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wavydavy

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About wavydavy

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  1. Losmandy G11 Gemini go to Mount for sale. Complete, extras, One losmandy and 3 stainless steel counterweights. Comes with extras upgraded worm gear, spacer block for greater imaging time, polar scope, upgraded knobs for easier adjustment to DEC and RA. Dual saddle plate for either dovetail plate. A welded baseplate for fitting to a pier (From a gas pipe I used in obsy). A losmandy G11 "Puck" so can be fitted to a pier ect…..Mains powerpack included. Paperwork and manual for how to use ect…..Selling as im upgrading my mount for greater weight capacity. Collection only. Price £1500 ono.
  2. Good post was wondering that myself as Ive just done concrete pier in my obsy and had to extend it...……(haven't brought yet).
  3. Oh ok...………..nothing to do with losmandy then!! lol
  4. Hi Everyone, I have a losmandy G11 with gemini system, but its the older version, and doesn't have a USB on its panel. However I have this (see pics) im pretty sure it was from when I brought the mount second hand a few yrs ago from a fellow member (cant remember name...ect), in a nutshell, can someone tell me what its used for? Im guessing its to connect the mount to the computer, and maybe running software like Cartes du-ciel?? Also can it be used for updating the firmware...ect……….if someone can give me an idea of its uses it would be much appreciated.
  5. https://www.firstlightoptics.com/adapters/2-inch-t-adapter.html
  6. You need a 2 inch adapter piece that screws into the body of your 450D, I will post a link to what I recon you need. The coma corrector goes into the 2 inch focuser on your scope then the 2 inch adapter goes into that. Hopefully you should be able to reach focus. Dependant on the scope you may not need a coma corrector, especially if you crop the pic post processing.
  7. https://www.firstlightoptics.com/ioptron-mounts/ioptron-cem120-ec2-center-balanced-equatorial-goto-mount-with-ra-and-dec-encoders.html or this one! For those with deep pockets...…...
  8. CGLX Is a very good price, but how does it compare to the rest, its payload is lower in comparision. Tempting but a worry it wont be enough, im gona guide off axis, and would alos need to add weight to the underside to compensate the balance in DEC as the orange dovetail will defo be right at the end of the saddle clamp...…..
  9. Whats best ioptron or skywatcher, I know theres a price difference, but im guessing the ioptron is better, any thoughts? Its to image throught a Celestron C11 Edge with focal reducer...…..
  10. Hi James...….yes mate just makes it easier to remove the end cap. Just a pin to grab onto...…..
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