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Old 19-01-2014, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by RickS View Post
I agree that GSOs are good value for money and it's great that you can get into the hobby at a price that's relatively affordable. That doesn't mean that a GSO is the right scope for everyone.

Some people enjoy tinkering and have the time and skills to do it. Some people don't. Some people are time poor or have limited access to clear skies and just want to get on with imaging. It's all good and there are snobs on both sides

Cheers,
Rick.

But Rob had to do a lot more than tinker with the GSO 12" RC:

http://stargazerslounge.com/topic/18...-rc-dissambly/

The stars were triangular shaped - when first used.

Even the weight of the focuser & camera was on the primary mirror by bad design !

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