In a worst case scenario, the pulley will skip some teethes and if that happens a lot the polyurethane belt will get damaged. But, the belt is not that hard toandre8x8
So just for a hypothetical scenario, what would actually happen if it bumped an object while slewing that was heavy or immobile? Don’t get me wrong. I’mastrocrumb
Good point, but after a lot of thinking and discussions with others I decided not to use clutches on the drives. It does mean I have to be careful when theandre8x8
and observing with big dobsonian telescopes.
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