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Cosmic Geoff

COMPLETED - RA Motor Drive Kit for EQ-5 price reduced SOLD

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A used RA motor drive kit for the Skywatcher EQ-5 manual mount. Contains everything you need to upgrade your manual mount to give tracking in RA. (Needs 4x dry cells, not included).

Price: £45.  Postage £3. Or you can arrange to collect it in person (social distancing rules will apply). Or you can get your own courier to collect it.

Also available is a 6 volt sealed lead acid battery that will power the kit instead of the 4x dry cells, with 6 volt charger. £10.  This is collection only as the postal services don't like used batteries with wires attached. (can't think why 😁).

Also advertised elsewhere.

 

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Edited by Cosmic Geoff
Courier service added, advertised elsewhere

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Hi Geoff. If I can find an EQ5 mount head I will gladly buy this from you for my el cheapo upcycle obsy.

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was tempted first time around when you added courier but then health issues so couldn't go forward with overhauling the second EQ5 I have as it's RA is a bit sticky. Now with occupation issues so while I shouldn't spend... but I'll happily join a queue behind Chris. Isn't an urgent need in my case as the other EQ5 is a GoTo so can track when needed.

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Sorry, I'm out I'm afraid. You can't get hold of the Astro EQ box currently to turn the basic motors into goto via a laptop and that was the plan. I'll need to buy a proper goto mount now. 

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