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Piggyback weight

Started by dgshrum, 12/14/2008 01:52PM
Posted 12/14/2008 01:52PM Opening Post
I have a 8"SCT lx200....How much could I piggyback on this scope without creating tracking problems
(weight wise?.....10#....15#?

Thank you for any input you might have
Posted 01/20/2009 06:53AM #1
If you piggyback a refractor, you can add counterweights to the opposite side of the OTA. Losmandy sells a good counterweight system for SCTs. If you run your scope without counterweights, you can wear out the drive motors.