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frolinmod
Carpal Tunnel


Reged: 08/06/10

Loc: Southern California
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: WolfTracks]
      #5921181 - 06/14/13 08:19 PM

Wow, what a view! Seems a shame to put a fence in front of it.

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WolfTracks
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Reged: 07/06/12

Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: frolinmod]
      #5921199 - 06/14/13 08:33 PM

Yes, but from late October thru mid May imagine that view covered with snow!

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orionn1
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Reged: 12/18/12

Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: tim53]
      #5923093 - 06/16/13 12:42 AM

hello saw your cave setup from the mounts forum,
how much did you pay for you cave ? I was looking at buying one two weeks ago.
regards
robert


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PhilCo126
Post Laureate


Reged: 01/14/05

Loc: coastline of Belgium
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Ron Luxemburg]
      #5923770 - 06/16/13 01:15 PM

Quote:

Just got it! my 2 other mounts are going up for sale.




Which tripod is supporting the AstroPhysics mount?


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saadabbasi
Pooh-Bah


Reged: 08/23/09

Loc: 29N
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: PhilCo126]
      #5923957 - 06/16/13 03:18 PM



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jsteinberg48
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Reged: 01/01/08

Loc: Scarsdale, NY
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: pferendzo]
      #5924191 - 06/16/13 06:06 PM

A-P 1600 with a light weight A-P 130GT in test mode.



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Ron Luxemburg
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Reged: 04/18/07

Loc: Southern California
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: PhilCo126]
      #5924458 - 06/16/13 09:29 PM

Just your standard Losmandy HD tripod with AP adapters, it works great.

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Ron Luxemburg
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Reged: 04/18/07

Loc: Southern California
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) [Re: PhilCo126]
      #5924471 - 06/16/13 09:36 PM Attachment (86 downloads)

Quote:

Quote:

Just got it! my 2 other mounts are going up for sale.




Which tripod is supporting the AstroPhysics mount?




The 900 is on a Losmandy HD tripod.


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zvaragabor
member


Reged: 01/25/11

Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5984631 - 07/22/13 03:18 PM Attachment (92 downloads)

Hey everyone, do anyone happen to know what mount is this?

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ngc2289
Post Laureate
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Reged: 04/13/05

Loc: Corpus Christi, TX.
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: zvaragabor]
      #5984679 - 07/22/13 03:46 PM

Looks like a Polaris mount.

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zvaragabor
member


Reged: 01/25/11

Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: ngc2289]
      #5984687 - 07/22/13 03:51 PM

Thanks ngc2289! Is it an EQ3 equivalent?

Edited by zvaragabor (07/23/13 02:29 AM)


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ngc2289
Post Laureate
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Reged: 04/13/05

Loc: Corpus Christi, TX.
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: zvaragabor]
      #5984949 - 07/22/13 06:51 PM

The mount evolution went like this; the Polaris became the Super Polaris, then the SP became the Great Polaris, and finally the GP became the Great Polaris 2. I think the Polaris is rated for 10 pounds.

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jrcrillyAdministrator
Refractor wienie no more
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Reged: 04/30/03

Loc: NE Ohio
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: ngc2289]
      #5985008 - 07/22/13 07:36 PM

There was also a New Polaris in the mix; looked a lot like the Polaris but had a tilted elevation fork like the Super Polaris.

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taseng
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Reged: 04/27/13

Loc: South Dade
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: RobFriedman]
      #5994718 - 07/28/13 01:06 PM Attachment (79 downloads)

I just finished building this 12" half pillar for my Porta II, the tripod itself is very tall so I'm thinking about cutting it down so it's a little bit more portable. As it sits the legs only need to be extended 4" if at all.

Edited by taseng (07/28/13 01:09 PM)


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dennilfloss
sage


Reged: 01/06/13

Loc: Ottawa, Canada
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: taseng]
      #5995687 - 07/28/13 10:39 PM

My Skywatcher AZ4.




Holding the Lunt.




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dmdouglass
professor emeritus


Reged: 12/23/07

Loc: Tempe, AZ
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: dennilfloss]
      #5996710 - 07/29/13 02:18 PM Attachment (87 downloads)

Well, I have a new "mount", and a new "OTA"...
Posted to the CATS forum, but hey.... The Mount needs its own "view area"...

The pier is from my prior setup. There is a big chunk of concrete below that base... The old setup was an LX200 (8") set on the steel top plate in Alt/AZ, with the 80mm mounted piggy-back.

I got the "Dan's Pier Top Plates" for the CGEM, and added an extra "base plate" for this high rise. That seems to be working VERY WELL !!! Dan makes some good stuff !!

The CGEM is standard (and brand new), added the ADM "side-by-side", and of course the new Edge HD (8").

Got it all polar aligned, and cameras aligned and focused. Now hoping for some good skies tonight, and first "official" light...


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dmdouglass
professor emeritus


Reged: 12/23/07

Loc: Tempe, AZ
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: dmdouglass]
      #5996711 - 07/29/13 02:19 PM Attachment (77 downloads)

Here is a better look at the ADM "side-by-side" configuration.

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Spacetravelerx
Carpal Tunnel


Reged: 12/23/12

Loc: New Mexico
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: dmdouglass]
      #6015108 - 08/09/13 04:28 AM Attachment (54 downloads)

Here is my simple, light weight "grab and go" mount:

* Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod
* Manfrotto 460MG Magnesium Camera Head

with Canon 60Da and Canon TC80N3 Timer Remote Control.

This was taken today at the Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon.


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Tarantular
journeyman


Reged: 08/06/13

Loc: Canada, BC
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Spacetravelerx]
      #6017627 - 08/10/13 01:37 PM

Hey guys. I just got my new mount (Porta II) yesterday but haven't got the chance to test it yet due to cloud cover.



So smooth. I'm loving it.

Edited by Tarantular (08/10/13 01:48 PM)


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Starhuckster
super member


Reged: 09/09/10

Loc: Boston, MA
Re: Post a picture of your mount!! (Part 3) new [Re: Tarantular]
      #6041451 - 08/23/13 08:56 AM Attachment (51 downloads)

My ZEQ25 has arrived! With the scope and power-weight on it, I can still carry the entire setup.

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