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8" SCT on 10" set of forks?

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#1 maroubra_boy

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 07:50 PM

Hi all,

I've come across an unusual chance. I've got an 8" SCT OTA I can puchase, and an LX200 mount for a 10" scope too. Anyone reckon it is a plausible coupling, albeit with some tinkering?

Alex.

#2 Mkofski

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:00 PM

I'd buy them, sell the 8" OTA and look for a 10" for the mount. But, I'm sure you can mount the smaller scope with some spacers.

#3 Cliff Hipsher

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 09:16 AM

You're gonna have trouble getting the OTA orthogonal. If the mount is functional you might be able to swap it for an 8" mount...

#4 Raginar

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 10:50 AM

Buy the SCT and buy a GEM for it seperately.

I think it'll be more trouble than its worth to mount it.

#5 Geo.

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 08:28 PM

I have some LX200 8" forks you can save from the foundry.


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