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    Default Where to buy Explore Scientific 82° Series in the UK?



    I heard that these EPs Explore Scientific - 82 Eyepieces are considered the "poor man's Nagler", and are excellent performance for the money.

    Any idea where to get them in the UK?
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    Hi
    I know "Telescope House" do the 100 eyepieces might be worth giving them a shout to see what they can do for ya.
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    Couldn't get one in europe, just ordered from US, $150 delivered, now to avoid VAT !!! Hehe

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    Sorry, should have said, you can get them from Scope City and Hands On Optics in US, best price I could find and more inportantly, best delivery costs. Most of the sites nave similar prices, but the sites above have the best delivery costs. Scope City are knocking another $10 off them currently. $150 is pretty good, less than a Hyperion in the UK.

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    Thanks for this! Much appreciated.

    Did you have to pay VAT when they arrived in the UK?
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    Well, I'm in Ireland and yes, its likely Customs will stop it and request that you pay VAT.Its still worth it i feel. Dont know about UK but there is a limit above which you will have to pay import duty but here its about €250 or about £200 so it should be alright. However, I have had stuff arrive from the US where customs either haven't spotted it or bothered with it.....which is nice! Since discovering these, I have 2 on the way from either supplier mentioned before. Fingers crossed!
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    If you can get the vendor to mark the decleration as gift i believe you do'nt have to pay the vat !!! just a thought , as might save you a few ££££ !!
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