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    Does anybody here had the chance to use any Explore Scientific 100 EP.
    I am thinking about getting the ES 100 20mm for starters.
    I own a Celestron Nexstar 6SE and I am planning for a Skywatcher 12'' GOTO Autotracking Flextube Dobsonian telescope.
    I own many EP's, my favorites are Nagler 12mm T4 and Baader Hyperions. I like big lenses, good eye relief and great AFOV perception.
    Thank you.

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    I do not own one but every review I have read has been very good!
    ETX 125PE, Stellarvue 80mm BV & Televue TelePod tripod,
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    If you do get one, please review it for us.

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    Older Discovery 12.5 solid tube dob,
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    I've heard a lot of good things about them, possibly close to an Ethos.

    This guy x-rayed them.

    Explore Scientific 14mm Ethos 13mm English

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    TCA-- nice link. Looks like they CLONED the Ethos design.
    ETX 125PE, Stellarvue 80mm BV & Televue TelePod tripod,
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    Not really surprising Joe. Companies like Televue have to survive on quality craftmanship, good support and a good reputation. I'm sure they know that any design they put out will be reverse engineered and cloned within months of being released.
    Zhumell Z10,
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