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#1 clayton61

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:35 PM

Kudos to lunt with great customer service.long story short I ordered a lunt ed80 after viewing thru it I noticed that stars brighter than fourth or fifth magnatuide was spiking and flaring like crazy,called lunt,told them the problem, they told me to send it to them ,they would either fix it or replace the lens well they told me that the lens had a issue so they would send me a new scope, it arrived today.I made a quick star test and this scope is performing a lot better stars come to complete points brighter ones just have tiny crosses in focus ,it also has better color correction .Thank you,Lunt you saved the day. :bow:

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:03 AM

Kudos to lunt with great customer service.long story short I ordered a lunt ed80 after viewing thru it I noticed that stars brighter than fourth or fifth magnatuide was spiking and flaring like crazy,called lunt,told them the problem, they told me to send it to them ,they would either fix it or replace the lens well they told me that the lens had a issue so they would send me a new scope, it arrived today.I made a quick star test and this scope is performing a lot better stars come to complete points brighter ones just have tiny crosses in focus ,it also has better color correction .Thank you,Lunt you saved the day. :bow:


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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:28 AM

Excellent. Glad you got good service. :)

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:38 AM

stars come to complete points brighter ones just have tiny crosses in focus:bow:


Tiny crosses in focus is a sign of an astigmatic lens, which is NOT good.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:57 AM

*newb question* Could it be pinched optics?

#6 clayton61

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:43 AM

Could be my eyesight as I am over 50yrs old. :mad:

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:25 AM

Could be my eyesight as I am over 50yrs old. :mad:


Clayton:

Are you seeing the crosses at low magnifications or at high magnifications. If you see them at low magnifications, it is probably your eyes, if you see them at at high magnifications, it is probably the optics.

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#8 Thomas Karpf

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:22 PM

Could be my eyesight as I am over 50yrs old. :mad:


Unfortunately, I definitely have that problem as well.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:07 PM

I see stars as crosses in my left eye, my right is lot better, however I try to use long eye relief eyepieces and keep my specs on,DA.

#10 clayton61

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:25 PM

Low power ,drats. :bawling:

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Low power ,drats. :bawling:


If you see crosses in the center of the field at low powers, it suggests you have some astigmatism at large exit pupils when you are using your entire eye lens. At higher magnifications the exit pupil is smaller and you are the central portion of the eye's lens and the astigmatism is reduced and then disappears.

I have recently begun to notice those tiny crosses at the largest exit pupils, I am 64...

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 06:10 AM

Low power ,drats. :bawling:



I have recently begun to notice those tiny crosses at the largest exit pupils, I am 64...

Jon


I did at 35... :(

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

60 yrs for me, to think a few decades ago I was a "Steely Eyed Killer" in the RAF, now if I kick my clogs they will lay off half my local drug store employees, getting old sucks,DA. :gramps:






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