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Missing finder scope

Hi, I bought a used Tasco Telescope 302675 and its missing the finder scope. The little scope attached to the outside of the telescope to help
center the large scope. I've done some searches online and it looks like
i could get a new scope of eBay for about $15.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Astro-Optics-5x24-Finder-Scope-for-Telescope-NEW_W0QQitemZ250276231636QQihZ015QQcategoryZ74926QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
would this scope work well enough to get me by untill i later in life
buy a nice telescope?

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I need the eye piece for a tasco astronomical telescope model #9TE-5 d=60mm f=700mm. anyone know where I can find it used ?

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I actually have the star finder and its **** honestly. but well mine is old to. so a new one might do you better. but i've attached a rifle scope to mine.

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This will do just fine--

http://www.telescope.com/control/product/~category_id=finder_scopes/~pcategory=accessories/~product_id=07228

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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I need an eye piece for a Tasco 302675 60mm x 900mm and a copy of a anual if possible ?


Look on eBay for a 1.25 lens by 25 MM These are simple rugged and inexpensive scopes. Their well deserved reputation comes from the large pile of junk accessories that are provided with them.
p.s. You asked this question 2 years ago. Set the scope out to the trash... and get a different hobby.

Aug 21, 2014 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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I jus bouught a tasco i guess 302675 from this little store, in this little town, lol, i dont kno if all the pieeces are here how to put the pieces i do havee together~ thought it mightt be a ...


You bought a small refractor on an EQUATORIAL mount if it is like the picture above on the question.

These mounts must be polar aligned in order to work, NOT something that a child would be able to do. Read my Equatorial Mount TIP on my profile page. You will probably return the scope after you read it.

Dec 18, 2010 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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I am trying to sell a Tasco 302675 telescope but it is missing the lens for the eye piece. What is it worth with and without the lens and how expensive is it to replace the lens?


Not very much. Maybe $30 or $40. Might be better to just donate it to a school. You can find dozens of these types of scopes for sale on craigslist.com

Just search for TELESCOPE.

Dec 03, 2010 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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I need to have a manual for the tasco 11tr scope. do you have one online to download


No sorry, no manuals for these scopes.

Read my tips on my profile page. This is a simple refractor telescope.

Sep 06, 2010 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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Can use my orbitor 4500 w o a viewfinder?


Do you mean the small "finderscope" mounted on top?

Yes you can use it but the finder makes it easier to point the scope. You can buy small red dot finder scopes here:

http://www.telescope.com/control/category/~category_id=finder_scopes

Nov 05, 2009 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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When I look through my finders scope all that I see is white. whats wrong?


The finder scope may have a focus ring or slide in and out to focus.

Sep 19, 2009 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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I need information about a tasco 57t


You can download a manual at the MEADE telescope web site for free-- find one that is similar to your telescope and use it to figure out what parts you are missing, and to learn how your scope works.

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

Apr 28, 2009 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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Trying to identify older tasco telescope and put it together


There are only two types of telescopes --- REFRACTORS, and REFLECTORS-

The refractor has a lens on the front of the tube and you insert different eyepieces in the back-- the larger the number written on the eyepiece the LOWER the magnification-- (DO NOT USE THE 2x or 3x barlow which you may have!-- this creates too much power for this small telescope!-- put it away and never use it!)

A reflector has a main mirror on the bottom of the tube, and a small secondary mirror under the eyepiece hole (focuser end) - front end-- put the lowest power eyepiece into the focuser.

Now with either type telescope go out side during the day and practice focusing on a distant object-- turn the knob SLOWLY. At night the moon should be the first target you try.

If you received what appears to be a smaller telescope -- that is the finder scope-- attach it to the top of the tube on the main telescope. Again during the day line up the small finder scope with the main scope-- look at a distant telephone pole (the very top-- and center this in the main telescope. Without moving the main scope use the finder scopes "screws" to adjust the cross hairs so they are pointing exactly where the main scope is pointed. Now you can use the small finder scope to point the telescope in the exact direction--

The moon should be your first night time target.

Good luck--

Mar 17, 2009 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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Tasco 57T Telescope


Loosen the set screw and it pulls off.

Jun 21, 2008 | Tasco Astronomical 302675 Telescope

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