paulgrover68 Posted December 13, 2020 Share Posted December 13, 2020 My sky was bleak all evening, but when I checked at 10:30 all cleared. It was glorious!So I setup... then I noticed I can't tighten the screws to my EQDIR cable. Closer inspection shows they have sheared off.Not sure how this happened. I could have been when I had cable snag on thursday - something popped, but I thought it was just the mount shifting. Or it could have been me carrying it in last night having forgotten to unplug it (which was the opposite of clever).So priority was to fix the mount. I found some of the sockety screw in things (think that's what they're called) on the back of an old PC. The mount was now good to go. Phew!The EQDIR cable will need to be replaced (which is a shame because it works - it just won't be secure).For tonight I've taped into on with an unglamorous amount of electical tape. The sky however is still excellent. I know I said I like challenging nights... but this was extreme.Figured I would do the Rosette Nebula... then maybe add some data to last nights orion. 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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