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Necessity IS the mother of invention.  After a series of unfortunate events resulting in having to remove my concrete pier last year.  I racked my brain and drew the plans up for these pier legs.  Now I am portable.

Used it last nite for the first time seems like it's going to be fine.  I am however back to having to remember NOT to kick the pier leg.  BUT if I do it may cause some vibration and ruin a sub, but it's won't lose it's alignment.

Cheers, Tim.

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Walking light-footed, should be fine.  I was sitting down while doing some planetary.  I do know, even with a concrete pier, a good stomp within a few feet will give vibration.  An actual deep-sky imaging session yet to happen, will just have to wait and see if I get any reverberating from the mount itself...

Cheers, Tim.

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That looks amazing mate. I may be moving my entire observatory 1.5 metres south soon. If I do, I may not even cement the new pier down, because my pier comes up through my observatory floor so I have no risk of kicking the legs, but your design may reduce vibrations that I currently see from passing traffic with a cemented version into the ground. Hmm, got me thinking.

Ray

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Great looking base. Looks very solid. If pins came down under those flat feet going straight into the ground would be very hard to nudge accidentally. 

Bill

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