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  1. J

    Just bought a TS-614, need eyepiece help

    Hi, yes, the Kowa scopes come apart from the front - the protective glass in front of the prisms will be the last thing in the disassembly process... Joachim
  2. J

    Just bought a TS-614, need eyepiece help

    Hi, in my opinion a good example of the 613/614 can benefit from the zoom as a higher magnification option - but yes, the 30 wide is so nice that it should be the first pick. I think the SV82 is strange as because: - it's the only scope in the small body series which does not have a focal...
  3. J

    Just bought a TS-614, need eyepiece help

    Hi, actually the magnifications are correct for all Kowa small body scopes (except the rather strange SV82). All others have a focal length of 420mm - which makes the smaller aperture models a bit slower and less critical designs - and thus they work nicely with ED glass where the 77mm used...
  4. J

    Just bought a TS-614, need eyepiece help

    Hi, congratulations, 150 USD is a great price. You can either go 30x wide which is very much recommended but the current 20-60x zoom could also be good as your body is ED glass. The question is, if it is good enough for 60x - you might try a star test... The 25x must be fairly old as it is...
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