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5879Re: OK, one more time regarding Megrez 80SD II mounting solutions....

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  • bcuddihee
    Dec 1, 2005
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      --- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "Eddy & Muriel"
      >Eddy, Im a new member to the group and am considering the ZSFD. What
      are your impressions of this scope.
      Thanks,
      Brendan

      > Hi Mike,
      > Although I have the ZSFD, it has also a L-bracket. I just drilled a
      second
      > hole in the Vixen/CG5 mounting plate so that it holds the scope with
      two
      > screws. I think it is safer that way. Balance seems ok.
      > Cheers,
      > Eddy
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "s2mikey" <s2mikey@y...>
      > To: <William-Optics@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, 01 December, 2005 00:50
      > Subject: [William-Optics] OK, one more time regarding Megrez 80SD II
      > mounting solutions....
      >
      >
      > > Hate to bother again, but I just wanted to make sure that I am OK
      > > mounting my Megrez SD 80 II to my Vixen alt-az mount using ONLY ONE
      > > of the mounting plate's screws to hold the scope. It *seems* fine,
      > > even when pointed towards the zenith but I want to be sure.
      > >
      > > I did order a set of orion rings for it but only the bottom screw
      > > holes will fit the bolts of the Vixen Icarus mount and I dont like
      > > how it puts the weight more towards the back. When I use the single
      > > screw method, I use the screw closest to the front of the mount and
      > > balance seems better this way.
      > >
      > > So...am I good with this? It seems steady and I can kcik the mag up
      > > without any problems when seeing permits. I'd really like to use the
      > > Orion rings but I dont like the upside down part and I ont like the
      > > scope being forced towards the back of the mount which makes the
      > > setup pretty rear-heavy, especially when pointing towrds the zenith.
      > > The L brakcet stops the rings from being mounted closer to the rear
      > > of the scope.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > mike
      > >
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      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
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