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#1 Kiwi Nige

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Posted 17 March 2020 - 03:51 PM

Hey . I am new to this , and have put the telescope together but am having difficulty with the vertical adjustment as it jumps about a bit . I think I also have a Barlow but cant seem to get an image to align correctly through it . I could really do with a PDF to help with correct set up ?

 


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Posted 17 March 2020 - 03:58 PM

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Posted 17 March 2020 - 04:05 PM

Welcome to Cloudy Nights! There is a PDF available at www.kasg.org and some mentions in the forums here. Maybe Don's video or the link will help. Good luck



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Posted 17 March 2020 - 04:55 PM

I've moved this to Classics for better coverage.



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Posted 17 March 2020 - 09:02 PM

Hello Kiwi and welcome. Please post some photos, they are most helpful to understand what assistance you need. 
 

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 07:50 AM

I have a Prinz 330, the trick with the vertical (Alt) adjustment is to tighten up the bolts that hold the telescope to the Yoke, this helps take the slop out of the adjuster. You want enough tension that the telescope can be moved by hand with mild pressure, but not so loose as to let the telescope drop by gravity. hope this helps :)




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