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Well, its new to me! My celestron ASCG-5 bit the dust, so I had to upgrade. I got a great deal on this 2 yr old Skywatcher HEQ-5 Pro Synscan from a guy on Every review I have read about this mount has been stellar. It is so much heavier and well-made than the CG-5. It is comparable to the Orion Sirius that I know I couple of you guys have.

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Comment by Philip A Cruden on June 10, 2013 at 1:49pm

Hey Trevor, glad it is starting to get warm, I was on with my brother in Midland, my friend Rod in Brampton and my Brother in-law in Ancaster over the past week and all in all the first complant was the cold. Man what a late summer. Glad it is warming up for you and I hope the clouds go away for you.

Comment by Trevor Jones on June 10, 2013 at 10:18am

Thanks Philip! And yes it now stays above freezing at night on a consistent basis in Niagara! lol. Too bad it has been cloudy every night since this purchase... (obviously)

Comment by Philip A Cruden on June 10, 2013 at 7:08am

Looks like new in the photo, good luck with it. Has it warmed up a bit up there LOL!


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