DIY tracking mount..

Started Jan 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
harry cannoli
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Re: DIY tracking mount..
In reply to wfektar, Jan 31, 2013

wfektar wrote:

Sure, go for it! It looks a little lightweight, which is of course good and bad. Do you know how well it worked when it was new?

Didn't track that well, slop in the gears. A big rubber band (yup) fixed the slop problem. If the motor can't handle it, I'll put a stepper in there. With the counterweight, I can balance my 7D with a 300 f/2.8L. If the motor cuts it, I'm a happy manĀ 

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Rich
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