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nofxrx
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Reged: 07/12/05

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CGEM CW Shaft size?? new
      #3806714 - 05/15/10 07:19 AM

ANybody know exactly what he diameter is of the CGEM CW shaft??

I am picking one of these up soon,and will want to add a couple of SS CW's(home made!)..but need to know the bore size...

Thanks!!
(I searched the forums for two hours and could not find any reference..)

Cheers!


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ewave
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Reged: 05/16/09

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Re: CGEM CW Shaft size?? new [Re: nofxrx]
      #3806745 - 05/15/10 07:52 AM

Not sure yet, but my cgem & scope will be coming soon.

I found this site in relation to the CGEM shaft replacement:

http://www.criterionmachine.com/Extended%20Counterweight%20Shaft%20for%20CGEM%20Mount.html

But what concerns me is if your rig might run into the tripod's legs due to the length?

Good question though.


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neptun2
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Re: CGEM CW Shaft size?? new [Re: ewave]
      #3806945 - 05/15/10 10:38 AM

CGEM counterweight shaft diameter is 20mm.At least this is what i have read in internet.I do not have such mount to measure directly.

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nemo129
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Re: CGEM CW Shaft size?? new [Re: neptun2]
      #3807364 - 05/15/10 03:44 PM

So I just measured mine with a Starret micrometer and it measures 0.789" which would be (0.789in * 25.4mm/in) = 20.04mm...or like neptun2 said, 20mm!

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nofxrx
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Re: CGEM CW Shaft size?? [Re: neptun2]
      #3807377 - 05/15/10 03:55 PM

Cool,thanks guys.
Now I just need to buy a chunk of SS rod,and make some DIY SS CW;s!!!!

Cheers!


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