Celestron C14 Starbright/Fastar Sky-Watcher 180 Mak AT72ED RED COLOR Losmandy G-11 + DSC
Ranger Tim - McCammon, Idaho The original AP'er on a budget "I'm not a professional astronomer, but I play one on TV."
Quote:**********Edit: I should change the title to "owner needs help". I think I got this sorted out, but feel free to read. I was expecting 16x sidereal rate to be quicker than it is. I think.**********Well, I thought I'd save some money and get a use one, but it is not looking good.The "drives" do not seem to be working.The motors are turning the worm gears, but the worm gears are turning the ra/dec gears. It looks like worms are just spinning and not touching the target gears.There does not seem to be any adjustment, but I figure this is the place to get help.Any ideas, before I call it a dud, and try to get my money back.
Cliff Hipsher ICC USN (Ret.) '03 883 XLH Meade 2080/LXD75 (Big Blue) Meade DSI Color Meade DSI Pro TEC Cooled Celestron Neximage Celestron Radial Guider Star Guider Filter Wheel Vixen Flip Mirror Some Eyepieces Swift 7x50's Empty Wallet I.A.M.B.K. I ride. There fore I am...