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#1 Stargazer78

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 12:26 AM

So after learning the ropes with my cg5 gt I decided to upgrade my mount. I just ordered the dx. Now my payload weighs in at 27.8 lbs. I should be good with the payload capacity being 50 lbs for astrophotography right?

#2 wolfman_4_ever

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 01:09 AM

yes

#3 johnd39818

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 01:34 AM

I just ran 35 lbs and it handled just fine with 10 min subs

#4 Stargazer78

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 01:49 AM

Awesome thanks guys. I think I made the right choice.

#5 shark-bait

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Posted 23 August 2013 - 04:23 PM

No problemo.

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