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#76 dandabson

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:25 PM

Dan,

Start looking at a ROR shed and you'll be in business permanently :).

Congrat's on retiring!


A ROR is on the list. Unfortunately the wife also has a long list. I did two years at Ellsworth AFB. I really like d Rapid City.

#77 CharlesW

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:03 AM

If I could make one more gentle suggestion, especially since you're using plywood top plates right now? Your bolts should be as short as possible and still provide the leveling feature that you want. At the length they are now, they are acting like four levers trying to twist and cut their way through your plywood. I know this is opening a heated debate with a lot of people but, it makes no mechanical sense to have longer bolts than you need.

#78 dandabson

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:21 PM

I intentionally left them that, lenth to facilitate removing the mount. I did not want to have to remove.the upper plate if I take the mount to a starparty or dark site.






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