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oddog
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Re: 1978 MEADE 856 8" F6 new [Re: Calypte]
      #5645368 - 01/27/13 01:52 AM

What were you wrong about?

Tom


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Calypte
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Reged: 03/20/07

Loc: Anza, California
Re: 1978 MEADE 856 8" F6 new [Re: oddog]
      #5645410 - 01/27/13 03:07 AM

Quote:

What were you wrong about?

Tom




> I also had an Optical Craftsmen 8" Discoverer at the
> time, and it blew the doors off the Meade optically.


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tim53
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Reged: 12/17/04

Loc: Highland Park, CA
Re: 1978 MEADE 856 8" F6 new [Re: Calypte]
      #5646483 - 01/27/13 05:23 PM

Hi joe. What was your friends name? We might have overlapped

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orion61

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Re: 1978 MEADE 856 8" F6 new [Re: tim53]
      #5647192 - 01/27/13 11:41 PM

We had one turned into a Dob to loan out to new members to check out for 2 weeks. It had fantastic optics.
I had a Meade LX-5 10" and the 826 Dob blew it away on Planets


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Calypte
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Reged: 03/20/07

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Re: 1978 MEADE 856 8" F6 new [Re: orion61]
      #5647259 - 01/28/13 12:36 AM

Who's "Joe?"

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tim53
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Re: 1978 MEADE 856 8" F6 [Re: Calypte]
      #5647281 - 01/28/13 01:00 AM

Quote:

Who's "Joe?"




LOL! Must have read that from another Tab I had open!

-Tim.


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