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    Default Hyper-Tune an Atlas EQ-G



    I have been reading about this since I own one of these mounts.

    Does anyone have an experience with either Dr. Clay and or Deep Space with this procedure?

    Did it meet your expectations? Is the mount "better".

    Your opinions and advice on this are appreciated. I would send it off -- rather than doing it myself by the way.

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    From what I understand it's not that difficult to do. Just takes some patience and time. Here is a link to a DVD that shows you step by step how to do it. Hypertune Eqg Dvd There are some kits you can order that have all the parts and such you will need. I don't know how inclined you are to tear into this thing and diy, but for me I'd be all over that. I know Dr. Clay has an impeccable reputation and can handle it for you if you just wana buy the upgrade.

    Good Luck
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    Hmmm i've been looking into this too. Though I am about a mechanically inclined as a monkey with a stick so I think I'd rather pay someone local who knows what they are doing to do it.
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    I am just like Jason-- do NOT hand me a wrench! No telling what I will do with it!

    Anyone who actually had this done within the sound of my voice?
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