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#1 kinglucifur

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 06:50 AM

What is ota worth

#2 MistrBadgr

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 04:29 PM

Can you describe the scope a little more?  I am assuming that it is a Newtonian, but do you have a model number?  The condition is important as well.

 

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#3 Mark Sibole

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 07:44 PM

It has been a while since Meade made the 10 inch sct in a 6.3.As to worth it all depends on how good the condition is.

Could go from 200 up .A lot depends on the market for it.


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Posted 11 July 2014 - 03:21 PM

It's an SCT. Maybe lx200 or LX6. It's selling for $650. Sounds a little high but I'm not sure. No mount just OTA.

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Posted 14 July 2014 - 09:54 PM

It's an SCT. Maybe lx200 or LX6. It's selling for $650. Sounds a little high but I'm not sure. No mount just OTA.

The f/6.3 OTA, especially if it's from an LX200, could fetch quite a bit. When the f/6.3 OTAs first came out back in 1991 as the LX6/2120 Premiere, Meade had hits and misses as some of their f/6.3 OTAs were great while others were optically inferior.

By the time Meade introduced the LX200 in an f/6.3 variant, the optics had improved greatly. 

I own an LX200 f/6.3 that was formerly an LX6 2120 Premiere, and the optics on it are outstanding.

If the optics are outstanding, and there's no abberations or astigmatism, followed by spot-on collimation, $500-$600 will be a reasonable price for a 10" OTA.






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