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#1 jkevn

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 06:09 PM

This is my new CPC 1100, wedge, wheeley bar combo. Does the center of gravity look too far off to you? If so, any suggestions?

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 06:52 PM

Do you use this scope for imaging?



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Posted 03 April 2020 - 03:04 PM

I'm going to try and use it for imaging as well as visual.



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Posted 21 August 2020 - 08:40 PM

@jkevn 

 

How do you like the wheels? I would like to try those. Where did you get them?

 

Thanks 



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Posted 22 August 2020 - 12:24 AM

You have it high altitude configuration. Looks fine according to the wedge manual. 



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Posted 22 August 2020 - 10:20 AM

This is my new CPC 1100, wedge, wheeley bar combo. Does the center of gravity look too far off to you? If so, any suggestions?

Nice JMI setup. Is it too far off? No, but even with everything being tied down nicely I would not ever take my eyes off of it while moving it ... ever.

 

So don't walk forward and casually pull the scope behind you ... always try to face the scope while it's in motion. This usually means pushing it if you can (garage, driveway, patio, etc.).  Lifting the handle and front wheels can be helpful at some transitions and pulling is easier on the lawn.


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#7 jkevn

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Posted 09 September 2020 - 08:38 PM

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How do you like the wheels? I would like to try those. Where did you get them?

 

Thanks 

OPT. I bought an accessory tray from B&H Photo.


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#8 DaGreekGeek

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Posted 14 October 2020 - 06:43 PM

OPT. I bought an accessory tray from B&H Photo.

This looks like the "Extra Large Size Universal Wheeley Bars."  Does it go off-road (lawn, not the Moab ;))?

Do you like it now that you've had the setup for a few months?

Does it help dampen surface vibrations?

How does it do impact the sturdiness of the mount?  My CPC1100 HD is a beast went on the lawn and while I could see this dampening vibrations I worry it introduces other issues.

Finally, I can't seem to find this anywhere. Not sure if Covid has caused havoc on their manufacturing. I reached out to JMI directly today so hopefully int he next few days I'll hear back.




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