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Economical, but STABLE GrabnGo for SV 90T Raptor?

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#1 RobM

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 04:26 PM

Got a gently used SV90T Raptor APO and need a economical, but stable, mount for visual only. Would like it lightweight, as I have a bad back. Suggestions....comments....ad hoc abuse? :jump:

#2 Binojunky

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 04:56 PM

All lightweight mounts are a compromise, I use a Porta Mount but with the stock aluminum legs I found it tended to jiggle, so these were replaced with wooden ones, a big improvement however at the cost of weight,DA.

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 04:57 PM

PS, whats wrong with the Gibraltar, I would have thought it was ideal for your use??,DA.

#4 RobM

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 05:14 PM

BTW, no longer have the Gibraltar....sold 2 years ago. That plus the AT90EDT PLUS THE TV Gibraltar + 2" diagonal was heavy.

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 05:24 PM

If you're handy with some woodworking, head on over to the ATM forum and checkout the following thread -cheap alt az mount

There's also this Easy Alt/Az Mount Modification (on second thots this would be under-mounted for your SV90)


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