Originally Posted by caleb
Im only new to astronomy and im a bit straped for cash so I am not prepared to pay $40-50 including postage.
In which case I'll caution you against getting such a short focal length plossl. They are very hard to see through and if getting a barlow you wont need to go so short. You are much better off to get say a 10 or 12mm plossl and use the barlow to achieve the higher power.