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#1 starman876

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Posted 22 July 2019 - 08:13 PM

Seems like a really nice scope.  What has been your experience with this scope?

 

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Posted 22 July 2019 - 08:25 PM

FPL-51 semi-fast Doublet which I recall exhibits CA.


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Posted 22 July 2019 - 09:36 PM

It has some CA. Low power views are nice though. The focuser is also very nice, not a feathertouch, but still nice. 

 

I know, since I traded that scope to you. Have you DPAC’d it yet?  I’m curious how it does. I didn’t have a DPAC rig at the time it headed your way. I did get some decent images with it, even with the minor blue halos an bright stars. 



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Posted 23 July 2019 - 07:38 PM

It has some CA. Low power views are nice though. The focuser is also very nice, not a feathertouch, but still nice. 

 

I know, since I traded that scope to you. Have you DPAC’d it yet?  I’m curious how it does. I didn’t have a DPAC rig at the time it headed your way. I did get some decent images with it, even with the minor blue halos an bright stars. 

I was thinking of doing that soon.  Were these made in Taiwan or China.  FPL51 sould not be that bad.  Do most of these WO megrez scopes with the doublets perform the same?


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Posted 23 July 2019 - 07:42 PM

I owned one about 12 years ago and it did have some CA but the mechanics were top notch.

 

I regret getting rid of it now, would have made a nice outreach scope.



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Posted 23 July 2019 - 07:42 PM

I had one, my first premium refractor. The optics & mechanics were excellent. As noted, at f6 and with FPL-51, it shows some color. 

According to William Yang, they are made in Taiwan.


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Posted 23 July 2019 - 10:24 PM

I had the iOptron Versa 108mm variant several years back - virtually identical other than marketing (108 vs 110), badging and colors. Beautiful scope, built like a tank, fairly compact but very heavy. The mechanicals were very good, low power viewing was very immersive but image quality broke down as mags went over 30x per inch.



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Posted 26 July 2019 - 11:35 AM

I have recently acquired a WO Megrez 110 refractor - I have a question about the eyepeice/adapter connection at the end of the focuser  - the scope I received has only one thumb screw to hold the connection - there is another but it is an indented set screw - is this normal for this refractor? - Bob



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Posted 27 July 2019 - 05:35 PM

I have recently acquired a WO Megrez 110 refractor - I have a question about the eyepeice/adapter connection at the end of the focuser  - the scope I received has only one thumb screw to hold the connection - there is another but it is an indented set screw - is this normal for this refractor? - Bob

Normal.  See Pg 01

You can always replace the set screw with a thumbscrew if desired.



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Posted 28 July 2019 - 12:35 PM

thank you junomike




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