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#1 RLK1

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Posted 18 September 2023 - 05:20 PM

Thru Sep 21:

https://www.aliexpre...id=T2YOfHGPamm7

and

https://www.aliexpre...id=9VnvkvYENVhT

and

https://www.aliexpre...id=nNWjzq2df2OC

and

https://www.aliexpre...id=U4lOpMvZiTkQ

and

https://www.aliexpre...id=l4EKpebEkmuC

and

https://www.aliexpre...id=xztLm7uL6eWX

and my all time favorite Aliexpress deal that even a "pro" on the forum liked:

https://www.aliexpre...id=W4UA80Ql8ECE


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Posted 18 September 2023 - 05:27 PM

Too bad that the two UFFs are limited to one per customer, I wouldn't mind a pair of the 10mm. I have the 34mm 70° and it's a nice eyepiece in my Quark and a 2" adapter. I paid around $75 for it, so that's a pretty good deal. 

 

Edit: I just recently received the 1.25" dielectric diagonal last week at the same price as this offer. Initial impressions are favorable. 


Edited by Doug Culbertson, 18 September 2023 - 05:28 PM.

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Posted 18 September 2023 - 05:33 PM

$26 for the Svbony 7-21 Zoom is a steal. Very nice zoom that I use a lot.



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Posted 18 September 2023 - 05:36 PM

$26 for the Svbony 7-21 Zoom is a steal. Very nice zoom that I use a lot.

Yeah, that one's in my grab and go case with my AT60ED. It gets a lot of use, especially for white light solar. 


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Posted 18 September 2023 - 05:49 PM

$26 for the Svbony 7-21 Zoom is a steal. Very nice zoom that I use a lot.

I just got mine today after a similar sale the other month. It took quite a while to get to me instead of the usual couple of weeks for other svbony products. I kept getting email alerts that it was "out for delivery" from Compton Ca. Er, ah, something just tells me it was not "straight outta compton"!


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Posted 18 September 2023 - 05:55 PM

I just got mine today after a similar sale the other month. It took quite a while to get to me instead of the usual couple of weeks for other svbony products. I kept getting email alerts that it was "out for delivery" from Compton Ca. Er, ah, something just tells me it was not "straight outta compton"!

I got mine from Svbony's eBay site in California. Cost $45 with free shipping, which is still a great price for the quality, and it arrived in two days.  I've never bought from AlliExpress but their vendors' sale prices are tempting.



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Posted 18 September 2023 - 06:11 PM

That 18mm UFF for $54 has been that price for a couple months now. I've been watching that one waiting for a solid drop in price. $54 is still a good deal for that eyepiece, but too expensive for my curiosity-to-cost threshold.

 

That 15mm spotting scope eyepiece looks interesting.


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Posted 18 September 2023 - 06:50 PM

I also like the 7-21 for my solar scope.



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Posted 18 September 2023 - 08:51 PM

You can get the zoom on Amazon for $49.99 - 10% coupon = $44.99 with free two day shipping if you're a Prime member.



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Posted 18 September 2023 - 09:30 PM

I received the UFF 10 mm a few weeks ago (9 days delivery) . 28 euros in total. unbeatable.



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Posted 18 September 2023 - 09:58 PM

Thanks OP.

I tried to buy the 1.25”’diagonal but getting the message that item will not ship to USA.

 

edit: From the AliExpress App, it was not letting me order. I was able to place the order from my PC. on the AliExpress website


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Posted 19 September 2023 - 02:19 AM

Ordered the diagonal just now... curious how it compares to my existing ones. I just have the stock diagonals that came with my scopes. Aliexpress can be finicky however with ordering I see, took a couple of tries and it didn't like the first acct. I made with them for some weird reason.

 

Hopefully the thing actually arrives.

 

edit: And also just ordered the 15mm eyepiece as well. At that price I figured why not try it...


Edited by Anony, 19 September 2023 - 02:43 AM.


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Posted 20 September 2023 - 12:01 PM

Thru Sep 21:
https://www.aliexpre...id=T2YOfHGPamm7
and
https://www.aliexpre...id=9VnvkvYENVhT
and
https://www.aliexpre...id=nNWjzq2df2OC
and
https://www.aliexpre...id=U4lOpMvZiTkQ
and
https://www.aliexpre...id=l4EKpebEkmuC
and
https://www.aliexpre...id=xztLm7uL6eWX
and my all time favorite Aliexpress deal that even a "pro" on the forum liked:
https://www.aliexpre...id=W4UA80Ql8ECE


Is that spotting eyepiece better than a Celestron x-cel lx?

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Posted 20 September 2023 - 03:12 PM

Is that spotting eyepiece better than a Celestron x-cel lx?

In my experience, performance levels of the Celestron x-cels vary with the focal length. My 2.3mm x-cel isn't very good and is outgunned by similar focal length higher power eyepieces.

I'd expect the 15mm Celestron spotting scope eyepiece to be as good, if not better, than a similar focal length x-cel  but I haven't compared the two directly with each other.  I do find the spotting scope eyepiece to work quite well in my 16" f4.5 astrosystems dob with a paracorr. 


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Posted 20 September 2023 - 03:15 PM

Is that spotting eyepiece better than a Celestron x-cel lx?

I'll let you know what I think of it in a couple of years when mine arrives.

 

I have minimal expectations... just hoping it can beat a 15mm goldline.


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Posted 20 September 2023 - 03:51 PM

I'll let you know what I think of it in a couple of years when mine arrives.

I have minimal expectations... just hoping it can beat a 15mm goldline.


Couple of years and some more because, you know... New gear means cloudy nights. I'm looking forward to your review
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Posted 20 September 2023 - 04:17 PM

Couple of years and some more because, you know... New gear means cloudy nights. I'm looking forward to your review

I can just compare against cheapos... 15mm plossl & 15mm goldline, but I'll post what I think. I can test with fast and slow scopes.

 

Digging around a bit I also found this seller offering pretty good prices on plossls --

 

https://www.aliexpre...o2usa4itemAdapt

 

No clue if they are a reliable seller or not, but prices for new people seem good.

I'm seeing an omni barlow at $5.60 and $14 for a 32mm omni plossl. I don't need either, but for bargain hunters, price seems right. 

 

Hoping to find a insane deal on a 3-8 zoom... or something high powered. I'm missing that from my cheapskate lineup.


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Posted 20 September 2023 - 05:09 PM

From my review of the Celestron 15mm spotting scope eyepiece:

https://www.cloudyni...2mm-angel-eyes/


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Posted 20 September 2023 - 05:28 PM

From my review of the Celestron 15mm spotting scope eyepiece:
https://www.cloudyni...2mm-angel-eyes/


Nice review. It seems its the best option at that price range

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Posted 20 September 2023 - 05:50 PM

From my review of the Celestron 15mm spotting scope eyepiece:

https://www.cloudyni...2mm-angel-eyes/

Would you consider it same or better than the SVBony 15 Red Line? It is 68 degrees AFOV.



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Posted 20 September 2023 - 05:57 PM

Would you consider it same or better than the SVBony 15 Red Line? It is 68 degrees AFOV.

Likely better than the 15mm Red Line. 



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Posted 20 September 2023 - 06:02 PM

Would you consider it same or better than the SVBony 15 Red Line? It is 68 degrees AFOV.

I can tell you for sure but you'll have to wait for the eyepiece to slowly crawl to me.... at best early-mid Oct, most likely. Or this time next year.

 

I can test against my goldline, which is the same as the redlines.



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Posted 20 September 2023 - 07:36 PM

I'm careful about odd manufacturer sites. Someone may have bought a batch of seconds. The eyepieces that failed inspection.

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Posted 20 September 2023 - 08:23 PM

I'm careful about odd manufacturer sites. Someone may have bought a batch of seconds. The eyepieces that failed inspection.

If you're referring to the Celestron spotting scope eyepiece, this isn't the case. 



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Posted 22 September 2023 - 10:13 AM

Is the 34mm 72* eyepiece a good one?

 

Id love to add it to my set.   
To be used on any of my SCT. ( 6, 8, 10”)




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