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#1 xumaxer

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 03:23 AM

I've just began my G11's disassembling and cleaning process.
I need some help on how to relub these parts (RA/DEC worm gears):
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I read somewhere how to relub it, but didn't save it and now I cannot find it anymore ... :crazy: :crazy: :crazy:

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#2 hottr6

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 10:17 AM

Clean bearing surfaces with acetone, smear a thin film of a grease that won't freeze (I use Molykote G4501, but Superlube with teflon is very popular) on bearing surfaces. I don't know how it could be more complex than this.

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 10:41 AM

What Shane said :)

#4 Billydee

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 07:15 PM

You should join the Yahoo Losmandy Group (it is free). They have some great files with complete pictures and discriptions on how to take the G-11 apart and how to clean and assemble it.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 04:52 PM

this the site
http://www.astromast...intenance_e.htm






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