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LX90 and LX200

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#1 Dfrengel


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Posted 17 August 2007 - 07:05 AM

Hi everyone... I have a stupid question.
What are the differences between the LX90 and LX200?
I'm doing research for when I get good enough to have a big scope.

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 08:32 AM

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#3 trkr75



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Posted 19 August 2007 - 11:45 AM

How transportable is the LX200? I take my EXT125 with me everywhere ( I drive a semi so I get around and love the portablity of the EXT but want a LX200)

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Posted 20 August 2007 - 06:09 AM

The LX200 8 inch is very transportable.
The 10 inch is a bit bigger but is still transportable.
Now keep in mind there is a considerabl;e size difference from the etx 125 but the LX200 is still very trans portable.
for many years I took my LX200 10 inch scope all over with no problems.


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