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#1 Pedestal

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 10:47 AM

I wanted to mount my ASGT on my CPC tripod, since I had rollers on that one.

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 10:50 AM

My homemade pier extension serves multiple uses, mounting to the original tripod, the CPC tripod, and the pier plate in the observatory.

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 10:53 AM

The original mounting bolts were a bit short. Some nice knobs from McMaster-Carr solved that. Since the CPC lives mostly in the observatory, using it's tripod is not a hassle. And I taped the original mount hardware, in a plastic bag, to a leg so I wouldn't lose it.
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Posted 14 May 2009 - 09:39 PM

Nice job Hubert, it looks very solid. :waytogo:

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 10:54 PM

Thank you. It's quite solid, if not so pretty. I didn't realize how bad it looked until I posted the pictures!
Hubert






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