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Old 27-08-2019, 12:19 AM
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pmrid (Peter)
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Originally Posted by xelasnave View Post
The pier is not a problem but the bit between the pier and the mount the past I made these sort of things but there must be something I can buy..any pointers?
Alex, I was able to get hold of a HEQ5 tripod and with the legs removed, I was able to attach it to a pier. I managed to find a photo of the offending article in situ before I sold the farm and moved into the 'burbs. It worked well enough. The trick was to attach it to the pier and for this I improvised some small bit of aluminium out of a one-inch profile. It wasn't pretty but it did work.

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