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Advice Requested -- What type mount to get

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#26 AZBleyle

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 06:33 PM

Out of curiosity, what is involved in hyper tuning a mount?


I had some similar issues with my CG-5 couple years back. You can pretty much do it yourself if your inclined. Here's a link to a hypertuning site.

Basically, they rebuild your mount head bearings and replace grease, etc. If your so inclined you can do it yourself. On my old CG-5 I did it myself. What really helped was getting rid of all the sticky grease and replace with high grade synthetic grease. I also removed any metal burrs and cleaned up the gears/bearings. The big thing is the configuring of the worm gear meshing and backlash adjustments in RA and DEC. Once I did this, the mount tracked much better than when it was new.

#27 Orionis91

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 07:09 PM

Get the AVX


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