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LX10 won't come into focus. I'm not talking about blurry stars-it won't focus at all.

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The focus knob connects to a small "rod" attached to the mirror housing. The rod may have slipped out of the small hole in the end of the focuser (inside).

Remove the focuser and reattach the "rod".

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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