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Quote:So....is there any functional difference between the undeniably beautiful, hex- or octagonal machined rings, and the cast aluminum rings that sell for much less at, for example, Scopestuff?
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Quote:Maybe I can bother a friend with a drill press to help me mount the appropriate rail right to that Meade cradle, weight be darned.
Quote:OK, thanks. Per the Meade manual the OTA diameter is 135mm or ~5.3"; in my limited shopping so far Scopestuff is the only vendor that stocks the size.