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Meade LX200 10" - RA Gears slip when mounted on wedge (Milburn)

I have been using my LX200 10" for several years in Alt/Az position and have had many pleasurable viewing secessions and mediocre imaging secessions. I decided to build a concrete pier mount and Milburn wedge setup to advance my photo experience. I mounted my scope on the wedge and began my alignment process. As soon as the scope started slewing (btw the ra and dec directions are reversed so I had to stop the slewing) and then started slipping. The worm gear must have partially disengaged under the weight of the scope. the only accessories mounted to the scope were my 10x50 viewfinder and

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