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Old 07-10-2015, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by gregbradley View Post

Are those counterweights at the end of the scope to balance the AP?

I had Alluna custom machine some bolt holes on the side of the scope so
I could mount a pair of Losmandy universal plates...hence the AP slung on the west side which counterbalanced on the east.

The north south balance was for two reasons....firstly to get the OTA lower
down to better fit in the dome, and second to allow for different camera weights. This simply a standard d-plate extending from the PME saddle
with a sliding counterweight...hence no load is being applied to the carbon truss.
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