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John Carruthers
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Serious mount new
      #3066254 - 04/25/09 12:58 PM

http://www.astrobuysell.com/uk/propview.php?view=24724
Now we're talking serious mounts, just showed the wife.........

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Jc

ATM 10" F6.1, 1/25th wave spec (max wavefront error +/- 1/12.6 in zone 4 of 6, sodium light )
6" F7 spec
127mm F9.4 Refractor
Criterion DX8
10 x 50 bin
SP mount/Synscan goto.
ETX80 (finder)
Canon 20D
PST
DSI 1
Butenschön 125mm F13.4 refractor
diy spectroscope
and curiosity



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pubquiz
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Reged: 10/07/04
Posts: 933
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Re: Serious mount new [Re: John Carruthers]
      #3066805 - 04/25/09 06:38 PM

Yes I saw that John...I visit that site everyday...bought and sold loads of bargains.

Very nice if I had the space,observatory, scope and funds to go with it

Tom

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Losmandy G11 with Argo Navis
Celestron 8" SCT & Celestron C100 EDR Apo & William Optics Megrez 72 Pier mounted in observatory.
Meade LPI, DMK 21, Canon 450D un modded,QHY8, QHY5 Autoguider, Eyepieces: Speers Waler 10mm, Nagler 3mm-6mm zoom, Axiom 23mm, Hyperion 8-24mm zoom,Moonfish 50mm,Televue 20mm Plossl,Televue Powermate 2.5x, Antares 2" 1.6 barlow and a few filters.
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Rusty
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Re: Serious mount new [Re: pubquiz]
      #3067429 - 04/26/09 02:12 AM

That's a serious bargain for one who could handle the transport and erection...

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N11GPS Fastar//TOA-130S//MK66 Std//AT6RC//Vintage C5//Megrez II 80mm APO//SolarMax 40
NJP Temma II//Sirius EQ-G
Too Many Astro-Cameras//Mallincam Color Hyper Plus
Two not-spoiled Golden Retrievers - Casey and Nelson

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JumboFlex
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Re: Serious mount new [Re: Rusty]
      #3067485 - 04/26/09 03:07 AM

That seems a somewhat reasonable price, if you could afford the scope to go on that thing you should be able to afford the mount.

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JF

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John Carruthers
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Re: Serious mount new [Re: JumboFlex]
      #3067810 - 04/26/09 09:38 AM

Or you could put a seat on the end and just use 10x50 binos

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Jc

ATM 10" F6.1, 1/25th wave spec (max wavefront error +/- 1/12.6 in zone 4 of 6, sodium light )
6" F7 spec
127mm F9.4 Refractor
Criterion DX8
10 x 50 bin
SP mount/Synscan goto.
ETX80 (finder)
Canon 20D
PST
DSI 1
Butenschön 125mm F13.4 refractor
diy spectroscope
and curiosity



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CHASLX200
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Reged: 09/29/07
Posts: 3153
Loc: Tampa area Florida
Re: Serious mount new [Re: John Carruthers]
      #3067823 - 04/26/09 09:48 AM

I can't even move my 2.5" shaft Cave mount. That mount must weight 800lbs +.

Chas


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jouster
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Reged: 11/27/05
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Re: Serious mount [Re: CHASLX200]
      #3074384 - 04/29/09 07:55 AM

Quote:

I can't even move my 2.5" shaft Cave mount. That mount must weight 800lbs +.

Chas




Closer to 1500 per the advertisement...

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Neil


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