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Telescope dollies that defy economic logic...


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I was thinking if I'm to invest in a heavy dob, perhaps it's about  time I admitted I had  a humanly normal spine and started looking for a telescope dolly. I don't know about you, but I prefer to keep my back in a geometrically acceptable shape.

It turns out, in order to buy a good dolly to save your back from heavy-lifting, you'll have to sell your kidney to afford it.

Am I being unreasonable to think that these dollies probably come from an economy that exists outside our space-time continuum? 

 

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I would say yes, way outside.........they look to be made of very cheap materials considering their cost ?

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I've seen Faulksy use the wheelbarrow handles with ease on a 20"... They do work exceptionally well. Whether with one central wheel at the front as per his design or as John has shown with the two...

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7 hours ago, John said:

Wheely bars are easy to make and much less expensive:

 

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While on the subject, I've been wanting a telescope like this one for ages. I hear you can get a 16-inch one yet the eyepiece remains fairly low in comparison, say, to the Skywatcher Flextube 16-inch. Do you know where I can find one?

 

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