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    Default Re: Amazon Prime Day tomorrow



    The only ones I have seen on deal are the giant 25x100 binos ...
    Any other astronomy related deals today ?
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    Default Re: Amazon Prime Day tomorrow

    Oh great! I might pick up some 25x100's.

    I've got a dark sky trip scheduled for August 18-25, new moon is on the 21st, FYI.

    They'd really come in handy.

    My finger is hovering over the one-click button already!
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    everything that hovers ... will eventually drop
    I "need" some 10x50 or similar
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    Default Re: Amazon Prime Day tomorrow

    Quote Originally Posted by helicon64 View Post
    Oh great! I might pick up some 25x100's.
    Love mine, but the propped up elbow trick won't work with this one. You'll HAVE TO mount these babies, and much better with the parallel mount than any tripod alone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicoyenny View Post
    everything that hovers ... will eventually drop
    I "need" some 10x50 or similar
    Why not go all the way with Michael and get the 25x100s, although the scopes are likely to get jealous from a lack of use.
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    Why not go all the way with Michael and get the 25x100s,
    .. I sold mine because the lack of parallelogram mount ...(well, I got a triplet, something had to go )
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    Default Re: Amazon Prime Day tomorrow

    Amazon is coming to Australia this year which should be great, if they have the same stock here. Sadly not good news for our few and getting smaller Astronomy shops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craigwithers View Post
    Amazon is coming to Australia this year which should be great, if they have the same stock here. Sadly not good news for our few and getting smaller Astronomy shops.
    What you mates down under need is more astronomers to create demand.
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    I scooped me up the Celestron X-Cel 5mm. That's the highest power for my scope and the highest I have now is 9mm.

    Had to buy something.
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    Well done on the new E.P jazzin, as a foot note -Population of USA 321.4 million 2015, Australia 23.8 million 2015.

 

 
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