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xumaxer
sage


Reged: 01/30/06

Loc: 39º 45' N, 8º 48' W
regrease G11 help
      #6042953 - 08/24/13 04:23 AM

I've just began my G11's disassembling and cleaning process.
I need some help on how to relub these parts (RA/DEC worm gears):


I read somewhere how to relub it, but didn't save it and now I cannot find it anymore ...



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hottr6
Carpal Tunnel
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Reged: 06/28/09

Loc: 7,500', Magdalena Mtns, NM
Re: regrease G11 help new [Re: xumaxer]
      #6043395 - 08/24/13 11:17 AM

Clean bearing surfaces with acetone, smear a thin film of a grease that won't freeze (I use Molykote G4501, but Superlube with teflon is very popular) on bearing surfaces. I don't know how it could be more complex than this.

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Raginar
Postmaster
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Reged: 10/19/10

Loc: Rapid CIty, SD
Re: regrease G11 help new [Re: hottr6]
      #6043429 - 08/24/13 11:41 AM

What Shane said

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Billydee
professor emeritus
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Reged: 01/23/08

Loc: Winter Haven, FL
Re: regrease G11 help new [Re: Raginar]
      #6044170 - 08/24/13 08:15 PM

You should join the Yahoo Losmandy Group (it is free). They have some great files with complete pictures and discriptions on how to take the G-11 apart and how to clean and assemble it.

Bill


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diurnal
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Reged: 07/24/13

Loc: Alabama
Re: regrease G11 help new [Re: Billydee]
      #6045611 - 08/25/13 05:52 PM

this the site
http://www.astromaster.org/esperienze_file/G11maintenance_e.htm


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