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Where to buy new byers to DIY an EQ Mount?

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#1 Jerome Ni

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 12:01 AM

I would like to find 2 BYERS.BIGGER than 9 INCH but not too expensive(Less than 1500 USD) Does anybody have an idea ?
Please give me an Internet LINK ,THAKS!

#2 CounterWeight

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 10:43 AM

Hi and Welcome to the CN Forums. I've been seeing parts for these pop up on AMart from time to time, maybe post a wated ad in the mounts section here, AMart too. May take time to be seen, I'd be patient.

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 09:17 PM

ebay seller scopehed1 (Bill Vorce) always has Byers gears for sale..

#4 Jerome Ni

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 09:32 PM

Thanks !
Does anybody know how big is the byer on CPC 1100 fork mount
and the one on Meade LX 200 12-ACF Fork mount?

#5 orlyandico

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 11:24 PM

The Super C8 has a 7.5" 359-tooth Byers gear.

I don't think the CPC 1100 or Meade LX200 have Byers gears.. because I believe Ed Byers doesn't make gears anymore.

Here's an ad for a 12" Byers gear for $850.

http://www.cloudynig...&cat=all&page=1



#6 Jerome Ni

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 02:47 AM

THKS!

#7 Jerome Ni

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 02:50 AM

I have found maybe the cheapest worm gears in the world.
http://www.gototeles...s.com/gears.htm
I found the link when I was looking for an equatorial mount


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