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SkyWatcher heritage 130p help required please.

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14 hours ago, Nyctimene said:

I've read somewhere, that a DIY modification was done by replacing the three wood screws, that fix the vertical part of the mount to the circular one, with cylinder screws, and threaded inserts in the vertical part. With this modification, all the mount's parts fold nicely flat, and could be taken, together with the OTA, as hand luggage.  Might be worth a try, if you have some woodworking skills.


Thanks for that Stephan - it would be interesting to see this modifications - although cylinder screws with threaded inserts are easily available.


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