Still not out of hobby yet! Here is a mint condition Tak TOA 130. You will not tell it apart from new!. It has the 2" diameter focus knobs with 2" dia extension tube, compression type and I will also include a like new Scopeguard case. Here are some answers to possible questions:
1. Mint, no marks or scratches. Optics has no dust.
2. Perfect star test, in and out of focus.
3. Zero color, excellent contrast, razor sharp images.
4. No, this does not have any collimation issues
5. Dew shield is smooth
6. Yes, this did beat my AP 130 (f6 and F8)in overall ability.
Price will be $4,700. delivered for OTA, cover, extension tube, accessory ring and Scopeguard case. in Con US. ONLY. please do not inquire if you live overseas)... THANKS ..This will be your best scope!