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Started by skallywampus, 01/30/2010 11:06AM
Posted 01/30/2010 11:06AM | Edited 01/30/2010 11:18AM Opening Post
My Meade 12" was made more portable with my buggy. I can wheel it in the house and down the street if I want.....put a drawer from a night stand in back..( mini bar! ) I strap the battery on for the ride..finished today...cloudy tonite...what do you guys think?

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Posted 02/01/2010 11:46AM #1
here's a pic of the underside..just a swivel wheel from Harbor Freight ($12) lag screws into the 2x4's. I pull it with an aluminum cane handle from the second hand store. A short stool works well for most but zenith...low center of gravity and the kid's don't need to climb up anything to see...for me it solved the need to lift scope on tripod. I wheel it all over the house and out all my doors...perfect for a dob. I have spent some time figuring out easy levelers....still a work in progress...

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Posted 02/28/2010 07:53PM #2
Impressive!! Much better than trying to carry it outside.
Maybe add some red lights or reflectors before hitting the street.