For sale is an 8 inch f7.5 newtonian reflector. The scope was built in the early 70's using quality commercial components. It has a pyrex full thickness primary mirror made by UPCO with a cast aluminum mirror cell from Edmund Scientific. The secondary is a 1.5" ma quartz 1/20 wave from E&W optical. The secondary is mounted in a Novac research grade secondary holder and spider. The tube is fiber glass from Parks with cast aluminum end rings. The focuser is a 1-1/4" Vega 2 from University Optics. The finder is 7x50 with cast aluminum mounting rings with brass alignment screws.
The equatorial mounting is from Pacific Instruments and has slow motion declination control. There is no motor drive or eyepieces.
The price is $595.00 + buyer is to pay for packing and shipping by UPS.
I will also meet with someone within a 100 mile radius of Pittsburgh, Pa.