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    Default 2x barlow also 1.5x?



    I have seen a 2x barlow that advertizes that you can remove the cell and put it directly into the filter threads on your ep and becomes aproximatly a 1.5x barlow. I noticed that my 2x barlows have a removable cell that will thread into the filter threads on an ep. I presume that even thou not advertized as such they will also work as a 1.5x barlow? Thanks; Don T.

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    Thats pretty interesting ... I did not know this ...I also heard you can use a 2x barlow in front of the diagonal instead of the back and it makes a 2x barlow into a 3x barlow ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by roverich View Post
    Thats pretty interesting ... I did not know this ...I also heard you can use a 2x barlow in front of the diagonal instead of the back and it makes a 2x barlow into a 3x barlow ...
    could this be true?

    I will have to try it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roverich View Post
    Thats pretty interesting ... I did not know this ...I also heard you can use a 2x barlow in front of the diagonal instead of the back and it makes a 2x barlow into a 3x barlow ...
    That's a fact, Rich, but not all scopes will reach focus with the barlow in front of the diagonal--my ST80 wouldn't. Some will, though.

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    Do you know the brand of this EP? If im lucky, the one your talking about is the one im looking for, I just forgot the name and im thinking of buying it but I dont have a clue of the name.

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