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#1 twhite

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 12:01 PM

This looks like another one of the Astro Optical 60mm scopes...?

Adams 60mm f/11 on AM

#2 Bonco

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 03:50 PM

Looks good for $60. The mount is superior to most 60mm alt/az mounts of the period.
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#3 mikey cee

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 05:31 PM

You'd think that someone who new and cared for their scopes would know that the finder alignment screws fit the tube groove!! Oh and the eyepiece tray is upside down also! :question: :question: :question:Mike

#4 Jae

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 05:32 PM

Someone should go for it......it looks like a great scope !

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 07:19 PM

My Tasco's EP tray is the same way (if I'm seeing it right). The holes for the EPs are beveled downwards, and the flanges on the underside of the triangle add support (presumably). Its still a little blurry, but I think its right.

Looks like a good scope. F/11s on equatorial mounts aren't too common. It very much appears to be of Astro Optical manufacture.

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#6 trainsktg

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 07:27 PM

OOps, I just looked at another picture. The tray IS upside down :lol: .

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#7 Bonco

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 08:36 PM

Holy crumb...it is an equitorial. The pic's were oversized and I didn't see the counter weight. The mount alone is easily worth the asking price.
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Posted 30 May 2007 - 09:25 PM

It looks like a quality scope.

Somebody in Michigan go grab it. That is a steal of a price.

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MikeG

PS - the objective is throwing off some detailed reflections, it almost looks uncoated.

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 01:44 AM


Thats really unusual, ME LIKES! I assume he won't ship, 270 look see's before I got to it.


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