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Tube and carrier for 8" Newtonian For Sale

Price - $11,111.11

Ad Number: 226927

Posted: 13 Oct 2020

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For sale is a handcrafted telescope tube to make an 8" long tube Newtonian.
The tube is made of luan type wood. With metal edge reinforcement and two well fitted wood mount/support rings.
The spider vanes and block top hold the diagonal is there and there is a carrier for the primary mirror. A very old focuser is there, not working.

The overall dimensions are 74.5" × 10" I.D.
Carrier will hold a mirror just under 8" diameter.

Frankly, I have no idea what this is worth. I got it as part of a deal with other equipment.
I'm going to put a big arbitrary number on it.
Please don't let it stop you from making a reasonable offer!
Feel free to contact me if you know what price it should go in at even if you don't want to buy it and I'll update the listing.
It will make a heck of a nice telescope.
Someone knew what they were doing when they made this tube. There is no flex at all, yet it's light weight. Add a mirror, diagonal flat and focuser and you are good to go.
I just don't have the room, and too many other projects to get to it anytime soon.

Local pickup, Southern California/San Diego/Orange county due to size.


  • Condition Good vintage
  • Location Huntington Beach, CA

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