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    Quote Originally Posted by Davesellars View Post
    Wouldn't the 10mm be more useful though? 24mm is awfully close to the 21mm even at f10 on your SCT and the jump from 13mm to 8mm is quite large.
    13 and 26mm tunning rings will fix that
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    Default Re: This is the final addition to my collection.. for real this time

    Looks like you need a the 3.5mm to fill that hole.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davesellars View Post
    Wouldn't the 10mm be more useful though? 24mm is awfully close to the 21mm even at f10 on your SCT and the jump from 13mm to 8mm is quite large.
    Dave is right! You should go for the 10mm. Just my 2 cents!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MG1692 View Post
    13 and 26mm tunning rings will fix that
    I already have these but I hate to fiddle with them in the dark
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    Default Re: This is the final addition to my collection.. for real this time

    Let us know how you get on with the cloud dispersal gun!
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    Quote Originally Posted by utd1 View Post
    Let us know how you get on with the cloud dispersal gun!
    I kid you not https://www.firstlightoptics.com/mis...cloud-gun.html
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    That is so funny love the Flash Gordon references and the thought of bailing out with a Bhatinov mask
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    Talking of daft stuff on FLO.... I really want one of these...

    https://www.firstlightoptics.com/dob...e-edition.html
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