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Mike

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Finally !!!!
« on: Feb 27, 2010, 11:01:14 »
Finally after hunting for over a year I have found somewhere that can provide a replacement worn and gear set for my damaged EQ6. It's a german company that makes bespoke gears for telescope mounts :-

http://www.gierlinger.cc/

The gear set is not cheap at €299 (£267) but it's still a lot cheaper than buying a whole new EQ6.
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #1 on: Feb 27, 2010, 14:13:33 »
which reminds me about the society mount I keep kicking. Do you think they might have a gear for that too?

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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #2 on: Feb 27, 2010, 15:06:14 »
They make bespoke gears so I am sure they could make a small one for the stepper.
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #3 on: Feb 27, 2010, 15:28:35 »
Cool, we have a plan. I'll have a go at getting a stock gear for it first though, might be cheaper than getting one cut.

On a side note, I did some gear cutting at uni using a hobbing machine. Very interesting :)

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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #4 on: Feb 28, 2010, 17:57:51 »
Send him an email and ask - info@gierlinger.cc
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #5 on: Feb 28, 2010, 18:24:09 »
Don't know how you spotted that, Mike, being it is in German!
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #6 on: Mar 01, 2010, 09:21:06 »


     Sehr gut, mein freund. 

     Herr Mangeler  :D


     
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #7 on: Mar 01, 2010, 09:36:21 »
Don't know how you spotted that, Mike, being it is in German!

Extensive searching plus still remembering enough German from when I lived there to get by.
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #8 on: Mar 01, 2010, 10:14:25 »
you mean you got beyond "Ein bier bitte?" I didn't...

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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #9 on: Mar 01, 2010, 12:12:36 »
Ein?!

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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #10 on: Mar 01, 2010, 12:35:46 »
yup. Never got any further. Ordering a round for team of bricklayers I was working with was a little tedious.

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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #11 on: Mar 01, 2010, 14:07:15 »

Elf bier bitte!

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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #12 on: Mar 01, 2010, 16:18:49 »
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #13 on: Mar 08, 2010, 15:08:54 »
Any luck Ian ?
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Re: Finally !!!!
« Reply #14 on: Mar 08, 2010, 15:15:51 »
Did anyone check out what this guy makes by the way?

Look at this - http://www.gierlinger.cc/montierungsbau.htm
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