26" f4.2 Dobsonian for sale with optics by Paul Jones from Star Instruments. Custom, machined aluminum 18-point flotation cell for the primary mirror. Machined aluminum 2" focuser that slides the 4.25" secondary along the optical axis to achieve focus. Primary mirror is 1 5/8" Pyrex with both sides of the mirror blank ground and polished flat and parallel prior to finishing. Both sides of the primary mirror are diamond edged. Condition of the primary and secondary mirrors is excellent with no chips or cracks. Primary will need to be recoated sometime in the next few years. Cabinet grade mahogany and mahogany plywood used throughout.
This telescope produces excellent images and is offered for sale at $4,000 firm. Sale only to a buyer willing to "pick-up" locally and complete a thorough optical and mechanical inspection.
Buffalo, New York