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Steve Clay

SW AZ5 Clamp replacement

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Hi,

Anybody know if the clamp on the AZ5 can be replaced?

Cheers Steve

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1 minute ago, teoria_del_big_bang said:

Do you mean the vixen dovetail saddle as in replacing with somethings better ?

Steve

Hi Steve

Yes thats what I'm asking.

Cheers

Steve

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I guess you could always either redrill the new saddle to suit or make (or get one made)  an adapter plate.

Steve

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Posted (edited)

Perhaps a similar mod to the one I did to an AZ-GTi might be possible?

 

Edited by johninderby
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17 minutes ago, Steve Clay said:

Hi Steve

Yes thats what I'm asking.

Cheers

Steve

Hello Guys

 

You can buy one of these:  https://www.firstlightoptics.com/dovetails-saddles-clamps/primaluce-lab-az-eq5-plus-puck-adapter-plate.html

Also you can buy an ADM Dual saddle or a PrimuLeuce Dual saddle:  https://www.firstlightoptics.com/dovetails-saddles-clamps/primaluce-lab-plus-big-dovetail-clamp-for-vixen-losmandy.html#about_this_product

Adm dual saddle:  https://www.firstlightoptics.com/sky-watcher-mount-accessories/adm-dual-saddle-upgrade-for-heq5-neq6-avx-zeq-ioptron.html

Regards,

Hadyn - IOM

 

 

 

 

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Just to clear is it for the AZ5 as mentioned or an AZ-EQ5? 🤔

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6 minutes ago, johninderby said:

Just to clear is it for the AZ5 as mentioned or an AZ-EQ5? 🤔

The AZ5 which I've bought in place of the Herculese.

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3 minutes ago, Steve Clay said:

The AZ5 which I've bought in place of the Herculese.

That’s what I thought. 🙂

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