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Stripped gears on the focuser


I have a 10 year old 8in meade refelcting telescope. The gears are stripped on the focuser. I need the barrel replaced and the worm gears on the device you turn to focus. Where can I order these parts?

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Carl Nuzzo

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Re: Stripped gears on the focuser

Meade will not have parts, focusers are always replaced as an entire unit-- but if the mirror is still good you can buy a replacement focuser here:

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