Un-Official IATN BBQ 2012 
  Un-Official IATN Southwest BBQ 2011   
  Kitty Photo Album
  Cats We Know
  Cooking & Baking
  Weather Station
  Amateur Radio 
  HexBeam Antenna Construction  
  Astro Ham page   Lists sites, repeaters and other Hams with telescopes 
  In Memoriam   Updated 8/25/2014
  Products for Sale, Custom Telescope Parts
Arid-Zona Clear Sky Clocks (map with selected hyperlinks)
  Selected AZ Clear Sky Clocks
  Clear Sky Clock Home Page
  Star Party Page
  Arizona Clubs and Observing Sites (now includes nearby Amateur Radio repeaters)
  US Naval Observatory Time Service
National Fire & Weather page.  Very good information!
Topo Maps on the Web!
  Awesome Weather Maps and Info
  NOAA forecasts in Graphic & text formats (very cool!)
  Weather Maps and Resources
  Telescope Pages - concerning the Meade LX50 , Meade ETX125 , Celestron C11, Accessories and Atlas EQ-G mount  
Machine Shop Pages
  Links Of All Kinds!!
  Download Page - Information to take with you when you leave
  Send Feedback -  Here's where you go to complain about my site!!
  Who is Beevo??
  Site Map!


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Beevo's LX50-SD Mounting Is For Sale! 

 Includes Super Wedge, Mounting and Accessories!  Email for details.  Fits 10" Meade Optical Tube.

See it here.....


What's New....


10/8/2008 Tripod Construction page updated

7/10/2009 Hex Beam Antenna page added

8/7/2009  Repair for blown motor driver chip on LX50 scopes posted, available for sale!

9/3/2010 Amateur Radio Page updated

9/3/2010 Mobile HF Page  added

1/1/2011   A "lightly used" Wellsaw horizontal metal cutting band saw was acquired and the restoration project will be documented here

3/22/2011 Shooting Star DRO installation added to the Machine Shop page

7/9/2011 System  Grounding Page added

11/19/2011  UP 844 visits Arizona for the State Centennial

5/25/2012 Beevo built a weather station here's a link

1/7/2013 Hobart N50 Page added

4/10/2013 Beevo went back to Iowa!

8/25/2014 Heinrich Bench Punch and Powder Coating pages added.



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Bill VanOrden (aka Beevo)

Tempe, AZ  USA

33 22'  N    111 57'  W

Give or take a meter or two!

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Page last updated   12/26/2018