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mark geldart

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  1. My Skywatcher 250 px has turned up and it's a beut. Although i am £403 lighter i think i have found a cure for my aperture fever. However this scope does not come with a Barlow Lens so can anyone out there recomend a decent one. Also is it worth going for a x3 or stick to the x2. Thanks.

  2. I have recently sold my Skywatcher Explorer 130 P and have ordered a Skywatcher 250 PX Dob from Rother Valley Optics. (Typical. No scope and the sky is as clear as a bell). I was looking at lenses on their site and came across this link

    *Special Offer* Complete set of Skywatcher Plossls | Telescope Accessories | Rother Valley Optics

    Can anyone tell me if this is a good buy or not. I look forward to reading your words of wisdom...

  3. After weeks of reading up , looking at reviews and asking questions on SGL i have finally ordered a Skywatcher Skyliner 250 PX DOB. Have i made a wise choice ?... £403 from Rother Valley Optics

  4. Just got back from a week in the Dominican Republic and had 7 clear very warm nights in a row. Very little lighting making for very dark skies. Took my bino's and had great views of Orion Nebula and the Beehive Cluster...


  5. I have decided to cure my aperture fever and upgrade my scope. I was originally looking at the Skywatcher Skyliner 10" 250px Dob for £395. Then i saw the 250px Flex Tube for an extra £100 at £499. Decisions decisions. Have also been looking at 250px Flex Tube Auto £659 (top end of budget). Is it worth saying sod it and going for the Auto so as not to have any costly regrets. The one decision i have made is that i would like a Dob. Any help and advice on me spending my cash would be greatly welcome...

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