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133698

Re: smooth move einstein

These days it's always a good idea to take a few photos with your phone (who knew 20 years ago we'd be saying that) of how things look before you start
hessbob2012
10:58 AM
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133697

Re: How to Track ISS

Thanks to all for the suggestions and excellent recommendations. Going to give them a try. On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 11:56 AM, sweiller sweiller@...
Richard Michels
Mar 30
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133696

Re: Noisy Dec motor

Thanks, Jim. This should help a lot. Cheers, Keith On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 9:50 PM, 'Drussmiller@...' ... Thanks, Jim. This should help a lot. Cheers,
Keith Graham
Mar 30
#133696
 
133695

Re: Noisy Dec motor

I had to replace the bearings in my second hand LX200GPS. They had major issues and made noise. ... I had to replace the bearings in my second hand LX200GPS.
Drussmiller@...
Mar 30
#133695
 
133694

Re: Noisy Dec motor

Here you go, Keith ... http://mvas.org/node/4614 Except when I did mine, it wasn't the screw pointed at here, it was the one just beyond it next to the spring
Jim Coleman
Mar 30
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133693

Re: Noisy Dec motor

Thanks again. Very nice explanation. I have seen pictures of the dec assembly, but I cannot detect where to look for that setscrew. Can you please tell me
Keith Graham
Mar 30
#133693
 
133692

Re: Noisy Dec motor

The set screw is far easier (open and accessible) to adjust on the new scopes....nothing to it. YES...just set it as you know how to do on the classic scopes.
P. Clay Sherrod
Mar 30
#133692
 
133691

Re: Noisy Dec motor

Thanks for the reply Dr. Clay. Your explanation sounds very reasonable. I have 4 Classic scopes and I have taken two of them all the way down and put it back
Keith Graham
Mar 30
#133691
 
133690

Re: Noisy Dec motor

Unfortunately, not all LX200 issues and sounds are "grease problems" even though that you might think so reading some of the posts. What you are experiencing
P. Clay Sherrod
Mar 30
#133690
 
133689

Noisy Dec motor

Hi, I have a new (as of 2 weeks ago) LX200GPS-ACF 10” scope. When using it the other night, the temperature dropped to 20 degrees F. At this temperature, I
kagkkg
Mar 30
#133689
 
133688

Re: How to Track ISS

I use the technique discussed here: http://www.weasner.com/etx/ref_guides/2011/satellite_tracking.html You can see some examples of my DSLR and iPhone
Michael Weasner
Mar 30
#133688
 
133687

Re: How to Track ISS

Hi, With your configuration: manual tracking ... aim just 1 sec before the ISS and wait then aim just 1 sec before the ISS and wait ..... Also see :
sweiller
Mar 30
#133687
 
133686

How to Track ISS

I image with an LX200GPS with a mounted ED80. What would I have to do to track the International Space Station to grab an image with a Canon T3i? Thanks in
teafornosps
Mar 30
#133686
 
133685

Re: smooth move einstein

Ok, I figured it out. I figured that the two 6 pin were the two motor/encoder cables, and that the two non blue 3 pin were some part of the RA home sensor and
pterodyne
Mar 30
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133684

smooth move einstein

I got my peterson gears this weekend. I got so involved with the gears and meshing, I forgot to pay attention to the way the wires were plugged in to the main
pterodyne
Mar 30
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