Orion xx14g Dob CPC 1100 w/Skywatcher 80ED piggybacked Coronado PST TMB 92L refractor AT Voyager mount Nexstar 6/8 mount Denk Big Easy binoviewers Oodles of eyepieces and other optical gadgets Past scopes Meade 8" reflector and 8" SCT
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Quote:But I hear the Meade is made in Mexico now Hmmmmmm.
Quote:I thought I posted this but I cant find it, so I hope it doesnt show twice. Im thinking of getting a Celestron CPC Edge HD 11 inch or a Meade 12 inch. But I hear the Meade is made in Mexico now Hmmmmmm. Anyone with these scopes, I would like your opinions. Thanks, Tony
- Jared Willson
Ed Thomas Deep Space Products www.deepspaceproducts.com
Quote:"Which should I buy, a Ford or a Chevy?"Seriously, these telescopes are more alike than different. Optically, a slight nod goes to the Celestron, but the ACF is very pleasing too.ONE THING: If you are buying more than just an OTA, I would be somewhat cautious about Meade. They seem to be having yet more trouble with a capital "T"...
Friends call me Duane. Compustar C14, Leo Henzl's Custom C8, 6" Refractor Adv. GT mount, 6" F5 Omni XLT Newt., LXD-75 F4 Imaging SN8, Meade 8" F6 Newtonian, EX Dynamax DX6, RV-6 ETX-90 Astro, Meade 2045 4" SCT, B&L 4000 Vixen/Celestron 80mm F11 JC Penny 60mm AZ/ALT Refractor Binos 25x100
TMB130SS 10" LX200GPS AT106LE Megrez 80II ED Triplet AT72ED Celestron 8" Edge HD Televue 85 Mewlon 250 ES AR152
CPC1100 Nexstar 8i + GPS & Rays Brackets Denk S1 power switch Orion 100 mm Refractor Meade LXD 55 ...AR-5 127 mm Refractor Gerbring heated clothing in the winter Exploradome Observatory S.I.E. (Smiling Irish Eyes) 39*21'03" N 77*28'12" W The sky over my head....
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
I lost count of my scopes. Now I just want mobility. I came, I saw, I bought some interesting accessories, and put names to faces: NEAF 2012, ASAE 2012, SWAP 2013, ASAE 2013.
Quote:Ginger or Mary Ann?
C9.25 on CGEM
OldSchool 6" Newt on ASGT
My Denk Binoviewer is worth more than my portable mount
Permanent backyard steel pier
Tried to buy a LX80, talked out of it by a Meade dealer!
Andrew buys mounts on based on my recommendations!
Quote:Celestron has also just published a detailed white paper on the Edge HD scopes and reducers that I think is a good sign of their confidence in and commitment to the design. Such a publication is fairly rare among these manufacturers.
C-14 HD on CGE Pro Mount 80 MM Orion CF triplet Green Zebra Observatory Mallincam MCHC