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#1 Xeroid

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 11:25 AM

Hi,
Does anyone know the thread size of the ZEQ25 mount Counterweight Safety Screw (also known as a toe saver)? Its the little button at the end of the counterweight shaft. LOOKS like 6-13 but could it be a metric thread?

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#2 Astronewb

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 03:18 PM

All the fasteners are metric. Looks like a 12 x 1.75 coarse metric thread.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 03:47 PM

I somehow managed to lose mine awhile back for my EQ45. Ordered one from IOPTRON and had it in 3 days. I think it was about $15.00. Gerry

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 07:51 PM

You can buy a short bolt that fits at any good hardware store. I bought a longer one with a nut to make a "bigtoe" (an extended counter-weight shaft + weight).

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 10:22 AM

Thanks to all for answering my question, most helpful!!






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