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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope - Reflectors > Classified #210737

For Sale: 10" f/4.5 Discovery dob—PYREX—& extras—only $680!--SOLD [SOLD]

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Excellent condition. Superb planetary & galaxy views. High-quality PYREX mirror. Limited use. Kept in 1st floor room.

Selling because have too many scopes…

Selling it for less than the shipped Discovery price, yet you get over $400 worth of extras!

EXTRAS

1. PYREX mirror.

Helps viewing in cold. Gives good images faster than plate glass.

2. Enhanced coatings (94%), for brighter images.

3. 2" Crayford focuser with 1.25" adapter.

JMI—DX-3, metal, high quality—smooth precise. Better than rack and pinion, especially in colder weather.

4. 8x50 finder.

6-screw adjustment on single stalk (single bolt attachment).

5. Telrad, installed.

6. Black elastic dust covers—both ends!

7. Wheels & handles on base (removable).

ADVANTAGES OVER ORION’S 10" DOBSONIAN:

1. High quality Discovery mirror.

2. Enhanced coatings (94%).

3. SONOTUBE not metal tube!!

Better in winter, less dew prone, no heat plumes from observer's hands, etc.

4. 2”/1.25” Crayford focuser (JMI).

5. Telrad.

Over-sized tube & open mirror cell. Fast cool down.

Adjustable side bearings. Scope balances well, w/o adjustment, even with heavy eyepiece/barlow.

Mirror center spotted, but holds collimation well.

Manual, original boxes. No eyepiece.

Pick up only, Binghamton, NY. Avoid shipping delays & problems (& auction site bidding wars).

Only $680. Bank check or U.S. postal money order.

OPTIONAL: have scope be digital setting circle ready.

For only $100 more, I will reinstall the Discovery mounting brackets and provide the U.S. Robotics encoders, Discovery tangent arms, and cable (worth $160 shipped & saves you installation trouble). All you need is a DSC computer box. Works well with Sky Commander and standard DSCs from Celestron, JMI, Lumicon, etc.

E-mail any questions.
 

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