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dazza1639

Orbit Wedge Probably The Worlds Best Engineered Wedge Mount

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I have recently changed my setup to allow more flexibility in my imaging setup, I have deforked my Nexstar 8 GPS and mounted it with my other scopes on an EQ8. As such my Orbit Wedge is now just gathering dust. So it is time to let it go.

Orbit Wedge

The Orbit Wedge is suitable for both the Celestron fork mounted SCT scopes such as the Nexstar & CPC scopes upto the 11 inch units and the Meade fork mounted scopes such as the LX90 and LX200 scopes.

A couple of videos for the original Orbit Wedge can be found on YouTube 

 

 

http://youtu.be/UEvu57kUDGQ  

I have the complete setup including polar arm and astrotrac polarscope the original package cost me almost £800 

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I am looking for around £350 to £400 and would prefer a collection as it is really heavy and shipping within the UK would be well over £50. I am in the Manchester area so if you are interested drop me a PM.

 

thanks

 

Darren

 

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Looks like no one is interested in quite surprised as its not much more than a Celestron HD wedge but far better engineered 

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Anyone want to make me an offer its a shame for it to be just gathering dust in the observatory 

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My hatred of the standard Meade wedge does not extend to this one. Anyone wanting to EQ align their fork SCT should grab this. They are sooo much better than the standard issue.

Olly

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Cheers Olly this one has been gathering dust since I got the Eq8 last year, and it has the polar arm and astrotrac polarscope 

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I would love this but sadly out of my budget for a month or so. A free bump anyway :icon_biggrin:

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If it's still available when you have the cash drop me a line it's protected in the observatory so no rush

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I am surprised you have not sold this Darren, it is a lovely bit of kit and  well engineered .

 

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I think it's the fact that Celestron have greatly improved their wedge, but even the new version comes no where near the quality of the orbit wedge.

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