Re: New happy AP900 owner

Joe Zeglinski


I wonder why manufacturers put their mount serial numbers in such hard to
see locations. Losmandy G11 serial number is under the mount base plate. Seems
to me, if I needed to look up the number to provide it for some purpose, I
would hate to disassemble the entire observatory OTA/mount system, to find
it - better to get it right up front. Similarly, if the police needed to check
a mount that might have been stolen, the AP900 "VIN number" should be stamped
and visible on the outside of the mount.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick K" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2007 11:32 PM
Subject: [ap-gto] Re: New happy AP900 owner

Hello Josep

The serial number can either be found on an aluminum tag on the inside
of one of the vertical "altitude" plates or on an aluminum tab on the
inside of the mating dovetail of the RA or Dec pieces when they are

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