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#1 BWAZ

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Posted 24 April 2009 - 03:30 AM

For half permanent use. I thought about concrete pier, but dealing with concrete really scares me off, to be honest :p

I wonder if I can use the AP adapter LM2APT ( scroll down on this page: LM2APT, it is designed for G-11 head) to mount the head of the CGE w/o the electronic pier onto the 6" AP portable pier? Or any other suggestion?

As for the electronics, I can make a box like what Bobby did for his CEG pro.

#2 DrBuck

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 05:28 PM

I am not familiar with the AP adapter, but when I wanted to mount my new CGE to my homemade pier, I had a 1 inch thick piece of aluminum machined to fit up inside the CGE electronics Pier (cost 72 dollars)the machinist also drilled a 1/2 inch hole in the middle and recessed it so the bolt head was flush with the top. Then I drilled and tapped holes in the edge to line up with the CGE. You may be able to do something like that.

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