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#1 Sonya Z

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 08:13 PM

Does anybody know where to buy/sell astronomy gear online? Preferably in Canada

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 08:17 PM

Does anybody know where to buy/sell astronomy gear online? Preferably in Canada

In Canada there is Astro Buy and Sell, a couple more buy / sell sites on Facebook and Kijiji ! The Facebook sites are dedicated to astro gear.


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Posted 23 February 2021 - 08:18 PM

Does anybody know where to buy/sell astronomy gear online? Preferably in Canada

 

Check the classified ads here on Cloudy Nights and there is another big one too, but I won't mention it here...



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Posted 23 February 2021 - 09:33 PM

Some Canadians use the Cloudy Nights Classifieds - myself included. We just look for other Canadians who are posting either For Sale or Wanted ads. It isn't that hard to buy from US sellers on CN, though some don't want to go to the bother of the (rather simple) form filling that it takes. I've sold into the US as well, though postage or courier costs in either direction are a bit discouraging. BTW - Canada Post/USPS is generally the lowest cost, least hassle way to ship across the border. Courier services like UPS tend to want more forms and often charge the recipient an ugly brokerage fee.

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PS. Here is the link to Astronomy Buy and Sell for those not familiar with it: https://www.astrobuysell.com/


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#5 LDW47

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 10:48 PM

Check the classified ads here on Cloudy Nights and there is another big one too, but I won't mention it here...

AstroMart s another good one in the US.


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#6 Jon Isaacs

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Posted 24 February 2021 - 04:05 AM

AstroMart s another good one in the US.

 

Astromart is a subscription site and costs $15 per year for a membership. The vast majority of my equipment has been purchased via Astromart.  One nice thing about Astromart is that there are no aliases, identities and locations are verified by the website and on record.

 

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