Adam AP Mach 1, Rob Miller TRI36L, Celestron 8" Edge HD Hyperion 17mm, Celestron 40mm Plossl, TMB 7mm & 9mm WO 66, Lunt LS60/B1200 PT, CG-5 Clone STF-8300m Pro Package, Honis-Modified Canon XS, Un-modded T1i, SSAG, TSOAG9, SX LodestarLackawanna Astronomical SocietyMy Astrobin
Quote:With my permanent pier made out of a 12" steel pipe, I know that every night I can go out, tell the mount to slew to a target, and it will within a dozen arc-minutes or so.
Others may disagree. Your millage may vary. Void where prohibited by law.
Bob diagonally parked in a parallel universe...
Meade 12" LX600 on a Pier-Tech2 Pier in a SkyShed POD TeleVue 13, 17, 21mm Ethos eyepieces, 35mm Panoptic, TeleVue 2X Powermate DenkII w/powerswitch and 21mm eyepieces JMI EV2cM focuser, Stellarvue Finderscope Lunt double-stacked 60mm, FT focuser, pressure-tuning, Lunt zoom eyepiece Celestron CG-5 mount
TMB130SS 10" LX200GPS AT106LE Megrez 80II ED Triplet AT72ED Celestron 8" Edge HD Televue 85 Mewlon 250 ES AR152
Quote:Based on the load capacities, I'd have to go up to the model 3 since I have about 60# of equipment, 90# of counterweights, the CGE-Pro mount (75#?), and any adapter plates.