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by opticnewb
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Compound scope for home education
Replies: 18
Views: 1074

Re: Compound scope for home education

Hobbyst46 wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:54 pm
According to my personal experience, the AO 580 is a fine and sturdy kid-proof stereoscope.
Good luck!
Oooh, kid-proof, that's a brave claim! Perhaps you actually meant kid-resistant? Great feedback, thanks.
by opticnewb
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Compound scope for home education
Replies: 18
Views: 1074

Re: Compound scope for home education

So people don't think I just hit and run, I'm still here.. :) apochronaut has been kind enough to take me under his wing and discuss a fair bit more detail of some AO options. I believe a combination of the AO StereoStar/580 and the AO 110 will be a good fit for both the stuff I'm interested in, as ...
by opticnewb
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Compound scope for home education
Replies: 18
Views: 1074

Re: Compound scope for home education

Thank you all for your thoughtful replies -- still deciphering things a bit. Once you have enough posts to send a message, let me know an email address and I'm happy to send it your way. ... If you can let us know your budget and your comfort level with a bit of DIY that could help narrow it down. M...
by opticnewb
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Compound scope for home education
Replies: 18
Views: 1074

Compound scope for home education

Hi All, I feel like this question has been asked over and over, and answered so expertly - and yet, I struggle to find the correct direction. I have several children (at this point, count doesn't really matter :) - and we home educate them. They're currently all under 13, however we've always been o...