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Started by SunSpot51, 02/04/2012 05:33PM
Posted 02/04/2012 05:33PM Opening Post
I am just pondering some ideas so humor me. smile If I put an AP1200 mount on, say, the 24" portable pier, how high up would the centre of the cradle be?

I'm batting around some ideas that I may not be able to act on for a few years, but I love planning and pondering.

Thanks for your patience.
Paul Maxson

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Posted 02/04/2012 10:33PM #1
You may want to check the AP site for the dimensions.
Posted 02/05/2012 08:38AM #2
The height would be a range of values depending on your latitude and the RA angle. The folks on this Yahoo group can probably give you the specifics:

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ap-gto/

Jim McSheehy
Posted 02/05/2012 09:46AM #3
Contact George Whitney at A-P.

He has a spreadsheet that calculates a bunch of variables. He will email it to you.

Edd Weninger

Paul Maxson said:

I am just pondering some ideas so humor me. smile If I put an AP1200 mount on, say, the 24" portable pier, how high up would the centre of the cradle be?

I'm batting around some ideas that I may not be able to act on for a few years, but I love planning and pondering.

Thanks for your patience.
Paul Maxson