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    Default Re: ES 62° EP's?



    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    Hello Shorty Barlow,

    nein, I can't frankly.

    Those three EPs around 20mm I am using, have been all discontinued.
    Sorry,

    JG
    Hello JG.



    The retailer I bought the pair from wasn't the retailer who had given me problems previously when I tried to return a defective eyepiece. I didn't know it at the time, but the retailer I did buy them from actually got them from the problem retailer who I'd had a *disagreement with. Live and learn, right?

    The retailer I bought them from claimed the 'problem retailer' wanted me to return the defective eyepiece (above picture) so that he could inspect it. As I've been through this long charade with this particular retailer before I decided to send both back. The retailer I actually initially bought them from says I can return them to him.

    Confusing or what? lol

    I'm considering a pair of 20mm Vixen NPL's.


    *Basically he couldn't see the flaw when I returned the eyepiece. It was there, otherwise I wouldn't have sent it back.
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    TS Optics: 150mm, f/6 Newtonian (GSO SVD series). Altair: Starwave 102ED-R. Sky-Watcher: SkyMax 102mm, SkyMax 127mm, Evostar 72ED DS Pro, Evostar 80ED DS Pro, ST80 (TS Focuser), ST102 (TS Focuser), EQ5 Deluxe, AZ5 Deluxe. Vixen: Porta II, SXG Hal-130. Orion: 90mm StarMax , ST80 (TS Focuser). Celestron: NexStar Evolution 9.25". William Optics: E-BINO-P Binoviewer. A shed load of eyepieces including: Antares, Astro Hutech, Baader, Bresser, BST, Bushnell, Celestron, Explore Scientific, GSO, Kokusai, Meade, Orion, Sky-Watcher, Solomark, SvBony, TeleVue, Vixen & one or two I'm not sure of.

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    Default Re: ES 62° EP's?

    Hello Shorty Barlow,

    it is so complicated, a piece of paper and a pencil is needed to make a drawing to understand.

    The problem is, there is also the B-Ware quality grade of otherwise good designed optics on the market,
    but not all vendors disclose this info.

    Wishing you get it under control, and make the best choice on purpose,

    JG
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    Default Re: ES 62° EP's?

    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    Hello Shorty Barlow,

    it is so complicated, a piece of paper and a pencil is needed to make a drawing to understand.

    The problem is, there is also the B-Ware quality grade of otherwise good designed optics on the market,
    but not all vendors disclose this info.

    Wishing you get it under control, and make the best choice on purpose,

    JG
    Thanks JG. After some thought I've pulled the trigger on a pair of WO SWAN's. My previous experience with the 9mm versions were not good, but the 20mm has good reviews. Plus, they're only 100g each. I wont be able to utilise all of the FOV with the bino's but they should be pretty easy to merge images as they have a large eye lens.

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    Default Re: ES 62° EP's?

    Hello Shorty Barlow,

    it is always very interesting to follow your choices, as you give very good reports.
    What is inside this EP?
    If it were about f=25mm, I might tell you, try the Leica HC Plan S, they are manufactured in pairs for the binoviewers on the professional Leica DM Series microscopes, designed for up to the very high magnifications.

    Best,

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    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    Hello Shorty Barlow,

    it is always very interesting to follow your choices, as you give very good reports.
    What is inside this EP?
    If it were about f=25mm, I might tell you, try the Leica HC Plan S, they are manufactured in pairs for the binoviewers on the professional Leica DM Series microscopes, designed for up to the very high magnifications.

    Best,

    JG
    Thanks JG, I try my best lol. David Knisely has reviewed the SWAN's for Cloudy Nights. I think I dissected the 9mm SWAN's and posted the pictures once.



    Knisely referred to the 9mm as the 'runt of the litter'. I just hope the 20mm aren't borked in any way.
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