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Danger Of Using Eyepiece Solar Filters


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Every vintage and classic scope Ive had thats had these I have thrown the filters away. Very dangerous things, never used to use them as a kid on my tasco and prinz I always took sir PMs advice and used projection. 


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Every vintage and classic scope Ive had thats had these I have thrown the filters away. Very dangerous things, never used to use them as a kid on my tasco and prinz I always took sir PMs advice and used projection. 

I've never used them either and don't even look through Baader Solar film only image through it as i'm quite attached to my eyes.

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I've never used them either and don't even look through Baader Solar film only image through it as i'm quite attached to my eyes.

I've been using Baader filters for 12 years and I can still type.

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Hi Paul,

 

Did you ever get a reply??. This should probably be a sticky somewhere in the advice section.

 

Cheers

 

Not a thing, Damian.

 

I guess the £4, or whatever they generate, is more important.

 

Regards.

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