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Posts Made By: Robert Watters

February 20, 2012 05:01 PM Forum: Mounts

AP900 Case, on the cheap!

Posted By Robert Watters

Looks good Floyd.

The only thing I would mention is to not let that RA motor box rub or hit the side wall of your case. Make sure the mount is padded firmly enough to not let it move at all towards the side wall of the case or you'll find yourself re-meshing that worm in the dark some night. :C
One of the more common complaints we get is when someone buys a mount used and they have a motor stall situation when they fire it up the first time. It's usually the results of improper packing from the seller and one of the motor boxes took a slight bump from the shipping company.

It's not a big deal to re-mesh (as you've found out) but if it can be prevented it's a good thing. grin

Robert

February 20, 2012 05:10 PM Forum: Insects - Flowers and Other Small Stuff - Photos

Spiderweb Foggy Morning

Posted By Robert Watters

Very surreal!
Nice job.

Robert

March 26, 2012 02:32 PM Forum: Birding Optics and Photos

California Quail

Posted By Robert Watters

Nice!

Robert

July 23, 2012 04:16 PM Forum: Equipment Talk

Autoguiding scope choice: 66mm or 80mm

Posted By Robert Watters

Either will work fine but use which ever one has the most solid focuser. That will help minimize one of the many forms of flexure you'll most likely run in to with a separate guide scope.

Robert

October 8, 2012 07:23 PM Forum: Birding Optics and Photos

Cardinal

Posted By Robert Watters

Nice shot Robert.

Robert

June 10, 2014 03:15 PM Forum: Insects - Flowers and Other Small Stuff - Photos

Rare Cicada Pupation

Posted By Robert Watters

Nice find.

Robert

June 10, 2014 03:16 PM Forum: Insects - Flowers and Other Small Stuff - Photos

Beauty

Posted By Robert Watters

The stare down!
Nice shot.

Robert