Habitat: Sun City West, AZ
Sage advice: Keep on looking up...
Meade 60mm f/11.7 achro refractor
Vernonscope 94mm f/7 Brandon triplet APO (A-P Optics)
Orion EON 120mm f/7.5 ED APO
8" f/6 Newtonian (Mike Spooner mirror)
Meade 10" f/10 SCT
12" f/5 Meade LightBridge Dob/Newt
Many eyepieces and accessories
Always lusting after large MCT, but never buy one
1987 Meade LX3 2120 10" SCT on hypertuned EQ6 Pro (Currently Broken)
Baader Self-Mod Canon XS_CLS Clip Filter_12nm HA Clip Filter
DSI color_Orion ST80_Coulter 10" Compact Odessey Dob http://www.astrobin.com/users/shawnhar
Others may disagree. Your millage may vary. Void where prohibited by law.
Telescopes and Guitars... Can't have too many of either one.
Quote:Wow a lot of people have this combo, I am surprised. When I initially did some searching, what I seemed to find was a bunch of people saying the atlas was not quite enough mount for a 10" SCT.
Looks like ADM's site is down at the moment. Do you guys who upgrade the saddle feel it was worth it? I like the fact that it grips with the entire jaw of the saddle instead of two screws, less marring of the dovetails and a more secure connection I would guess.
George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
Celestron Super C8+ (deforked) Atlas EQ-G Mount Celestron Onyx 80mm ED F Canon T4i (unmodified)
Quote:In fact I don't miss the forks at all now.
Quote:I didn't care for the ADM plate for the Meade, it was a tad too long, narrow, and without radius blocks.
Canon T2i Unmodded
Orion Atlas Mount
Orion SSAG Mini Guider
Capture Software - Backyard EOS, PHD, EQMOD
Meade 2120 LX3 (Now on the Atlas and getting used a little!)