Meade 16" f/4.5 Lightbridge M42 w/Paracorr & "Crossbow" EQT-200 Equatorial Platform
Meade AR-6 w/10:1 Dual Speed Crayford Focuser
Meade ETX-125 Terabeam/Wegat
Orion ST80 w/single speed Crayford Focuser
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-Brian 14" Hubble Optics ATM Newtonian Paracorr II Ethos Eyepieces VE9WTH
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Quote:Not sure how well it is going to balance... I built a new base for my LB16 and can now use it without any counterweights (from naked BGO to 31T5 with Paracorr) but the center of radius of my trunnions seems to be several inches higher than yours.
10" F/4.7 Modified Skywatcher Reflector, 38mm Orion Q70, 17mm Modified Ultima LX, 10mm TeleVue Delos, 7mm Pentax XL.
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Orion SSAG/50mm finder
Antares f/6.3 FR/FF
TV 32mm Plossl
Scott my scopes: a few refractors (50-102mm), 2 Newts (4.5-12"), and an 8" SCT
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Quote:I really like the contrast of the black base off the white scope. What did you use to make those notches in the dowels that the tube fits in?
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