FCT-150 with standard 11x70 illuminated finder with spare 11x70 finder bracket for FC-60 ota or another finder, massive ring assembly with the remarkable Takahashi TGM-2 guide mount, An extremely rare FCT-150 spare dew shield with the built in baffles, AP 2" Maxbrite diagonal, rare Tak quintuplet turret, all the extensions you will ever need including a few I have had custom fashioned, and a professional flight/travel Anvil Case with heavy duty custom foam bed and dual locks. I'm not going to tell you much about the performance of this apochromat except that it will produce some of the most exotic images of the universe available in private ownership in the world. $13,000.
Also for sale is the observatory class EM-500. It comes with three counterweights, the Optical Guidence Systems Quadrant Engineering Instruments Coordinate III Portable goto drive system with alpha numeric keypad, a Marine deep cycle 12 Volt battery, RS port connections for use on home computers, the EM-500 observatory pier (has been repainted silver for protection against weather), custom built massive wheelie bar assembly with inflatable castor wheels and trailer jacks for leveling, a 100 page manual written by OGS for the goto system, an entire professional set of allen wrenches and nuts and bolts, spare connection wires, and a Pro Tuff Bin case which will house the eq. head only. This is a very, very serious mount for professional duities. It will hold about 125lbs. visually and about 95lbs. photographically. $8,400. I will not trade. Mount and scope can be sold separately.
I am willing to drive up to 500 miles to meet the buyer with the first 300 miles free of charge. I am also willing to ship at buyer's expense.
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