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    Default Good mount in $200-$400 range???



    Was looking at a couple of Sky watcher short tubes but might be able to get a deal on a ES AR127mm f6.5. Obviously night and day between them. So, as far as mounts go, probably don't want to GoTo as I'd sooner learn the old way. The scope loaded up is about 15lbs, near 7kg. Thanks.

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    An EQ 5 without goto but with an RA motor can be purchased in your price range -- also the CG5 goto mount is very close to your price point. I see these all the time in great shape used on astromart.com between $400 and $500 dollars.
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    Thanks Joe...will check that site out.

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    Good mount in $200-$400 range???
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