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I need a counterweight for my sirius..help please!

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#1 biomedchad

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:10 PM

orion is out of stock on weights until may. i would like to find one now but i am having a hard time finding synta anything..any help please

#2 tjay

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:24 PM

orion is out of stock on weights until may. i would like to find one now but i am having a hard time finding synta anything..any help please


Try here: http://www.kwtelesco...m/SW_Mounts.htm

I bought the 3.42&1.8kg kit for my CG5. I think the Sirius is the same as the Skywatcher EQ5 or HEQ5, so they should fit. Both Brad and David (I think?) are very helpful and will tell you if they won't fit.

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:39 PM

The counterweights on my CG-4 fit the bar on my Sirius.

#4 eric_zeiner

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 07:22 AM

How about having Ken Dauzats or Dan Crawford making you one?

#5 Mike X.

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 09:06 AM

I confirm that CG5 and Sirius/HEQ5 use the same counterweights.
I recently bought an aditional 3.5 Kg Skywatcher counterweight for my CG5, it's identical with the 5.1kg stock Celestron one, just smaller.

#6 biomedchad

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 09:32 AM

just called them..what great service. they are going to weigh my configuration and tell me exactly what i need. thanks a lot..i wil def do business with them as much as possible!!


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