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Burgess Mount for the 127mm f8 Refractor

Started by chgo51, 02/26/2003 02:31PM
Posted 02/26/2003 02:31PM Opening Post
Spoke with Bill B. this morning via e-mail. He is going to consider offering the attractive Red-Oak tripod w/ a GEM-3 head for the above telescope. Should make an attractive and sturdy set-up.
Larry
Posted 02/26/2003 05:55PM #1
I like to see Burgess come up with a good Alt-Az mount package for the scope too. I have read several good reviews about the APM GR-2 deluxe but none of the dealers offer a package. It gets expensive when you have to source rings, mounting plates and a tripod from different sources. The last time I priced a tripod/GR2 package for my 6 in refractor the total came to well over $1,000. If Orion can offer the heavy duty Atlas EQ mount for $799 someone should be able to offer a decent Alt az mount that doesn't cost three times the price of the OTA.

ERik D