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tboss70
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Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14
      #5516727 - 11/12/12 08:54 PM

How many weights does it take to balance a C14 OTA on a G11?
And which ones?

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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: tboss70]
      #5516731 - 11/12/12 08:57 PM

On my CGE it takes 62.5 Lbs to balance it.. If you are hunting for a quick solution just buy some weights from Walmart and they work just as good.

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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: Mitchell Duke]
      #5516849 - 11/12/12 09:52 PM

I have one 21(?) pound down near the bottom of the shaft, and 2 x 11 lbs sitting on an extension at the end of the shaft. That's enough for the C14 Edge.

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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: Gord]
      #5517758 - 11/13/12 11:44 AM

Thank you. I have one 21lb and one 7lb. Looks like I may need at least another 21lb weight if not more.
Does anyone make similar weight cheaper than the Losmandy?
$100 for a 21lb weight is a little high.


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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: tboss70]
      #5518378 - 11/13/12 05:35 PM

Tboss,
Weider does. You can get them at just about any sporting goods store. Sandwich a 10# between the 21# & 7# & you'll be good to go.

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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: Startraffic]
      #5520283 - 11/14/12 10:43 PM Attachment (27 downloads)

This setup takes 3 x 21 lbs. Before I added the top scope, I could use a Meade LXD55 weight on the end in place of the safety stop and 2 x 21lb weights part-way up the shaft.

Edited by Danno2006 (11/14/12 10:45 PM)


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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: Danno2006]
      #5520738 - 11/15/12 08:32 AM

Beautiful!

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Re: Losmandy G11: weights to balance C14 new [Re: Raginar]
      #5525168 - 11/17/12 09:44 PM

Thank you!

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