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Estimated support Meade: my problem is that I

Estimated support Meade: my problem is that I broke (corrector plate) my MEADE LX200 8" need to know where to buy the parts or send it to manufacture, waiting for his prompt response farewell
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Meade will not sell you a corrector plate. The scope must be returned to Meade. Call their customer service line here-
http://www.meade.com/support/index.html

The shipping will be very expensive along with the repair. Possibly taking it to a local Meade dealer may be more economical??

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http://www.astromart.com/articles/article.asp?article_id=594

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See this web site:

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Meade customer service:

http://www.meade.com/support/index.html


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http://www.scopestuff.com/ss_mrail.htm

You can call Meade directly and ask:
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Meade will NOT sell you a corrector plate. They will want the scope back. The corrector plate must be matched optically with the mirror. It is VERY expensive to make this repair, and may not be economical to do. Call Meade:

http://www.meade.com/support/index.html

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Try posting a want ad at www.astromart.com It will cost you $12 per year to join.

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http://www.meade.com/support/index.html

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