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Back of the Mirror Cell with four restraints visible



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Bram D. Weisman 2017

Back of the Mirror Cell with four restraints visible

Actually, five restraints. But I've since removed the one near 9 O'Clock. Pull restraints are at 10 and 2 O'Clock, and push restraints at 5:30 and 6:30. Also note the 17 ah battery (12 lbs) which serves as additional counterweight. Only a strap is required to hold it securely. There is a metal feature on the mirror cell that keeps it from slipping down. Since the battery rides on the mirror cell, there are no cord wrap issues. And this battery lasts many nights in the field.

You'll also notice a piece of steel channel that is strapped to the mirror cell with u-bolts. This helps to stiffen the mirror cell, which is weakened by the fan mounts. However, I'm not convinced it's really necessary anymore.






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