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Quote:Yup, I pretty much agree with all of you. If I used the scope more, most of these issues would go away. I have this habit of grabbing my dob, however... About the "Park" command - I take the scope off the tripod between uses (scope goes to my bedroom, tripod to garage), and so far, I don't have any one place I use my scope - depending on what part of the sky I want to see, I may set up in 3-4 different parts of my yard (lots-o-trees). Could I still use the Park? or does it require setting the scope up in more or less the exact place every time? I do have a friend that uses the Park command on his scope, but he has a concrete pad with scope 'feet' markers, and a "north-level/home/park" dot on his garage. I was assuming I needed all that to make the Park work?
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