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Laser Pointers

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Posted by Thom Bolin on January 22, 2002 17:39:12 UTC

I have a question about using a laser pointer to position a scope. I have a Tasco so money is a definite object as I slowly accumulate enough of it to purchase a new scope. I purchased a Daisy Sight and was preparing to modify it for mounting on my scope, when I relized that when I go up toward zenith it is going to be difficult to look through it to point the scope. I have a diagonal for the eyepiece to resolve this issue. My question is short of buying a diagonal pointer, would a laser pointer mounted on the scope project out a long enough distance (cant figure out how to spell furthenough) to use to align the scope. If so, are there ideas on how to mount one somewhere so it can be aligned?

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