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    Default New Solarmax 60 II



    Well got the New Solarmax today and wouldn't you know it, cloudy and rain and snow for 3 days. Go figure. I thought if I bought a solar scope, I wouldn't get the new scope cloudy weather as usual. But I guess that works for solar scopes as well.
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    Default Re: New Solarmax 60 II

    Enjoy the telescope when you are able!
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    Default Re: New Solarmax 60 II

    Congrats on the new scope, Wire!

    Yes sir, if something in any way, shape, or form facilitates astronomy, the clouds will get you, from the simplest of dust caps to the most expensive glass or mount.

    Not sure what they do with radio astronomy. I'm sure they have a game plan.
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    Default Re: New Solarmax 60 II

    Congratulations on the new scope!
    Sadly the weather ships with all astro items.
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