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LateViewer
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CG5 Hyperturne
      #5379901 - 08/21/12 07:20 PM

I have come back into contact with my CG5 and have been thinking of either tuning it or doing the hypertune to it. As is upgrading the bearings etc.

I have read through a bunch of threads and wonder if spending the money on the new bearings is worth it or will taking it apart, de-burring, sanding and re-lubing be enough to satisfy.

I am going to work on it, I just don't know if I want to spend another $175.00 to $225.00 on this mount.

Opinions?

Thanks

Al

Edited by LateViewer (08/21/12 07:22 PM)


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wolfman_4_ever
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Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: LateViewer]
      #5380310 - 08/22/12 12:59 AM

I had Ed Hypertune mine.. Money well spent.. I'm quite surprised how well it tracks..

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jchoy46
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Reged: 02/08/12

Loc: Port Orange, FL
Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: wolfman_4_ever]
      #5380585 - 08/22/12 07:26 AM

if ya got the cash i would since it makes a big difference

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Alph
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Reged: 11/23/06

Loc: Melmac
Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: wolfman_4_ever]
      #5380955 - 08/22/12 11:48 AM

Quote:

I had Ed Hypertune mine.. Money well spent.. I'm quite surprised how well it tracks..



Hmm? Isn't Celestron working on your mount right now.


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Alph
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Reged: 11/23/06

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Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: LateViewer]
      #5380961 - 08/22/12 11:52 AM

Quote:

I have read through a bunch of threads and wonder if spending the money on the new bearings is worth it or will taking it apart, de-burring, sanding and re-lubing be enough to satisfy.



Don't expect miracles. Roll up your sleeves and do it yourself. Unless there is something visibly wrong with the bearing I would not replace them.


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wolfman_4_ever
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Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: Alph]
      #5381423 - 08/22/12 05:00 PM

Quote:

Quote:

I had Ed Hypertune mine.. Money well spent.. I'm quite surprised how well it tracks..



Hmm? Isn't Celestron working on your mount right now.




My Cge-Pro.. Not my CG5.. I just got my cge-pro back yesterday.. I have some tests to run..


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wolfman_4_ever
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Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: wolfman_4_ever]
      #5381599 - 08/22/12 07:09 PM

Quote:



I have some tests to run..




Epic Failure.... Sigh...


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LateViewer
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Re: CG5 Hyperturne new [Re: wolfman_4_ever]
      #5381704 - 08/22/12 08:24 PM

Quote:

Epic Failure.... Sigh...




Well that's not good.


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