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Quote:Even when I had my CGE, I never raised any of the tripod legs more than I needed to level the mount. When I'm using the GEM, I'm doing AP, not visual observing, so height doesn't really matter as much as stability to me.
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A-P 105 Traveler ~ TEC 140 ED ~ TEC 6 MCT
A-P Mach1 GTO ~ Losmandy GM-8 ~ TV Gibraltar
Others may disagree. Your millage may vary. Void where prohibited by law.
Quote:Check out Rob Miller's new tripod offerings. You can contact him through Catamount Systems.
Quote:Well, you can get the Eagle folding pier, but the price is ridiculous.
Quote: Astro-physics will only sell complete piers.