Old 30-01-2019, 09:19 PM
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Anyone Heard of Tianlang Telescopes

Hey everyone,

I was browsing through Gumtree and saw a posting for a Tianlang D80 F600 Refractor Telescope for $160 new.


Does anyone here know anything about them or of the Tianlang brand? Very little info to work off on the posting and zero info on Google. Just curious

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Old 30-01-2019, 11:29 PM
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Never heard of them before. Several different models on aliexpress, all of which are noted as being "no longer available". If you've got a spare $160 to spend you could be brave, but i reckon you might be getting $160 worth of disappointment.
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Old 30-01-2019, 11:38 PM
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To be honest I would never buy an unknown make
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Old 31-01-2019, 07:57 AM
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Looks to me like they’re rebranding Bosma gear. It’s a cheap achro, not an APO, and at f/7 you’ll see some colour.
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Old 31-01-2019, 10:17 AM
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And one more thing ,,, how is it that when someone is trying to sell an unknown brand of unknown quality on any of these sites , Gumtree , Ebay etc that is probably a second or third the photo's they post really sux ! .

I would avoid and buy from a reputable source like here in the classifieds or one of the few astro shops around .


ps. , you would do way better grabbing the Vixen 80mm that RichardJ has for sale in the classifieds for $100, a scope of very good known quality .

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