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#1 lakeorion

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 09:35 AM

I had balance pretty well sorted out until I started adding heavier accessories, Baader diagonal, 50mm finder, and a heavier eyepiece.

I have the Orion Apex 127 Mak and the Desert Sky DSV-1 mount.

I understand that I have to now balance in two axis for best performance (and any viewing near zenith).

My question is, what are others using, how well does it work, what should I not try?

Your experience is appreciated.






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