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#1 t.r.

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 07:48 AM

What is the cw-shaft diameter of the cgem? Is it larger or smaller than the cg-5 shaft and will its cw's work on the cgem without coring them? Thanks...

#2 Dave H.

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 08:04 AM

It is 3/4" diameter. In addition to the 17 pound CW that came with the mount, I have also used a counter weight from my old Atlas with no problem. I would think CG5 CWs should also work fine.

#3 t.r.

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 08:34 AM

Thanks Dave. Any issues with the mount? Just ordered one...

#4 R Nitzel

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 09:23 AM

I'm using CG5 11-pounders on my CGEM with no problem.

#5 Lane

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 09:30 AM

20mm - same size as the CG-5

#6 J_D_Metzger

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Posted 01 March 2009 - 12:13 PM

20mm - Orion C/W's for Atlas and Sirius mounts work just fine.






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