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Lighter finder scope for C11


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Am looking to potentially use a very light skywatcher finder scope which I already have (same as the first link below) on my C11 rather than the nicer but much heavier stock Celestron version that came with the C11. Assuming this is possible with an appropriate shoe plate? Not sure if the second link below would work? I might have to rely on one screw only as don’t want to be doing any drilling. I use a rigel and Nexus DSC so the finder scope is really just there for initial alignment and nothing else. Visual only.

https://www.firstlightoptics.com/finders/sky-watcher-6x30-right-angled-finderscope.html

https://www.firstlightoptics.com/finders/finder-mounting-shoe.html

 

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There's no need to drill anything, and still have 2 screws in the finder base.  Most of the screws on the backplate of the C11 can be removed.  On my C8, the domed black screws can be removed (the silver countersunk should be left alone). The thread  (on the C8 ) is 8-24 UNC, and probably the same on the C11.

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