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#51 payner

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Posted 05 March 2020 - 12:08 PM

one thing is weird,
takahashi usa has them in stock the dl, dz, but can not respond to orders from other countries between 3 to 6 months of time and they say to prioritize orders from the usa, I understand, besides the usa they serve who?
in north america there are only 3 countries.

 

a chance, i still have to read something about them.

Takahashi America is the Takahashi authorized distributor to the USA. If there is no distributor for Canada, I am not sure who fulfills your orders.

If one resides in the USA, Takahashi America (Land Sea and Sky) accepts direct customer orders or one can order through an authorized reseller, for example Astronomics.


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Posted 05 March 2020 - 02:21 PM

Takahashi USA is the Takahashi authorized distributor to the USA. If there is no distributor for Canada, I am not sure who fulfills your orders.

If one resides in the USA, Takahashi USA (Land Sea and Sky) accepts direct customer orders or one can order through an authorized reseller, for example Astronomics.

canadian dealers do business with takahashi usa.


Edited by sunnyday, 05 March 2020 - 02:23 PM.


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Posted 05 March 2020 - 05:59 PM

OK, was not sure. Hope you can land the model of your choice.


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Posted 05 March 2020 - 09:29 PM

well my choice is made,
I want to start by thanking everyone who has expressed an opinion.
I chose the takahashi fc-100 dz. now I wait impatiently.
for the mount I will wait a little longer.
thank you again to all of you.


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Posted 05 March 2020 - 10:12 PM

Can't go wrong with the DZ. I think you made a great choice! 


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Posted 06 March 2020 - 09:23 AM

If you're having issues sourcing the Skywatcher EQ-5 Pro, Orion offers their version which is the Atlas Pro. I purchased one when they first released and it's a beast. Holds my 5" with relative ease and tracks extremely well.


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Posted 06 March 2020 - 10:58 AM

well my choice is made,
I want to start by thanking everyone who has expressed an opinion.
I chose the takahashi fc-100 dz. now I wait impatiently.
for the mount I will wait a little longer.
thank you again to all of you.

Well done!

 

Hope you will enjoy it immensely under the stars and am very confident that you will.

 

Maybe you can post a few impressions of the scope after your had a few nights observing with it.


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Posted 06 March 2020 - 12:48 PM

Well done!

 

Hope you will enjoy it immensely under the stars and am very confident that you will.

 

Maybe you can post a few impressions of the scope after your had a few nights observing with it.

yes I will try to make a summary that reflects the taks, especially the fc-100 dz.
thank you.


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Posted 06 March 2020 - 04:42 PM

I hope you enjoy your DZ.

 

I went for the DL, 1st run (black focusser). Back then (2016) the DZ was not known about. I already had a Vixen ED120SS (F/6.5) so the F/9 focal ratio of the DL intruigued me.

 

The FC100 range are really excellent scopes.


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Posted 18 March 2020 - 07:19 PM

with what goes everywhere. Our government tells us to stay at home ...
I'm going to go crazy waiting.



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Posted 20 March 2020 - 05:56 AM

with what goes everywhere. Our government tells us to stay at home ...
I'm going to go crazy waiting.

 

Hi James,

 

congrats on your latest purchase! You will be a proud owner of one of the best brands out there! Can feel your pain locked up in your home. Here in Germany things doesn`t go too well either and I believe the lock up here will come soon too!

Since we have same toys to play around with things won`t hopefully don`t get too boring ;-)!

 

Take care  Oliver


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Posted 20 March 2020 - 08:10 AM

If you're having issues sourcing the Skywatcher EQ-5 Pro, Orion offers their version which is the Atlas Pro. I purchased one when they first released and it's a beast. Holds my 5" with relative ease and tracks extremely well.


The SW EQ-5 Pro is not the same as the Atlas. Did you mean EQ-6?


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