Re: Leaving counterweights on empty mount


Suresh Mohan
 

Mount no issue , here in india the hot summer day temp hovers over 100 and so I remove the scope only in park 3 position though I cover it 
Note : I remove the HC also
Suresh


On 05-Jun-2020, at 1:01 AM, Joseph Beyer <jcbeyer2001@...> wrote:


Got it, thanks. 

On Jun 4, 2020, at 12:12 PM, uncarollo2 <chris1011@...> via groups.io <chris1011@...> wrote:


Yes, IMPORTANT: Only in Park2 or Park3 as Michael said.

Rolando

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From: Michael Hambrick via groups.io <mike.hambrick@...>
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Sent: Thu, Jun 4, 2020 2:08 pm
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Leaving counterweights on empty mount

It is probably better to get a definitive answer from George or Roland, but I think from Park 2 or Park 3 it should be OK to leave the counterweights on. In these positions the weights should not be trying to put any turning force on the RA gear.

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