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Explore Scientific Tall Finder Scope Rings - FNDRRGSTALL


Explore Scientific Tall Finder Scope Rings

Explore Scientific finderscope rings are all made for 50mm finders. This set of rings stand 4" above the finderscope base (sold separately).

These brackets have two rings to hold your finder firmly yet gently, and each ring has three adjustment points. Heavy-duty plastic thumbscrews are included, and have large heads for easy adjustment even if you're wearing gloves.

Because your telescope may not fit in its case with the finderscope attached, you will appreciate the quick release feature on Explore Scientific finder brackets. The bracket itself dovetails into the finder base (sold separately), and locks down with thumbscrews. It is a simple thing to remove or install your finder and bracket on your telescope in this manner.

To install your finder into the bracket, simply back the thumbscrews out so that you've opened up the full inside diameter of the rings. Slide the finder into place, and adjust the screws inward until your finderscope is securely held in position. You should have very rough alignment at this point, which means when you look through the finder and center an object, and then look through a low power eyepiece inserted in your telescope diagonal or focuser, that object will most likely be in the field of view, but not at or near the center (unless you are very lucky!). Doing that first fine alignment...the task of matching what's in your finder to what's in your eyepiece...can be tedious and frustrating sometimes, but once you complete the job, it should never be required again.