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What dovetail for a PST?
      #5765250 - 03/29/13 04:53 PM

I'm leaning towards getting a PST or PST double stack and would like to use the scope on a variety of mounts with Vixen-compatible saddles. What kind of Vixen style dovetails are folks using on their PSTs? I see Coronado has something for an LXD75 and Scopestuff offers a dovetail specifically for PSTs and SM scolar scopes, but was wondering is just about any type of "universal" Vixen dovetail should work.

Thanks,

Jim


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Re: What dovetail for a PST? new [Re: jrbarnett]
      #5765570 - 03/29/13 07:20 PM

Something like this is just about perfect.

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Re: What dovetail for a PST? new [Re: brianb11213]
      #5766078 - 03/30/13 02:34 AM

http://www.desertskyastro.com/Dovetails.html

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Re: What dovetail for a PST? new [Re: brianb11213]
      #5766294 - 03/30/13 08:35 AM

Quote:

Something like this is just about perfect.




I use one of those but had to buy a couple of 1/4 - 20 UNC screws - 3/4" long - the one supplied is too short.


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Re: What dovetail for a PST? new [Re: JoseBorrero]
      #5767889 - 03/30/13 11:38 PM

Ooh! Thanks. I have a DSV-3 and also am waiting on a DSV-1. I like the dovetails but I also like that L-shaped PST adapter for mounting the PST to the mount.

- Jim


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