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Celestron avx mount @below zero

Started by Rowlandh, 08/01/2013 02:20PM
Posted 08/01/2013 02:20PM Opening Post
Below zero winters in northern MN are the norm. Celestron tells me not to run the electronics in my vx when it is this cold. Are heaters available for mounts? Are there homemade ideas that work? Rowland
Posted 08/12/2013 06:59AM #1
Rowland Hamly said:

Below zero winters in northern MN are the norm. Celestron tells me not to run the electronics in my vx when it is this cold. Are heaters available for mounts? Are there homemade ideas that work? Rowland

Your winters are so fraking brutal I'm not sure this would work, but what I've done at temperatures into the 20sF is to rubberband a chemical hand warmer pack to the HC.

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