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#26 bartine

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:49 PM

Thanks to all for your feedback.

After talking to the seller, he went up a bit in price from what he was asking earlier.

Turned out there was someone else local with a nicely modified Lightbridge 16 - I'm checking it out tomorrow!

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:43 AM

I would never buy a used Orion scope or mount because of the fact that they won't sell you any parts if you need them.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 11:02 AM

Thanks to all for your feedback.

After talking to the seller, he went up a bit in price from what he was asking earlier.

Turned out there was someone else local with a nicely modified Lightbridge 16 - I'm checking it out tomorrow!


Not many sellers raise the price during negotiations!?

A LightBridge 16 should get fainter fuzzies anyway;perhaps it will turn out for the best .

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 12:06 PM

Not exactly a good selling tactic to raise the price when contacted......but then, he still has a 12XTi to use....

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 01:07 PM

Turned out there was someone else local with a nicely modified Lightbridge 16 - I'm checking it out tomorrow!

Good luck with that....I'm sure it'll be nice.
I don't think I've ever seen a used Lightbridge for sale that has not been modified to some degree.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:40 PM

I absolutely love my LightBridge 16. I've made only a minor mods and a couple of simple ad-ons.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:56 PM

Ah Well. Went and checked out the LB 16. Unfortunately, the mirror had multiple pincusions all over it. I have too much ambient light in my viewing area - just couldn't pull the trigger.

Back to looking again.






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