Backlash explained.

https://themcdonalds.net/richard/wp/backlash-in-telescope-mounts/

I found this most useful to explain one of the mysteries of mount alignment. Belt drive and the latest firmware are designed to eliminate this.

All that is required is careful use to a regime. If you can gently adjust your drive to give free running meshing without play , so much the better. The heavy grunge grease found in mounts is there for a reason ! Nick.

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