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#1 sunfish

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 09:24 PM

I have a C5 on a CG4 mount. Can I use this mount for a C6 or C8 sct?

#2 jason_milani

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 10:52 PM

Welcome to Cloudy Nights!

If you have the CG4 with the 1.75" steel legs you should be fine with a C-6 and OK with a C-8 visually.

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Posted 11 February 2011 - 10:30 AM

Welcome to Cloudy Nights!

If you have the CG4 with the 1.75" steel legs you should be fine with a C-6 and OK with a C-8 visually.


I second that.

#4 Asimov

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Posted 11 February 2011 - 11:15 AM

I've used a C9.25 on one, but it was pier mounted. I only used it for planet imaging & it coped surprisingly well. Not recommended though for a long period of time.

A C8 should be sweet.






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