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Meade LX-800

Started by rmollise, 09/16/2011 02:33PM
Posted 09/16/2011 02:33PM Opening Post
Nobody's started a thread on the 800 and the 80 YET?!

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Posted 09/16/2011 04:47PM #1
We were waiting for You to kick it off. just saw it on the other site looks good,will see what it does.
Posted 09/17/2011 10:30AM #2
They are certainly asking a bit of money for them, competing with a few other mount companies at that cost. Hope it is better than the mounts of the past.

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Posted 09/25/2011 11:17PM #3
Rod Mollise said:

Nobody's started a thread on the 800 and the 80 YET?!


Should we be concerned about tracking errors in that the guide scope is not attached to the imaging optical tube? The way I understood the add, the mount has an instrament capacity of 90 pounds, seems like it would take a pretty robust setup (rings/dovetail)to avoid flexure...At that price, it seems like a a good contender for the CGE Pro.

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