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    New Pentax 65-EDII

    Yes, it’s a big EP......and 550 grams. The 14XW is smaller and weighs 365g. It gives you 27x on the 65mm and 34x on the 80mm scopes. And there are also many other smaller and less expensive 12/13/14mm astro eyepiece options out there.
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    New Pentax 65-EDII

    Are you talking about the physical size of the zoom EP?
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    New Pentax 65-EDII

    I have both the 65 and 80 Pentax scopes and practically all my my astro eyepieces perform really well on both scopes. I have telescopes so I have a set of Pentax XW’s and several of Explore Scientific eyepieces. The XW eyepieces are fantastic on both scopes, the most comfortable EP’s I’ve...
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    New Pentax 65-EDII

    I hike with my scope & monopod and I was looking for a lighter alternative for an eyepiece in the 14mm range. The 14mm EP’s I’m using on this scope are rather heavy and bulky, especially the 14XW. So, I was reading about these cheap SvBony eyepieces on Cloudy Nights the other day and they were...
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    New Pentax 65-EDII

    Just took delivery of a new 65-EDII straight. I paid $379 for it. Seems like new, old stock as it did not come in the newer Ricoh/Pentax box. Among the paperwork it included a notice of Hoya being the new parent company of Pentax. I’m really liking this scope so far, tack sharp...
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