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Vixen to CGE Dovetail Bar

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#1 Paul Skee

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 12:47 PM

I bought the Celestron Advanced VX 11 inch SCT last month when it was on sale. I'm not going to put it on the AVX as I have a CGEM II. I have the Celestron 11 inch CGE dovetail bar that I want to attach to the OTA in place of the existing Vixen bar. I'm a little uneasy about the process. I checked with Celestron and the response was positive. However, his description of the process isn't satisfactory. He suggested that the CGE bar would use the same mounting holes as the vixen. The spacing is obviously different. Has anyone done this? I'm in need of a little guidance. I don't want to remove any screws that might be critical. Pictures would be great.

Thanks in advance,

Paul



#2 Don W

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Posted 21 April 2019 - 02:05 PM

Should be an easy swap. Don't worry, be happy!



#3 junomike

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Posted 22 April 2019 - 07:32 AM

The CGE takes 4 screws, but these should line up on the C11.  See this pic




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