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    Default help installing vixen style adm dovetail



    Got my dovetail and rings today. No instructions and no instructions on the website. Can anyone show me theirs mounted? There's not too many parts but I want to avoid putting something on backwords

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    Hopefully this should help you out ...

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    Didn't really help but thanks for trying. ADM quickly replied to my email and gave me instructions I did not understand however I am working with them.

    Can you at least tell if I have the rings on right or do I have the bar on upside down



    Finally I just need to figure out if this piece goes on the front or the other one that just has the one hole on it



    There's only 4 screws, so only so many possible ways to put it together
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    Yup, the bar is upside down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WWPierre View Post
    Yup, the bar is upside down.
    ADM told me it was the right way.

    I think I understand how to connect it. It's pouring rain so I'll wait till tomorrow to try. I need to find a screwdriver anyway.

    Autoguider is set to arrive tuesday so I have plenty of time to get ready.

    I'll let you know if i get it hooked up tomorrow.
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    Pete--

    The Vixen site sure helped me understand some things! I will still have questions when I am ready to attach the Meade DS-10 to the yet-to-be-bought Orion Atlas EQ-G.

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    Did it guys

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    Well done. Clear skies to you!
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    That could be a picture of my own set up corpusse. I had a problem with the allen screws that connect the rings to the bar. They rounded out on me even though I had the right allen key. Took me nearly a half hour just to tighten them on the bar.
    When you release them levae them attached to the rings..its handier.
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