Reluctantly for sale (new prices taken from Pocono web site).
Takahashi FS-78 OTA (s/n 98067) (D=78mm, f=630mm, F8) with superb Tak 6x30 finder (with caps) plus 6x30 finder bracket. Includes standard extension tubes (2) and compression fitting as supplied with scope from factory, plus both front (manhole cover) and rear caps. Small peck marks on finder from screws - invisible in use. Have original scope box. $1150 ($1,655 new)
FC-76 Camera angle adjuster with CA35 adapter (for 35mm cameras - just add your t-ring) also includes CA645 adapter for Mamiya 645 medium format camera (may require T-ring or ???) Although made for FC-76, fits FS-78 perfectly - the criteria is the focusser size). Great for visual use as well - rotate your diagonal without loosening it from the scope. $155 ($205 new)
Takahashi FC-76 Reducer with both aluminum end caps. Works perfectly with FS-78 - reduces from F8 to F5.9. Spotless optic! Spotless cosmetics! Excellent condition. $250 ($345 new)
Takahashi Vari-Extender - high quality barlow with extension tubes giving variable magnification depending on how it is put together. Includes compression fitting, both caps plus box and (Japanese...) instructions (there is a diagram worth a thousand kanjii characters...) Like new. $215 ($290 new)
FS-78 2" adapter - use 2" ep or 2" diagonal with FS-78. Like new. $80 ($105 new)
FS-78 Tube ring in excellent condition - like new. $95 ($135 new)
Total new price $2735.00
Your price for all $1945.00 and I will pay shipping/insurance in CONUS.
If you prefer Parallax rings instead of Tak tube ring in like new condition, subtract $50 (ie $1895.00)
Preference given to buyers wishing to take the OTA and accessories as a set. Accessories not available separately until OTA is sold.
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