I have just received my new Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro mount, and having read up on the mount before hand I went in with eyes wide open on backlash issues. I've already ordered the Rowan belt mod, so in all likelihood this won't be a question much longer, but anyways:
Is there any way to adjust the relative positions of the motor gears to mesh better? Upon inspection, and not tested in the field yet, there is the potential for backlash that originates from improper spacing between the three gears...the small motor gear meshes reasonably well with the central gear, but there is delay in both Dec and RA axes between the central gear and larger gear that drives the worm. Will 100% be solved by the belt mod, but thought I would ask anyways.
Also...what do binding gears sound like? I suspect my RA is a bit too tight, but honestly have no idea what I'm listening for.
Cheers and thanks!