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Where can I find out what parts I need for a telescope that was given to me? I know I need a new eye piece but I'm not sure what else

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Meade maintains a web site with all of their manuals here:
http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

Find your telescope and print off a manual. Meade may also be able to supple missing parts. Here is customer service:
http://www.meade.com/support/index.html

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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