Celestron C90 F/14 Mak-Cass
William Optics GT81 Blue Edition APO
Celestron NexStar 102GT
Celestron TS 70 Refractor
Orion Sirius EQ-G
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Quote:"Clone" generally implies a direct copy. I would say those mounts mentioned were "inspired" by the Taks.
Quote: other compatible good tripods in addition to the CG5 tripod. Have others similar thoughts?
Quote:Quote: other compatible good tripods in addition to the CG5 tripod. Have others similar thoughts? If the CG5 tripod will fit, then an LXD75 tripod will fit.
Quote: Is the LXD75 tripod leg diameter 2"?
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Quote:No, I don't think the Sirius (HEQ-5) hub is the same as the 2" GP, CG-5 or LXD-75. I think it's the same as the CGEM and Atlas' (HEQ-6). These tripods trade about $150-200.
Celestron 8" Edge Apogee 80mm ED refractor Hypertuned CGEM Bogen 3046/Unistar light Modded Canon 450D/ Canon EF200mm F/2.8 A whole bunch of other stuff