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Re: CGEM Problem - Worm Adjustment new [Re: Carl Lydon]
      #5726570 - 03/11/13 06:38 PM

On my CGEM and the other one I have been using the master gear wheels are very obviously slightly eccentric. If the worm mesh is perfect where the slop is worst, then the motors very obviously struggle on the tightest part of the gear. With that said, this appears to be in the DEC axis only, so it is conceivable they have a lower tolerance on that axis. Now that it is out of warranty, doing something like swapping out for Aeroquest gear sets wouldn't be so scary, but with it adjusted for the eccentricity, the mount seems to work perfectly, even with a C11 on it.

-Rich


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