I purchased this SkyQuest XT10 Dobsonian Reflector w/25 mm Plossl eyepiece from Orion in June 2002 for $650. Since then, I’ve added the following items:
· Orion right-angle 9x50 finder scope ($77)
· Telrad with blinking pulser ($61)
· Orion eyepiece rack w/ 2” & 1.25” holes on rocker box ($10)
· Encoders and hardware for NGC Max DSC from JMI ($275)
· Orion padded case for XT10 ($80)
· Customized, flexible light baffle made of Kydex by DarkSide Light Baffle ($45)
· 3 Orion/Sirius Plossl eyepieces: 20 mm, 9 mm & 7.5 mm ($129)
I center-spotted mirror for collimation. Also attached Dobsonian mount to 4-wheel dolly purchased from Home Depot, which makes this scope easy to roll out of garage onto driveway. Although this is nice scope with good optics, I’m replacing it with bigger one.
Total cost of equipment is $1,327. Will sell as package for $850, a savings of $477. NGC Max DSC not included, but will sell to buyer of this XT10 for $350 ($579 if purchased separately from JMI). Prefer pickup at my home in Ocean County (Southern New Jersey), but willing to ship in CONUS at buyer’s expense. Seek cashier’s check or money order. E-mail me if you have any questions. Thanks for looking.