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AP 900GTO

Started by geosalty, 11/16/2009 05:31PM
Posted 11/16/2009 05:31PM Opening Post
Does anyone know if a Losmandy G-11 Saddle Plate will fit on a AP900 head? If the bolt pattern does fit is a spacer necessary ? If it doesn't match up is there an adapter made ?
Posted 11/16/2009 06:09PM | Edited 11/16/2009 06:11PM #1
George,

No, the Losmandy saddle will not bolt directly onto the AP-900 and I don't know of anyone that makes an adapter. I guess you could pay someone to make one but I'd have to ask, Why? The AP saddle plates are far superior IMHO, wink they bolt down with 4 bolts versus Losmandy's 2. They also feature the tilt in design versus the slide in, have 2 locking knobs versus 1, have plate offset mounting for better scope balance.....

http://www.astro-physics.com/products/accessories/mounting_plates/mounting_plates.htm#16

http://www.astro-physics.com/products/accessories/mounting_plates/mounting_plates.htm#dovelm162

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