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Status: Active  Ad Category: Telescope-Refractor  Ad # 72078
Legendary Takahashi FS102 Doublet Fluorite OTA + clamshell, 7x50 Finder/bracket, TO type 2+ solar filter, Tak 1,25 prism diagonal
I am selling my Takahashi FS102 (2nd owner). SN 02036
If you are reading this ad, you that this a very special apochromatic telescope.
Legendary optics with superb contrast.

Stats: 102mm diameter
Optics: fluorite doublet (fluorite at front)
F/ratio = 8.1
Focal length = 820mm
OTA weight = 5.3 kg
Fully collimatable
2.7” rack + pinion focuser with metal knobs

Includes OTA with Tak “manhole” objective cover
Takahashi hinged clamshell OTA holder
Takahashi 1.25” eyepiece holder
Will accept 2” accessories
1.25” Takahashi prism star diagonal
Takahashi 7x50 finderscope (both end-caps) with finder bracket
Thousand Oaks type2+ glass solar filter

Optics are excellent
Cosmetics are excellent - few touch ups on clamshell and finder scope

Compared to the newest Takahashi 100mm Telescope:
Larger tube = better baffling
Larger objective 102mm vs 100mm
Larger focuser 2.7” vs 2”
Priced at ~ 50% of a similarly available OTA including options (clamshell, diagonal, finderscope/bracket, etc).

Asking $3000 all inclusive
Pickup preferred but will meet up for a face to face transaction in Ottawa/Cornwall/Montreal area. For those in southern Ontario will drive as far as Kingston for gas money.

Payment via Interac Bank transfer or cash

Price: $3,000
Posted on: 2023-12-05 15:10:20
Last Updated on: 2023-12-05 15:15:48
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