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Current options for EQ6/EQ-G to Losmandy Adapter

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#1 otocycle

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 07:46 PM

Hi - what are the current options for adapting an Orion Atlas EQ-G or Skywatcher EQ6 to a Losmandy HD Tripod or MA adapter? Seems that previous machined solutions are no longer available. I'm down to these ideas but would like to solicit more/better options please:

1) Astro-Physics LT2APM Losmandy tripod adapter milled or shimmed with spacers for the EQ6/EQ-G mount base

2) Orion EQ-G Mount Extension shimmed and bolted to the Losmandy tripod/pier head or MA adapter

3) Cannibalize the stock EQ-G tripod adapter to a plate that is bolted to the Losmandy tripod with angled brackets

What else is out there besides custom machining ? Orion says that the #07359 pier adapter is no longer available.

#2 BWAZ

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 11:46 PM

This may be useful too and also you get the extension for "free".

http://starizona.com...it-P3254C0.aspx

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 12:43 AM

I have this one from Optical Supports
http://opticalsuppor...t_adapters.html

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Posted 04 October 2013 - 01:40 AM

Optical Supports is closed for the time being, just FYI.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 12:14 PM

Sorry to necro this thread. Any other updated options? That one from starizona is compatible with the Atlas EQ-G?

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