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anyone got a spare counterweight that would fit a CGEM that they keep tripping over?

Discussion in 'Astronomy Gear' started by Simon Lewis, Jul 28, 2017.

  1. Simon Lewis

    Simon Lewis Well-Known Member CAS Member

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    looking for a spare counterweight for a CGEM (20mm dia bar)

    maybe one you keep tripping over

    the new OTA needs a second weight to balance it properly!

    thanks

    Simon
     
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  2. Dale kershaw

    Dale kershaw CAS Editor CAS Member CAS Committee

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    what weight is required, Graeme has one which he can drill the hole to fit for you
     
  3. Ian Crumpton

    Ian Crumpton Active Member CAS Member

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    I have a couple - the old wheels off the big dome which I salvaged when we put the new running gear on it. They fit a 20mm shaft, have ball bearings, and are 95mm o.d. and 40 mm across - 2 kg each.
     
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    Heather Skinner Well-Known Member CAS Member

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    Would I do?--hang a bit of string round me and dangle me off the end! :D
     
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