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    Posted by Gary Hendrick at 00:56 on 2011 May 26

    I’m looking for an observing chair like the one in the link.http://www.telescope.com/Orion-Deluxe-Quick-Adjust-Observers-Chair/p/5939.uts#tabsI cant find it in the UK. The USA sites where I do find it, don’t ship to UK.Any ideas or suggestions?


    Posted by Callum Potter at 17:35 on 2011 May 26

    You could try Kieron at SCS Astro – they are an Orion dealer…. not in his website list of Orion products though….Callum


    Posted by Gary Hendrick at 21:57 on 2011 May 26

    Thx for your reply, Callum. I did look at them at the suggestion of the USA site. I looked at Telescope House too and found nothing on their lists either. I think I will have to call them and ask them to import it for me. They should make the effort as I plan to spend £1k on scope and equipment. I got some plans for a chair from the internet (attatched), but I’m dangerous with a saw Lol


    Posted by Paul A Brierley at 06:26 on 2011 May 27

    It’s not the Orion one, but RVO sell there own branded observing chair. And they have them in stock.http://www.rothervalleyoptics.co.uk/rvo-new-observing-chair_d1261.html


    Posted by Gary Hendrick at 17:32 on 2011 May 27

    Thanks Paul.Great pics and blog, btw.


    Posted by Helen Thomas at 12:44 on 2012 May 14

    Have you considered an adjustable ironing chair? They are sold in France by the Redoute catalogue for about £40 euros and appear to be the same thing.


    Posted by Len Entwisle at 20:38 on 2012 May 14

    As Helen suggests – Try Ironing Seat or Ironing Perch in a search on Amazon UK .Very occasionally the Lidl or the Aldi supermarket chains have them on offer as specials at super low prices.


    Posted by Anthony Stone at 14:44 on 2012 Sep 13

    One just just like it widescreen centre London £99.99

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