Paul Zacharias from Spectrum Coatings did a great job recoating the primary and secondary mirrors of this scope last week. I have recently started CCD photography and find that my 14" Sky Design dob and my C-11 are getting most of my attention, so this scope is for sale.
See archived ad #178331 for three pictures. I have other pics to email to very interested parties.
Primary mirror won 2nd place optical award for it's fine figure at Stellafane in 1991(documentation available).
4" secondary with Knovak spider/secondary holder
18 point Knovak primary mirror cell
Teflon/ebony star bearing surfaces
secondary heater(****you provide the controller******)
2" UO r/p finder with 1-1/4" adapter
Moonlite telescope accessories lower truss blocks; custom metal uppers
Birch plywood construction stained walnut
10" pneumatic wheels with transport handles
FREE 10 foot aluminum ladder with pickup within 200 miles of Jax, FL
$2300 OBO; accept Paypal (add 2%), postal money orders, or cash.
Can delivery within 200 miles of Jacksonville, FL.
Partial trade needs are an alt/az mount or eq with motors mount
on tall tripod/pedestal capable of handling a 127mm f/8 refractor well, and a Pentax XL 5.2mm eyepiece.
Thanks for looking!
:>) Mark Dearing