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How do you properly mount something atop a Tak 95S tube holder?

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#1 Creedence

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 01:17 PM

I'm trying to piggyback an FS-60CB atop my TOA130, but I can't find a way to get it mounted in a way that ensures proper alignment of the OTAs.  The 95S tube holder for the TOA130 only has a single threaded bolt on the top.  The tube holder for the FS-60 is compatible with it, but there's no way to lock in alignment, and anything I seem to work out looks like a jerry-rigged solution.  What is the correct way to mount something onto this tube holder?

 

Thanks as always for the assistance.



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Posted 07 November 2019 - 01:36 PM

Gorilla glue...


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#3 Creedence

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 01:43 PM

Is there something a little more caustic I could use? 



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Posted 07 November 2019 - 01:47 PM

I used a Baader Stronghold to place the guidescope atop the FC100's cradle


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#5 Creedence

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 02:05 PM

Wow, that's nice; that may just do it.  Thanks!



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Posted 07 November 2019 - 05:06 PM

Why are you using the 95S tube holder?  It fits neither the TOA130 or the FS60? Just curious 


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#7 Creedence

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 09:54 PM

Fair point, let’s call it the TFK1300. It has the same mounting hardware, so I still look forward to other mounting options if anyone has them, although the Baader Stronghold is sitting in my shopping cart right now.

Does Takahashi have some proprietary mounting system that uses that bolt?


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