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Other mount options for a Zhumell Z8?

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#1 Sahtogas

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 07:28 AM

I love my Zhumell Z8 but I hate the mount it came with. It never holds my telescope in place when I tighten the knobs on the mount. Are there other mount options I could try with the Z8?

#2 Kfrank

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 11:10 AM

I love my Zhumell Z8 but I hate the mount it came with. It never holds my telescope in place when I tighten the knobs on the mount. Are there other mount options I could try with the Z8?


Interesting!

One reason that has been repeated over and over as to why the Z8 is better than the Orion XT8, is the mount - specifically the ALT axis mount as well as the ball bearing AZ mounting.

#3 Jim7728

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Posted 10 October 2012 - 02:36 PM

Sounds like the ota is not balanced if the tension knobs are not sufficient holding it in place and moves, I presume, when changing eyepieces.






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