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#1 Bob4BVM

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Posted 04 December 2022 - 10:15 PM

 I wonder if there is a company out there that sells out-of-production EP's

I have been trying for a long time to find another pre-1990 Japan Meade 2" 56mm Super Plossl to make a pair for binoviewing.

The later Taiwan & China versions are easy to find but not the earlier Japan design, or so it seems.

Any ideas ?

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Bob

 

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Posted 05 December 2022 - 08:23 PM

Classifieds USED
They do come up
Really nice EP
But 40mm 68degree give similar max fov
With more mag
Good luck with your search
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Posted 05 December 2022 - 09:11 PM

Classifieds USED
They do come up
Really nice EP
But 40mm 68degree give similar max fov
With more mag
Good luck with your search

Yes i've been looking there but all i've seen is the newer Taiwan & China ones. those are a different EP..

Yes on the 40mm/68,but i have one 56 so hoping to make a pair

Thx

Bob



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Posted 05 December 2022 - 10:17 PM

I do own a Meade super plossl 2 inch 56mm eyepiece, but it is a relatively recent purchase (5-6 years) and is made in China. Looks quite different from your eyepiece in the photo.

 

Maybe you just get two of these that are easy to find. 

 

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Posted 06 December 2022 - 02:51 PM

I do own a Meade super plossl 2 inch 56mm eyepiece, but it is a relatively recent purchase (5-6 years) and is made in China. Looks quite different from your eyepiece in the photo.

 

Maybe you just get two of these that are easy to find. 

 

m

Yes, I have tried one of the newer China ones.  It is not the same optical design/build.  I'll be kind and just say it lost something in the translation  :)




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