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Old 06-03-2020, 01:35 PM
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Skywatcher AZ5 alt-az mount - any users?

I'm contemplating this mount for my C5 but would like some first hand feedback from anyone here who's used one.

Edit: From reading reports on Stargazers Lounge in the UK I know the standard tripod is rather flimsy so I'd be going with the heavy duty tripod option (1.75" steel legs).
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Zedhead here on IIS has one. I've had a few goes with it. Scopes ranged from a 4" f/5 refractor to a 127 SkyWatcher Mak. I think the AZ5 will work very nicely with your C5. Slow mo controls are nice, and useful with the planets with a C5.

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Thanks Alex. Hoping to catch up with Zedhead at the weekend and see the AZ5 for myself.
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Info on AZ5

Information..... !!

http://www.astroanarchy.com.au/Mount...nlessLegs.html

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