Quote:Get the 130.If you wanted aperture, for that money, wouldn't you get something with mirrors?
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Quote:And the 150 is substantially heavier! So much so, I have doubts about my ability to safely mount/dismount it. The 130 would be a breeze. The mount will be an AP1100 quite capable of handling the 150.
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Quote:Well, it's here. Picture is just for show . . . no intention of actually mounting an FSQ106 atop the TOA-150 like this. /quote]Hi Andy,Excellent scope. I suspect you will be tickled with its performance.I have the TOA-150 and I mounted my FSQ-106ED on top of the TOA-150.