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Celestron Nexstar 11 GPS Forks/Base + Tripod + Milburn Deluxe Wedge - SOLD


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Following the recent deforking of my Celestron C11 Nexstar GPS, the original fork mount/base, tripod and the Milburn wedge are now for sale

Items are

i) Milburn Deluxe wedge with keypad holder - 1" aluminium, powder coated black -  built like a tank,  - currently drilled to accept A Celestron C11 Nexstar GPS C11, but could be drilled for other SCT bases
 - see http://www.milburnwedge.com/. Its circa 2007 vintage and originally cost ~£500. Weighs ~ 50lbs

ii) Celestron Field Tripod as supplied with the Nexstar 11 - 2003 vintage so showing some wear & tear - weighs ~20lb. I'll throw in a set of vibration suppression pads with this

iii) Celestron Nexstar 11 Forks & base (no OTA - that's now on my EQ8) - 2003 vintage. it's showing its age - paint is flaking off the metal parts of the forks - complete with hand controller, RS232 programming cable and RS232 PC Control cable. The hand controller & motor controller firmware cannot be upgraded any further  - versions are - Hand controller v2.2, motor controller v4.6. I only ever did planetary/lunar and video based DSO imaging - it was capable of ~10 second unguided exposures @f/5 for DSOs. Weighs ~35lbs

Please see pics for detailed condition . Happy to provide further details if required

All items were housed either in my home built observatory (2003 - 2007) or the replacement Pulsar dome - 2007 - present

Prices:-
Milburn Wedge - £150
Tripod         - £50
Forks & Base   - £75

or sensible offers.

Payment - cash or paypal.

Given the size and weight of these things - prefer 'collection only' or a '1/2 way meet with 100 miles' from the New Forest - as shipping would be extortionate but could be negotiated.

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