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Posted by Walter Hamler on June 1, 2001 16:51:41 UTC

I've made up to 14 inch and really found no major differences in size other than time. It does take longer for the bigger ones, but not markedly so. A full thickness 10 and 12 blank is pretty big and heavy, and you naturally are more carefull (a GOOD thing!), but a thin 14 inck plate glass blank is just as easy to handle as a 6". Personally I would go for the 10 if that's what you want.I've said it before here, if I were limited to only one scope, it would be a longish ( 60~ 70" FL) 8 or 10".

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