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Old 20-09-2021, 05:55 PM
Startrek (Martin)
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Join Date: Dec 2017
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Attached is how I balance my imaging newts 6” and 8” solid tube OTA’s
My 8” f5 newt with all AP gear has a payload of nearly 15kgs on an EQ6-R pro mount . I use 3 x 5 kg counterweights and a 180mm extension shaft. The counterweights sit only about 50mm past the join.

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