Quote:If they just mentioned the parts would be delayed,built,ordered etc,would be one thing.To list parts in stock,then send a notice,dropped shipped from manufacture,is not very good business practice.I have 2 ota's sitting here doing nothing,waiting on $100 dove tail bars.I guess it's my own fault for not doing enough research.
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Quote:Maybe the newer LX 200 R has different spacing and hole placement?
If you align the blocks and use the two outer center holes,you should see that they fit the ota perfectly,but they will not line up with the larger blocks.
Attaching the heavy dove tail and blocks to a 10" ota,using only one screw is a big accident waiting to happen.
You might get by on the 8" ota,but why risk dropping my telescope by using only one mounting screw.
By sending a matched set of blocks,this could easily be avoided.
Maybe the newer LX 200 R has different spacing and hole placement?
Quote:Thanks for the diagram,I never received one.I still don't understand why the blocks just don't match each other? Why all the extra holes drilled into the radius block?I'm using the larger blocks on the 10",the smaller on the 8".I just wanted to show that they do interchange,the only difference being the length of the dove tail.
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Quote:I wasn't able to find any V type dovetail that comes with radius blocks).