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6724Re: LXD55 and ZS80 question ( mounting solution for WO scopes)

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  • Raul
    Jan 4, 2006
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      Thanks to you Timm.
      Raul.
      --- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "Timm Bottoni"
      <t.bottoni@c...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for the information and web site link Raul.
      >
      > And thank you for requesting permission.
      >
      > Hopefully your product will help others
      >
      > Timm
      >
      >
      > > Hi, I have been a member of this group for several months now
      and I
      > > have seen people ask the above question over and over. I also
      own a
      > > WO scope (Megrez 80II ED) and a Meade LXD75 mount and because
      there
      > > was no readily available adapter to connect them, I set out to
      > > design an adapter that would work with L-bracket equipped scopes
      > and
      > > the Vixen and Vixen clone mounts. I couple of moths ago I
      started
      > an
      > > astro accessories company (Desert Sky Astro Products) and I sell
      > > this adapter in 4" and 6" long versions. Follow this link to see
      > > them on Astromart:
      > >
      > > http://www.astromart.com/classifieds/details.asp?
      > classified_id=399664
      > >
      > > Several solutions have been proposed on this forum to securely
      > > attach the scopes, such as tapping the second hole on the
      bracket
      > > and drilling additional holes in the dovetail. While I am sure
      that
      > > those solutions work, our adapter provides an inexpensive
      solution
      > > right out of the box, without the need to modify your shiny WO
      > scope
      > > (and probably endanger your warranty).
      > >
      > > Thanks. Raul Medina for Desert Sky Astro Products.
      > >
      > > PS. Out of respect for our fellow group members and WO, I
      requested
      > > permission from the moderator of the group before posting this
      > > information.
      > >
      >
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