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    Question Goodwill lenses



    Found these at the local Goodwill thrift store all screwed together with a 49cent price tag on them, Couldn't resist buying them. My question is are these lenses configurable into a small imaging scope or perhaps a childs scope for my Granddaughter? I think they may have went to a camera at some point. Any help would be appreciated and don't be afraid to tell me they're junk cause I'm only out a Half Dollar P1100981 (2).jpg P1100994 (2).jpgP1100987 (2).jpg

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    Default Re: Goodwill lenses

    The close up lenses are great for doing camera macro photography. No application for astronomy.
    The colored one could be used to enhance the colors and bring out some planet detail.

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    Default Re: Goodwill lenses

    I've never found anything quite that cool at Goodwill. Maybe I need to check the ones in Nashville!
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    Default Re: Goodwill lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by mrlovt View Post
    I've never found anything quite that cool at Goodwill. Maybe I need to check the ones in Nashville!
    Wow you're pretty close. We have 3 fairly large stores within 20 minutes of me. The wife and I check them out on most weekends and I have found so much at these Goodwill stores including, 2.00 dollar Canon digital camera, 8.00 dollar Roomba home Vac with two Chargers, 5.00 dollar leather Wilson jacket, and my first Meade 60 mm telescope (8 or 10 bucks?). Pretty Sweet deals and it helps employ the less fortunate...

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    Default Re: Goodwill lenses

    Yup, I'm just down the road. My wife hits them regularly for clothes, but we don't usually go together. I may have to join her more often. =)
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