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#1 Mark Force

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:47 PM

Hi!

After much hunting around for a dedicated telescope travel tripod, I've decided to go for the Stellarvue Travel Tripod.

I hope to test it before vacation time in February 2013. When I do, I'll post my notes here.

Have a great day and clear nites!
Mark

#2 Jim7728

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 09:46 PM

That tripod looks similar to the one used by the discontinued Orion Skyview mini.

http://www.stellarvu...ds/tripods.html

http://www.telescope...n-SkyView-Mi...

Hope it works out for you.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:22 AM

Can you buy that one? There's no "quantity" option on the SV tripod page for that model.

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#4 Jim7728

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:16 AM

Maybe available only to Vic's "Allstars". ;)

I saw it listed preorder at OPT for $199, I assume the $249 price includes the mecca column. That combo seems a bit heavy at 18lbs to be called a travel tripod.






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