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    Default Gso 2'' sct diagonal



    Anybody have any knowledge of these, i have seen some reviews of them not tightening enough on the sct to hold secure. They have a dielectric and dielectric quarts. Thanks

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    Default Re: Gso 2'' sct diagonal

    I have the plain 2" 99% Quartz Dielectric one, not the SCT version. I am happy with it and it works very well on both my Refractor and SCT. They are good for your personal use.
    https://agenaastro.com/gso-2-90-99-q...-diagonal.html

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    Default Re: Gso 2'' sct diagonal

    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    Anybody have any knowledge of these, i have seen some reviews of them not tightening enough on the sct to hold secure. They have a dielectric and dielectric quarts. Thanks
    It is the same diagonal as refractor, just with different nose piece. I used this type of SCT adapter for years, it is quite secure if you tighten it properly.

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