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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?



    So.....how often does it need to be collimated and how the **** does one do it!!!!

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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?

    Quote Originally Posted by AbbN View Post
    So.....how often does it need to be collimated and how the **** does one do it!!!!

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    You ask King Kong to help.....
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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?

    What is the C-Clamp on the bottom for?
    It seems to be missing a finder scope?

    As long as it comes with a ladder and trailer to transport the scope and ladder it, I would be fine with it.
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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?

    it's like the mac truck of scopes, it looks like it has carbon fiber spars to save weight!!!!,

    how does one even get on target with it without a finderscope

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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?

    So how many mpg for that scope?

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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?

    The 120mm will be more than enough for M104 in a Bortle 2 area. I saw it under Bortl 7-6 skies with my 120mm. So under Bortle 2 it should be quite easy.
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    This is the point where your wife tells you, it's going to be her or the dob. Tough decision, bye Felicia.
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    Default Re: Is This The Telescope I Need For M104/Sombrero's Light Bulb?

    Quote Originally Posted by billa48 View Post
    This is the point where your wife tells you, it's going to be her or the dob. Tough decision, bye Felicia.
    I had a similar experience over a 5-string banjo once. I still have the banjo.
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