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    Default Do I see green lettering in my future?



    I was waiting for the ES 82° sale to consider the 24mm, but with the TV sale almost over, that 22mm Nagler Type 4 really makes more sense for me as it neatly splits my 14mm and 30mm, giving me a much needed mag for all my scopes.

    I realize the difference between the 22 and 24 is minuscule at best, it's the green lettering though...
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    Default Re: Do I see green lettering in my future?

    OPT has the ES 24mm in stock for $100 less than the Nagler.
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    Default Re: Do I see green lettering in my future?

    Green lettering does not show up as well under a red flashlight as white lettering does. If you get one of those with the green lettering, you might want to get a white ink marker and re-letter it.
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    Default Re: Do I see green lettering in my future?

    22 Nagler is easily my favorite eyepiece. Go for it!
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    Default Re: Do I see green lettering in my future?

    Yeah, I was waiting for the ES82 sale too. By not putting them on sale, it's just led me to Televue for my shorter eyepieces but I still have an eye on the ES82 24mm, it's just a good length for me. Pretty wide, but not as massive as the 30mm. And for whatever reasons, there aren't really a lot of options in this area.

    The Nagler 22mm I'm sure is awesome, but it's a good bit more expensive than what I'd hoped to spend on the ES82 on sale. So, my new plan is to keep an eye out for a flash sale or used eyepiece. Also, my current 35mm eyepiece is equal in TFOV to a 24mm 82 degree. Psychologically, the Nagler 22 would be narrower so I kind of hate to do that even if the reduction isn't actually significant - it feels like I'm giving up something. The Nagler 26 would have been an easier sell to me, but it's discontinued.
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    Default Re: Do I see green lettering in my future?

    Hi Glen. Wow, you are putting up two top flight eyepieces here. And, as you said, the difference between 22mm and 24mm probably won't show you much appreciable difference. I guess the best thing at this point, is to look for the best sale price, including possible free shipping, and go from there. Good luck on whatever color lettering that you decide on Glen , and the best of regards.
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    So I talked myself out of it already. The 25mm ES 82° makes more sense between the Z10 and the ES 16" Dobs. It is cheaper too ;-)

    I know I will regret this decision come tomorrow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhotoBiker View Post
    So I talked myself out of it already. The 25mm ES 82° makes more sense between the Z10 and the ES 16" Dobs. It is cheaper too ;-)

    I know I will regret this decision come tomorrow.
    Every astronomer wishes for something they don't have. If you bought the TV eyepiece, you would just have to get something else to wish for and the whole thing would start all over again.

    This way, you can keep this particular TV eyepiece as your wish item, use the ES eyepiece, and save yourself some money!
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    The ES 82° 24mm should be in mid next week ;-)
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    Default Re: Do I see green lettering in my future?

    It is very similar on the inside to my Meade 5000 24mm, I think. You will like it!
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