Re: AP portable pier for 1100GTO


Kent Kirkley
 

Mike

Yep, it works.
The loops on the end of the legs were drilled through.
A rod connector (1/2inch) was welded inside the loop.
1/2 inch hex bolt about 6 inches long threaded through.
Be sure to have an experienced welder do the job.
Metals will sometimes distort under the heat of welding.
I just use a small crescent wrench to level the pier.
There are probably handles that could be affixed to the
hex bolt head??
I suggest you scan used astronomy sites, like AstroMart, for a used pier.
They are almost always in perfectly good shape.

Kent Kirkley




-----Original Message-----
From: M Hambrick <mhambrick563@...>
To: main@ap-gto.groups.io
Sent: Sun, Feb 28, 2021 1:36 pm
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] AP portable pier for 1100GTO

Good suggestion Kent about adding leveling screws to the end s of the A-P pier legs. I may give that a try.

Mike

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