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UA Dwarfstar - anyone use one of these?

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#1 surfindogg

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 02:15 AM

Thinking about a very lightweight G&G setup due to knee and back problems - quite like the look of the Dwarfstar and looking for owner feedback.

Thanks for any advice/opinions.

#2 mathteacher

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 08:40 AM

CN review here:

http://www.cloudynig...hp?item_id=1946

#3 Kfrank

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 11:12 AM

I have a MicroStar, which is essentially the same mechanics as the DwarfStar. I love it. Its smooth, easy to adjust and I have no problem changing eyepieces. I've used it with an ST80 and the OTA from an ETX90 with great results. On the ST80 I use eyepieces ranging from a 10mm plossel to an 8-24mm Hyperion Zoom. Balancing the scope in the mount is easy and, once reasonably well balanced, the mount tracks smoothly and holds well at all elevations.

Also, Larry at UA is a good man to deal with and will work with you to meet your needs.

Good luck.






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