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33377Re: 130ss, Tube Rings, and Universal Plate?

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  • mogulskier_groups
    Feb 28, 2007
      Thanks guys!

      Dave


      --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "brad1h11" <p.honn@...> wrote:
      >
      > Johns right about 6/7 thats the one I got. I keep mine mounted all
      > the time in a skyshed so its not a problem. I have a few pics look
      > under Brad's pics. I plan on getting the TMB 155ss when it comes
      > out. Thats the other reason I got the 6/7.
      >
      > You can get the AP 4/5 plate and not have any problem with the
      > dewshield.
      >
      > Brad
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "jdma926" <jwm521@> wrote:
      > >
      > > For a number of reasons I bought the AP plate for 6" and 7"
      scopes,
      > > and it doesn't allow the dewshield to slide all the way back
      toward
      > > the focuser when the rings are mounted. If having the dewshield
      > > slide all the way back is important to you (say, if you keep the
      > > rings on when the scope goes in the case), I'd suggest the
      shorter
      > AP
      > > plate for 4" and 5" scopes. John
      > >
      > > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "mogulskier_groups"
      > > <mogulskier_groups@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > So, I should get the AP plate? Any suggestion as to how long
      for
      > > > this scope?
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "brad1h11" <p.honn@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Dave
      > > > >
      > > > > I have the TMB 130ss mounted on a AP900 using the TMB rings
      > with
      > > a
      > > > > 16" Dovetail for 900 or Mach1GTO Mounts and Losmandy D Series
      > > Plate
      > > > > (DOVELM16S) and Losmandy DAP6. The rings have a center hole
      and
      > 2
      > > > > outside holes. I have them mount using the outside holes 2
      > > screws
      > > > > per ring. Hope this helps.
      > > > >
      > > > > Brad
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "mogulskier_groups"
      > > > > <mogulskier_groups@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I recently ordered a 130ss and tube rings. Is this hole
      > > spacing
      > > > > > compatible with a Universal dovetail plate such that I can
      > use
      > > > two
      > > > > > screws per ring? Or is there another dovetail plate I
      should
      > > > > consider?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thanks
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Dave
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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