Skywatcher 80ED on a Star Adventurer?

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JamminHyaku
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Skywatcher 80ED on a Star Adventurer?
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Would this scope attached to a Canon 60D (755g) be too much weight?

The star adventurer has a maximum capacity of 5kg, the scope seems to be 2.47kg. Adding the camera, and say a finder scope, roughly 3.5kg. However, you need a counterweight to balance of course so to be perfectly even I would estimate is around 7kg... so a definite no then?

Some research online people on forums have done it and shared results, others say a definite no. Some say even the 72ED is too much for the SA. Wondering anyone else's opinion, thank you for your time!

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