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Skywatcher AZ5 vs Twilight 1 stabillity?

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#1 jcj380

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Posted 23 September 2019 - 09:04 AM

Curious if anyone has compared the stability under load of the Skywatcher AZ5 (not the TW 1 clone) to the TW 1.  Max load would be about 10-11 pounds.

 

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#2 JP-Astro

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Posted 04 June 2020 - 09:38 AM

I wonder if anyone has had such an experience also.

There are numerous complaints about stability of ES TW I and opinions do vary quite a lot about its degree: from "not usable" to "acceptable" and that generally applies to longer refractors.

 

From the design point of view there is not much difference between SW AZ5 vs ES TW I.

So what your hands on experience is?




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