CG-11 5"mak,CR6&4,c60(vixen)ST120,MK67 1939 B&L 7x50,1943 AO M28 Past Friends 32 rfrs including 6" petzel,antares 6" 1529, Antares 4"f15,Jaegers 5" f5,76mm Mayflower,etc 19 Newt 4"-16" including Meade 1266 RG,DS16,SN10,RV6,SPC6,6"SS conqueror,5.5"CC,10" homemade,4" dynascope.etc 16 sct/mct 90mm-10" including Meade 2010,Super C8,180mm Orion mak,meade 2045,c90 etc 250 binos My Gallery
SVR90 Raptor QHY9C OSC Camera ZEQ25 EQ Mount Porta II Alt-Az
TSA102 SV80 AT66 Orion XT10 Lunt60THa G11 Vixen SP
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm
Rural central lower Michigan
Bay Area, CA Stellarvue SV4, SV70ED Orion 127 Mak, ST80 Pentax K10D (full spectrum mod with cooler) Losmandy GM11 with Gemini 2 My Astrophotos on flickr and on Astrobin and where I write about my efforts
AT6RC; C6R; 8" R200SS; 10" SNT; RV6; PST Vixen GP + Starbook-S Warped LXD55 G11 Gemini-1 & DSC Gone! HGM-200 Gemini-2 Orion Starshoot DSCI2; DFK 41AF02 Sky Commander 4 SkyShed POD XL3 14.5" f5 folded Newt Finished. Now in storage. Mount for 14.5" Portable obs on 7ftx16ft utility trailer wi 8ft dome Trailer Plans Approved, Jig Built! http://cleardarksky.com/c/MCAOobMDkey.html
8" GSO RC with CSL Moonlite FocuserTelevue TV60isLosmandy G11 with Gemini 2 (with Ovision upgrade)
SBIG STT-8300m with Self Guiding filter wheel
A wide assortment of lenses for my Canon.
Quote:Could be the gearbox to worm coupling not tightened. My brand new mount had that problem and I had to tighten it down.
Quote:Quote:Could be the gearbox to worm coupling not tightened. My brand new mount had that problem and I had to tighten it down. Seconded.After regreasing my GM8, mine was no longer tracking either until I tightened the gearbox-to-worm screw.
David Cotterell Toronto, Ontario "If an observer actually sees an object, there is no point in referring to a formula to find out whether he ought to see it; and if he fails to detect it, no formula will ensure his success." - W.H. Steavenson 8" f/15.5 TEC Maksutov - 16" f/5 Teeter/Zambuto Dob - TEC 140 - AT 65EDQ APO Refractor - Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO Mount - iOptron ZEQ25 mount - Discmount DM6 - Canon 60Da
Quote:...I've owned more gems than I can really recall including a gm8 but have never had a mount so extremely sensitive to weight...
Celestron C14 Starbright/Fastar Sky-Watcher 180 Mak AT72ED RED COLOR Losmandy G-11 + DSC
Quote: he told me that first,the 12V,.500 amp power supply is indeed adequate for the mount.
Quote:Steve, What is the oldham coupling and under which cover can I find it? thanks!
Quote:Startraffic, Thanks for all the info,insights and the pic. At least now I have something to target.It's raining here now(first rain on the telegizmo 365) so this will have to wait till tomorrow,Saturday or Sunday. I may pick your brain and Steve's again if you both don't mind.