Quote:If you are seriously thinking Nova Hitch at $1,000, you are headed in the wrong direction looking for a cheaper tripod. Mounting a quality telescope and superior mount on a less-than-capable tripod is wasting a lot oh bucks and could be as big source of disappointment.
Scopes: EON 120, ST80, ST120, AT80ED, Edmund Astroscan Binoculars: Oberwerk 10x42 Sport RP, Bausch & Lomb 10x50, GO SS 10x50, 15x70, 22x85, GO GBT100 Mounts: Vixen Porta Mount, GO series 5000, Orion Paragon, GO Series 1000 monopod, EQ1 EPs: Orion Expanse, Ultrascopics and Plossls, AT Paradigm, Agena SWA, Baader Hyperion/Zoom, Edmund RKE, Meade Zoom
Quote:I have had good experience with the Garrett 5000 tripod and was wondering what the consensus of using this with the Nova Hitch. Still too light-weight to use? Rated to 26#.
SV85s LOMO and SV102A LOMO, DM4