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#26 Starman81

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:40 PM

I have the Zhumell version of the GSO Barlow. I should just screw that into my 14 ES which would give me about the same mag and field as the 9. I have done that before with the 14.
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I think you could do that with very good results. But we always end up wanting more EPs rather than less and also we always second guess whether the barlowed views are "good enough" compared to non-barlowed. In my case, with the ES100 9mm, there isn't a 5mm yet, so I don't mind barlowing it to 6 or 4.5mm where my astigmatism doesn't show up.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:30 PM

I have to OK to purchase the 9mm 100. Looks like it will be a nice Christmas this year. My wife also got tickets today for Fleetwood Mac for their April show at Mohegan Sun.
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

I have to OK to purchase the 9mm 100. Looks like it will be a nice Christmas this year


Well, don't stop thinkin' about tomorrow!
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Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:07 AM

I have to OK to purchase the 9mm 100. Looks like it will be a nice Christmas this year


Well, don't stop thinkin' about tomorrow!
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Indeed. Start saving for the 25mm ES100.

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 08:21 AM

Or the 30mm ES 100 :whistle: :lol:

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 01:34 PM

Just placed my order with Astronomics. Should have the 9 before Christmas.
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Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:16 PM

I had a chance to trade my 10mm XW for a 9mm ES 100. I was going to do it, but after some hard thought, I passed.
I can only use the 9mm ES 100 with an extension tube! I have to have it sitting 1/2" out of my focuser, which is already racked all of the way out, plus I just find going from 100° back to 70° really weird. I also found the 10mm XW slightly sharper overall.

If I planned on ES 100's, I would have to drop my entire EP collection and get the 20mm and 14mm and more than likely the 30mm ES N2 82. More of a hassle really, so I passed. Some like to mix diff eyepieces. EG: 100°, 60°, 70°, 50°, etc. I would have to get all three and the 30mm 82 to keep things uniform!

So I am sticking with my XW's and Vixen LVW's for now !!!!
Who knows? Maybe by next year I'll have the 100's for a different viewing experience!

Cheers,

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:54 PM

FedEx dropped off my ES 9 100 today. My wife left it on my chair for me. Looks like I'll have to rearrange my eyepiece case again. Hope to first light with it in two weeks.
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Posted 21 June 2013 - 10:48 AM

And the views it delivers are as good as can be.....






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