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Old 16-04-2014, 11:48 AM
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For Sale: 3 x EQ mounts

I have finally decided on a permanent solution to my EQ needs, and have agreed to purchase a mate's Takahashi NJP EQ mount. As such, my other 3 mounts are redundant, and will need to be sold to help fund a not insignificant purchase.
  1. Vixen GPD2 GOTO mount- a prime imaging mount for smaller (less than 10kg) scopes. Tracks FLAWLESSLY, noiselessly. Is fitted with the Skywatcher GOTO kit, and this has proven incredibly accurate and reliable (NO HANDSET handset - must be computer controlled - cable supplied). Tripod, counterweights, polar scope, polar scope LED kit etc all included. This mount is around 9 months old from new

    PRICE: SOLD


  2. Vixen Sphinx GOTO mount (with Starbook AND NexW). Has the replacement NexW motor board installed. This removes the odd Dec jums that the Starbook induced (not pertinent for visual, only imaging). Runs like an absolute DREAM, and is SUPREMELLY accurate. Uses the Celestron NexStar software (NO HAND CONTROLLER). Tripod, pier extension, counterweights, original Starbook hand controller with motor board included.

    PRICE: SOLD

  3. Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro (full GOTO). WITHDRAWN



I have always previously included postage in my sales, but I have been burnt too often at the post office in price jumps etc (A lightbox cost me $44 postage to send the other day!!!), so, sorry, POSTAGE IS AT ADDITIONAL ACTUAL COST.

Pictures on request, but all have been maintained or serviced and are in prime condition. I will be particularly sad to see my GPD2 go as it simply was a flawless mount, sadly not capable of driving the FSQ106 I have.

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Old 17-04-2014, 01:09 PM
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If anyone is waiting for a price drop, it ain't gonna happen sorry EDIT: OK, I just did.

These are worth every single cent of what I am asking - the EQ6 is CHEAP. EDIT: NEQ6 withdrawn for personal use

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Old 17-04-2014, 05:38 PM
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Neq6

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Old 17-04-2014, 10:06 PM
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Old 20-04-2014, 09:10 AM
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NEQ6 is now withdrawn for personal use. It is THAT good!!! (I could not believe the tracking until I saw the graph WOW!!!)

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Old 20-04-2014, 02:56 PM
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told you i tuned that sucker Lewis
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Old 20-04-2014, 03:50 PM
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Yup, and I made it even betterer (changed greases, changed engagement of motors a little, cleaned off paint excess in places, adjusted clutches etc)! She tracks like a dream!!!

Even when I have my NJP, I will keep this as back-up.

Wish I'd taken a screenshot of the guiding/tracking... though it wasn't much to show! PHD was doing an OK job at my hasty alignment/GOTO alignment (I only did a 1 star alignment), though MaxIM guiding locked it in solid as a rock, and flatlined the graph.

Anyway, chit chat in my own ad, but the NEQ6 is NOT for sale
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Old 23-04-2014, 02:45 PM
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email sent re sale of the Vixen Sphinx GOTO mount,
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Old 23-04-2014, 04:33 PM
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