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Geoptik 3" Dovetail to be used upon CGEM

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#1 PhilCo126

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 02:43 PM

Awaiting my CGEM mount I ordered a Geoptik 3" dovetail and wondered if it would be safe to bolt it on the refractor rings in the long openings?
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I guess it would be better to use a single hole on the lower end and the second bolt in the longer middle opening...

Or would it be better to get new rings after all to fit into the outer single holes :p Posted Image

#2 waassaabee

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 05:39 PM

I would think with that 'clamshell' configuration, you would be fine using the single bolts.

#3 PhilCo126

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 11:51 AM

Solution so far:

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 12:19 PM

If you could get a washer on the hex head, it may sit better.

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Posted 18 March 2009 - 04:23 PM

I have the Geoptik kit and it's top stuff. I have my refrac set up the same way as you came up with :)






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