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#1 johnk8jb

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 11:41 AM

It appears the weight of the 12" LX850 is being kept a deep, dark secret for some reason. I can't find the weight anywhere, including the Meade website. From the two published weights, I estimate around 47 lbs...but when I look at the LX200 and LX600, the 12" models seems to come in lighter than I would otherwise expect (so maybe as low as 40 lbs for the 12" LX850). Can't order one until I determine my G-11 is adequate for imaging.

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 06:45 PM

The 10" is 33lb, and the 14" is 63lb, so by pure extrapolation, I would guess 48 lb
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#3 Canopo100

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 03:47 PM

It is written in the LX850 manual, 12" OTA weight is 56lb !!!





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