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#1 m00nless

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 10:41 AM

Has anyone tried the Explore Scientific Twilight I Alt-Az Mount? I believe this is also available from Orion as the VersaGo III, but I can't find any reviews on these.

#2 OldManInHawaii

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:20 PM

There were a few threads relating to the ES Twilight I / Versago III mount. Here are some of the main ones:

http://www.cloudynig...5206214/page...

http://www.cloudynig...5192782/page...

http://www.cloudynig...Board=lxd55&...

#3 m00nless

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:57 AM

By reading the above threads it seems to me that opinions are mixed. Is anyone using a 4" f/9 or larger refractor and can comment about the stability of the mount?

#4 EdTheEdge

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:22 PM

IMHO this mount is not suitable for a 4" f/9. I even tried it on my CG-5 tripod and it was still too shakey.

It is more than adequate and quite a joy to use with my ED80.






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