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Meade 10 inch OTA guidescope bracket

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#1 rainysoon

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Posted 04 December 2020 - 08:26 PM

Hi, on the 10 inch Meade OTA LX200 there is bracket for finders cope and it does not look like a dove tail bracket. How can I mount a dove tail bracket for a guidescope on this OTA. 



#2 jmiller1001

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Posted 04 December 2020 - 09:12 PM

Replace the finder bracket with this:

https://www.amazon.c...07134264&sr=8-3.



#3 michael8554

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Posted 05 December 2020 - 06:16 AM

A 10 inch LX200 without a Focal Reducer is best guided with an Off Axis Guider (OAG) .

 

That's because a guidescope, even securely mounted on the LX200, will probably introduce Differential Flexture, which will mar your guiding.

 

And that finder bracket will not be a secure mount.




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