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#1 artcarter

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:33 PM

Will an 11 lb Meade counterweight fit on a CG-5 counterweight shaft?

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:58 PM

Yes I use a Meade weight on a Celestron ASGT works fine.
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:41 PM

Yes I use a Meade weight on a Celestron ASGT works fine.
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A weight from an LXD500 or LXD55/75 would be OK. Older models (Starfinder, LXD650/750) won't. Not sure about an LXD300 (never owned one).

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:32 PM

LXD 300 is about 5/8ths, so no, won't fit. Vixen SP, GP, GPDx, CG-5 and its various clones, CG-4, CGEM, Orion SVP, Sirius, Atlas, LXD 55/75 are all interchangible.






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