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Old 16-09-2020, 06:12 PM
Spidy (Phil)
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Originally Posted by glend View Post
Well it seems to be part of assumed knowledge. The Skywatcher NEQ6 variants have had problems with bent or stripped Alt bolts for years. The way to avoid the problem was to take the load off the bolt by lifting up on the counter weight bar.

Yeah, it certainly seems that way. I'm a complete newbie and even though to me it seemed obvious, I expected the manual to be the definitive authority.

Again, I thank you for your response. Yet another mistake I'll never make again.
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