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Gimbal Screw Adjustment

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#1 Matthias Bender

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 09:50 AM

Hello community,

I have a question for all experts and Archer2 owner:

 

Do you know, how to adjust the Gimbal using the screws on top? I mentioned zwo types of screws:

 

1) the screws closing with the top of the Gimbal

 

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2) the screws dissapearing in the holes between the others

 

Do you have any idea, what these are for and how to adjust the Gimbal with them?

 

Thanks a lot!

 

 

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#2 Jerry Holway

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 10:29 PM

The 3 "thru" holes with set screws installed were for the Tango - no adjustment there.

 

The other screws hold down the top cap/plate and should be tight. No adjustment there either.

 

What are you trying to adjust?


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#3 Matthias Bender

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 06:03 AM

So the right one in the circle should be tight and the left one is for the tango?

 

I was confused, because one of the screws was lose... one of the ones you can not really see, because they disappear inside. So I should tighten them?


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#4 Jerry Holway

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 12:55 PM

Yes, but no need to do it hard. It's just a set screw to fill the space.


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Posted 10 August 2018 - 02:16 PM

Thank you very much!  :)  :)
I remember they adjust the Gimbal once when I had the rig away for service. Is this done with the same screws?

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#6 Jerry Holway

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 04:45 PM

No! it's done with the trunnions.. one on each side. There's a procedure to test for centering, and also to center it. Not too tough but maybe better if the dealer did it?

I haven't done an Archer in a long time... don't remember the exact steps, which is why I suggest your dealer do it.


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