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16" OTA on LX850 mount


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#1 Thaeland

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Posted 01 August 2015 - 08:52 PM

Hello All,

 

Do I assume the the 16" OTA is too heavy for the equatorial mount and that is why it's not offered on the LX850 line up?

 

Jon Beets

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#2 Mark Sibole

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Posted 08 August 2015 - 03:05 AM

as the mount has a 90 pound capacity and the 16 OTA inch weighs in at 110 pounds the mount would be over loaded for the lx850.


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