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#1 Enceladust

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 01:37 AM

I am missing a few dust caps and plugs for my eyepieces, a few 1.25", a few 2". Where's a good place to get some?

 

I found this nice little bundle: https://eyepiececaps...ap-plug-bundle/

 

It's not too expensive and it's more than enough for my current and future needs. I also like the fact that they are not black! Anyone has any experience with them? Is there a better place to get those things?

 

Thanks in advance.


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#2 B 26354

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 02:07 AM

Agena Astro has them, too. I bought a bunch of these things back in the '70s for my C8's eyepieces & accessories, and I'm still using them. As you say... it's nice that they're not black. Much easier to find, in the dark! grin.gif



#3 Avgvstvs

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 03:35 AM

Most decent astronomical suppliers will have caps available



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Posted 27 February 2021 - 05:21 AM

Pretty cool, and sorta both caps and padding in one.

If not crammed in place, then soft rubber won't touch glass either.



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Posted 27 February 2021 - 07:30 AM

Yea I bought some dust/end caps not to long ago from Agena, great company but you will have to spend at least $20 for free shipping.



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Posted 27 February 2021 - 08:17 AM

If any are Televue eyepieces and you would like OEM, Televue stocks and sells them directly. Just give them a call.



#7 JorgeDeAroGarcia

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 02:54 PM

You can buy them in the store as you say ... or think about a 3D printing, they are very well protected. Greetings


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