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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Filters > Classified #106693

For Sale: Thousand Oaks Solar Filter for 8" scopes

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Thousand Oaks Type 2 Full Aperture Glass (not polymer) filter for
safe solar viewing. Fits 8" scope OTAs; provides a nice
yellow-orange image.

Lightly used (I take good care of my equipment) and in
excellent condition.

I'm selling it for $95 (Retail price is $129). It has been
slightly modified in that I created a small notch in it so
it will fit on 8" SCTs snugly. The counterweight bar on 8" SCTs
prevented it from fully mounting on the scope, a mechanical problem
with the Thousand Oaks design. Now it is an excellent solar filter. <g>

FYI, the Thousand Oaks Description of it is: "Made with high
quality hand select glass coated coated with our exclusive
Solar II Plus. The most durable glass filter on the market.
Transmission is 1/1,000th of 1% (Optical Density 5).
Great for both visual and photographic use. Solar image is

I'll pay shipping in CONUS.

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