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#376 Tom Andrews

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Posted 11 August 2015 - 08:02 PM

My setup for almost 3 years...love it.

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#377 mega256

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Posted Today, 03:24 PM

Havent had skys to try this setup out yet....
But the meade wedge was a little stonger that celestrons...
Should be interesting how the SSA aligns this setup..

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#378 Dom543

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Posted Today, 03:55 PM

Bob,

From your signature I gather that this must be your C8HD Evolution on a Meade tripod and wedge?

You are hauling it around in three pieces? What is the weight of the heaviest piece?

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#379 mega256

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Posted Today, 04:16 PM

Well with out the wedge...I can eazy carry the whole thing...scope mount tripod...
But with the meade wedge...its a little un balanced to carry it all...
So I take the scope off...and carry the wedge, tripod and evolution mount, with no problem...
The scope to mount fast and quick....
I don't know the total weight,,,but the wedge is about 8 lbs...

So ? 35-40 total.....but you should not move it far with the wedge setup..IMHO..
I want to try this to check field rotation...not...lol

Meade Wedge,Celestron Tripod,Evoultion,SSA,C8HD,MC DSc,F4

Bob

OBTW the setup is SELF aligning...with StarSense auto align...very cool..
Yes C8HD....(so dslr works too)

Edited by mega256, Today, 05:59 PM.

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