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Skywatcher EQ5 Mount

Postby kenmark » Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:46 pm

Hi

The Skywatcher EQ6 mount can handle a pay load of 25kg (50ibs +), can any say what sort of payload a EQ5 Manual mount can take.

As I am thinking of buying a smaller scope to ride piggy back on a Skywatcher 6" Refractor.

Thanks for any help.

Ken
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RE: Skywatcher EQ5 Mount

Postby sftonkin » Sat Feb 18, 2006 8:30 am

IIRC it is rated to about 10kg but, IME, it begins to struggle at about half this.

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