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#26 Edrow10

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 08:09 PM

Hi Jackie.

I'm in a similar situation with my Meade 102ed. Just yesterday I was perusing ebay, and noticed High Point Scientific had on their ebay store, 5 Celestron CG-5's, non go to, upgradable to dual axis drives, for $255 shipped. The units are new overstock, and for the price point, and similar quality as the SkyView Pro, it's tempting.
Good point by Jim; the Vixen SP is on my short list also.
Perhaps sell off some of those bazillion e.p.'s, and move up to a Sirius class mount, which is kind of what's holding me back on the CG-5. Good luck.
Regards, Ed

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 11:22 PM

Thanks Jim, Ed & 2682. Helpful input.






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