Adjusting the Altitude Thrust Bearings

6 – Synta HEQ5 -Adjusting the Altitude Motion

My own HEQ5 suffered from excessive play in the altitude bearings. Even with the altitude bolts are done up tight the mount could still rock slightly to and fro.
Here’s how to eliminate play the altitude bearings of the HEQ5/Sirius mount.

Setting the altitude thrust bearings