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Meade Mount on Celestron Tripod

Started by Dino_Americano, 07/18/2020 03:23AM
Posted 07/18/2020 03:23AM Opening Post
Members of the Forum,

I would like to have opinions about sticking a Meade mount for a ten inch LX200 GPS on a Celesron Nexstar 8 SE tripod.

I live in Brazil and it has become difficult and astronomically expensive to purchase something abroad and bring it in. The exchange rate has doubled over the last two years, postage rates from the USA have gone up astronomically, too, and Brazilian Customs is charging 50% on the total value including shipping!!!

I have a ten inch Meade tube which I like very much, and I have that Celestron tripod; all I need is a mount. In this way, it becomes much less expensive to just purchase a mount and bring it in and put it all together. 

I think that there must be a way to make the connection.