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Loose EP cup on older Denkmeier

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#1 12BH7

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Posted 13 May 2022 - 08:43 AM

The one EP cup is rattling and very loose. I'm afraid the EP will fall out. I tried turning it to see if it was threaded in, but nothing. The other side is fine.

 

Any suggestions?

 

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Posted 13 May 2022 - 07:43 PM

I figured it out. There are three very small jewelers size screws around the base of the EP holder. One simple twist to tight and problem solved.



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Posted 13 May 2022 - 09:41 PM

These screws also adjust the collimation - you might want to check whether the eyepieces are still aligned.



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Posted 14 May 2022 - 08:54 AM

It was just the one screw and all the other screws seemed to be locked in place. It was so loose that I was afraid the EP was going to just fall out.

 

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