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DarkDude
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Reged: 07/10/07
Posts: 12
Loc: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 2)
      #2080922 - 12/29/07 08:31 AM

Decided to make this post to see what everyone else is swinging off lol. Lets show some MOUNT PICS.

Moderator Note: the previous version of this thread can be found here.

Edited by Charlie Hein (01/03/08 12:49 PM)


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bginaz
sage


Reged: 12/15/04
Posts: 309
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: DarkDude]
      #2080967 - 12/29/07 09:19 AM Attachment (733 downloads)

This is a Nexstar 8i adapted for my Miyauchi's

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Brian G
Carlsbad NM

JC Penny 7x35
Pentax 10x50
Miyauchi 20/26/37x100


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PGW Steve
Pooh-Bah


Reged: 10/03/06
Posts: 1148
Loc: Winnipeg, Canada
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: bginaz]
      #2081079 - 12/29/07 10:36 AM Attachment (918 downloads)

First light in the parking lot, couldn't wait!!!

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A-P 1200GTO/ EQ6 Pro/ AstroTrac
14" LX200R and 7" Meade Mak OTAs
FSQ106ED Tak .75 reducer +1.6 extender
Coronado 90mm DS BF30 PST
Lockwood 12" f4. mirror set in a box
AT6RC / AT12IN/ CT152 achro
WO ZS66 / WO 80mm Doublet
SBIG STF8300M CFW8/OAG/ STi x2
Hutech 5DII Unmodded 5D MkIII 60Da
16-35mmL, 24-70mmL, 70-200mmL, 300mmf4.L, 400mmf5.6L, 100mmf2.8L, 50mm f1.2L, 135f2.
31T5,21E,22T4,13E,8E,5T6,3.5T6
10'x14' ROR
SQM 20.4 back yard


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KWB
Postmaster


Reged: 09/30/06
Posts: 15388
Loc: Westminster,Co Elev.5400 feet
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: PGW Steve]
      #2081214 - 12/29/07 11:42 AM Attachment (836 downloads)

My grab and go setup.

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Kenny








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BradH
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Reged: 06/19/04
Posts: 1047
Loc: Spencer, Indiana
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: KWB]
      #2081316 - 12/29/07 12:42 PM Attachment (706 downloads)

Steve thats a great looking setup.

Heres my AP900

Brad

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Ben Ritchie
Lost in Space


Reged: 01/31/05
Posts: 4389
Loc: Bosham, UK
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: BradH]
      #2081338 - 12/29/07 12:52 PM

Here's my 1200



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Observatory:- Astro-Physics 130EDT StarFire, Baader SkySurfer V, EQ6/pro
Outside:- TeleVue 76is/Vixen Porta II
Eyepieces:- 2-4mm Nagler zoom, 5mm & 6mm Radians, 9mm Nagler, 13mm Ethos, 24mm & 34mm Meade SWAs


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ericjacob613
Photon Hog


Reged: 05/25/07
Posts: 5177
Loc: Santa Barbara CA
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: Ben Ritchie]
      #2081538 - 12/29/07 02:52 PM Attachment (607 downloads)

Here's my humble CG5.

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Y'all look at my flikr stuff:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/42129623@N04/

Canon XTI with 100,000 clicks on it, cheap Asian glass.


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gmacln
professor emeritus


Reged: 04/10/06
Posts: 713
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: ericjacob613]
      #2082128 - 12/29/07 08:33 PM

Those AP mounts are amazing!

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Gord

Webster D18
TeleVue 140


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blueman
Vendor Blue Sky Accessories


Reged: 07/20/07
Posts: 4303
Loc: California
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: DarkDude]
      #2082170 - 12/29/07 08:52 PM Attachment (642 downloads)

Hi.
My mount is a GM-11, with a WO Megrez 80mm APO f/6 for imaging, Meade 80mm f/11.3 for guiding.
Blueman

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14.5" Starmaster with ServoCat and Argo Navis
1966 Unitron 4" Model 152 EQ
Tec 140
TV NP101 f/5.4 APO Telvue .8 Focal Reducer
FLI ML8300 and CFW-2-7 filter wheel
Astrodon Gen2 RGBL 2" filters
Baader 2" Narrow Band Filters
Borg 50mm Guide Scope/ATIK Titan Guide Camera
AstroPhysics AP900
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini


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blueman
Vendor Blue Sky Accessories


Reged: 07/20/07
Posts: 4303
Loc: California
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: blueman]
      #2082173 - 12/29/07 08:53 PM Attachment (570 downloads)

A close up of the rig.
Blueman

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14.5" Starmaster with ServoCat and Argo Navis
1966 Unitron 4" Model 152 EQ
Tec 140
TV NP101 f/5.4 APO Telvue .8 Focal Reducer
FLI ML8300 and CFW-2-7 filter wheel
Astrodon Gen2 RGBL 2" filters
Baader 2" Narrow Band Filters
Borg 50mm Guide Scope/ATIK Titan Guide Camera
AstroPhysics AP900
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini


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kent
scholastic sledgehammer


Reged: 02/16/06
Posts: 854
Loc: P.E.I. Canada
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: PGW Steve]
      #2082223 - 12/29/07 09:24 PM

Those rings you made Steve sure do look nice! Any LP there Steve?

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Kent
SkyWatcher 70mm
Orion 100mm ED
Skywatcher 8" Newt
Skywatcher 10" Newt
Orion 20X80 Giant Veiw bino's
and a few other goodies
LX200R GPS 14" behemoth




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Skylook123
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Reged: 04/30/05
Posts: 7171
Loc: Tucson, AZ
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: blueman]
      #2082251 - 12/29/07 09:41 PM Attachment (582 downloads)

Tectron truss dob and Atlas EQ-G at All Arizona Star Party, 2006.

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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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Skylook123
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Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: Skylook123]
      #2082254 - 12/29/07 09:48 PM Attachment (507 downloads)

Atlas EQ-G

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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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Steve Fisher



Reged: 08/12/06
Posts: 2788
Loc: Utah
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: Skylook123]
      #2082325 - 12/29/07 10:36 PM Attachment (571 downloads)

The first night out with my EQ-6 Pro I almost knocked off an eyepiece with some "out of control" slew's.

Started work on the extension the next day and this is what I ended up with. 14" high and REALLY helps at zenith.

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Steve
8" f/12 D&G Achromat Refractor
6" D&G f/12 Achromat Refractor
6" f/8 Celestron Starhopper

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"Never try to teach a pig to sing, It wastes your time and it annoys the pig". (Robert Heinlein)


Edited by Steve Fisher (12/29/07 10:38 PM)


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LLEEGE
True Blue


Reged: 03/03/05
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Loc: Cloud-chester,NY
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: DarkDude]
      #2082414 - 12/29/07 11:42 PM

Here is my 900 getting a workout!



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BYoesle
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Reged: 06/12/04
Posts: 3510
Loc: Washington USA
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: gmacln]
      #2082451 - 12/30/07 12:03 AM Attachment (482 downloads)

Quote:

Those AP mounts are amazing!





Here's the no longer made 600E (with a 130EDT):

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Bob diagonally parked in a parallel universe...

Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.



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LLEEGE
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Loc: Cloud-chester,NY
Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: BYoesle]
      #2082456 - 12/30/07 12:05 AM

Quote:



Here's the no longer made 600E (with a 130EDT):





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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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BYoesle
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Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: BYoesle]
      #2082459 - 12/30/07 12:05 AM Attachment (602 downloads)

Here's a blast from the past -- A CAVE Observatory mount:

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Bob diagonally parked in a parallel universe...

Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.



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BYoesle
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Re: Post a pic of your mount new [Re: BYoesle]
      #2082462 - 12/30/07 12:07 AM Attachment (534 downloads)

With a new paint job:

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Bob diagonally parked in a parallel universe...

Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.



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BYoesle
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Re: Post a pic of your mount [Re: BYoesle]
      #2082465 - 12/30/07 12:08 AM Attachment (511 downloads)

Now being upgraded to GOTO with Mathis drives and stepper motors, improved alt & az adjustments:

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Bob diagonally parked in a parallel universe...

Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.



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