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  1. Just a reminder, the Celestron Spring Sale ends midnight 28th Feb (Tuesday). Prices revert to normal Wed 1st March. Please don't miss out
  2. Celestron have added the CPC GPS 8", 9.25" and 11" telescopes and the CPC Deluxe 800 HD to their Spring Sale All now include a FREE Celestron HD PRO Wedge worth £335. Celestron CPC 800 GPS £1,895 Celestron CPC 925 GPS £2,375 Celestron CPC 1100 GPS £3,155 Celestron CPC Deluxe 800 HD £2,515
  3. Apologies for this short notice but Celestron have advised us some of the SCT VX GOTO & Nexstar Evolution stock they allocated for their Spring Sale has sold out so a number of those models are no longer available in the sale. Here is a summary: Celestron C11 SCT VX GOTO SOLD OUT Celestron C8 SCT VX GOTO (Celestron have sold out but we have a small number remaining so it is currently still available in the sale at FLO...) Celestron C6 SCT VX GOTO SOLD OUT The Celestron C925 SCT VX GOTO is still available but selling fast so please be quick... Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 SOLD OUT Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 SOLD OUT Here at FLO we have some Celestron Evolution mounts, Celestron Advanced VX mounts and some stock of all the C6, C8, C9.25 & C11 SCT OTAs, but only in small numbers... This year's Celestron Spring Sale has clearly been more successful than predicted so we won't be surprised if other items are withdrawn before the official 28th Feb end date so if you intend to buy any of the remaining items please place your order ASAP. If you have missed out please contact us, we will do what we can to help. HTH, Steve
  4. We are the only UK retailer to offer the Evolution 6" & 8" OTAs and the Evolution mount separately Thank-you to Jon @parallaxerr for the suggestion Steve
  5. We are now also separating the 6" & 8" Evolution bundles to offer the Optical Tube Assemblies and Mount separately The OTAs have identical optics to the regular (black) SCT models, thier dovetail is mounted on the side ready for use with Alt-Az mounts but can be removed and refitted underneath for use with GEQ mounts. Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 OTA £455 Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 OTA £645 Celestron NexStar Evolution Mount £899
  6. Hhhmm. The 6" is easily repacked, the 8" is packaged in a single box with it's mount but is itself inside it's own sturdy box. Unfortunately the Evolution 925 OTA is in a single box with it's mount so repacking it then delivering it via courier, safely, will be rather difficult. Please email us so we can discuss options Steve
  7. That is an interesting question. I have checked with Celstron, they don't mind their dealers separating Evolution bundles (i.e. they will warranty both items / with separate owners). The Evo mount supplied with all three models is the same though the 6" and 8" bundles have 1.75" tripod legs, compared to the 8" which has 2" legs and a larger base that accepts the larger HD Pro Wedge. The OTA out-of-the-box will have it's dovetail mounted on it's side (in relation to the focuser) so would need to be unscrewed and refitted 90-degrees around the tube if it will be used on a GEQ mount, but that is not difficult to do. We will also need to consider only one of the two customers will have a printed instruction book. Regarding price, we'll give that some thought and punch some keys on the calculator but will hopefully have an answer later today or tomorrow. Thank-you for the suggestion, Jon Steve
  8. The best savings can be made, not surprisingly, on the Celestron AVX and Evolution series. The savings on the OTAs and Celestron Advanced VX mount (FLO is the only retailer to offer them separately, with sale discounts) are also impressive. The SE and SLT savings are less impressive because they were already heavily discounted prior to the sale, but every little helps. The Hummingbird 'Micro' ED spotters are little diamonds! Really nice. And the Lithium (LiFePO4) Powertank, with additional 2x USB charging ports and a red/white lantern, is our bestselling power supply. All are new unopened stock with full Celestron UK warranties. HTH, Steve
  9. The two ultra-compact Humminbird spotting scopes with ED optics are also noteworthy: Celestron Hummingbird 9-27x56mm ED £295 £235 (Save £60) Celestron Hummingbird 7-22x50mm ED £289 £219 (Save £70)
  10. There are also two Celestron binoculars and a couple of noteworthy accessories in the sale: Celestron Skymaster 25x100 £269 £229 (Save £40) Celestron Skymaster 20x80 £109 £79 (Save £30) Celestron StarSense for Sky-Watcher Mounts £395 £335 (Save £60) Celestron Lithium (LiFePO4) Powertank £129 £99 (£30)
  11. ... and the Celestron Advanced VX mount £795 £595 (Save £200)
  12. We are also separating the Celestron VX mount / scope bundles to make the mount and OTAs available to buy separately at significantly reduced prices: The OTAs: Celestron C11 XLT Optical Tube Assembly £1,825 £1,225 (Save £600) Celestron C9.25 XLT Optical Tube Assembly £1,355 £955 (Save £400) Celestron C8 XLT Optical Tube Assembly £945 £645 (Save £300) Celestron C6 XLT Optical Tube Assembly £625 £455 (Save £170)
  13. This year's Celestron Spring Sale began at FLO last week, the prices have settled so here is a list of the items available First, the telescopes: Celestron C11 SCT VX GOTO £2,439 £1,819 (Save £620) Celestron C9.25 SCT VX GOTO £1,959 £1,529 (Save £430) Celestron C8 SCT VX GOTO £1,549 £1,159 (Save £390) Celestron C6 SCT VX GOTO £1,309 £1,045 (Save £264) Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 £2,099 £1,679 (Save £420) Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 £1,799 £1,529 (Save £270) Celestron NexStar 8SE £1,229 £1,179 (Save £50) Celestron NexStar 6SE £795 £735 (Save £60) Celestron NexStar 5SE £635 £590 (Save £45) Celestron Nexstar 127 SLT £385 £355 (Save £30) Celestron Nexstar 102 SLT £365 £339 (Save £26) Celestron NexStar 130 SLT £349 £335 (Save £14) Celestron NexStar 90 SLT £339 £305 (Save £34)