DeanD wrote: ↑
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:15 pm
Thanks to all for responding. It is always great to get other peoples' ideas: sometimes you just miss the obvious!
I was procrastinating about getting the focuser, but you have encouraged me (don't tell the finance department though!
Thanks again, and all the best,
It is a good upgrade to do. The GSO
focuser is muuuuuuch nicer than factory rack and pinion ones.
I might actually prefer the shoe that Bigz linked. The slots will let you center the screw better than the GSO
Telescopes: 10" SkyLine Dobsonian, 6" Apertura F5 Newt, Celestron Nextar GT90, Meade Infinity 80
EP: 5.5mm, 8.8mm, 14mm, 20mm, 24mm Meade 5000 UWA's, BCO's w/ Q-Turret, 26mm, 32mm, 40mm Meade 4000 Plossls, Orion Expanse, 30mm, 20mm, 15mm GSO Superview, Various others.
Binocs: 15x70 Celestron Skymaster, 10x50 Levenhuk Karma Pro, 10x42 Bushnell, 8x42 Sans & Streiffe
Mounts: Meade LX70 with dual axis motors, Celestron GT, More miscellaneous tripods than a Martian invasion.
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