I've owned a Nexstar 8SE for a few months and have enjoyed the views as I've gained experience. I have acquired a few eyepieces that are used for specific purposes. I'm generally satisfied. Mostly.
I am curious / interested in 100 degree eyepieces. TeleVue Ethos are out of my price range, but maybe APM or used ES might fit. I am concerned about the weight of the ES 100 series. The TV 20mm NagT2 is a burden when used with the 8SE and a dewshield. An ES 100 would probably be as bad, but might be worth it if the view are a big improvement over what I have now.
But all that aside, what differences or improvements can I expect with a 100 over the 82 degree eyepieces I currently have? Is the view limited by the physical limitations of the OTA?
What if I was using a Meade 8" LX90 instead of the 8SE? Would that better handle heavy eyepieces?