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Storage/Transport Solution for new Telescope - Help!

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A dew zapper would keep an objective lens warm enough I presume.

A warning  :excl:for handling a scope in freezing weather, bare hands on cold metal, numbing/numbed hands on cold metal, woollen or fleecy gloves handling slippery tubes are all risky.

Those thermal gripper gloves you can buy in hardware stores are good for gripping. Put OTA etc in its case or box (boxes can get soggy) or handles and carry it to safety. Beware slippery ground!

Easy to want to rush in for a :coffee22: and forget the above. :evil5:

 

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34 minutes ago, 25585 said:

thermal gripper gloves you can buy in hardware stores are good for gripping.

Thanks for the suggestion. The gloves I have are useless for dismantling my gear and that is the only time my hands get ridiculously cold. These might be the answer. 

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3 minutes ago, Demonperformer said:

Thanks for the suggestion. The gloves I have are useless for dismantling my gear and that is the only time my hands get ridiculously cold. These might be the answer. 

These might be worth a try https://www.amazon.co.uk/ASTROGLOVES-Astronomy-Specially-Astronomers-Practical/dp/B0173PG4QI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1519846760&sr=8-1&keywords=astro+gloves

 

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