-Roger Pitre- 1 X 7 binocular MN65, Nexstar 8SE, SV70ED, Lunt 60 PT EQ6 Pro, Vixen GP2, Canon 50D, Modified XSi, SBIG ST-2000XM, 70-200 f/4L, BackyardEOS "He's got shoulders on him like a smelt..."--Anonymous <a href="" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/pages/AJP-Observatory/462651307139970?ref=ts&fref=ts</a> http://ajpobservatory.is-great.org/
Climbing Stars Obs 4.2 Suburban skies
C11 Edge HD, C925 XLT TEC 140 (#352) w/ AT65EDQ Skywatcher 100ED w/ WO66SD ZenithStar, ES 80mm Apo Sirius, Atlas EQ-G, "Atlosmandy" Pro AZ/EQ-G, T-Rex Apex,Porta II DBK21AU04, DBK21AU618, DMK21AU618, DMK31AU03, ASI120mm/mc, Hutech 500DH Beaglehaven Observatory (BYO #168)
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Home-built Newt: 10" f/4.5 Royce conical primary, Skywatcher NEQ6 (Astrotroniks tuned) iEQ45, Duo-T, 8" f/4 Skywatcher Quattro CF 120 ED f/7.5 Skywatcher Black Diamond 80ED Stellarvue
Bob VIDEO POD,AT6RC,WO66,C11-HD KWIQ,iEQ-45,6SE grabn go SDC-435 video,MC-Xtreme-video ,T2i,Ntech300 Lunt LS60THa_B1200,QHY5L-2m "life is Fun again" with video astronomy Canon T2i-18mp G11-G2..C14,,Fastar F2 Darksites,CAV,FOO,Onekama-DS-Observatory
Quote:Yes I over do it...I run a AT12IN at 40lbs and withrings and dovetail its just over 50lbs.I use it on a pierand some extras.It moans a little,but handles the load fine.The scope is F4 and about 46" long.
Quote:Yes I over do it...I run a AT12IN at 40lbs and withrings and dovetail its just over 50lbs.I use it on a pierand some extras.It moans a little,but handles the load fine.The scope is F4 and about 46" long.I now use 3 11 lbs with and extension shaft of 6".I use this setup with a Mallincam with very good results..But its set up in a pod and well balanced.And I also have a 2nd atlas mount and a spare set of bearnings,motors, and electronics...(just in case
Modded C9.25, Vixen SP retrofitted with DS motors and Autostar My pics Stars light the world without, to give us purpose They light us within to give us reason We live in a well-lit abyss.
Quote:Wow. There are some decent loads being run on this mount! 60LB Devin? Just goes to show that with careful thought, this mount is a real winner.
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Orange C8, Comet Catcher, Pronto, AT66, C6, AT6RC Super Polaris, LXD75, Astro Tech Voyager Cannon 350D, 500D Meade 20/80 Nikon 7/50 WP
Quote:Forget about 'correctness' I would suggest.