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/ SkyWatcher EQ-2
February 17, 2011 3:45 PM
I've read somewhere that the SkyWatcher EQ-2 mount(I have this) is the same as the Celestron CG-3 equatorial mount. Can anybody verify this and what is the weight load on the EQ-2 mount I have. The color of my mount is grayish white.
February 17, 2011 9:12 PM
I don't know about the Celestron CG-3, but if your SkyWatcher EQ-2 is the same as the
(they usually are) then the weight rating is 9 lbs.
Mike Disclosure: I have received, and continue to benefit from, atoms that were fused by stars in the early universe, most notably carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen, and an assortment of others. Orion SkyQuest XT10 Dob Orion ST80 6" f/8 Home-built Dob Suburban Washington DC
February 18, 2011 8:59 AM
Mike I was thinking that Orion EQ-2 was the same or is the only common thing the name EQ-2. But I must add I just read a review saying the Celestron CG-3 mount is the "clone" of the Synta EQ-2 mount.
Orion 100mm f/6
Garrett Optical 32mm SWA 2"
February 21, 2011 7:08 AM
They are all Synta products if I am not mistaken.
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March 1, 2011 10:32 PM
I have heard of Celestron CG4 and CG5 mounts but have not heard of a Celestron CG3.
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