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Old 12-02-2020, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Startrek View Post
Individual Astro parts are so expensive
I bought my brand new Bintel GSO 8 f5 newt including new stronger primary springs and a crayford dual speed focuser from Bintel a year ago for only $549.00
Sometimes its cheaper to buy new to get exactly what you want , but then again some folk like to tinker with what they have

Thanks for your thoughts.
I want a focuser that performs like those on my refractors. Mounting the camera in the centre is not easy as it looks but it has advantages if I can make it work. Hopefully a bit of scrap and a working $169 focuser may deliver. And maybe a osc camera instead???
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