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#301 evan9162

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 09:00 PM

I found what I consider to be the perfect soft-side case for the C80ED (or any refractor of this size) - the Hakuba PSTC 100 tripod case

 

http://www.bhphotovi...ripod_Case.html

 

It's a touch long for the C80ED, but that leaves extra room for end padding, or leaving some accessories (such as a camera) attached while in the bag.  The finder, and included diagonal/eyepiece also fit nicely in the side pouch.  The price is reasonable too - about $36.  

 

Here's a shot of my C80ED in the case:

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#302 GOLGO13

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Posted 11 October 2014 - 09:23 AM

Thanks Evan9162...that looks like just the think I could use for mine!



#303 REC

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Posted 11 October 2014 - 10:50 AM

Looks good!



#304 mwedel

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Posted Yesterday, 09:00 PM

Mine just came in, and I'm digging it, but man, I really want some decent rings to replace the clamshell. Any recommendations for particularly good ones, or any good deals out there? If this was already covered up-thread, feel free to point me there.



#305 Peter Besenbruch

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Posted Today, 02:13 AM

Mine just came in, and I'm digging it, but man, I really want some decent rings to replace the clamshell. Any recommendations for particularly good ones, or any good deals out there? If this was already covered up-thread, feel free to point me there.

 

You could try this, along with this. I find the combination works well, as long as you use the screws supplied with the dovetail bar, and not the rings.



#306 rockethead26

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Posted Today, 09:44 AM

 

Mine just came in, and I'm digging it, but man, I really want some decent rings to replace the clamshell. Any recommendations for particularly good ones, or any good deals out there? If this was already covered up-thread, feel free to point me there.

 

You could try this, along with this. I find the combination works well, as long as you use the screws supplied with the dovetail bar, and not the rings.

 

 

 

That combo is what I use, too.



#307 Binojunky

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Posted Today, 09:54 AM

Mine just came in, and I'm digging it, but man, I really want some decent rings to replace the clamshell. Any recommendations for particularly good ones, or any good deals out there? If this was already covered up-thread, feel free to point me there.

Agena astro, they do a set from GSO, I think they are nicer than the Synta ones they also sell, also dovetail and finders, good company to deal with. DA.



#308 Ain Soph Aur

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Posted Today, 10:09 AM

I picked up a pair of Williams Optics 90mm tube rings for mine. Kinda pricey but very nice.








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