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    Default MEADE 8mm-24mm Zoom Eyepiece???



    I just received my new Meade 8mm-24mm zoom lens today and I'm not sure if it is functioning correctly. When I first tried to rotate the
    zoom from the 8mm-24mm settings, it wouldn't budge!
    I did finally get it loose with a little force but it seams very hard to rotate the zoom function, even harder in the cold weather. Is this normal for this lens. What is the correct amount of force it should take to rotate the zoom function on this lens. Not sure if I should send it back or not. Any thoughts???

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    It should not be particularly difficult to change the focal length/magnification. If it doesn't work well, get a replacement.

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