Re: Removing wiggles from EM-200 - ideas?
- I use it on grass. Hard surfaces make me a bit nervous with the
tripod. I read a story somewhere (probably here) of one of the angle
brackets for the tray coming loose and the leg slipping out on a hard
Thanks for the Sorbothane acquisition tip. I had heard that's what
they use in the VSP's. I hadn't thought to look at McMaster though.
Hmmm... Maybe the club could pave the entire observing field in the stuff.
--- In UncensoredTakGroup@yahoogroups.com, "Gene Horr" <genehorr@...>
> Well, I just reread the thread and noticed where I made an error.
> The tripod is made to be used in dirt. I was assuming that this is
> the way you are using it. If you are using it on a hard surface that
> is not isolated then all sorts of vibration can be transmitted to the
> OTA. If you are sitting or standing on the same surface just shifting
> your weight can make things tilt. If this is the case then some sort
> of pliable isolation would probably help a lot.
> The best product is sorbothane. It is probably what is in those pads
> sold for tripods. You can buy sheets of the product at McMaster-Carr
> if you want to play around with making your own.
> Gene Horr