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#1 N3p

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Posted 15 June 2019 - 03:36 PM

I would like to know if someone knows a Canadian distributor for GSO products. 

 

Just checking..

 

Thanks.

 

 



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Posted 15 June 2019 - 03:59 PM

Mallincam (Rock) in Ottawa

What are you looking at buying? (or is it parts/servicing)



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Posted 15 June 2019 - 07:16 PM

Mallincam (Rock) in Ottawa

Yes, only select products (he carries products that compliment his camera business), branded Mallincam, and some with minor modifications (re positioned primary mirrors to offer a more imaging friendly focal point).



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Posted 15 June 2019 - 11:10 PM

I was looking at a GSO 1.25" Crayford focuser to replace the existing one on my 6" newtonian.

This one

https://agenaastro.c...ngle-speed.html

The bold pattern of the GSO is the same as the original.

Edited by N3p, 15 June 2019 - 11:12 PM.


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Posted 18 June 2019 - 08:29 PM

I'd just wait until Agena has it back in stock and then order it.

Manish is excellent to deal with and I've never had an issue ordering from him.



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Posted 19 June 2019 - 08:26 AM

The OP does raise a good question though. I was surprised at the limited availability of GSO accessories in Canada ... other than under the Antares brand (which are great but limited in selection, they are however carried by other Canadian dealers). There seems to be no Canadian sources for a wider range of GSO products similar to what Agena Astro carries.

 

And another vote for AA as well, Manish usually does a great job on Canadian orders ... despite being American.



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Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:55 AM

Not enough of a market in Canada and pricing is vastly different (more) making it difficult to survive.




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