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20119

Re: couple ETX-90 OTA to one of the DS goto mounts?

You are correct that the DS2000 shown is Alt/Az ... but you can tilt the mounting (it's not designed for it, but a half hour of 2x4 carpentry should do it) to
autostaretx
Mar 5
#20119
 
20118

Re: couple ETX-90 OTA to one of the DS goto mounts?

Thanks, Dick. I see slotted angle brackets at local hardware that may be of use balancing. I do have a question though, since I've never used Autostar
EricTv
Mar 4
#20118
 
20117

Re: couple ETX-90 OTA to one of the DS goto mounts?

Yes, people have done it. If you ramble through Mike Weasner's old (i.e. no longer updating, but still visible) "Mighty ETX" site, you'll find a number of
autostaretx
Mar 4
#20117
 
20116

couple ETX-90 OTA to one of the DS goto mounts?

I've been looking for a reasonably priced way to enable my ETX to have goto function. Of course, the RA version I have can't have it and, while I have been
EricTv
Mar 3
#20116
 
20115

WTB: Meade visual back to 1.25" adapter

Anyone have one they want to part with at decent cost, please contact offlist or provide your contact info. That's one thing I didn't find with the 2080
EricTv
Feb 24
#20115
 
20113

first tests tonight of yard sale Meade 2080 8"

The scope cover for the Meade 2080 8" LX5 was the one I have been asking about. I got this scope a week ago at a yard sale and just about everything was there
EricTv
Feb 24
#20113
 
20112

Re: best way to strip and reline felt strip inside 8" SCT cover?

You can buy adhesive felt in various colors at hardware stores, home centers, maybe even Walmart. Just cut to size and reapply. On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 3:01
Len Philpot
Feb 23
#20112
 
20110

Re: best way to strip and reline felt strip inside 8" SCT cover?

It should be OK providing someone has not resprayed the cover with old type car paint. pretty unlikely I would think. Test on a small area first. if it comes
Andy Eskelson
Feb 23
#20110
 
20108

Re: best way to strip and reline felt strip inside 8" SCT cover?

It will be glued on with a contact adhesive, so scrape it off and use a sprit based cleaner to remove the old glue. Cut a felt strip a little wider than the
Andy Eskelson
Feb 23
#20108
 
20106

Re: best way to strip and reline felt strip inside 8" SCT cover?

if you are talking about the Lens Cap -- i do not think it was ever a seal. I have had 3 scopes ( 10, 12 and Now a 14") and none had felt all the way around
bobkat19492000
Feb 23
#20106
 
20101

Tangent arm assembly.....

I'll put this query out and if Rod needs to delete it, then ok. I am trying to locate the tangent arm assembly for an old Meade mount - the DS10. It is an old
fraysierl
Mar 1, 2016
#20101
 
20100

Weight Of Old Meade #312 Refractor

Does anyone know the weight of a Meade 312 Refractor.
dcx3420
Aug 29, 2015
#20100
 
20099

R: Re: [MeadeUncensored] lx6 10" f6.3

Thank you so much Steve and Rod Inviato da Yahoo Mail su Android Da:"Steven Rosenow srosenow_98@... [Meade-Uncensored]"
Andrea Cuozzo
Aug 19, 2015
#20099
 
20098

Re: lx6 10" f6.3

I owned a Meade LX6/2120 10" f/6.3 and it has been a rock solid, stellar performer. In fact, I loved its performance so much I bought an LX200 10-inch fork
Steven Rosenow
Aug 13, 2015
#20098
 
20097

Re: lx6 10" f6.3

The optics in the XL6es ranged from good to poor. Few outstanding ones; it took Meade a while to get good at 6.3 optics. That said, it would no doubt be quite
Rod Mollise
Aug 13, 2015
#20097
 
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