i wanted to ask you all when you do polar align do you leave the altitude, and or azimuth locked down? it seems impossible to get a good alignment when you have to lock down the altitude and azimuth after adjustments. i've been adjusting my altitude with it locked down , not sure if im stripping anything lol.
I loosen both altitude and azimuth while making adjustments, then tighten them when done. I did not see any change in the polaris or 2nd star locations after tightening.