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T2 mounts and the thread pitch conudrum?


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Can anyone advise what pitch is used by Skywatcher on their included M42 camera mount, is it the common 0.75 or the new 1.0?

The reason being is that I have just made a discovery when collimating and setting up my new telescope ready for imaging when the weather and time allows. Therefore, I cannot mount my camera as I bought the M48 T mount and forgot that I needed the M42 T mount on this occasion as I do not have any focal reducers or field flatteners to contend with!

Good job, I found out before I started to set it up outside. 🙂

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Well the parts arrived, and it all fits together nicely now as in I can now fit the camera as expected. Also bought a quality dew shield made by Farpoint and darn it puts my own homemade versions to shame. Fully flocked, ABS plastic and a foam cushion where it sits on the scope so no marking and a great grip, and it stays firmly circular. This time around is yet another learning game with a new and modern setup. Now, will the weather and work please cooperate with me!

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