At 06:33 PM 9/1/02 -0400, you wrote:
A man after my own heart! Unfortunately, most of us ARE on some sort of a
budget these days. Not everything needs a PE nor needs to be made from
stainless steel. After 44 years in this hobby, I find it alot more fun to
make something work than to simply throw money at a solution! Keep up the
good work, Bill.
>If this thing is to be done a budget, let's not forget swing arms and simple
>J-arms that allow rotation around 310 degrees This is a very viable option
>when using tribanders or monobanders I have been using HD 73 rotors that
>be picked up for as little as 50-75 bucks at a hamfest for this purpose.
>mounting plate and angle pieces can be fabricated for even less.
>Although the rings have a good rep, this method has worked for me for almost