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    Very nice setup Joe. I currently have my 6" Astro Tech mak on my Atlas. Very different scopes but they look very similar. If nothing else it makes a nice looking combo. When you add the Mallincam, I'd really like to hear how it goes. I've been seriously considering a C9.25 with a Mallincam on my Atlas down the road.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Lalumia View Post
    No I did not use a tripod-- just one of those OLD Kodak digital cameras. Yes it is well baffled inside the tube. The scope is also heavier than you would think if you have ever picked up a 6 inch SCT. The build quality is very good.
    I'm considering the 8" or 10" Astro-Tech RC. The 8" is 16 lbs. The 10" jumps up to 34 lbs, which may be more than I want to deal with.
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    That's why I choose the 6 inch-- I also intend to duel mount this with the Stellarvue 80mm side by side-- I already have the ADM duel scope mount ready to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Lalumia View Post
    That's why I choose the 6 inch-- I also intend to duel mount this with the Stellarvue 80mm side by side-- I already have the ADM duel scope mount ready to go.
    What's the purpose of dual-mounting these two scopes?
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    For visual a duel scope mount will permit you to have two different scopes aviailable to use; for astro-photography one scope is the imaging scope and the other is the guide scope.
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    Nice set up Joe.
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    One way I will set this up is -- the Stellarvue with binoviews on it, and the Astro-Tech next to it-- for visual at star parties.
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    Thanks for the info

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    Default Re: Astro Tech RC6 -- setup photos

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