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Bart
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Prefab Kit Observatories new
      #5631326 - 01/19/13 11:00 AM

There’s Polydome, makers of the Explora-dome. And Sky Shed, makers of the Pod. What other makers of prefab kit observatories are there?

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Bart


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JAT Observatory
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Reged: 02/20/05

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Re: Kit Observatories new [Re: Bart]
      #5631335 - 01/19/13 11:06 AM

Most of the observatories are kits, meaning assembly is required. The big difference is the price. Sirius and Technical Innovations are 2 other makers that came to mind.

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Bob Griffiths
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Re: Kit Observatories new [Re: JAT Observatory]
      #5631342 - 01/19/13 11:09 AM

and so are the Astro Havens...

Bob G.


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Aquarist
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Reged: 08/27/12

Loc: Illinois
Re: Kit Observatories new [Re: Bob Griffiths]
      #5631495 - 01/19/13 12:38 PM

Technical Innovations (which I am using) has a preassembly option that will save time and effort. It is reasonably price but not free.

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Dan McConaughy
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Reged: 11/11/06

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Re: Kit Observatories [Re: Aquarist]
      #5643392 - 01/25/13 09:25 PM

Sirius Observatories come standard with everything drilled quite accurately and preassembled before shipping. Mine went together quite easily.

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