Re: Quick Release Gearbox Modification for Older AP1600
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Thank you. That looks like a very helpful document. It’s not the same procedure I’ve used in the past, but I’ll give it a try the next time I setup my side-by-side solar scopes.
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of George
Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2021 11:01 AM
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Quick Release Gearbox Modification for Older AP1600
Balance side-to-side setups with a dowel rod on a table and save yourselves the headaches.
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I forgot that you have a side-by-side setup. Those are a bear to balance. As I recall, it took me nearly an hour to get my side-by-side solar setup properly balanced in all directions and axis the first time. And your scopes are so much larger and heavier.
But at least the meter is helping.
All that said, if I could justify the cost, I’d sure like to get the AP gear-release retrofit kit their “new” mounts have.
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of Jack Huerkamp