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Started by Grumpy_one, 11/23/2003 12:32PM
Posted 11/23/2003 12:32PM Opening Post
I currently own a 9.25 for several years now. I have recently moved to the Northwest where conditions aren't the greatest. I’m looking for something in the 80-100mm range, 400-500 dollar range. Cool down and quick go to are the reasons for this choice. Scopes I have considered are Orion ed 80, Stellervue at1010, Sky 90 (when I can afford it!). It doesn’t have to be apo, being my first refractor (you don’t miss what you never had). Open to any and all suggestions. I planned on viewing these scopes at star parties, but the weather what it is, I'll take your opions till the next one. Thanks
Posted 11/25/2003 11:06AM #1
I've never tried any of the scopes you mentioned, but I don't see how you can go wrong with the Orion ED 80, it seems to be an incredible bargain and has no bad reviews that I'm aware of. If I didn't already own a TV102 I would order one immediately.