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    Knight Owl Services is selling what they call their MC series plossl, in 15mm and 12mm, for $20 each. That seems really cheap. Has anyone here had experience with these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingmeow View Post
    Do you have a link?
    Okay, here's a little more of my ignorrance showing . . . how do I list a link?
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    Just go to the website with your browser. Once there highlight the website address, do a Ctrl-C to copy it. Then do a Ctrl-V in your Message: box to paste the address in. Once you post the message, the link will be embedded for everyone to click on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingmeow View Post
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    You might want to check out the Sterling Plossls, for some more coins ($29 for the 12.5mm):

    STERLING SERIES PLOSSL EYEPIECES 1.25'' & 2''

    They have a wider AFOV (55-degrees) which is a step-up from the regular 52-deg. of plossls/stock EP's; and reviews I've come across are quite good. (Ordered the 17mm myself.)

    Best,

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    Quote Originally Posted by ibase View Post
    You might want to check out the Sterling Plossls, for some more coins ($29 for the 12.5mm):

    STERLING SERIES PLOSSL EYEPIECES 1.25'' & 2''

    They have a wider AFOV (55-degrees) which is a step-up from the regular 52-deg. of plossls/stock EP's; and reviews I've come across are quite good. (Ordered the 17mm myself.)

    Best,

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    Thanks. I'll take a look at the Sterlings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rwsandy View Post
    Knight Owl Services is selling what they call their MC series plossl, in 15mm and 12mm, for $20 each. That seems really cheap. Has anyone here had experience with these?

    Thanks.
    I have an Owl 25mm Super Plossl and it is a good value. You might want to email or call them because you may not be looking at a current eyepiece.
    OWL Astronomy Products - Eyepiece Page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ibase View Post
    You might want to check out the Sterling Plossls, for some more coins ($29 for the 12.5mm):

    STERLING SERIES PLOSSL EYEPIECES 1.25'' & 2''

    They have a wider AFOV (55-degrees) which is a step-up from the regular 52-deg. of plossls/stock EP's; and reviews I've come across are quite good. (Ordered the 17mm myself.)

    Best,

    Hernando
    I went ahead and ordered a Sterling 17mm. Thanks for the advice.
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