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COMPLETED - GSO 8" RC + Extras

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I am taking a slightly different direction with my observatory and imaging, and so I must regretfully offer my GSO RC scope for sale.

The Carbon Fibre version, apart from looking very sleek, is much less resistant to changes in temperature, thus reducing the need for frequent collimation

The telescope was purchased new by me in August 2012 and I purchased it with the Baader SteelTrack focuser upgrade. There have been no other modifications. The scope has been kept in my observatory – it has only been to three star parties as I recall. While in the observatory it has been kept capped and covered when not in use. The mirror is blemish free, apart from the usual collection of dust!

The telescope was purchased new by me in August 2012 and I purchased it with the Baader SteelTrack focuser upgrade. There have been no other modifications. The scope has been kept in my observatory - it has only been to three star parties as I recall. While in the observatory it has been kept capped and covered when not in use. The mirror is blemish free, apart from the usual collection of dust!


The specification is as follows:

  • Aperture: 204mm
  • Focal Length: 1624mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/8


Included in this package are the following:

  • Aluminum storage box (not pictured)
  • Red dot finder
  • 25mm and 50mm M90 extension tubes
  • Collimation Tilt Plate


Price: 725 GBP

 

The following are also offered for sale, first refusal is given to the purchaser of the telescope

  • Baader Steel Drive Motor Focuser + Handset *: 130 GBP
  • AP 0.67 Reducer: 140 GBP
  • ADM Losmandy Plate: 40 GBP
  • ADM Vixen plate: 40 GBP
  • Howie Glatter 635nm Laser + 2 reticules: 110 GBP
  • StarSharp Bahtinov Mask: 15 GBP
  • Gert Neumann Aurora Flat Panel inc power: 90 GBP


However, if someone wanted the whole package then the price would be 1,275 GBP

I would prefer the telescope to be collected, or I am happy to travel to meet the buyer. I will obtain courier pricing (insured delivery) if required, but the buyer assumes all responsibility

More images can be seen at http://darrenjehan.me.uk/for-sale/

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Price reduced - £725 ono for the OTA or £1,275 ono for the whole bundle.

Again, first refusal given to the purchaser of the scope for the extra's - but Skipper Billy has registered his interest in the HG!

 

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I would like to withdraw my interest in the Howie Glatter please -  I have bought one from RVO.  Thanks.

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For definite, final reduction on this...

For the scope, both extension tubes, carry box and M90 tilt plate - £550

For the entire package (scope as above plus, AP67 reducer, steel drive motor drive, bahtinov mask, two ADM plates, Aurora flat panel, howie glatter collimator) - £1,000

 

 

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