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Polar Scope setup

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I've just received my SkyWatcher Polar Scope from FLO and put it in my EQ3-2 mount. I'm following Astro-Baby's guide to configuring it.

I'm a bit stuck however. When rotating the mount to get Polaris at the transit point like this :


the mount is angled like this with the weights up in the air :


Does the reticule need to be rotated somehow so I can get the mount at a better position or are you supposed to do this without the scope attached?


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