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anyone using a 9.25" SCT on an LXD75?

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#1 shams42

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 11:09 PM

I'm interested in acquiring a bigger CAT for visual use and planetary photography. Does anyone have any experience mounting a C9.25 on an LXD75?

For a while I had the SN10, which was an absurd load for the LXD mount. Mounting the scope was also very difficult without help, as it was hard to get the scope's dovetail correctly aligned with the saddle on the mount. I have no desire to experience that again.

Is a 9.25" SCT pretty easy for one person to mount? Does the LXD75 carry it well?

#2 jgraham

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Posted 19 September 2009 - 10:29 PM

I have an SC8 on my LXD75 and it handles it great! It's only a tad heavier than my SN6 and lighter than my imaging gear.






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