Criticality of balancing EQ mount
Posted 21 March 2009 - 04:33 PM
I understand balancing the OTA in both axes, but my question is about how you do this with different eyepieces. I don't have many, but my 25mm is much smaller and lighter than my 8mm or 8mm+barlow.
What do you guys do when you balance? Or is the difference in the EP weights really just a nit in the whole scheme of things?
Posted 21 March 2009 - 05:17 PM
TeleVue has a "equalizer" 1.25-2" eyepiece adapter that is very good to minimize the difference between 1.25" and 2" eyepiece weights. Recommended highly because not only does it do what it's supposed to in that respect, it is also very nicely machined, better than the average adapter.
Posted 21 March 2009 - 08:12 PM
Posted 22 March 2009 - 01:04 AM