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CGEM Mount & Meade ACF Question

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#1 Learken

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 12:56 PM

Is there anyone using a CGEM mount with a a 8" Meade ACF scope ? I am wondering what hardware would be needed to pull this set-up off ?

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#2 LLEEGE

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:00 PM

You would need a Losmandy "D" series dovetail. You may also need an additional CW. I was able to balance my C8 with just the included weight but the ACF is heavier.

#3 Kolenka

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:01 PM

Three step plan to mount an 8" LX200 OTA onto a CGEM:

1) Grab a Losmandy D rail for the 8" Meade scope and install.
2) Mount onto the CGEM.
3) There is no step 3.

Couldn't be easier. :)


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