I am forced to give up my 18" f/4.5 7 mo. old truss tube dob due to a work injury to my back I sustained a few years ago and am unable to physically manuver this any more.
Astrosytems 18" Telekit built with CNC baltic birch plywood, mirror box is plumb and square but has minor flecking of the black flocking paint and needs retouching up and will include the paint.
Includes the following:
Truss case,upper cage carrying bag,scope cover,light shroud with bag
Telrad reflex sight with dew shield
18 point primary mirror flotation system
Mirror cover and off axis cover
Five filter Quick switch filter slide
Phase four focuser
Transport handles and wheels
2 - 6 volt batteries for 2 cooling fans with cables
All manuals and cables
Astrosystems 3.1" pyrex secondary with dew prevention element
Intermountain Optics Primary 2" thick ,aluminized and SiO overcoated, 1/8 wave or better, made of Pyrex
Height to eyepiece at zenith - 80 1/2 "
5 Gal bucket next to scope for scale
Lumicon NGC Sky vector with high resolution 4000 encoders - New version V3.65 with PC cable
Their is nothing wrong with this scope other than the minor flecking of the paint on the mirror box which is easily remedied,the views are astounding.
Additional Pics on request, serious inquires only, If you are looking to upgrade, this is your scope
If a trade is intiated then each will pay respective shipping,if bought I will split the shipping
Will trade for scope setup or will sell for $3500, would much rather trade
I am basically looking to trade for ???
Another PIC of the scope being more portable go to ad #153566