Thanks Geoff :-) Enjoy
The mount has been cleaned, re-lubed and adjusted for smooth
movement. It is the newer version with the precision Bronze
worm gears. (early models had aluminum gears).
Setting circles on both axis, manual control for smooth azimuth
alignment, elevation control and scale for polar alignment at
latitudes from 15 deg to 60 deg, adjustable full-length aluminum
tripod with bubble level and accessory shelf.
Two 6 lb counter weighs and 'slow motion' control knobs are included.
The following flaws exist (which are primarily cosmetic and
do not effect the mount operation):
- minor scuff marks on outside of DEC head assy (both sides).
- quarter sized dent on one alum leg (top section, outside).
Does NOT effect strength of tripod or movement of inner leg
when adjusting for height/level.
(dog's leash got caught on the tripod and knocked it into the
bumper of my truck!) The GEM was NOT attached at the time!
Additional accessories include:
- Dual axis motors (DEC and RA)
- Dual axis controller (model 1702) with RA auto tracking.
- Hand paddle controller, 2x, 8x, 16x, and 32x speeds
- Polar scope (Model 812)
- Owners Manual
>> Everything works :-)
More pictures at: (well, I'd post it if I could, You'll just have
to email me to see the page with LOTS of pictures :-)
Full refund if not satisfied (less shipping one way).
USA residents only (I don't want to hassle with customs, sorry)
>> $250 + shipping << (pay exact fees to your home).
AK & HI will pay more due to use of USPost only.
PayPal or MO, (however buyer pays 3% fee if PayPal is used)
call or email for questions.