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Can't focus an image - Tasco 49TN

My son just got a Tasco 49TN and we can't seem to focus on anything. With the angle eye piece, we can't see anything! There aren't any obstructions, but if I get it aligned and put the eyepiece in you can't see anything.

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  • daddykwong Feb 27, 2009

    I have the same problem. I can't focus on the image even though the eyepiece cross-hairs are exactly on. Very frustrating.

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If this is a "49mm" objective it is very had to see anything.. I recommend at least 70mm of aperture.

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