Re: AP Portable Piers good for Astro Photo work?


Its a great idea. What laser are you using so that it is properly aligned up the bore of the polar axis?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Crisp" <rdcrisp@...>
To: ap-gto@...
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:53:54 AM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] Re: AP Portable Piers good for Astro Photo work?

Credit Hank Sielski for the laser idea.... I forgot to mention it yesterday. He's the fellow that I picked up the idea from and it is a good idea and saves time for me.

--- On Wed, 12/17/08, j_kammlade < j_kammlade@... > wrote:

From: j_kammlade < j_kammlade@... >
Subject: [ap-gto] Re: AP Portable Piers good for Astro Photo work?
To: ap-gto@...
Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 7:48 AM

Thanks very much gents for the information.

I'm going to roll this set up out of my garage on a JMI wheely Bar.

The laser idea sound very good Richard.


--- In ap-gto@yahoogroups. com, "j_kammlade" <j_kammlade@ ...> wrote:

I have a 1200GTO in bound. I was thinking about an ATS pier, but
wondering what the group's experiences are using the AP portable

Being nothing close to an engineer by trade, it seems like a
rigid design. But I don't want to have to worry about out growing
it. I will be mounting 70 pounds of gear right off, but who knows
what I may have next.

Thanks for your help.
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