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#1 Lalith

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 12:52 PM

I have a Vixen Super Polaris mount, which are designed to mount rings. Is there a simple way to modify it to mount a Vixen type dovetail bar?
One easy way I could think is to mount two small dovetail saddles on the holes for rings. But I could not find such small dovetail saddles in the market.
I am sure someone has already figured out a way. Please shere with me your ideas.

#2 jrcrilly

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 01:57 PM

Losmandy makes the parts you need. You'll want an APP adaptor plate and a VSP saddle plate. Total price $85.

#3 Jim7728

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 01:58 PM


Try these vendors:

http://trapeziumtele...n-great-polaris

http://www.kendauzat.net/other.htm

#4 Lalith

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Posted 21 May 2009 - 01:48 PM

Thanks John ,Jim!

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Posted 21 May 2009 - 03:30 PM

FYI on the Trapezium product:

Note: The Vixen adaptor is currently out of production. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will let you know as soon as it's available again.

Also- scopestuff sells a Losmandy to Vixen "long" adapter saddle- the mount holes happen to line up exactly with the Vixen GP holes.

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