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Dear Paul

Can portable telescope manufacturing business be a good Business startup co?.

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Prashant

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HI Prashant

I think the real challenge is to find the market.  A telescope is something that not everyone wants to buy.  And when someone does decide to buy a telescope, they like to talk to someone who knows something about them, and ask a lot of questions.

Most people don't buy telescopes over the internet, so you would need to develop a distribution chain to get the scopes into the market...and the distribution chain might take as much as 50% of the price of the telescope for commissions and sales.

It's a hard business to start!

Paul Wagner  

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Astronomy and telescope making. Have made at least seven telescopes, both refractors and reflectors, and have spent 30 years looking at the nighttime sky.

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