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 Post subject: Look at this dob!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 12:03 pm 
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20" at 96 lbs!

http://www.telescope.com/control/produc ... t_id=08937

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Yep, nice scope, very portable, and the price under 10k. .
I like it :razz:

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:58 am 
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The weight is certainly very appealing. What I'm curious about is whether and how the scope folds up. I haven't seen that information anywhere.

Also, I wonder if the 18" is airline portable? The 20" is probably too heavy for checked baggage.

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Nikon Prostaff 65mm spotter on Trekpod
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