Celestron Nexstar 8SE with 6.3 focal reducer SV 90mm SVT Raptor APO Triplet Refractor Celestron AS-GT (Hypertuned) Orion SSAG/Mini-guider Canon T3i DSLR modded with Baader UV/IR filter Backyard EOS/Deep Sky Stacker/Photoshop CS5
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Rural central lower Michigan
C11 CF | C8 CF XLT | C9.25 XLT | TMB80SS | ZS110
TV Ethos 8, 13 Nagler 31, 22, 3.5 Plossl 40 | Powermate 2.5x
CGEM | WO EzTouch
DBK 21AU618.AS, QHY5L II, QHY8L
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Quote:They will say operator error or power supply!
Quote:yeah Rod but in my case they kept beating the operator error drum long after it ceased being funny.
Quote:but i digress. You cannot inspect the sacrificial gear through the inspection hole. You'd have to take apart the motor gearbox, which isn't trivial.