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Equipment Discussions >> Mounts

Jack Huerkamp
Vendor - Waning Moon


Reged: 10/13/05

Loc: Louisiana
Re: Lx80 Multi-mount
      12/09/12 09:27 PM

Axel,

I noticed that when I added the replacement tripod top that my machinist developed, the mount was more steady than with the stock top. But some of that may have come from not having to fear overtightening the spreader and having a leg snap off. If you are going to use the LX80 for purely visual observing, you may find it satisfactory in Alt-Az mode. The damping time for mine when using a C9.25 was about 5 seconds if I tapped the diagonal. I don't know how heavy your refractor is, but it's longer than my SCT, so it may result in slightly higher vibration. My damping time doubled when I set the scope up in EQ mode.

Yours truly,

Jack Huerkamp

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* Lx80 Multi-mount James Cunningham 10/01/12 02:59 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Axle   12/09/12 03:25 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   12/09/12 09:27 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount DuiA1   12/09/12 10:00 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Axle   12/10/12 12:09 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   12/10/12 08:06 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ldesign1   03/12/13 06:20 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   03/12/13 07:26 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ldesign1   03/12/13 09:19 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ldesign1   03/13/13 04:13 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   03/13/13 04:32 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ldesign1   03/13/13 07:30 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount chemman   03/18/13 10:17 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount rmollise   03/19/13 09:05 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Whichwayisnorth   03/28/13 04:06 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount rmollise   03/28/13 04:08 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Hilmi   03/28/13 05:16 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount rmollise   03/28/13 06:35 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   03/28/13 07:17 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount DuiA1   03/31/13 01:08 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   04/24/13 04:09 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Hilmi   03/31/13 01:33 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Cameron McCarty   04/23/13 12:52 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   04/23/13 05:27 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   04/23/13 07:14 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount JimMo   04/23/13 09:09 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount highertheflyer   04/25/13 06:12 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   04/25/13 06:40 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount highertheflyer   04/25/13 10:53 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount rmollise   04/25/13 06:18 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   04/24/13 04:20 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Hilmi   03/28/13 06:45 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount rmollise   03/13/13 10:34 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   12/09/12 03:32 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount David PavlichAdministrator   10/12/12 08:52 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dscarpa   10/04/12 03:32 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 04:09 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/04/12 04:20 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 04:40 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount laconicsax   10/04/12 07:06 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 07:21 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount rmollise   10/05/12 08:03 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/04/12 11:41 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/05/12 12:36 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount TALK2KEV   10/04/12 06:55 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 07:29 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount greju   10/01/12 04:43 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/01/12 03:55 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount jgraham   10/01/12 04:21 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/01/12 04:32 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Fred1   10/01/12 05:08 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount brokenwave   10/01/12 08:49 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/02/12 03:37 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dksolar3294   10/04/12 11:49 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dksolar3294   10/05/12 12:50 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/06/12 10:39 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount mmalik   10/07/12 07:44 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/07/12 11:19 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount David PavlichAdministrator   10/07/12 12:35 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount jmiele   10/08/12 12:04 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount David PavlichAdministrator   10/08/12 04:03 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/08/12 08:31 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Meade Instr.   10/08/12 08:12 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount mmalik   10/09/12 05:24 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dmdouglass   10/08/12 08:28 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/08/12 10:22 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/08/12 10:18 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/08/12 10:36 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/08/12 11:09 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/08/12 11:30 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/09/12 12:18 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/09/12 12:36 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/09/12 12:55 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/09/12 01:00 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/09/12 05:06 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/10/12 09:08 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/10/12 09:31 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/10/12 10:22 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/10/12 03:23 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/10/12 04:23 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/10/12 05:45 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/10/12 06:36 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/11/12 01:34 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/11/12 01:51 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/11/12 09:44 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/11/12 08:01 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount ur7x   10/11/12 11:37 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Lee Jay   10/11/12 09:42 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount TALK2KEV   10/10/12 07:14 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount David PavlichAdministrator   10/09/12 08:27 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Stew57   10/09/12 09:04 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/09/12 09:35 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/09/12 11:42 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/10/12 01:18 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount TALK2KEV   10/10/12 08:19 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/10/12 04:39 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/10/12 03:27 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount TALK2KEV   10/10/12 03:45 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/09/12 10:38 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/09/12 06:12 PM
. * Lx80 Multi-mount Guide port clarification brokenwave   10/09/12 02:25 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Guide port clarification Griffin!   10/09/12 02:29 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Guide port clarification brokenwave   10/09/12 02:53 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/08/12 08:36 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/08/12 08:41 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/08/12 09:01 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount blueman   10/05/12 01:07 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dksolar3294   10/05/12 02:47 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount blueman   10/06/12 11:53 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dksolar3294   10/07/12 01:33 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/08/12 09:29 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dksolar3294   11/17/12 07:32 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   11/19/12 10:34 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   11/18/12 11:50 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/08/12 03:58 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/08/12 04:02 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/08/12 11:14 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/08/12 12:53 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/08/12 09:30 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/22/12 12:49 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/22/12 10:52 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Raginar   10/23/12 02:49 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/23/12 08:47 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount mmalik   10/30/12 04:28 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/30/12 02:13 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/30/12 02:33 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/30/12 03:25 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount frolinmod   10/30/12 05:35 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount JimMo   10/29/12 06:35 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/29/12 06:45 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount brokenwave   10/29/12 07:31 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount JimMo   10/29/12 08:06 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/29/12 09:02 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/29/12 09:04 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/30/12 03:04 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/30/12 06:17 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/30/12 07:33 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/30/12 10:07 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/30/12 09:59 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/31/12 12:15 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount EFT   11/01/12 12:05 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   11/01/12 06:38 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount EFT   11/02/12 12:22 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   11/02/12 02:23 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   11/02/12 10:20 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   11/02/12 04:05 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   11/03/12 01:03 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   11/01/12 09:01 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   11/01/12 10:01 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   11/01/12 10:55 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   11/01/12 12:49 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount EFT   11/01/12 02:16 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount greju   10/31/12 12:51 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount DaveJ   10/31/12 03:49 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount greju   10/31/12 08:40 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/31/12 05:44 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Stew57   10/31/12 08:22 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/31/12 09:57 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/31/12 05:32 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/31/12 10:28 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount exparrot   10/31/12 12:28 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/31/12 07:17 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount OzAndrewJ   10/31/12 05:36 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount JimMo   10/30/12 07:03 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/30/12 07:16 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount JimMo   10/31/12 07:47 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount neilson   10/23/12 12:18 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/23/12 07:16 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount brokenwave   10/23/12 12:10 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/23/12 07:19 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/23/12 07:31 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dmdouglass   10/22/12 03:23 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount jmiele   10/08/12 09:49 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount blueman   10/07/12 01:46 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Starhawk   10/06/12 08:30 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount TALK2KEV   10/05/12 09:22 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount dksolar3294   10/07/12 12:39 AM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount mclewis1   10/04/12 02:35 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount RodgerHouTex   10/04/12 12:52 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 12:59 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Stew57   10/04/12 01:03 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Griffin!   10/04/12 01:05 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 01:12 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Stew57   10/04/12 01:44 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/04/12 02:33 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount JimMo   10/04/12 04:02 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Mkofski   10/04/12 03:24 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount Jack Huerkamp   10/04/12 09:01 PM
. * Re: Lx80 Multi-mount MikeV   10/05/12 02:03 PM

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