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What is this tripod?

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#1 Muffin Research

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 11:47 AM

https://cdn2.skiesun...IMG_2282_hi.jpg

 

Found it an interesting approach in eliminating the wedge with the ol' fork mount


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Posted 24 May 2019 - 11:50 AM

Never mind I thought the page stopped on the phone but there was more info.. it seems to be a Roger Tuthill designed mount.



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Posted 24 May 2019 - 12:27 PM

No worries! It actually looks like a DIY-er could "copy" it...not bad.


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Posted 24 May 2019 - 12:50 PM

looks like the front leg might be adjustable in height and maybe the angle between the two.. or just have it fixed for your main altitude of observing.



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Posted 24 May 2019 - 02:24 PM

Yes, old Tuthill design. Simpler to setup that a tripod with a wedge and I think solider than the old wedgepod unless you added a DIY tripod spreader to stiffen it up.




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