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Explore Scientific 1.25
Explore Scientific 1.25" 3x Focal Extender / Barlow # FE03-125
5.0
A Must for Planetary Imaging with shorter focal lengths
So much better for planetary imaging that a barlow. Why? You can place this anywhere in the optical train without complicating your required backfocus.
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
High quality, well constructed barlow. Useful in many ways.
Great value! I can see how this got great reviews. No regrets, this is the one to buy.
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
No Plastic Here
Was surprised by the high quality and all-metal, heavy-duty construction of the slotted 2" casing with it's matched-set 1.25 adapter. Excellent large ED Barlow. I am well pleased with it after use in both my Bresser AR 152L/1200 and Exp Sci...
Explore Scientific 1.25
Explore Scientific 1.25" 3x Focal Extender / Barlow # FE03-125
5.0
very nice, unexpected benefits!
Many Barlows make excellent fields and contrast. This is in the best rank for that, but it adds no in-travel penalty(super), no eye-relief push(meh), and no field loss for long-FL eyepieces...that effect is fantastic. some EPs actually gained field! ...
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
2” 2x Barlow lens #gs22b
Have a 30mm 2” lens. Bought a 2x Barlow lens,Agena Astro sent them in record time, they are clear as can be, but, wish I would have bought a 3x Barlow instead of 2x not much difference.
Tele Vue 2
Tele Vue 2" 4x Powermate with 1.25" Adapter # PMT-4201
5.0
Tele Vue 4x Powermate
Very fast delivery and an exceptional product! Really exceeded my expectations!
Meade #128 1.25
Meade #128 1.25" 3x Short-Focus Barlow Lens # 07278
5.0
Barlow lens x3
Good quality for the price. Fit directly into the telescope with no problems.
Celestron 2
Celestron 2" 2.5x Luminos Barlow Lens # 93436
5.0
The Substitute
After looking for a third higher power 2" eye piece to round out my set, this Barlow became an obvious choice. The quality was more than I expected at this price.
Meade Series 4000 #126 1.25
Meade Series 4000 #126 1.25" 2x Short-Focus Barlow Lens # 07273
5.0
Very Handy and better than before!
The latest I bought has a nice step and blackened ribbing at just the right place.Saves be a little internal touch-up. Contrast is excellent. The cell up front can be screwed into eyepiece filter threads to improve field edges in short scopes / simpl...
Celestron 2
Celestron 2" 2.5x Luminos Barlow Lens # 93436
5.0
2" 2.5X BARLOW BY CELESTRON
It seems to give nice images, especially when used with a good eyepiece. I also like how short and light it is, and a good tool for astrophotography.
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
Good barlow
Good 2 inch Barlow which has a 1.5 inch adapter included. Seems to work fine when I tested it.
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
Works well
Fine and dandy,
Explore Scientific 1.25
Explore Scientific 1.25" 2x Focal Extender / Barlow # FE02-125
5.0
Ideal solution
Although I already possessed an Explore Scientific 2", 2X focal extender, I needed a way to avoid having to buy expensive 2" color filters when I already had a assortment of 1-1/4" filters for planetary imaging. I hoped that this piece...
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
GSO 2" ED barlow
Excellent quality, optics first rate and performs like the very expensive AP barlow at a 1/4 of the price plus Agena's excellent service!
GSO 1.25
GSO 1.25" 2x "Shorty" Achromatic Barlow Lens # GS2BL
5.0
Great performance & flexibility for a little price
Based on several earlier reviews, I decided to purchase the GSO 2x shorty barlow. I was not disappointed. It's given me a nice boost in my magnification and provided crystal-clear viewing. The added benefit of unscrewing the rear barlow lens and...
GSO 1.25
GSO 1.25" 3x ED Barlow Lens
5.0
Great!
Brought the red spot of Jupiter and the Cassini band of Saturn into view in my 8" dob. Super!
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
GSO 1.25 in barlow
Great product for not a lot "out of pocket" money. Well made and solid. Nice feature- bottom lens in barlow can be unscrewed and screwed onto my other 1.25 eyepieces to give them a bit of increased magnification.
Meade Series 4000 #126 1.25
Meade Series 4000 #126 1.25" 2x Short-Focus Barlow Lens # 07273
4.0
good enough for the price
Plus, achromatic negative lens unscrews from the barrel like an eyepiece filter - good for using it in different optical configurations. Lock screw good. Minus - a little tight on the insertion fit for some eyepieces.
GSO 2
GSO 2" 2x ED Barlow Lens # GS22B
5.0
Wonderful for use with my 2" eyepieces and with my Baader Hyperio
I purchased this barlow over a year ago so I could barlow my 2" eyepieces in my 8" Dob. Works great with excellent images. Very happy with it and have recommended it to friends. You can also remove the barlow element and attach it directly...
GSO 1.25
GSO 1.25" 2x "Shorty" Achromatic Barlow Lens # GS2BL
5.0
Greatly improved my viewing of
Greatly improved my viewing of planets. Item quickly shipped.