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izakimak

Building a pier

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One bit of snow and we have a game of "name that can crash".

Anyway, price for 10 piers being made work out at £216 each.

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One bit of snow and we have a game of "name that can crash".

Anyway, price for 10 piers being made work out at £216 each.

I assume that includes VAT? If you can confirm delivery costs (England) then that's be great! As long as it's not too excessive you can count me in please :)

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very interesting thread

Agreed, then i noticed it was 3 years old :)

Being of the mechanical persuasion i have to admit that they do seem to be over engineered quite a lot. If people wanted to get rid of the top plate they could always get a tapered shim machined to fit between the top of the pier and the mount to true it up.

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No need to "true it up" any deviation from level can be counteracted with the PA.

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Yes but you need to fiddle with alt and az adjustments at the same time to PA correctly.. if it can be easily levelled I'd say do level it if you can.

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Davies and everyone else. Sorry this has not been updated for such a long time. I have a good excuse ..... I nearly died :-). Puts a bit of a crimp on things. Maybe as this year goes on I'll get back up to speed on the project. Still have a large hole in my garden for the foundations. Kind regards.

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