- finder scope
I have used the Talrad several nights and it makes sighting easier especially if you have a regular spotter scope. Far less neck strain.
I added a release to my recently acquired 10-in Dob. I was just using a laser finder previously. I am finding the telrad very accurate and easy to use. Plus, a lot of star maps and apps have telrad markings on them.
It was easy to install and calibrate. Makes using my scope so much easier!
great quality and design. easy to swap out extender using just thumb screws.
The reviews on these and fame they get is a hundred percent accurate. It just works and it works well. The actually projected target is so large that it makes it possible to use a star finder app on your phone and line your phone with the Telrad. I use it on a 12" ES Dob. If you have a manual telescope, non GoTo, this is a must. The only thing I was surprised about was the size, it's quite big, but it quickly diminishes quickly once you see how well they work.
This finder scope is a huge improvement over the built in one on my telescope. It is extremely easy to align, and once it is aligned, I can find things in seconds.