I just picked up a cheapo Tasco Reflector at a garage sale. It's a 4.5x500mm (It wasn't in the product list and I had to pick one). It's missing the knobs from the equatorial mount. Where can I get some?
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If it is like the one in the picture on your question this is a small reflector style telescope on an equatorial mount. The mount must be polar aligned on Polaris the North star in order to use it properly. That's why we NEVER recommend an equatorial mount as a first telescope or as a gift for a child.
You can read my TIP about equatorial mounts on my profile page to learn how to align the mount. However I would recommend that you RETURN the telescope if you can and buy him one just like this one.
It is small and light and can easily be carried outside. in two pieces the tube, and the base. Try to attend a star party by a local Astronomy club and the members will help you with either of these telescopes.
This is a very small refractor on a shaky equatorial mount. Do NOT buy this telescope. It's what we call a "department" store scope. You can find 50 of them for sale used on Craigslist, where they are sold after the owner finds out they are a toy telescope.
PLUS the EQ mount must be polar aligned in order to work.