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    I am about ordering for a whole range of equipment, including a telescope, mount, guide scope, star tracker, lenses and camera. My mind has been vacillating between doing it immediately and waiting for Black Friday which is still roughly three months away. Sometimes when we want to make a purchase we can become so impatient that we throw away opportunities. Hence, I want to know if from experience, the deals around Black Friday are significant as far as equipment in this field is concerned.

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    Default Re: Is Black Friday worth waiting for?

    Many astronomy vendors will put a variety of their products on sale and some good deals can be had. But the exact things you are considering may or may not be on the list. There is just no way to say for sure whether it would be worth the wait or not.

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    Default Re: Is Black Friday worth waiting for?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozman13 View Post
    Many astronomy vendors will put a variety of their products on sale and some good deals can be had. But the exact things you are considering may or may not be on the list. There is just no way to say for sure whether it would be worth the wait or not.
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    Default Re: Is Black Friday worth waiting for?

    On the other hand it will give you time to research what you want and make an informed decision instead of purchasing something that may not be suitable for what you have in mind.

    A dobsonian or alt az mount for astrophotography comes to mind... not really suitable.
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    Default Re: Is Black Friday worth waiting for?

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    On the other hand it will give you time to research what you want and make an informed decision instead of purchasing something that may not be suitable for what you have in mind.

    A dobsonian or alt az mount for astrophotography comes to mind... not really suitable.
    Great advice. I have had to change my mind about different equipment over the course of a few weeks.

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