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  1. This is a very nice Lumicon 80mm mega finder or potentially a rich field scope. Optically it is in excellent condition and cosmetically very good too. It has a nice, smooth rotating helical focuser, with locking screw which as a decent range on it. It has a 1/4" photo thread on the base so can be fitted to a photo tripod etc, or adapted to fit Skywatcher show with extra parts. Looking for £90 ono plus P&P via PayPal fees paid or bank transfer. Will include a basic Skywatcher RACI Prism for another £10 Also advertised elsewhere.
  2. I have had this for a few years but recently put it into use. The finder has an 80mm OG and 300mm focal length, a neat little portable refractor by itself. It comes with an attachment plate for mounting, not rings. The scope attatches easily to the plate for removal and remounting. It is heavy being 2.5lbs! Focusing is by a locking helical tube. Mine came with a right side up prism and cross hair 1.25 eye piece (for 12x mag), but the latter can be used as a straight through viewer - or any other 1.25 you wish. To compensate for the weight, including eps I use, I fitted a small child's bicycle pannier bags to the mirror cel end of my dob which were weighted with balancing scale weights. Using the finder was great. Bright image and cross hair made finding moderately bright stars easy, smooth zoning from RDF to Lumicon to main scope with ep for 20x. The Lumicon with cross hair ep gives about 3 deg FOV. It is heavy though. I have seen adverts for a 50mm OG version. I chose the 80 to get brighter views (hello Polaris!) and the model as wider FOV eps can be used if no cross hair site needed.
  3. after advertising for a uhc filter and never used one before i had to rely solely on recomendations ,reviews and comments .with that in mind i turned down several offers of the baader uhc-s and paid a little more for a s/h lumicon uhc 1.25". i declined the uhc-s on the basis of it being more broad than narrow. with a 8" newtonian i thought a dedicated uhc would be a better choice.i dont know if ive dropped a clanger by opting out but i will give a novice's first immpresion once ive had a go with this lumicon.
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