Re: AP1100 loading heavy scope at 60 inch pier height
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Park2 is usually recommended for easy loading. Open the rings, lift the scope up into the rings and close them.
Trying to load a scope that has the dovetail already attached to the scope is a nightmare. Put the dovetail into the cradle instead of trying to slide the scope with dovetail into the cradle.
Hint: I have never recommended using Park3 for loading a scope.
From: Shailesh Trivedi <strivedi@...>
Sent: Fri, Apr 30, 2021 1:31 pm
Subject: [ap-gto] AP1100 loading heavy scope at 60 inch pier height
I have an AP1100 on a pier sitting about 59 inches above ground/concrete floor. To load a TEC 180FL at that height in the recommended Park 3 position (CWs down) is a stretch. Is it possible to load such a scope in Park 4 or 5 ? If not then any tips will help.