WTB : Budget Alt Az Mount

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haejae
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WTB : Budget Alt Az Mount

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hi all looking for a budgetish alt az mount( under 120ish). Just need the mount head as im frustrated of using eq mounts for casual observing and already have a tripod. Thanks!!

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Re: WTB : Budget Alt Az Mount

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Hi , I may be wrong , but the existing tripod for your astromaster EQ mount may not be compatible with any AZ mount as your tripod plate area is recessed inwards. Not only that, the 2 types of mounts use different sized screws to connect the mount to tripod.

Hope this helps,

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Junwei
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haejae
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Re: WTB : Budget Alt Az Mount

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antares2063 wrote:Hi , I may be wrong , but the existing tripod for your astromaster EQ mount may not be compatible with any AZ mount as your tripod plate area is recessed inwards. Not only that, the 2 types of mounts use different sized screws to connect the mount to tripod.

Hope this helps,

Regards
Junwei
Hi i have a standard camera tripod and im using a celestron c90 right now. Also have a tripod that came with the powerseeker 127.
Thanks!

haejae
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Re: WTB : Budget Alt Az Mount

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Still looking!ups

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Re: WTB : Budget Alt Az Mount

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haejae wrote:Still looking!ups
I have Skywatcher AZ3 tripod, alt-azimuth with slow motion control. Ship from Malaysia, cost effective mount

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