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    Default Re: So what do YOU do with the Eyepieces that come with a scope?



    I consider myself fortunate not to have the acquiring new eyepieces sindrome.
    I got 5 of them to share between 3 scopes (see signature) and I am happy with them .

    My problem is AP.............
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    Default Re: So what do YOU do with the Eyepieces that come with a scope?

    Quote Originally Posted by MarcoS View Post
    I consider myself fortunate not to have the acquiring new eyepieces sindrome.
    I got 5 of them to share between 3 scopes (see signature) and I am happy with them .

    My problem is AP.............
    Doesn't AP stand for Always Poor?
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    Default Re: So what do YOU do with the Eyepieces that come with a scope?

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    Doesn't AP stand for Always Poor?
    Hrm I though it was "Almost Perfect" hence the endless spending to get it 'perfect'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mightyboosh View Post
    I've just bought another EP. I need to go to eyepieceaholics anonymous. Help me...help me.....
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    Default Re: So what do YOU do with the Eyepieces that come with a scope?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fly2High View Post
    To me, retailers should offer to discount the telescope if you choose to not take the cheap eyepieces and allow you to apply that savings to better eyepieces.

    Sometimes, like many of you, you have a very good to great set of EPs and you do not want to change. Why not cut the guy a break who is getting a second or third telescope?
    Yeah, that would be nice but, probably wouldn't take off too much of the price based on the EP's.

    When I got my second scope, I already had built up a nice set of eyepieces so, I ended up giving the ones that came with the scope to another forum member (with free shipping even). What goes around comes around.
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    Default Re: So what do YOU do with the Eyepieces that come with a scope?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fly2High View Post
    So I started looking at everyone's list of equipment and noticed many list more than one of a particular EP. I also saw that many still had their EP that came with their telescope.

    What do you use the stock EP for?

    Why if most buy better EP do they give them with a telescope? I guess something is better than nothing but if they are decent, why upgrade that exact one?

    If you sell them, what did you get for them? Was it worth it?
    They provide them so the telescope is useful right out of the box......

    I replaced the OEM 9mm plossl before it was even used..The ES 9mm 100* has been with me almost since day one with the Z12 so the original 9mm ep was useless to me, and worthless...

    I could have kept the Zhumell SuperView 30mm but I didn't..It was not a bad ep for what it was.....selling it and a few other things on Ebay helped finance the Explore Scientific 20mm 100* EP.

    The thing that surprised me was selling and actually getting money for the moon filter that came with the scope...who knew?
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