John H Visual astronomy on the Blue Ridge since 2004
CPC 9.25 TV 76, 102, NP 101 Unitron 114 Gibraltar mount Half Hitch Mk III SolarMax 90 .7A/B15 Coronado PST Eyepieces from the sublime to the ridiculous
Quote:I liked my DM-6. But the Nova Hitch takes the visual observing experience to a level I had not previously imagined.
Leica 8x20; Nikon Action 7x35; Vixen Apex Pro 8x42; Orion 15x63; Docter Nobilem 15x60
WO Megrez II 80 FD / APM 107mm f/6.5 / Mewlon 210 on DM-6 + Berlebach Planet
Quote:The DM-6 costs less but lacks the slow motion. I would love to see a comparison by someone who has both mounts. I could use a second heavy duty Alt Az but will wait awhile to see how the Nova works out.
KJ SV50A, SVR80ST, SVR90T, C6 XLT Mini Hitch, Dwarfstar (GT1542T, GT5562LTS) Pentax XW 20, 30, 40 Panoptic 41 Image Intensified Eyepiece, Gen III Leica ASPH Zoom + Baader Zeiss 2x Delos 17.3 Nagler 2-4
Quote:I'm not about to ditch my DM-6, but I would be interested if you could offer some comparative impressions between the two.