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#26 WesC

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:26 PM

The Eagle is too small for the 8" base mounts... it would be awesome if AP would make a bigger Eagle type tripod though!

#27 coz

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 01:37 PM

Gents, did you order this with the absolute encoders? I passed for now. If I get more into imaging maybe I can add them down the road.

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 02:04 PM

I passed on the AEs due to their high cost. I also switched my order since initiating this thread.

I recently began an observatory so the portability issue sort of "went away."

I had AP ship me a 1600. It arrived a few hours ago, setting some kind of record for shipping expediency. From upstate IL to rural NS, including customs clearance in Montreal, all in about 45 hours. Good job, FedEX!!! :woohoo:

No need for you guys to get all effusive in your gratitude for effectively bumping you up the list for the 1100 by changing my order. :) :)

We all know I had dibs on the first AP1100 to ship. :step:

#29 Peter in Reno

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 02:05 PM

Not me since my setup is always portable. Absolute encoders are probably best for permanent setup.

Also, it's very pricey. :scared:

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#30 t.r.

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 02:10 PM

...But it will pay you back in spades! ;)

#31 coz

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 05:43 PM

Awesome congrats on the 1600. Enjoy

#32 Sunspot

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 07:08 PM

I got my first notice for my AP1100 today, to be shipped in February! So excited! Guess I'll need to order it now... :grin: :jump:

I put my name on the list in early October...

#33 Joselo

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 01:05 PM

Congrats, you will love it, no doubt about it.
You will spend hours just staring at its beauty ..
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