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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope - Refractor > Classified #170181

Sale/Trade: Vixen FL-102S 1980's vintage

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For sale or trade 1980's vintage Vixen Fluorite 102mm refractor. Focal length 900mm, white tube, green highlights and rings, 30mm finder that mounts on tube (not on focuser housing). Focuser is
1 1/4".

Paint in remarkable shape only one small paint chip on dew shield and some small smudges on green focuser housing. Objective coatings look very good. Images produced are very good for an older apo refractor--defocused defraction patterns look similar on either side of focus with slight color fringing. No false color on Saturn or Jupiter--nice images for a four inch scope. A little bit more "sparkling" on stars at high power with poor seeing than with newer high-end apos(i.e. not quite Tak 102 performance in this regard).

The focuser has seen better days--smooth but some slippage. The last owner tightened it up to prevent slippage, but I would rather have a little slippage verses being too tight.

Asking $1100 to include shipping in US.

Would negotiate trade for a 6" f15 achromat objective plus some

Thanks for looking


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