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oldtimer
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Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED
      #4552518 - 04/29/11 10:04 PM

I just got my June issue of S&T and on page 41 what do I see.. an advertisement for an Explore Scientific ED152 f-8 air spaced triplit available summer 2011. No word on pricing.. anybody hear anything ...?

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Scott BeithAdministrator
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: oldtimer]
      #4552524 - 04/29/11 10:06 PM

Saw it at NEAF.

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Doug76
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: oldtimer]
      #4552525 - 04/29/11 10:06 PM

Nothing yet beyond that ad.

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Doug76
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: Scott Beith]
      #4552527 - 04/29/11 10:07 PM

Quote:

Saw it at NEAF.




And???


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EdTheEdge
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: Doug76]
      #4552588 - 04/29/11 10:44 PM

I'm pretty sure I want one.

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oldtimer
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: EdTheEdge]
      #4553033 - 04/30/11 07:56 AM

With the carbon fibre tube and 3" focuser it may not be priced like a Tak or AP but it won't be cheap, my guess 4 to 5K.

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Ennis
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: oldtimer]
      #4553184 - 04/30/11 10:14 AM

Quote:

With the carbon fibre tube and 3" focuser it may not be priced like a Tak or AP but it won't be cheap, my guess 4 to 5K.




OPT lists the scope plus cheapie alt-az mount for $6,000.


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Al Miller
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: oldtimer]
      #4553761 - 04/30/11 04:22 PM

I started a thread about this yesterday:

ES152 Thread

Edited by Al Miller (04/30/11 04:26 PM)


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jolasa
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Re: Explore Scientific 152 F-8 ED new [Re: Al Miller]
      #5949910 - 07/01/13 03:33 PM

So anybody have an update of the ES 152 APO scope?

Any reviews out there?


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