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anybody know about a meade 290 60mm..?

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anybody know about a meade 290 60mm..?

Postby arcram7 on Tue Feb 08, 2005 3:59 pm

Hello all!
I have come across this meade 290 that someone gave me and I can not find any info on it! I want to sell it on ebay but do not want to seem like an idiot selling something I have no info about. Does anybody know about it or know where I can get info on it..I know it is an older model and not too special(i don't think. any help would be great Thanks
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Postby on Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:07 pm

Hi Mike

Your Meade Model 290 is a 60mm refractor with a focal ratio of f15. It comes with an equatorial mount and a 5x24 finder scope. The most important feature, however, form a selling standpaoint, is that it it takes the older .965" diameter eyepieces. If you are missing any of the eyepieces, it might be hard for a prospective customer to obtain them.
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Postby Guest on Thu Feb 10, 2005 3:35 pm

Thank you very much! I really appreciate your help! I think that I may be missing some of the eyepieces. there is only one extra and what is on the scope...