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#1 Arnau_BCN

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Posted 23 May 2024 - 03:33 PM

Good evening to everyone. Few days ago I purchased a model CT-30 of the Noh mount ( a pleasure to deal with Mr.Jeong ) I think it's an awesome mount but probably the only little point I dislike it's the fact the dovetailholder use screws and you will mark the dovetail for sure with time that's why I want to exchange it for a better ones.

Some recomendations? I checked different ones but none seems to match with the metrics of the mount. Need some ideas.

 

Thanks in advance to all.

 

Best regards from Barcelona and Clear Skyes to all.



#2 Couder

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Posted 23 May 2024 - 04:08 PM

I use nylon thumbscrews, they are available in every size I ever needed for scopes. Try McMaster or other online places. I could not find many assortments, so I buy several sizes at a time. If you don't know what size they are, go to a hardware store - most have a metal thread gauge to test sizes/threads.


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Posted 25 May 2024 - 10:55 PM

For the price asked, I am surprised that nylon tipped screws are not included, or that a different design has not been chosen.


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Posted 26 May 2024 - 05:35 PM

For Vixen I prefer the ADM VSAD-M8- V Series Saddle on the NOH CT-20 and CT-30. 

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#5 Doug Culbertson

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Posted 26 May 2024 - 05:59 PM

This one won't mar your dovetail, but I don't know about the hole spacing. I used two of them on my SkyTee mount. https://www.amazon.c...y/dp/B08X13JP9Z



#6 Lookitup

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Posted 26 May 2024 - 06:16 PM

Here is another which fits: https://www.amazon.d...customerReviews



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Posted 26 May 2024 - 07:02 PM

US link

 

https://www.amazon.c...l/dp/B0CJC2VFHS



#8 Moravianus

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Posted 26 May 2024 - 07:02 PM

How sensitive is CT to balancing the scope ?



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Posted 26 May 2024 - 08:43 PM

The CT-20 likes good balance with my SM 125ED and back-heavy Tak 100DF. When I change bino's with Morpheus eye-pieces I have to tighten the Alt. knob firmly to keep the scope horizontally. Using the power-switch is not perfect in all three mag. settings and requires slight tightening of the Alt. clutch. If more rebalancing is needed I slide the dove-tail in the saddle. 

With good balance I can move the bino's with 3 fingers without any resistance. It feels like the scope is sitting in a cradle. I previously had some DM4's. They seemed a little less sensitive to balance. The CT-20 is lighter with higher weight capacity and feels smoother properly balanced IMO. 



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Posted 27 May 2024 - 10:56 AM

I use this saddle on my NOH mount:

https://www.admacces...rbored-version/



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Posted 27 May 2024 - 04:13 PM

I prefer the More Blue saddles from Hu-tech.

 

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