Re: Capacity check on AP 1100
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In my humble opinion, my 1100 is just adequate for the AP 10" by itself. I would probably only be satisfied with a 1600 under it. But I am weird that way. ;-)
On Sun, Dec 6, 2020 at 9:29 AM Bill Long <bill@...
The 1100 could probably track fine with a Ford F150 mounted on it. 😉
"I have had an AP 10" Mak, a TEC 180 refractor, a Tak 90 II, and an AT-72 all on an AP1100 at the same time."
Boy, I'd like to see a picture of that!.
I have a Celestron Edge11 HD
with an Orion 80mm ED refractor piggybacked on a 900GTO for imaging and never a problem with tracking or balance.
Best wishes, Michael
On Sunday, December 6, 2020, 06:06:05 AM EST, Dan Purjes <dan@...
I have had an AP 10" Mak, a TEC 180 refractor, a Tak 90 II, and an AT-72 all on an AP1100 at the same time.
No problem, though this configuration is only for viewing, not imaging.
This mount never ceases to amaze me with its capabilities and smooth performance.
This is not a permanent configuration in my observatory, but one that I mount occasionally.
I like the different width of field, visual views provided by each scope on a target. Adds context to the views, so to speak.
The two larger scopes are mounted on a dual saddle bar. Each of the smaller scopes is mounted on a bar on top of the bigger scope.
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