Steve Coe wrote: >Gene; > >Yes, they make a tremendous difference on solid ground. I would like >them to come with a voice activated system that has them say "hey, what >about us" as I am packing the car up. Probably cost too much. > >Steve I guess I need to take a closer look at those. I was pretty skeptical as to whether or not they were effective. I do know that Meade added rubber crutch tips to the legs on their field tripods the second year that the 8 inch 2080 SCT was sold (hmmmm.... over 20 yeras ago!), and so I replaced the original solid metal caps on my 2080 field tripod, and it did make a difference. Gene Lucas (17250) -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.