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Meade 14" clearance height new
      #6133117 - 10/12/13 01:40 PM

[image][/image] I am planning to upgrade from a 12" Meade to a 14" LX200 ACF. I'd like to continue using my existing chemical tank roll off cover that houses the 12" but I can't find any specific dimensions about height in the Meade literature.

Could anyone advise on what the overall height of the tube/alt az mount is when the tube is pointing straight up?

thanks

John


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Re: Meade 14" clearance height *DELETED* new [Re: Beesknees]
      #6133121 - 10/12/13 01:44 PM

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Re: Meade 14" clearance height new [Re: Beesknees]
      #6133128 - 10/12/13 01:46 PM Attachment (17 downloads)

I am looking for the height of a 14" LX200 ACF with alt/az mount (including the mount).

http://www.cloudynights.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=28413&password=...

Edited by Beesknees (10/12/13 08:15 PM)


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Re: Meade 14" clearance height new [Re: Beesknees]
      #6133130 - 10/12/13 01:47 PM Attachment (19 downloads)

roll off cover with the 12" inside.

Edited by Beesknees (10/12/13 08:13 PM)


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Re: Meade 14" clearance height new [Re: Beesknees]
      #6133509 - 10/12/13 05:54 PM

I had to build my observatory with 7' walls for the 14" (with piggybacked 120mm refractor) would clear the roof in the horizontal position. (I do use a Superwedge, that may bear on it some.)

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Re: Meade 14" clearance height new [Re: Beesknees]
      #6134002 - 10/12/13 10:45 PM

I just measured mine (in Alt / Az) and come up with 44". It's the older model, not the ACF.

Dave


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Re: Meade 14" clearance height new [Re: davebl]
      #6134934 - 10/13/13 12:42 PM

Thanks Dave

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Re: Meade 14" clearance height [Re: Beesknees]
      #6157568 - 10/25/13 02:31 PM

John, did you have the pier made? How much and where?

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