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Mounting a 8SE on an existing 6SE mount

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#1 Gamewarden

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Posted 05 October 2019 - 05:57 PM

I am swapping a 6SE OTA for an 8SE OTA. I have the 6SE mount. I saw somewhere here on CN that the dovetail covers are different one is marked with a 6 the other with an 8. Can someone advise, will the 8 fit on the 6SE mount are they exactly the same or is this cover shaped differently because of the OTA size?

Can anyone explain how to remove the cover to check.

 

Some folks have both mounts so what do you find???

 

thanks in advance.

 

Mark


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Posted 05 October 2019 - 06:19 PM

Different. See this thread.



#3 Gamewarden

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Posted 05 October 2019 - 08:12 PM

Thank you

 

I just saw the thread and can confirm mine is labelled a 6. So I will arrange with the other person to swap OTA's and the covers.




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