..Thanks Wayne.. Great to hear.. I think I have my little problem figured out.. Seems this thing locks into position better from the "center blade" side as opposed to the "double blade" side.. So most weight needs to go that way.. I've had it locked on the side of a brick building for a while this AM and so far the crosshairs are holding good.. You're right it ain't a bench but then again my bench won't move like this.! [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
.. Here's this morning's modifications.. I've made an adapter to facilitate using one of my windage adjustable "bench style" front rests and added a cartridge holder that will accomodate 8 cartridges and a couple of scope caps.. (measured for Leupold caps.) Both will slide to wherever ya need them..
.. The next move is to try and adapt this flex joint to a more updated surveyor's tripod.. That would make major adjustments to the leg positions way easier.. (One latch as opposed to a couple of wingnuts..)
.. I've seen a bunch of stuff I'd have done different but hey, this booger is way cool..!! More than ever now I'm thinking that a combination of my rest and this one would truly be "The Ultimate Tripod".. I just don't know if there's enough money or market to generate any interest from those that would have the goodies to manufacture such a gadget, tho'.. d:^) JiNC
..Hey 338-378.. Thanks for the tip on the washer.. It seems to be working OK now..
Sorry for the pic quality..It's raining out and I can't get any decent light..
[ 06-07-2003: Message edited by: Jake in NC ]