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#1 clayton61

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 12:58 AM

Just pulled the trigger on a Lunt 80ed from Anacortes.I hope I made a good choice,I will get it right after thanksgiving :jump:

#2 Jon Isaacs

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:43 AM

Just pulled the trigger on a Lunt 80ed from Anacortes.I hope I made a good choice,I will get it right after thanksgiving :jump:


It certainly looks like a nice scope at a nice price. Be sure to let us know what you think of it...

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#3 clayton61

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 03:48 PM

Found out some of the glass used is is bk7 does anyone know :shrug: how color corrected it is? :shrug:

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:04 PM

Must be referring to the flint part of the doublet, as the ED glass in the crown part (maybe FK-61) provides the color correction.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 10:53 AM

Usually when a vendor does not advertise which type of ED glass they are using, they are using FK61 or FPL51 rather than the superior FPL53. So the color correction probably won't be perfect but an 80mm scope does not really demand FPL53 so it should be fine. Especially for a beginner. Some old timers get used to the ultra premium APO triplets and find they can't go back to ED doublets, but I doubt you will notice much false color.






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