Lots of interesting developments with the new Losmandy mounts.
I'm still considering the classic stepper-driven G11, but with tucked in motors. In a phone call with Losmandy today they mentioned that the tucked in motors will be standard on the G11 going forward, BUT the RA extension supplied will be a solid piece WITHOUT the ability to split the mount head into 2 pieces. You can still put in, at additional cost, the RA extension kit with the ability to split the head into 2 components.
The weight of the G11 head concerns me. I'll handle a 35 lb tripod because I don't have to really lift it and fit it in place, but with a quoted weight of 33 lbs for the G11 head I have concerns. I'm curious, for those who use the RA extension, what does the weight breakdown into the component 2 pieces work out to?