Force on screws holding mount to pier

Barry Megdal

I am trying to decide which of the threaded holes on the top of my Monolith pier I should use to mount the flat surface adapter for an 1100 mount.  I can have two extra screws on either the North of South side of the pier, but not both.


It is hard to decide visually so I thought I would ask – with a balanced scope on the 1100 is there more of an upwards force on the screws on the north or the south side of the base of the mount?  Or is it the same?


-        Barry


Dr. Barry Megdal



Shb Instruments, Inc.

19215 Parthenia St.  Suite A

Northridge, CA 91324

(818) 773-2000  (818)773-2005 fax




Dept. of Electrical Engineering


Pasadena, CA

bmegdal@... (use either email)


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