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#1 laprof

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 11:38 AM

Does anyone have any idea what this is? :question:

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#2 James_826

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 04:26 PM

That really looks like the mount that came with my father's very cheap 6" Newtonian. I can't remember the brand, but it was a department store scope.

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 05:30 PM

The tube rest channel seems pretty severe (like 90 degrees maybe) for a 6" newt but who knows? It definitely appears to be an alt-az mount....A surveyor's maybe? I'll have the mount in my hands in a couple of days for a thorough look.






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