Re: Advice please: Standard verus Rotating Pier Adapter
Good point, Kent.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
I had forgotten about the side screws - AP warns against our even touching
I was considering drilling a hole for a locking set screw - about half
inch inward from the gap of one or both azimuth "adjuster knob housing", on
the RPA. That way, I couldn't simply move the selected fixed one, ruining the
careful setting without thinking, as I replace the mount base and retighten
the opposing adjuster.
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Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Advice please: Standard verus Rotating Pier Adapter
In a message dated 4/17/07 2:03:05 PM, J.Zeglinski@rogers.com writes:
Thanks Kent - that was just the answer I was looking for.Joe:
One possible problem with the RPA.
There is no 'real lock' in azimuth.
If you adjust azimuth in one direction using one knob and acheive the
position you want, should you move that knob again, the adjustment will be
suggest that once the position you want is reached, to carefully tighten the
opposing knob up to the adjuster post.
Another possibility is to completely tighten the resistance adjusting scews
(2) on the outside edge of the RPA. These are usually used to adjust the
tension of the rotation of the top plate, but I'm guessing one could tighten
all the way, preventing the top plate (and mount) from moving.
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