Docent at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History
Celestron CG-5⁴, CGEM², C6-N, C6, C8, Nexstar 8SE, 6SE, ONYX 80 EDF, Orion ST 80 A Vixen R130SF w/Porta II mount William Optics ZS110 ED APO, FLT 132 Triplet APO, SV70 ED SV115T20 Wicháhpih'a
Ed Thomas Deep Space Products www.deepspaceproducts.com
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Quote:Depending on the maximum room there is between the retainer and worm you may be able to add a thrust bearing which can reduce binding:http://www.vxb.com/page/bearings/PROD/Thrust/Kit8670
Quote:In that case the standard bearings could be replaced by tapered roller bearings and then they could be set "Snug" and cure the problem.