Changing focuser

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Changing focuser

Post by denababy » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:07 pm

Hi all, I am considering changing the original focuser on my Lunt 50 ha for a crayford style one, has anyone done this and if so could you explain in idiots style how to go about it. Thanks in advance. The focuser I’m looking at is the red one specifically for Lunt.


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Re: Changing focuser

Post by denababy » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:03 pm

Thanks for that, what I really want help with is replacing the original with which ever one I decide on. Are they both the same fitting or do they differ?

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Re: Changing focuser

Post by marktownley » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:16 am

Hiya, I have done this. It is really easy to do, the old one just unscrews and the new one screws into its place. I have tried and owned the original helical, the starlight and the moonlite, and, IMHO the latter is by far the superior of the options available.
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Re: Changing focuser

Post by MapleRidge » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:41 pm

The Moonlite units are excellent upgrades to any scope...I have at least 5 of the 2" models and a 2.5" in use with various motor options.

Ron provides outstanding support as well.

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