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Stargazer78
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Loc: Susanville California
CGEM-DX
      #6037591 - 08/21/13 01:26 AM

So after learning the ropes with my cg5 gt I decided to upgrade my mount. I just ordered the dx. Now my payload weighs in at 27.8 lbs. I should be good with the payload capacity being 50 lbs for astrophotography right?

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wolfman_4_ever
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Re: CGEM-DX new [Re: Stargazer78]
      #6037644 - 08/21/13 02:09 AM

yes

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johnd39818
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Re: CGEM-DX new [Re: wolfman_4_ever]
      #6037663 - 08/21/13 02:34 AM

I just ran 35 lbs and it handled just fine with 10 min subs

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Stargazer78
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Re: CGEM-DX new [Re: johnd39818]
      #6037669 - 08/21/13 02:49 AM

Awesome thanks guys. I think I made the right choice.

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shark-bait
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Re: CGEM-DX new [Re: Stargazer78]
      #6042280 - 08/23/13 05:23 PM

No problemo.

(that's the best Spanish I have)


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