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The same problem as the one I've just read about.........

Yes, we got an instruction manual that tells you how to put the telescope together, but we also have never before used a telescope and there are absolutely no instructions for how to work the telescope once it is together.  In fact the other guy that voiced the same complaints as ours, asked about things being upside down - well when putting it together it gave two different directions, one for reflective and one for refractive.  It didn't bother to explain the difference so one might feel somewhat secure in making a choice, but after hearing the other guy's complaint I guess we chose right by picking the refractor style because we are seeing everything right side up instead of upside down.  It would really be nice if perhaps you could recommend a beginners guide to using a telescope since yours is not intended for the beginner!

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Re: The same problem as the one I've just read...

I have a Bushnell Voyager with Sky Tour 79-9960 (or 9970...not sure which) and I have an instruction manual.
How do I use this telescope?!!! The directions that came with it...leave alot to be desired.

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