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Need setup document for 8" Tasco 38T reflecting telescope

We were given a Tasco telescope, but no setup instructions. I could not find an exact match...this was the closest. It is a Tasco 38T D= 8" f/6. It has a 3X Barlow lense which is multi-coated. We have no experience whatsoever with telescopes so any help will be appreciated. Peace, MomV

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2007

    i have the exact same telescope that is in that picture and the exact same proble. How the hell do i fix this thing together? plez let me know if anyone has the answer

  • sanks20 Dec 14, 2007

    i have the exact same telescope as in that picture (the res tasco) and i don't know how to put it together. Please let me know if any one knows anything.

  • bishlam Mar 03, 2008

    OK, I bought a Tasco Astronomical Telescope 38T D=8" F/6 from an auction. I'm in the same instructions. PLEASE help. Has anyone called Tasco?




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Full instructions! Scope is basically the same as here:

Have fun and start out with your lowest power (biggest number) eyepiece and without the barlow. The moon is a nice place to start (and keep coming back to...;-)

Posted on Aug 14, 2008


ABO in Miami, FLA will sell a manual, or repair this telescope. They bought Tasco's assets and parts after it went bankrupt. Bushnell bought the rights to the Tasco name (only).

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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We were given a tasco telescope in 2003 and have been unable to sucessfully use it. All we see is black. What can we do?

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