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#1 gdd

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 11:34 PM

The product description for the Losmandy HGM Titan says the worm has an "adjustable preload". Is this a new feature? Does it mean spring loaded preload? I can't find anything more about it. I assume it is different than the adjustment I can make on my G11 OPWB for which the "adjustable preload" is not claimed.

Anyone know more about this?

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#2 Losmandy

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 05:48 PM

Hello Gale
There is an adjustable pressure plate on one side of the worm block to preload the bearings against the worm.
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Posted 23 October 2013 - 06:56 PM

Hi Scott,

So this is different than the adjustment on my G-11 OPWB whose purpose is to adjust the worm mesh before tightening the 2 screws holding the worm block in place.

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Gale

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 05:46 PM

Hello Gale
The worm block is one piece. So we need a way preload the bearings a different way.
Scott

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 07:01 PM

Gale,

I think you are talking to the Mr. Scott Losmandy. It is nice to see the person in charge on this forum.

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 11:15 PM

I think you are talking to the Mr. Scott Losmandy. It is nice to see the person in charge on this forum.



Yes, I think so too. Hope we hear more from Scott in CN.

I'm using the string and weight method on my G-11 to preload the RA worm, made a big difference, getting better results at 1000mm than I used to get with 300mm (unguided, no PEC). Glad to see the Titan has the preload built in.

Gale






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