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GSO 12 RC - Mirror support to Visual Back adaptor?

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#1 dansawyer

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Posted 10 September 2021 - 12:35 PM

I recently purchased a GSO 12 f8 RC. I do not have an accurate history but it was definitely on a path to upgrade when someone decided to abandon the project. It has a carbon tube and came with an Integra 85 focusor. I would like to use it in visual mode for a while but have no idea what a common visual back interface would be. The scope has a 4.6 diameter OD aligmnment interface with external threads. There appears to be a mounting adaptor wiht three 5 mm threaded holes to mount the Integra. I would estimate the hole pattern is about 5 inch diameter, just slightly larger than the OD of the alignment ring.

There is a referance to these threads here: https://agenaastro.c...ined.html#large They are the last one in the list, 117x1mm

What is a common interface to move to for general visual back interface for this OTA? Is there a visual adaptor already available?

(based on finding the threads I may remove Integra adaptor plate make a visual back adaptor. I hate to dissamble the OTA though).

Thanks, Dan


Edited by dansawyer, 10 September 2021 - 05:36 PM.



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