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Recommend a 2" Diagonal

Started by wpaolini, 11/21/2006 08:40AM
Posted 11/21/2006 08:40AM Opening Post
Can anyone recommend a good 2" diagonal that won't break the bank. Would prefer to keep it $100 +/- (I like the minus better).

Also give me your vote for a 1.25" model as well. I only have 1 2" EP (40mm Paragon) so could live straight for that as I don't do scanning all that often...maybe 2-3 times a year! So will be in 1.25" land vast majority of time.

Thx
Posted 11/21/2006 09:20AM #1
William,
The inexpensive 2" mirror diagonals often have issues with alignment and pinched mirrors. This can result in an image degradation that many people mistakenly blame on their telescope or eyepiece. I would recommend investing a little bit more money in one of the better brands like Televue, AP, or Stellarvue. I don't know about TV or AP, but Stellarvue has one for $99 here:
http://stellarvue.com/diagonals.html

David E