Re: [tmboptical] 7" F/8 TMBoptical
>glas is a bit heavier, main cell is much more heavier
> Is the actual glass any heavier or is it purely the cell?
>for that such strong focuser would not be required
> and our heavy CCD accessories!
>No, the FCT have no counterweights, I have owned one for 5 years, it was of
> > The 7" TMB optical tube still weights less than the Takahashi FCT
> > 150
> I think they loaded it with counterweights ;-)
same weight than AP 8" EDF
> Markus, I am not complaining, quite the opposite, the scope is a real
> gem, with many likeable features, and you also didn't mention about the
> adjustable tension in the focuser which should suit everyone.
> Adrian Catterall, CCD astronomer
> email: Catterall@...
> Visit my Web page at: http://www.observatory.demon.co.uk
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