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buying telescope parts

Started by barndylady, 05/21/2017 06:27PM
Posted 05/21/2017 06:27PM Opening Post
I have been out of the hobby for a few years a lot has changed I want to restore an old Edmund scientific reflector that has been sitting in my attic for 40 years where can I buy telescope parts looking mostly for a new mirror and spider parts like that, seems like most places just want to sell you telescopes these days
Posted 05/21/2017 08:06PM #1
terry wolbach said:

I have been out of the hobby for a few years a lot has changed I want to restore an old Edmund scientific reflector that has been sitting in my attic for 40 years where can I buy telescope parts looking mostly for a new mirror and spider parts like that, seems like most places just want to sell you telescopes these days

Putting a wanted ad on here in the "Telescope Making" category on here would be a good place to start.

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