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#1 28gauge

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Posted 22 October 2020 - 05:22 PM

Thinking about this China manufactured scope. Was wondering about the quality and performance. Any input would be appreciated.



#2 LDW47

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Posted 23 October 2020 - 03:35 PM

Thinking about this China manufactured scope. Was wondering about the quality and performance. Any input would be appreciated.

If you are talking about the 150 Dob its a great all round scope for the $ and it comes with a 2” focuser !



#3 SteveG

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Posted 23 October 2020 - 03:36 PM

Thinking about this China manufactured scope. Was wondering about the quality and performance. Any input would be appreciated.

As with most imported dob's, the optics will likely be very good.



#4 sixela

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Posted 23 October 2020 - 05:46 PM

It depends, of course, on your definition of "very good" ;-).

#5 Asbytec

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Posted 24 October 2020 - 05:48 AM

It depends, of course, on your definition of "very good" ;-).

Just this side of good enough, and short of premium. smile.gif


Edited by Asbytec, 24 October 2020 - 05:49 AM.


#6 Asbytec

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Posted 24 October 2020 - 05:54 AM

Thinking about this China manufactured scope. Was wondering about the quality and performance. Any input would be appreciated.

Got a link so we can see it? Usually Skywatcher is not too shabby. 




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