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    Though I joined in 2011 then disappeared until now was due to health. I get my, hopefully, last surgical procedure this June and should be back on my feet by August and knock wood totally healed. So while I am recuperating this summer I have decided to downgrade size of mount and scope to a 140 neo achro on a mini tower pro. I am pretty sold on the scope but would love any input on the mount. This will be my new grab and go set up. I will be using it not only with oculars but a mallincam extreme 2 video camera. Would appreciate any and all input.
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    Default Re: Good to be back.

    Welcome back!

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    Thanks Keith, sure I will have lots of questions coming up.
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    Default Re: Good to be back.

    Welcome back Peter. Glad you are recovering and back in the game.
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    Default Re: Good to be back.

    Hi P. Fremont. If that mini tower pro that you mentioned is the iOptron model, you should be quite happy with it and the 140 achro telescope on top. I am glad that you are healing process is about completed, and welcome back to the forum and to the astronomy hobby.
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    Default Re: Good to be back.

    Mark, thanks for the words of encouragement. Hope to post alot more as I am able.
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    Marshall, yes it is the ioptron model and with the new vixen 140 with everything being manufactured in Japan, not China. Looking forward to the new light weight setup. My 10" schmidt newtonian sitting on my G-11, collecting dust, will hopefully come out in the fall when my weight lifting restrictions are lifted. Thanks all for replies and support, it means alot.
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    Default Re: Good to be back.

    Hi Peter, welcome back! Here's a toast to your good health:

 

 

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