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You guys with Meade LX Scopes

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 07:30 PM

Did you guys that have Meade LX SCT's keep the diagonal you got or did you upgrade it? I keep hearing that the Diagonals Meade ships with these scopes are not too good, hope it's not true. I asked this a while ago but think I got it in the wrong forum

#2 Echo

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:10 PM

I did upgrade mine but only because I wanted a 2" version. The diagonals they ship with are not the world's best but they are sufficient.

#3 Charles

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:20 PM

I had the 2" UHTC diagonal with mine and loved it!

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:32 PM

I had the 2" UHTC diagonal with mine and loved it!

Charles


Hi, Charles.

Yes, the diagonal Meade supplies with the 12" and 14" models is quite nice. The one they supply with the 8" and 10" is a notch or two below that one in quality.

edit - added the phrase "but quite usable!"

#5 Charles

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:35 PM

I have said more than once I actually think my Meade UHTC diagonal was/is better than my Tel Vue everbright coated 2 inch.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:44 PM

I never tried mine side by side with my Everbrite but it was surely at least comparable. Then again, so is my $99 William Optics!

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 11:34 PM

The 2" diagonal that came with my 12"LX200 is fantastic. I think... The fog won't go away here on the coast of Santa Barbara long enough for me to see.


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