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#1 Strgazr27

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:24 AM

With the "Rash" of mount buying here lately, especially those that are considered "High End" I thought it would be fun to see some of these "Bad Boys"

And hey, don't feel like you can't post if your mount doesn't cost 6 months salary :lol: Let's see those also.

I thought it would be interesting to also see the breakdown of mount ownership so I wanted to post a Poll but I can't seem to figure out how to do it. If anybody knows drop me a PM.

Let's show the "Refractor and Reflector boys we can run up a thread also :)

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#2 LLEEGE

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 09:32 AM

But I am one of those boys! ;)
 

#3 Strgazr27

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 09:39 AM

So lets see what ya got ;)
 

#4 Doug D.

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 10:06 AM

Some may disagree but I think this qualifies.... Can't let all you GEM guys get the early jump on us Alt/Az mount lovers.

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#5 Doug D.

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 10:11 AM

....and a double (errr.. triple) duty version - although the Megrez 80/480 has recently departed to help finance the TOA.

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#6 SamvdHeijden

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 11:28 AM

Here's my Heq-5 with its friend the ED80. The connector you see on the mount is becouse of the mcu-update.

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#7 Skylook123

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 03:47 PM

OK, here's the pic of mount #1, Atlas-G with a 10" Meade SCT, in my backyard. Check out the typical sky.

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#8 Skylook123

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 03:54 PM

And "mount" #2...

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#9 GordonCopestake

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:08 PM

Does this count? :D

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#10 GordonCopestake

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:09 PM

And this one was very useful, EZ-Touch style

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:10 PM

This one is grab and GOTO SLT

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#12 GordonCopestake

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:12 PM

Vixen GP, nice mount very lightweight and accurate tracking

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:14 PM

I dont seem to have a decent image of my CG5-GT(ASGT) which is a shame as it's a nice mount. Although it was sold due to the NOISE it made

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:17 PM

All these were just this year.... Hmmm still not found one that i like enough to keep! The GP came close though. I can see a CGE on my horizon... until the AP900 turns up... after I remortgage my house hehe
 

#15 BradH

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 04:39 PM

Here is my LXD75 hypertuned. It a nice mount.
The wait for the AP900 gto and the TMB 130ss is killing me. I will post pictures as soon I get it.

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#16 Jeff Young

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 05:04 PM

Observatory mount:

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 05:05 PM

Portable rig:

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#18 Jim Easterbrook

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 05:24 PM

Here's mine - an EQ-6 with home made counterweight and William Optics saddle plate.

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#19 LLEEGE

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 05:27 PM

Here is the AP900


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Posted 07 December 2006 - 05:28 PM

And the CGE

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 05:29 PM

I have one of the EZT somewhere to dig up. :grin:
 

#22 Charlie Hein

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 06:10 PM

Here's a couple taken before the ST2K showed up:

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#23 Strgazr27

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 07:20 PM

Very nice guys !!

I'll be able to add mine by Friday night :) FEDEX says its in Jersey right now.

Keep 'em coming !
 

#24 Glassthrower

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:13 PM

Ok,

My mount is not the prettiest.

Nor is it the most modern.

But it has sweet vintage goodness ....

Japanese-made Towa/Meade EQ-2 (circa early-mid 1970's)

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:13 PM

With scope -

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