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19-11-09, 05:48 PM
Hi all

the clearout continues!

i bought this from my brother a couple of years ago, he bought it for his son who took no interest in looking at the night sky whatsoever:rolleyes:
this was then boxed and put away in the spare room..

i used it once or twice then bought an Orion 8" reflector (and the a meade etx70at:C )

it surprised me how good the optics were on this...

the kit comprises of the telescope with 5x24mm finder scope
eyepieces (lenses) are- f4mm, f15mm, f23mm and a t18 (terrestrial viewing)
powers are- 30x, 39x, 46x, 90x, 140x, 175x and 525x.

the tripod is timber and has an accessory tray to hold the lenses..

there is a diagonal mirror to assist viewing..

the object lens is 60mm dia and has a focal length of 700mm...

there is also a 3x barlow lens included, the T18 erecting lens also doubles as a 14x microscope;)

some pics...

the (big heavy!!) box full...

the telescope set up...


micro adjuster for elevation...

accessory tray with lenses and barlow 3x lens...

focuser and 45 degree diagonal mirror..

the package weighs nearly 4.5 kilos and will be posted by standard parcel + 1 insurance..

the price i'm asking is 40 posted, i paid almost double that a couple of years ago:(

if anyone is close enough to collect (south sheffield) then the price is 30 collected;)

i would prefer paypal as payment method but no other recognised methods will be refused...

if i go on like this, i'll be able to get into the spare room:O

regards, john

19-11-09, 09:49 PM
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19-11-09, 10:17 PM
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19-11-09, 11:21 PM
The telescope is now sold...

thanks for looking in;)

regards, John:)