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#1 laurent the french (sorry)

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 02:25 AM

hi 

i have a paracorr 1,25’´ but i not know the story of them 😟

when televue make it ? how many ? etc 

thanks 


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Posted 27 February 2020 - 08:14 AM

The first I see it in advertisments is Decemeber 1989.  By January 1997 it has disappeared from ads.

 

Here's the first (I think) TeleVue ad for it:

https://archive.org/...ge/n55/mode/2up

 

First appearance in Adorama ad from Dec. 1989:

https://archive.org/...ge/n95/mode/2up

 

In July 1999 Al Nagler says they discontinued because not selling enough:

http://web.archive.o...rlows/0083.html


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Posted 27 February 2020 - 08:23 AM

I have both a 2inch type 1 and a 2inch type 2.  I did not know they ever made a 1.25 inch

 

Could you post a picture of it please.

 

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 08:28 AM

Laurent,

You are lucky to own one. Laisse-moi savoir le jour où tu veux le vendre, je suis acheteur!

 

Although TV discontinued them because everyone was purchasing the 2 inch Paracorrs for those big, fast dobs, I would like them to reconsider that decision today. Many folks use small, fast Newtonians that are very portable (travel scopes) which are limited to 1.25 inch eyepieces because of balance issues. I would be perfectly happy with my f/4 travel scope using a lighter 1.25 inch Paracorr and 82 deg AFOV eyepieces.

 

There is a market for that. Televue, are you reading this?


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#5 laurent the french (sorry)

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 09:52 AM

thanks for your response 😀

 

i ll never sell it 

i use it with my laptop carbon travel 10’´ and another bigger in construction 

http://laurentastro....n-version-fine/

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#6 laurent the french (sorry)

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 10:03 AM

you can try the barlow at x1,3 of siebert 

it do some job in coma correction

i have it too


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Posted 27 February 2020 - 01:55 PM

Rare but they do pop up on AM although not too often. I believe the last one sold for $165



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Posted 27 February 2020 - 02:38 PM

$175   smile.gif



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 06:07 AM

i read the number of 70 made .

not a wrong number ?

125$ for me 😄

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Posted 29 February 2020 - 06:41 AM

Also useful for people making binoculars with fast mirrors, a corrector that doesn’t extend the focal length would be good too.if enough people want one it might convince people to make one.

Peter


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