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Achros and ED glass

Started by spyglass, 11/04/2009 11:19AM
Posted 11/04/2009 11:19AM | Edited 11/04/2009 11:20AM Opening Post
On the refractor thread you posted about some new scopes coming down the road that would use Chinese glass. If my memory is correct, I believe it concerned some large (8"+) achromats as well as ED replacement glass for certain brands of 5" achromats and/or the development of a line of reasonably priced scopes using Chinese made ED glass.

The following appeared in a recent CloudyNights review:

"It is my understanding that APM had planned to produce some large TMB designed Chinese made achromats of varying focal lengths but I believe this project has now been discontinued because of manufacturing difficulties."

Can you give us the official word?
Posted 01/07/2010 12:20PM #1
Here it is....

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