Dick vs. Polar Mounting

29-Apr-2002

wedge

(the tripod head has since been moved to directly under the wedge section)

3/8ths bolt

bolt in slot

1/2" wing bolt

ready, looking like page 52

North is that way --> (this is where PARK puts it)


polar home

North is still that way -->

Here be Polar Home... belly up, pointing at the pole


On the wooden wedge
(yes, you can admire the clear western horizon, that 6000 foot mountain range is about 40 miles away)


On a Meade Superwedge (kindly donated by Robert Hill) North is still that way -->

bubble level across forks for accurate polar home

updating

Gratuitous plug for my wife's stained glass business: http://www.seymourstainedglass.com