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MDearingJaxFL
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Loc: Florida
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: DrDispatch]
      #6534478 - 05/19/14 04:36 PM Attachment (42 downloads)

Here is an old equatorial mount from a westKentucky observatory I am reassembling , perhaps upgraded with SiTech servo goto system. This mount is huge......

Mark

Edited by MDearingJaxFL (05/19/14 05:24 PM)


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MDearingJaxFL
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Reged: 08/28/04

Loc: Florida
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: MDearingJaxFL]
      #6534583 - 05/19/14 05:25 PM Attachment (28 downloads)

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waso29
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Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: MDearingJaxFL]
      #6534762 - 05/19/14 07:14 PM Attachment (29 downloads)

mt130 on space boy

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waso29
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Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: waso29]
      #6534773 - 05/19/14 07:19 PM Attachment (33 downloads)

µ180 on em10

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waso29
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Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: waso29]
      #6534777 - 05/19/14 07:22 PM Attachment (37 downloads)

fs128sv on sphinx

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Jeff B
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Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: MDearingJaxFL]
      #6535810 - 05/20/14 09:11 AM

Hmm, almost looks like an old Byers mount.

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jetbuilder
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Reged: 06/06/09

Loc: St Louis, Mo
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: MDearingJaxFL]
      #6549139 - 05/27/14 09:34 PM Attachment (20 downloads)

Nothing special about the mount. I modified the tripod though. I flipped the wedge plate around and made an adjustment tube that I welded to the tripod leg. This way, the weight of the scope is directly over the top of the tripod making it much more stable compared having the scope hang off the side of the top of the tripod when in EQ configuration.

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jscivally
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Reged: 10/22/13

Loc: Sparks, Nevada, USA
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: jcinpv]
      #6553743 - 05/30/14 01:07 PM

This is my Advanced VX mount with ADM accessories

Edited by jscivally (05/30/14 05:05 PM)


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jscivally
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Reged: 10/22/13

Loc: Sparks, Nevada, USA
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: jcinpv]
      #6553744 - 05/30/14 01:09 PM

This is my VX with a power panel and a USB LED light and a humidity/temperture gauge http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c279/jims1970vette/VXSCOPE003_zpsfe7ba427.jpg

Edited by jscivally (05/30/14 05:04 PM)


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Sean Cunneen
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Reged: 08/01/07

Loc: Blue Island Illinois
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: jscivally]
      #6560140 - 06/02/14 10:49 PM Attachment (28 downloads)

Here is my latest project... Made from some partly finished castings, it has a 1.5" ra shaft and 1" dec shaft. The RA drive is a Byers 7" gear from a C8 forkmount and a clutch of my own design. The mount uses the same steppers and hand pad from the C* mount. The tangent arm is driven as well.

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Sean Cunneen
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Reged: 08/01/07

Loc: Blue Island Illinois
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Sean Cunneen]
      #6560142 - 06/02/14 10:49 PM Attachment (19 downloads)

A little closer...

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Sean Cunneen
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Reged: 08/01/07

Loc: Blue Island Illinois
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Sean Cunneen]
      #6560148 - 06/02/14 10:50 PM Attachment (27 downloads)

Showing the front...

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ngc2289
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Loc: Corpus Christi, TX.
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Sean Cunneen]
      #6560370 - 06/03/14 01:09 AM

Nice looking mount Sean!!

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rogue river art
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Reged: 03/02/12

Loc: Oregon
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: ngc2289]
      #6562202 - 06/03/14 11:29 PM Attachment (32 downloads)

This is my home made mount. Made from brass,bronze ,stainless steel and titanium. the gears were made by me also one tooth at a time. It is ball and needle bearing supported

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rogue river art
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Reged: 03/02/12

Loc: Oregon
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: rogue river art]
      #6562206 - 06/03/14 11:31 PM Attachment (30 downloads)

Another picture

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rogue river art
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Reged: 03/02/12

Loc: Oregon
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: rogue river art]
      #6562210 - 06/03/14 11:32 PM Attachment (27 downloads)

Picture 3

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rogue river art
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Reged: 03/02/12

Loc: Oregon
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: rogue river art]
      #6562217 - 06/03/14 11:36 PM Attachment (26 downloads)

Last one

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tclehman1969
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Reged: 05/18/10

Loc: SF Bay Area, California
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: rogue river art]
      #6562381 - 06/04/14 01:40 AM

That is an absolutely fabulous mount!

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NHRob
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Reged: 08/27/04

Loc: New Hampshire
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: tclehman1969]
      #6562526 - 06/04/14 06:34 AM

OMG, that is beautiful!
What scope is that?


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Sean Cunneen
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Reged: 08/01/07

Loc: Blue Island Illinois
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: rogue river art]
      #6563078 - 06/04/14 01:41 PM

Wow, is that a weight drive? You should post a link in Classics as well as ATM. A LOT of folks around here would love to see and read more details of your fantastic project!

Sean


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