Re: How to Raise AP1600 Height


Woody Schlom
 

Bruce,

 

Interesting comments regarding Vito.  My experience has been the exact opposite (with PT mobile observatory).  Once I’d fully paid him, it was mine – along with all its problems.  Warranty useless.  My club has had much worse experiences with him on two large observatories.  We’ve all had to solve our own problems – at our own expense.

 

Once I had to sick PayPal on him TWICE to get money back I’d paid him – for accessories he never shipped.

 

Fortunately my single column PT pier has performed flawlessly over 4 years.

 

Just a warning.

 

Woody

 

From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bruce Donzanti
Sent: Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:43 AM
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] How to Raise AP1600 Height

 

Jack,

Are you thinking of getting something like the PT-3 dual pier column that Pier-tech sells?  I know you mentioned Pier-Tech previously but looking for another source as it is expensive.  I must say, if you are looking for this design, the one I got from Pier-Tech, albeit expensive, has worked like a charm for almost 2 years now with my AP1100, C11" and now 80mm piggybacked on top.  Vito is always available and everything is under warranty.  It makes me sleep better at night.

Bruce



 

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