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#1 SteveE

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 08:31 AM

This should be short and sweet:

Can a Celestron CPC series fork mount be operated manually by disengaging clutches and pushing the scope?

#2 jrcrilly

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 08:33 AM

This should be short and sweet:

Can a Celestron CPC series fork mount be operated manually by disengaging clutches and pushing the scope?


Yes.

#3 rmollise

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 05:29 PM

This should be short and sweet:

Can a Celestron CPC series fork mount be operated manually by disengaging clutches and pushing the scope?


Yes, B-U-T...and anything but very low powers it is a pain to do so without mechanical slow motion controls.
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#4 SteveE

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 06:03 PM

I figured a "B-U-T" was soon to come but who better than our uncle to tell it straight?






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