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My AT Voyager w/ "Manny Myles" Mods!!!!

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#51 Phil Frederick

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Posted 21 May 2009 - 11:07 PM

Nice mod KW!

It's now looking a lot more like the Tak Teegul/Lapides which eliminated the original long arm similar to the Voyager and made a major improvement in stability.

As far as reaching the zenith, what if you redesigned the bracket to make it stiffer and angled it back (45+ degrees?) to move the alt axis further from the mount but not a far as the Voyager arm. Perhaps with a mount extension this may solve the alt problem yet still keep the COG more directly over the mount. just a thought! :D
Nice job!

Phil

#52 Manny Myles

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Posted 22 May 2009 - 05:17 AM

I made a set of brackets that turned my Voyager into a VoyagEQ, did not work all that well in declination if this is what you are refering to Phil.
In Acesnion it was great but took a while to slo mo it back to a start postion to track the item again or another object, due to it not really working that great I kinda gave up on the project but saved the brackets to mess with another day.
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#53 Manny Myles

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Posted 22 May 2009 - 05:18 AM

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