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#1 SteveStreeter

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Posted 08 June 2021 - 01:38 PM

Is there a way to modify this to make it fit a vixen style mount?

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Posted 08 June 2021 - 02:01 PM

You mean de-fork it to mount up equitorally? Proper ring sets first then a Vixen or whatever type of mount plate you choose. Or, companies sell Vixen plates that screw directly to the OTA for another option. Celestron used to stock that option, just put in a search for the particular tube (C-8,whatever-) and it should bring up many choices. Losmandy and ADM are tried and true providers for many types of mount plate styles. Nice scope😉!
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#3 Geo.

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Posted 12 June 2021 - 08:58 PM

I like this option best. https://www.googlead...egQIARBQ&adurl=

 

Vixen used to make one like this for the C8. And the color's right.




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