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Old 17-09-2019, 03:25 PM
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PMX service in Aus

not being mechanically minded and no shed, I wonder is there anyone than can service and change belts/ re grease my PMX mount?
I have looked at the videos but don't even have a bench top to do it on.
advice appreciated
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Old 17-09-2019, 03:44 PM
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Hi Graham,

You could try Don Whiteman at Bintel in Sydney (02) 9518 7255
or Roger Davis at Roger's Optics & Restoration also here in Sydney (0425 709 508)
whether it is something they might be able to do for you. Both are telescope
technicians.

Best regards

Gary Kopff
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http://www.wildcard-innovations.com.au
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Old 17-09-2019, 06:12 PM
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ATS also services Bisque and Losmandy mounts.

But the killer will be return freight Tassie-SYD-Tassie

Have another look at the Bisque tutorials on Youtube, a kitchen table will work, then get a set of imperial hex keys, good quality bearing grease and maybe a belt set....and do it yourself.

I'd suggest the original belts will be fine. (I have a spare set from my 4 year old PMEII...but the belts in the mount look like new)

Otherwise...you may find you are looking at a $800 shipping bill ++ the cost of the service ($200 odd including new belts)
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