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    Default The Dew Monster:(



    Guess its time to add one more piece of gear. I live where there is a lot of moisture and while we had 4 clear nights, because of the quick fall of temperatures the DEW monster hits with in the hour (even having my scope in a "cooling area". So I guess it's one more set of cables for winter viewing

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    Default Re: The Dew Monster:(

    I have used Kendrick dew heaters for quite a few years and am very happy with their performance, for a controller I switched to the Thousand Oaks/ Orion controller.

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    Default Re: The Dew Monster:(

    Plus 1 for Kendrick. I've used their heaters as well as their controller for about twenty years. Found them very effective as well as energy efficient.

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    Default Re: The Dew Monster:(

    I still have the Kendrick dual channel that works perfectly, I do like having the extra channels at times from the Thousand Oaks though.
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