I went to the hardware store and picked up a six inch bolt that threads into the bottom of the counter weight bar to extend it. I can't remember if it is M10 or M12, I just took the safety bolt from the end of the shaft to the hardware store and they matched it up with a bolt and washer(washer for safety). The knobs on the side of the counter weights will screw in enough to make them tight. It will create a longer moment arm which is not optimum, but allows for balancing with less counter weight.
Scopes: Meade ETX90RA(deforked now) Sky Watcher 150MCT
Camera: ZWO ASI 120MC-S
Software: Explore Stars Android, ASCOM, Stellarium Scope, Stellarium, AS!3, SharpCap, RegiStax6.