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Strgazr27



Reged: 10/04/04
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Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 1)
      #1289605 - 12/07/06 08:24 AM

With the "Rash" of mount buying here lately, especially those that are considered "High End" I thought it would be fun to see some of these "Bad Boys"

And hey, don't feel like you can't post if your mount doesn't cost 6 months salary Let's see those also.

I thought it would be interesting to also see the breakdown of mount ownership so I wanted to post a Poll but I can't seem to figure out how to do it. If anybody knows drop me a PM.

Let's show the "Refractor and Reflector boys we can run up a thread also

Cs's

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Bobby

http://www.strgazr27.zenfolio.com

Edited by Charlie Hein (01/03/08 12:50 PM)


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LLEEGE
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Strgazr27]
      #1289654 - 12/07/06 09:32 AM

But I am one of those boys!

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A wise man once said........nothing.

A good mount
A few good OTA's
A few good EP's
A decent camera
Crappy skies


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Strgazr27



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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: LLEEGE]
      #1289663 - 12/07/06 09:39 AM

So lets see what ya got

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Bobby

http://www.strgazr27.zenfolio.com


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Doug D.
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Strgazr27]
      #1289711 - 12/07/06 10:06 AM Attachment (1139 downloads)

Some may disagree but I think this qualifies.... Can't let all you GEM guys get the early jump on us Alt/Az mount lovers.

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Hooville



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Doug D.
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Strgazr27]
      #1289714 - 12/07/06 10:11 AM Attachment (840 downloads)

....and a double (errr.. triple) duty version - although the Megrez 80/480 has recently departed to help finance the TOA.

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Hooville



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SamvdHeijden
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Loc: The Netherlands
Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Doug D.]
      #1289819 - 12/07/06 11:28 AM Attachment (850 downloads)

Here's my Heq-5 with its friend the ED80. The connector you see on the mount is becouse of the mcu-update.

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Sam
-Skywatcher 90mm F10 refractor
-Canon Eos 350D + Sigma 17-70 F2.8-4.5 & Canon EF 70-300 IS USM

www.samvanderheijden.com


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Skylook123
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: SamvdHeijden]
      #1290339 - 12/07/06 03:47 PM Attachment (889 downloads)

OK, here's the pic of mount #1, Atlas-G with a 10" Meade SCT, in my backyard. Check out the typical sky.

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Jim
South Rim Coordinator
Grand Canyon Star Party
gcsp[at]tucsonastronomy.org

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the
universe around him and calls the adventure
Science” - Edwin Hubble

Edited by Skylook123 (12/07/06 03:49 PM)


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Skylook123
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Skylook123]
      #1290356 - 12/07/06 03:54 PM Attachment (746 downloads)

And "mount" #2...

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Jim
South Rim Coordinator
Grand Canyon Star Party
gcsp[at]tucsonastronomy.org

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the
universe around him and calls the adventure
Science” - Edwin Hubble


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GordonCopestake
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Skylook123]
      #1290377 - 12/07/06 04:08 PM Attachment (844 downloads)

Does this count?

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GordonCopestake
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: GordonCopestake]
      #1290379 - 12/07/06 04:09 PM Attachment (650 downloads)

And this one was very useful, EZ-Touch style

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GordonCopestake
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: GordonCopestake]
      #1290382 - 12/07/06 04:10 PM Attachment (601 downloads)

This one is grab and GOTO SLT

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GordonCopestake
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: GordonCopestake]
      #1290387 - 12/07/06 04:12 PM Attachment (644 downloads)

Vixen GP, nice mount very lightweight and accurate tracking

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GordonCopestake
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: GordonCopestake]
      #1290390 - 12/07/06 04:14 PM Attachment (534 downloads)

I dont seem to have a decent image of my CG5-GT(ASGT) which is a shame as it's a nice mount. Although it was sold due to the NOISE it made

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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: GordonCopestake]
      #1290395 - 12/07/06 04:17 PM

All these were just this year.... Hmmm still not found one that i like enough to keep! The GP came close though. I can see a CGE on my horizon... until the AP900 turns up... after I remortgage my house hehe

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BradH
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: GordonCopestake]
      #1290438 - 12/07/06 04:39 PM Attachment (698 downloads)

Here is my LXD75 hypertuned. It a nice mount.
The wait for the AP900 gto and the TMB 130ss is killing me. I will post pictures as soon I get it.

Brad

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Jeff Young
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: BradH]
      #1290488 - 12/07/06 05:04 PM Attachment (746 downloads)

Observatory mount:

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Nikon 18x70s / UA Millennium                                       Colorado:
Solarscope SF70 / TV Pronto / AP400QMD                       Coronado SolarMax40 DS / Bogen 055+3130
APM MC1610 / Tak FC-125 / AP1200GTO                        Tak Mewlon 250 / AP600EGTO


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Jeff Young
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! new [Re: Jeff Young]
      #1290491 - 12/07/06 05:05 PM Attachment (640 downloads)

Portable rig:

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Nikon 18x70s / UA Millennium                                       Colorado:
Solarscope SF70 / TV Pronto / AP400QMD                       Coronado SolarMax40 DS / Bogen 055+3130
APM MC1610 / Tak FC-125 / AP1200GTO                        Tak Mewlon 250 / AP600EGTO


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Jim Easterbrook
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Reged: 02/25/04
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! [Re: Strgazr27]
      #1290530 - 12/07/06 05:24 PM Attachment (601 downloads)

Here's mine - an EQ-6 with home made counterweight and William Optics saddle plate.

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Jim (N51.36 W0.25)
9¼" SCT & 4" Mak. 6" f/5 achro, 80mm f/7.5 apo & 66mm f/5.9 apo refractors.
EQ-6 SkyScan & NexStar 80 mounts. CoolPix 4500 & EOS 350d cameras.


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LLEEGE
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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! [Re: Jim Easterbrook]
      #1290534 - 12/07/06 05:27 PM

Here is the AP900




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A wise man once said........nothing.

A good mount
A few good OTA's
A few good EP's
A decent camera
Crappy skies


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Re: Post a picture of your Mount !! [Re: LLEEGE]
      #1290539 - 12/07/06 05:28 PM

And the CGE



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A wise man once said........nothing.

A good mount
A few good OTA's
A few good EP's
A decent camera
Crappy skies


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