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Tophat3
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10' LX50 Weight Issue new
      #5659278 - 02/03/13 01:56 AM

About a year ago, I freed my LX50 10' from its fork mount and gave it a new home on a CGEM.

I would like to decrease some of the weight of the OTA, and was wondering if there are any weights in the rear cell behind the primary mirror that I would be able to remove?

Thanks for any feedback on this.


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Re: 10' LX50 Weight Issue new [Re: Tophat3]
      #5659280 - 02/03/13 01:57 AM

I don't believe so.

The Maks are known to have counterweights behind the primary but not the cats.


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Tophat3
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Re: 10' LX50 Weight Issue [Re: Christopher Erickson]
      #5659286 - 02/03/13 02:03 AM

Yep,Thats what I was thinking.I knew about the Mak and thought just maybe they might be hiding 8 pounds of weight behind mine also.Thought it was worth asking.

Thank you Chris.


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