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Scanning4Comets
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Re: 7mm Pentax XW or 9mm ES 100? new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #5909094 - 06/08/13 01:07 AM

Not that the ES100 aren't great eyepieces, but it is a whole different 'aesthetic' as Greg Nowell would put it, one that I think you may long for again sometime soon. I have come across posts in the archives of you raving about XWs, from 5, 6, even 7 years ago. I think the smart money is on you re-acquiring the XW 10 soon and the XW 7 if you ever part with it and keeping the ES100 20mm.

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Re: 7mm Pentax XW or 9mm ES 100? new [Re: Starman81]
      #5909114 - 06/08/13 01:36 AM

Sell of the 7mm XW to Mike B. In this thread fourth from the bottom he is looking for one.

Now in truth I have looked through the 100mm eyepieces and I find that I usually am focused on the 70mm to 75mm area. Thus why I stick with my Pentax XW's. You have to decide what you want and think but by your purchases I think you've bought into the 100 degrees so then sell the Pentax XW. I provided a good lead above . . .


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