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A problem solved


Ibbo

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The other night I was having a bit of trouble with eratic guiding.

 

Went out and looked at the mount and noticed the Dec motor was at a funny angle.

 

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Then I spotted the crack in the casting

 

 

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After a quick and dirty temp fix I did get a few usable images.

 

 

yesterday aevening I cut a block of aluminium into an "L" shape on the band saw and then onto the milling machine.

 

After a few hours an new motor block was formed, installed and tested.

 

Yippeee round stars again

 

 

Finished off this afters and readjusted the new bit looks a little beefier

 

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