Last updated: 17 May 2005
Subject: Tripod adjustment on ETX Sent: Saturday, May 14, 2005 18:13:29 From: Fernando Pertuz (firstname.lastname@example.org) In reply to Paul Ramesh's predicament. Those lowly beings that live in latitudes that are non-existant to Meade's engineers have to resort to using a little bit of craftmanship. Using a Dremmel Moto-tool and a metal cutting tip I Trimmed off about 40 from the bottom edge of the north side of the plate that holds the scope. -picture 1- (The actual amount was determined by trial and error) My Tripod can now incline (and be stable) to about 10 from vertical -picture 2- and nicely accomodate to my 11 location. Polar allignment is required for astrophotography Fernando Pertuz email@example.com Barranquilla, Colombia 75W 11N
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