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Which dovetail? 8" Edge HD ieq45 pro

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#1 Szumi

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Posted 07 April 2020 - 04:11 PM

My mount has a 6" Vixen/Losmandy-D dual saddle attachment point.  When look at 8" edge HD's, I se CG-5 and CGE dovetails.  Would one of those fit my mount or do I have to buy a dovetail? 

 

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#2 wrnchhead

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Posted 07 April 2020 - 04:30 PM

Yes. They are different names for the same thing. CG-5= Vixen, CGE= Losmandy

 

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#3 petert913

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Posted 07 April 2020 - 05:13 PM

I put the wider Losmandy rail in the bottom of my C8.  It seems more stable on the

iEQ45Pro. I have a Vixen rail on top to hold cameras, guide scopes, etc.


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#4 wrnchhead

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Posted 07 April 2020 - 05:41 PM

Same as Peter. I know some use a Vixen on C8s, but after having used a Losmandy I could never go back.


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