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  1. Just ordered a Lunt LS50THa scope from FLO I had been undecided about going for the 50 or the 60 but in the end decided the 50 was the better buy. I mean yes I would have liked the 60 with PT and Feather Touch but my wallet said otherwise. Have also ordered the Feather Touch focuser, Sol-Searcher and a short dovetail bar. Still works out hundreds less than the cheapest 60 but has the pressure tuning and Feather Touch that I wanted and can be double stacked in the future if I want to. Got my old Manfrotto 475 tripod with modified 405 geared head down from the loft and dusted off. A bit overkill for such a small scope perhaps but you can't have too stable a mount. Have used a C8 on this mount so it won't even notice the Lunt. Will still be light enough to carry the full set-up outside one handed though. I appologise in advance for the cloudy and rainy weather to come in the next couple of weeks. John
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