I recently purchased the EQ6-R Pro second hand, mount only. I ordered the tripod and counterweight package and it will be arriving later this week. My current setup until I purchase a scope is a D5100 and Rokinon 135mm lens. With a ball head and Vixen dovetail, the entire setup is right around 4lbs. Since the EQ6-R Pro Counterweights are 11lbs each, it really won't be possible to balance my initial setup. I can't seem to find the bore size of the 11lbs counterweights and I am trying to get everything purchased I will need since it seems it might be clear this weekend to test everything out.
Does anyone have a recommendation on a 3 or 4lbs counterweight to use that will be compatible with the EQ6-R Pro?