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C14 EdgeHD with CGE Pro - Tube Rings and Plate

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vortex388 Posted: 07-16-2018 2:07 PM

I attempting to mount my C14 to my CGE Pro with your tube rings. To make this possible what do I need in addition to your rings? I would like a a dovetail opposite of the mount dovetail as well.

 

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vortex388:
I attempting to mount my C14 to my CGE Pro with your tube rings.
The Software Bisque C14 OTA Mounting Rings are specifically designed to mount directly to the Paramount mount's Versa-Plate (for example, the Paramount ME II Versa-Plate).  Specifically, the threaded holes located on the four flat sides of the OTA rings accept 1/4-20 socket-head cap screws, and the holes are spaced 3.5- and 5.5-inches apart (to match the pre-drilled through holes on the Versa-Plate).

See the Paramount OTA Ring and Taurus OTA Installation Instructions (Figures 20 and 21 show how the rings attach to the Versa-Plate) for more information.

If you are attempting to use these mounting rings on a non-Paramount mount, you'll need to (somehow) attach a mounting plate like this or this (expensive option) to the top of the CGE Pro's Dec axis.

You might contact ADM Accessories to see if they make a similar CGE Pro to OTA Ring mounting plate.

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