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#1 astroRoy

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Posted 15 February 2014 - 10:39 PM

I have an older Orion EQ-G and am thinking about replacing it. It was nearly a parts mount when I got it years ago, but it still guides somewhat reasonably, but I think a new one might do better. Is there still a problem with the grease in the new models? Just wondering if I need to look forward to disassembling it before use. Thanks,

Roy

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 10:31 AM

There has not been a grease problem in many, many years. Mine is certainly fine in that regard, and it was purchased in '07...

Nota Bene: I am talking about the Atlas...I don't have any experience with the Sirius vis a vis Chinese glue grease (a blend of ground up weasels)... :lol:

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 10:20 AM

Thanks Uncle Rod. I've been kinda out of it for a couple years with health problems and such. Now if I can convince the CFA that I actually need a new mount...

Roy






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