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#1 TeamHawkins

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 12:22 AM

Anyone know of any counterweights that are compatible with this mount? Looking for one in the 5 lb. - 7 lb. range for my ST-80.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 12:32 AM

These will fit...

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http://www.telescope...Orion-Counte...

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 01:53 AM

+1

Got the 7.5lb Orion weight for my AT72ED. Works well on my AVX.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 02:17 AM

Thanks RTLR 12 I check them out

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 11:14 AM

+1

Got the 7.5lb Orion weight for my AT72ED. Works well on my AVX.


What is the diameter of the Orion 7.5 lb weight? Their description does not say.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 11:23 AM

The OD of the 7½ lb CW is 4¾".

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 05:36 PM

berry, its the same weight as on the Omni CG-4, and the larger diameter thinner weight(11#) is one for the CG-5, AVX mounts, they fit the 0.786in or 19.9mm(20mm) shaft's

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Posted 19 February 2014 - 08:43 AM

Vixen sells 4,6 and8 lb counterweights that fit the 3/4" shaft of the AVX, I've got the 4lb and fits perfectly ( although it is white...and not cheap!):

http://www.vixenopti...indiv/2577.html

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 12:09 PM

you can also use microphone boom weights they fit also.






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