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aninerti

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Just checked the Explore Scientific website. NEAF promotion.
Limited eyepieces are on sale - 15% OFF - check for prices.
Only available for limited time - APRIL 1 - 10

Eyepieces on sale include:
68° series - 16mm, 20mm only
82° series - all except 30mm
92° series - 17mm only
100° series - all versions
120° series - 9mm

Everyone will not be happy - not all eyepieces are included and the discounts are less than last year's April sale. Also the "Sale" is 20 days shorter than last year.



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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 12:52:13 PM »
Sale is a sale. Plus those going to NEAF will probably get a discount on top of these prices.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 08:02:40 PM »
The Links on the ES Promo Page doesn't seem to be working for me but it shows you what Items are listed.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2018, 06:48:02 PM »
Dang!... that 82* 30mm is the one I want... and it didn't make the sale??? Just my luck...

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 07:01:41 PM »
I just ordered the 6.7mm 82 from Astronomics.I was planning on getting a Nagler 7T6, but I'm so happy with my ES 30 that I think I'll like the 6.7.It won't get used very often, butIt'll be good on occasional steady Florida night.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2018, 12:42:56 AM »
I am not very impressed with the structure of this sale !!
I wanted to purchase the ES 12mm 92° eyepiece - love the 17mm version.
Of course, no discount, not going to happen at $500 US - @ $400 US you really got my attention!!
I can wait for Xmas 2017 ES sale (if they hold one).

IMO all eyepieces should be on sale with a minimum of 20% off.
An ES 20% off sale would definitely kick start the spring observing season (especially here in Canada).

Gary

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2018, 08:43:30 AM »
Looks like ES isn't dumping eyepieces in the US market anymore. Might actually be trying to make money here.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2018, 11:25:26 AM »
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Gary, B&H have it for $469.

Mke

The ES 12mm 92° was on sale for $400 only 3 months ago.
After the sale ended, I managed to pickup a "new" used ES 17mm for an excellent price to check it out.
Hopefully a used 12mm shows up before Xmas !

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2018, 09:37:30 AM »
Well, drats. If ES isn't havinga ridiculously cheap sale this Spring, then TeleVue probably won't have a reasonable sale. I already have what I was after in the ES line. Guess I'll have to wait for Black Friday or Christmas on the 3.5 T6. Wouldn't mind a 9T6 either to compare with my excellentT1 which is unfortunatelyhampered by being extremely non-parfocal with the rest of the set. Oh well, I'll keep my powder dry.

Anyway, the ES sale should be good for those who have been waiting. Last year was crazy cheap.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2018, 04:22:56 AM »
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Sale is a sale. Plus those going to NEAF will probably get a discount on top of these prices.

At least they save on shipping, but not on taxes.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2018, 05:48:03 AM »
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Looks like ES isn't dumping eyepieces in the US market anymore. Might actually be trying to make money here.

Economy is recovering/recovered, and people have money to spend.
Before when they had those less expensive everyday sales we were in a major recession (depression), and many didn't have money to spend.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2018, 03:00:47 PM »
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Looks like ES isn't dumping eyepieces in the US market anymore. Might actually be trying to make money here.

Economy is recovering/recovered, and people have money to spend.
Before when they had those less expensive everyday sales we were in a major recession (depression), and many didn't have money to spend.
Economy has changed little from 2008 to 2017. The wealthiest are skimming better now than before and will for the foreseeable future, but the median has not really changed. Quality of jobs has continued to decline. It is a pretty empty recovery, which is why I haven't reinvested, and won't. The recovery isn't driven by the economy as a whole, but by the well-off. That isn't healthy or sustainable.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2018, 01:31:14 AM »
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I am not very impressed with the structure of this sale !!
I wanted to purchase the ES 12mm 92° eyepiece - love the 17mm version.
Of course, no discount, not going to happen at $500 US - @ $400 US you really got my attention!!
I can wait for Xmas 2017 ES sale (if they hold one).

IMO all eyepieces should be on sale with a minimum of 20% off.
An ES 20% off sale would definitely kick start the spring observing season (especially here in Canada).

Gary

1. Primary reason - Assume they may not have enough stock on hand to accomodate accross the board 20% off
2. Secondary reason - Perhaps margin on those not on sale may be less. May not always be beneficial to gain market share, if it means a loss on some products.

Personally, I belive it is most likely shortage of stock for those not on sale, and they don't want to make another batch, resulting in alot of excess after the sale.

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Re: Explore Scientific "limited" 15% off eyepiece sale April 1 - 10 only
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2018, 10:51:04 AM »
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Looks like ES isn't dumping eyepieces in the US market anymore. Might actually be trying to make money here.

Economy is recovering/recovered, and people have money to spend.
Before when they had those less expensive everyday sales we were in a major recession (depression), and many didn't have money to spend.
Economy has changed little from 2008 to 2017. The wealthiest are skimming better now than before and will for the foreseeable future, but the median has not really changed. Quality of jobs has continued to decline. It is a pretty empty recovery, which is why I haven't reinvested, and won't. The recovery isn't driven by the economy as a whole, but by the well-off. That isn't healthy or sustainable.
I don't know where you live, but here in Michigan, the Auto industry had GM and Chrysler almost go out of business, many lost jobs and houses, dropped medical insurance, and were just struggling to survive. I was glad to survive 3 years of layoffs at my company. Now Michigan is booming, stock market is at all time high, companies have and still are hiring big time, and unemployment is very low. When you are worried about your job, or your house, you spend only what you can or must. When you have stablity and excess money you spend more. Simple economics.

p.s. sorry if your area has not recovered yet. Sometimes catalog prices are different depending on where you order from (i.e. address/zip code based).