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#1 gavinm

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:53 AM

This looks like quite a good offer? US$6800

http://www.trademe.c...199&permanent=0

#2 Christopher Erickson

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:21 AM

This looks like quite a good offer? US$6800

http://www.trademe.c...199&permanent=0


Are you affiliated with the seller in any way?

#3 gavinm

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:45 AM

nope.. and I'd have to drive 12 hours to pick it up (which is a lot in a small country like ours..)

I've never really followed the RCX so I don't know a lot about its ins and outs.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:50 AM

It can be a finicky scope and can be prone to mechanical problems with the three-motor focusing/collimating setup.

These days you can get a used 16" LX200GPS scope for about $7,500US.

Just speaking for myself, I would pass on that scope. Too much money for a potential pile of headaches.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

Too much money for a potential pile of headaches.


Agreed. They are great when they work, but when they don't, watch out. Parts and support are difficult to come by.






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