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Can't get the telescope to focus on anything.

We just got a Bushnell 78-9930/78-9945 telescope. We have been trying to get it to focus on anything but have not had any luck.

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First here are the manuals for all the Bushnell telescopes-- which you need to read cover to cover--

http://www.opticsplanet.net/bushnell-warranty.html

Now put the eyepiece with the LARGEST number written on it into the telescope-- this will give you the LOWEST magnification. Go outside during the day and practice focusing on a distant land object-- the moon should be your first target at night.

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