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Quote:I've looked at the tube rings from orion and since they suggest the 182mm rings for a 6 inch scope i figure those would work?
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Quote:Quote:I've looked at the tube rings from orion and since they suggest the 182mm rings for a 6 inch scope i figure those would work?A 6 inch scope is equal to 150mm, so I'm not sure about the 182mm rings. It seems odd that they say 182mm rings will fit a 150mm OTA.
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Quote:So would an 8 inch dovetail plate be a better idea?
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