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Posted by Dan Fetterolf on November 2, 2000 06:59:31 UTC

I am the now not-so-proud owner of a 4.5" newtonian reflector (EQ mount) and am planning a major upgrade. I'm more of a star hopper so I've been looking at the Dobsonian mounts. Anyway, my major decision is wether to go with the 8" or the 10" Dob for only $150 more. The weight difference is great but I'm sure I could handle it if I would get that much more from the 10". Any type of feedback would be appreciated. Also, has anyone had any experiece with Orion's Skyquest XT series?

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