Catalin is waiting for clear skies to test out the new telescope. If all goes well, I'll have it installed by the end of the month and will report back on its performance -- weather permitting.
This will be mounted side-by-side with my Astro-Physics 130mm GTX. Total weight will be about 85-90lbs. George assures me the AP1100 mount can handle it.
Given historical precedent, fellow observers in the Maryland area can expect cloudy skies for an extended period starting late April, exactly as the new telescope arrives. Just the way things seem to work out