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    Red face Which barlow to buy



    I am in market to buy new 2" barlow

    My EP are
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    My choices for barlow are
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    I have an Owl 2" ED 2x Barlow ... good gear, and I heavily suspect made by GSO and re-badged ... I like it and the price is right ...

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    Well I've got the GSO 2" ED and its fine, and I strongly suspect the University Optics is the GSO re labelled............

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    ... lol ... I respect your suspect more ...

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    I have a meade 2x and 3x shortys , a gso 2x 2in. and a orion 3x 1.25 in. all of them are about the same quality . The GSO was the best deal . I think that the meade stuff is made in the GSO factory along with all the others ...
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    classic Big-mac , Meade eye pieces with a few odd balls thrown in ...
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    So for Sunny's benefit we are all saying get the one with the lowest price (inc delivery) as they are all the same? Cause that's how it looks to me LOL

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    Hi vinnie , Yes ...Thats what i would do . Save a dollar here and spend it on something else later ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vinnie View Post
    So for Sunny's benefit we are all saying get the one with the lowest price (inc delivery) as they are all the same? Cause that's how it looks to me LOL
    ... yessir ... that would be it ...

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    I Also have the 2" 2x GSO ED - I would recommend it.

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