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    Default Orion Diagonals



    These are new but has anyone tried them by chance?

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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    Here is a better link: Orion Dielectric Twist-Tight Mirror Telescope Diagonals

    Jeff, the one you posted is a bit wonky looking on my end, hence...
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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    Both of your links just come up to the page with the various catalogs?
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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    P.S. Looks nice to me; no lost thumb screws!

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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    How about this one
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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    Don't understand why theses links aren't working...maybe I'm not real? Oh wait that was another thread
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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    Which diagonal were you looking at figment of my imagination?
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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    Here I will try it!

    Orion Dielectric Twist-Tight Mirror Telescope Diagonals

    Hrm...

    Orion 2" Twist-Tight Dielectric Mirror Star Diagonal

    Haha... that is so lame! Orion is re-directing the links!

    One last try

    https://www.amazon.com/Orion-Twist-T...ds=orion+twist

    Just put twist in the search bar at Orion's site.

    Anyhow they look pretty cool I assume they use the same mirror etc as their other diagonal which were pretty good.
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    Default Re: Orion Diagonals

    Still just comes up as a page with all of Orions catalogs for me...
    I went and looked on Orions site, if this is the diagonal you were mentioning Orion 2" Twist-Tight Dielectric Mirror Star Diagonal it is their standard diagonal with the new twist lock. The diagonal itself is of good quality but as the twist lock is a new item I do not have experience with it.
    Baader and Antares have used their own versions of the twist lock for years that work very well and last a long time. The new version by AMP is another one that is getting excellent reviews.

    Trying my link just brings up the eCatalog page too!
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