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I once picked up a 200P dob and an HEQ5 Pro Synscan for the total sum of £500 - all in brand new and unused condition. The guy had only had them out 2 or 3 times and included the tube rings and dovetail to put the 8" tube on the HEQ5 (which usually sells for £500 to £600 on it's own).

Someone picked up an NEQ6 (old model) for £100 on SGL recently, and another guy got an NEQ6 Pro Synscan from a car boot sale for a fiver a couple years back. :)

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Past Televue 20% off sales are always good. Got my 31N at one of these.

 

For me personally, a brand new Feathertouch 3545 focuser that i negotiated a £300 reduction for,

and my recent eBay purchase 10" OO Newtonian which was half the price of a new one.

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500/105 russian mirror lens, a crappy bresser skylux and an old looking scope (turned out to be my telementor) for £150 from a house clearance. Sold the lens for £250 and the bresser for £30. The zeiss will be with me for a while yet:rolleyes:

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2 hours ago, tuckstar said:

500/105 russian mirror lens, a crappy bresser skylux and an old looking scope (turned out to be my telementor) for £150 from a house clearance. Sold the lens for £250 and the bresser for £30. The zeiss will be with me for a while yet:rolleyes:

I do like that telementor of yours.

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