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LXD55 MOUNT AND 8 INCH MEADE SCT OTA

Started by omahawilley, 03/19/2012 08:57AM
Posted 03/19/2012 08:57AM Opening Post
HI
I have an 8 inch Meade SCT OTA and a LXD55 mount.
The mount has a dovetail with two rings on ti for a 5 inch refractor.
Does anyone know what I will need to purchase to mount my OTA?
Thanks and have a great day
MIke
Posted 03/19/2012 01:48PM #1
If you do not get an answer soon from an experienced user, contaxt ADM Accessories http://admaccessories.com/

and ask Anthony. It will probably come down to radius blocks (that fit the side of the tube to convert the round sides to a flat surface, and one of his dovetails to hold it together.

Alex
Posted 03/20/2012 03:46PM #2
Mike Willey said:

HI
I have an 8 inch Meade SCT OTA and a LXD55 mount.
The mount has a dovetail with two rings on ti for a 5 inch refractor.
Does anyone know what I will need to purchase to mount my OTA?
Thanks and have a great day
MIke

You will need a Vixen compatible dovetail for the SCT. Attach that to your OTA, remove the dovetail with the rings from the mount, slide the SCT into place, and have fun.

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