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33384Re: 130ss, Tube Rings, and Universal Plate?

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  • Mark Rieck
    Mar 4, 2007
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      Yes, the 60mm spacing is an AP standard. One can get around it with
      Losmandy D series so long as they are the DAP's.

      Mark

      --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "mogulskier_groups"
      <mogulskier_groups@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > 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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