Category Archives: Losmandy G11

Losmandy G11

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New wide field setup

Last year my DSLR died. I could have bought another one and have it modified but I was already well into my 17″ CDK project and thought I should just get the CCD camera I had already chosen for the … Continue reading

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G11 – Introduction

Updated on 5/12/2012: Here are some of the latest mods done to my Losmandy G11 mount: HD Tripod urethane feet HD Tripod legs sleeving Handles for Altitude lock, pier, counterweight shaft and HD tripod Pelican 1630 transport case Gemini-II Firmware Update … Continue reading

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G11 – Transport Case

Because I cannot do any imaging from my backyard (well I do not even own a backyard and I live in one of the most light polluted skies anyways) I needed a decent transport case to feet the G11. The case I … Continue reading

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G11 – Handles

The other early mod I had done on my Losmandy G11 was replacing most of the inconvenient  socket cap screws which force us to have an allen key handy for the setup, alignment and obviously packing up… I somewhat liked the indexing … Continue reading

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G11 – Feet

One of the first thing I added to the Losmandy G11 was a set of tripod feet. I got mine from Brandon at Tripodpads.com who manufactures them himself at a much, much better price than the factory’s glowing feet.

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G11 – Leg Sleeving

I came across some protective Polyethylene sleeving and immediately thought I could use them to protect the legs of my Losmandy G11. It’s not like that scratching a mount’s leg would be dramatic but what if I could prevent it? If you … Continue reading

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