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MortonH
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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: kevint1]
      #5688427 - 02/19/13 07:57 AM

Interesting. I must e-mail Raul and ask how that works in practice.

Thanks again, Kevin!


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JoseBorrero
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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: MortonH]
      #5688711 - 02/19/13 11:34 AM

Wow, very cool set up.

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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: JoseBorrero]
      #5690714 - 02/20/13 11:53 AM

Kevin, Do you feel comfortable picking up the total assembly and carrying out the door?

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kevint1
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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: t.r.]
      #5691608 - 02/20/13 07:43 PM

t.r. - Yes, I am comfortable carrying the mount and tripod together out the door or loading them into my car. I haven't had them seperated since I received the mount. The mount and tripod together weigh 26.5 lbs., the mount with the QBS and counterweights attached is 15.5 lbs of that.

Edited by kevint1 (02/20/13 07:46 PM)


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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: kevint1]
      #5692477 - 02/21/13 10:24 AM

I actually meant with the scope attached as well, just out the door for observing in grab and go style.

Edited by t.r. (02/21/13 11:08 AM)


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kevint1
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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: t.r.]
      #5692563 - 02/21/13 11:31 AM

Not with my 900 mm FL EON, that is certainly not grab and go.

However, I have picked the up the scope/mount combination and moved it a few yards or so to get a tree out of the way of what I wanted to look at and didn't have any problems. I do think with my AT72ED I could carry the combination out the door to my back yard or driveway, but I haven't tried that scope on the mount yet. I'm more interested in the views through the EON right now.


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MortonH
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Re: DSV-3 First Impressions new [Re: kevint1]
      #5709903 - 03/03/13 03:23 AM

Raul says mine will be ready for shipping next week. Can't wait!

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