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Started by Joe Bruessow, 05/13/2003 06:52PM
Posted 05/13/2003 06:52PM Opening Post
I have quite a dilemma... I have a 10" f/6 Zambuto dob but have just come into a 16" f/5 Intermountain Optics primary which could also be made into a fine dobsonian. I love planets and deep sky. Which would you pick and why? I can only keep one... as well as a C14, and a couple of small refractors, and...

I know... aknowledging you have a problem is the first step in the healing process.

Thanks guys...

Posted 05/13/2003 07:39PM #1
I'd have a tough time parting with the Zambuto mirror. Maybe you should part with the C14 unless you have some compelling reason to keep it over the Zambuto.

Posted 05/13/2003 08:07PM #2

Maybe I'm just lazy, but I find eyepiece hours
decreases inversely as aperture increases.
I might keep the 10" Zambuto. How does optical
figure of the 16" compare to the C-14?