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Antares PED30-Sirius Heq5 on the way!

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#1 Ricky

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 11:33 PM

Hi All,
Well...thanks to Hands On Optics ive got what I believe to be the very last produced Antares 4"x30" pier for my Sirius Heq5 mount. Im looking forward to a very compact imaging setup. Ill post pics as soon as it arrives. :)

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:14 PM

Nifty!

I have 48" and a 60" Antares piers. I like 'em.

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Jim

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:27 PM

Its been 3+ weeks since I ordered my pier...still waiting...

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:10 PM

My Antares pier mount has FINALLY arrived!!! I have to thank the hard work of Sherry Hand over at Hands on Optics for making this happen :bow: :bow:

Ill post a pic later this eve with my Sirius HEQ5 mounted...

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:33 PM

ok...couple of issues...the knob on the "slo mo" cable is useless, this is a known issue that ill work around. Ill probably carry a mini vise wrench to attach to it. The second issue is my mount doesnt quite fit into the pier adapter plate without a lot of twisting and turning. I even lubed it but it didnt help. I think its off by enough that ill need to take a drum sander to it...shouldnt be too much work. Updates to follow...

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:32 PM

I think ive got things figured out now...here are a couple of pics of the new pedestal mount with my wide and light imaging rig...

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:33 PM

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