"Walt" <weaver1308@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Jan Owen wrote:
>> "Walt" <weaver1308@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> > I'm planning on buying a 12" Meade Lightbridge and am considering these
>> > two places. Anyone have any experience dealing with them? Are there any
>> > other mail-order places you recommend?
>> > Thanks,
>> > --Walt
>> > Bozeman, MT
>> I bought my 12" LightBridge through Astronomics. I've also bought other
>> scopes there, as well as endless accessories over DECADES. ALWAYS a good
>> place to order... Good inventory, courteous folks who know the products
>> they sell, AND good service AFTER the sale...
>> Jan Owen
>> To reach me directly, remove the Z, if one appears in my e-mail
>> Latitude: 33.6
>> Longitude: -112.3
> Thanks for the suggestions, everyone.
> Well, after announcing I was looking for a place to buy a LightBridge I
> wound up ordering an XT12 Intelliscope directly from Orion. I decided I
> really didn't need the portability of a truss design since the XT12
> will fit in the back of my Outback. Besides, living south of Bozeman
> the skies are dark enough in my area that I don't really need to go
> anywhere for good viewing.
> Not sure if the Intelliscope thingie will be all that handy but it
> should be fun to play with.
> -- Bozeman, MT
I'm SURE you'll like that scope...
Been buying stuff from Orion probably as long as from Astronomics, and
that's been since rocks were new... Another great place to deal with...
To reach me directly, remove the Z, if one appears in my e-mail address...