Two items for sale together or separately:
10" Meade f6.3 SCT, with the following equipment:
GOTO feature typical of LX200
OTA and Meade fork mounting
Hard shell case and field tripod
2 finders, (1)8X50 straight thru and (1)right angle
Piggyback camera bracket and weight set
Meade focal reducer/field flatner and tele-extender
Meade 1.25" diagonal, but NO EYEPIECES
$2400 plus shipping
Collapses to fit in SUV or Van, pushes around like a furniture dolly,
but opens like a tripod and wedge all in one. Easily corrected
for local latitude (30 to 49 deg). Everything already connected and
ready to go; 12v converter, 12v to 110 adapter, 25' long 110 v. cord
reel, most of the cords connected all the time, finder(s) already
installed and collimated, NO WEDGE needed for photography.
All mahogony and stainless steel. 2 rear 18" long leveling screws.
All optics and mounting cushioned on rubber mounts. No vibration while
transporting. Reduces vibration while pushing scope.
Removable eyepiece case fits mount and provides map clipboard.
Stores eyepieces horizontally to prevent dew. Case has handle and
carries like a briefcase. Bolts to side of scope for transport.
Variable intensity light and atomic clock for time keeping.
Total combined weight with scope and stand = 150 lbs.
Scope and fork weigh 60 lbs. by themselves.
Dimensions: 40" long, 37" wide. 25" high (fits back of Explorer with
rear seat still in upright position). Designed so when lowering the
stand from the vehicle, you never have to lift more than 75 lbs, as
half of weight is carried by bumper of vehicle. Erects and is
operational in 10 minutes--light years ahead of the competition!
Selling for $1500 without scope (cost $1300 in parts alone)
Selling for $3500 with scope. Then buyer can sell tripod and case.
Add $50 crating charge for the stand. Shipping extra.