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Old 16-09-2020, 07:03 PM
glend (Glen)
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Originally Posted by Spidy View Post
It doesn't bother me as much as it's an annoyance. I had similar issues trying to figure out my correct back-focus given my setup. The manual was wrong there too.

I wonder if someone does damage their knobs or threads due to this omission in the manual if Celestron would actually honor warranty.

A user in another forum can confirm also that "we're meant to figure that part out for ourselves"
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.
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