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Posted by Tom Ballou/">Tom Ballou on December 7, 1997 15:51:12 UTC

I am going to build a Newtonian Reflector. I have necessary information to build either a 4 1/2 " f4 rich field reflector or an 8" f6 reflector. Should I cut my teeth on the smaller one first or just go for it and build the larger one. Will I out grow the smaller one quickly or is it one that I will always use in addition to any other telescope Imight later build? Thanks for your input. T.

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