- Jared Willson
Time spent looking at the stars is added to your life
Bashful, Misty, and little Ralphie - my heavenly stars
A-P 105 Traveler ~ TEC 140 ED ~ TEC 6 MCT
A-P Mach1 GTO ~ Losmandy GM-8 ~ TV Gibraltar
AT 8" IN Meade 8" LX200-R (ACF) Meade Series 5000 80mm Vixen Sphinx SXW
Quote:I use the AP portable pier. It has been modified with a hospital bed lift unit. The pier is very solid and has adjustable elevation electronically.
Quote:That CW look familiar.
Quote:Jerry -I like the idea of using the hospital bed motor.
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Quote:Jerry -I like the idea of using the hospital bed motor. IIRC the AP portable pier is a single piece of pipe. What did you do to allow it to extend/retract?Dan in NY
Quote:Quote:Jerry -I like the idea of using the hospital bed motor. Me, too! With the new refractor it would be a great benefit if I could raise it above roof level before swinging it around. Are those readily available?