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alt azmuth mounts

Postby tima on Mon Nov 24, 2008 7:00 pm

I am looking for a good, heavy duty alt azmuth mount for a stellarvue 80mm refractor. can you please compare the stellarvue M1 (LS-TA-M1) and the williams optics easy touch (WO-TA-EASY-B) Qualiy? and are they truly heavy duty? I have a "heavy duty" celestron alt azmuth mount which is so light and wobbly it is difficult to observe the moon. thank you

Postby Jne_K on Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:36 am


No, I would not rate either as heavy duty, though they are adequate. A better choice in an alt-az is the Vixen Porta.
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